Brazil’s Victor Cardoso Earns MVP Honors At U21 Pan Am Cup

  0 Carly DeMarque | May 23rd, 2017 | Brazilian Volleyball, Canadian Volleyball, International Volleyball, News, NORCECA volleyball, South American Volleyball

Despite not winning the u21 Pan American Cup, Cuba had the most players awarded with top honors following their second place finish. Out of the 12 awards handed out, the Cubans locked up six.

Individual Awards

  • MVP: Victor Cardoso (Brazil)
  • First Outside Hitter: Miguel Lopez (Cuba)
  • Second Outside Hitter: Henrique Honorato (Brazil)
  • First Middle Blocker: Javier Concepcion (Cuba)
  • Second Middle Blocker: Flynn McCarthy (Canada)
  • Opposite: Miguel Gutierrez (Cuba)
  • Setter: Adrian Goide (Cuba)
  • Libero: Lucas Cavin (Chile)
  • Best Server: Miguel Gutierrez (Cuba)
  • Best Receiver: Jordan Pereira (Brazil)
  • Best Digger: Lionnis Salazar (Cuba)
  • Top Scorer: Eric Loeppky (Canada)

As the top scorer of the competition, Loeppky put down 100 total points, beating out the competition by 22 points – as the next closest was his own teammate Sharone Vernon-Evans with 78 points. From the service line, Gutierrez was able to secure 19 aces, three more than his teammate Lopez who contributed 16.

Earning the MVP honor of the competition was Brazil’s Cardoso, who put down 16 kills in the championship match to put the Brazilians ahead of Cuba for the competition victory.

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About Carly DeMarque

Carly DeMarque

Carly DeMarque has been involved with competitive volleyball for the majority of her life, playing competitively at the club and collegiate level for 15 years and coaching club for five. Now a retired Division I volleyball athlete out of McNeese State University, she continues her volleyball enthusiasm by stepping back into …

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