19. 05. 2019

Cuba take first-ever Women’s U20 Pan American Cup, Cesé earns 3 individual awards

Source: norceca.net; Photo: norceca.net

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Cuba beat Dominican Republic by a 3-2 (25-21, 25-23, 14-25, 15-25, 15-10) to win their first-ever Women’s Volleyball U20 Pan-American Cup.

 

In the 2019 Women’s Volleyball U20 Pan-American Cup - Herbalife Cup (the fifth edition of the tournament) final that was held in Lima, Peru, Cuba national team defeated the Dominican Republic in the tie-break to win the first gold medal in this age category. This title also gave Cuba the right to compete in the 2019 FIVB Women’s Volleyball U20 World Championship in Mexico.

The outside hitter Ailama Cesé top-scored for the winning side with 29 points. Madeline Guillén notched 30 points for the Dominican Republic.

The hosts Peru swept Puerto Rico in straight sets, partially 25-16, 25-23, 25-17, to win the bronze medal.

Individual awards

MVP: Ailama Cesé, CUB

Best Setter: MarianaTrujillo, PUR

Best Outside hitter 1: Ailama Cesé, CUB

Best Outside hitter 2: Madeline Guillén, DOM

Best Middle Blocker 1: Geraldine González, DOM

Best middle Blocker 2: Mariela Jiménez, DOM

Best Opposite Hitter: Camila Pérez, PER

Best Receiver: Ivy Vila, CUB

Best Digger: Kiaralyz Pérez, PUR

Best Server: Ivy Vila, CUB

Best Scorer: Ailama Cesé, CUB

 

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