2017 NORCECA MEN’S WORLD QUALIFIER
- September 26-October 1
- Colorado Springs, Colorado
- Live Scoring
- Watch Live
- Day 1 Recap
- Day 2 Recap
- Day 3 Recap
- Semifinals Recap
- Finals Recap
With NORCECA Men’s Continental Championship at an end, it’s time for awards season. As was expected, continental powerhouses USA and Canada took home most of the prizes.
Micah Christenson was awarded the most valuable player award after leading Team USA to the gold medal in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He averaged 5.20 average per set, spearheading Team USA’s offense to a 62.4% success rate.
Best Opposite hitters: Aaron Russell (USA) and Stephen Maar (CAN)
American Aaron Russell converted an unheard of 72.6% of his attacks (37 kills on 51 swings).
Canada’s Stephen Maar followed him closely, with 64.5% kill success rate (40 kills on 62 swings).
Best Middle Blockers: Jose Martinez (MEX) and Leonel Antonio Aragon (GUA)
Mexico’s Jose Martinez was the tournament’s best blocker, with 0.75 stuffs per set
Meanwhile, Guatemala’s Leonel Antonio Aragon was the competition’s seccond best blocker at at 0.69 stuffs per set
Best Setter: Pedro Rangel (MEX)
Mexico’s Pedro Rangel was chosen as Best Setter with a 5.88 running sets average per set
Best Outside Hitter: Sharone Vernon-Evans (CAN)
Canadian Sharone Evans was the Best Opposite with 32 kills and 43 points for 15th best in the tournament. He also had a 61.5 kill percent, tops among opposite players.
Best Libero: Luis Chavez (CRC)
Luis Chavez was named the Best Libero and Best Digger as he had 2.18 digs per set and a 6.64 excellent efficiency in digs and receptions.
Best Scorer: Alberto Blanco (CRC)
Costa Rica’s Alberto Blanco was the Best Scorer with 91 total points.
Best Server: Joann Breleur (MQE)
Martinique’s Joann Breleur was tabbed as the Best Server with a 1.00 aces per set average.
Best Receiver: Jorge Barajas (MEX)
Jorge Barajas held a 78.8 receiving efficiency (54 of 66) to earn Best Receiver honors.
Best Digger: Luis Chavez (CRC)
Teammate Luis Chavez was named the Best Libero and Best Digger as he had 2.18 digs per set and a 6.64 excellent efficiency in digs and receptions.
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