2017 SENIOR WOMEN’S CONTINENTAL CHAMPIONSHIP (GROUP B)
- Sept. 28-30, 2017
- Langley Events Centre; Langley, British Columbia, Canada
After three days of action, the two qualifiers for the 2018 World Championships were decided and Canada and Cuba punched their tickets to Japan.
Canada earned the top qualifying spot with a 3-0 record, topping Cuba, St. Lucia and Nicaragua in sweeps. Cuba finished second with its lone loss coming to the Canadians in the final match. Nicaragua was third, garnering its lone win against St. Lucia.
Canada’s Alexa Gray was named MVP of the qualifier, notching a group best 35 points, followed by Marie-Alex Belanger (34). Gray also was named best scorer and top opposite player. Belanger garnered best server honors after notching six aces in the competition. Cuba’s Daymara Lescay put up seven blocks to lead all players.
A full listing of all the award winners from the group is below.
MVP: Alexa Gray, CAN
Best Scorer: Alexa Gray, CAN
Setter: Megan Cyr , CAN
First Outside Hitter: Sulian Matienzo, CUB
Second Outside Hitter: Amalia Hernández, NCA
First Middle Blocker: Daymara Lescay, CUB
Second Middle Blocker: Laura Suárez, CUB
Opposite Player: Alexa Gray, CAN
Libero: Emily Borrel, CUB
Best Server: Marie-Alex Belanger, CAN
Best Digger: Kristen Moncks, CAN
Best Receiver: Kyla Richey, CAN