Vargas, an opposite player of Cuba’s Women National Team, brought her tournament total to 134 points, the second highest mark in the history of the intercontinental event, trailing only Puerto Rican Aury Cruz, who recorded 151 in the 2009 edition.
Melissa, who stands at 184 centimeters, is probably the youngest ever scoring champion of a senior women’s volleyball major tournament.
Vargas is the eighth player (nine times) to amass more than 120 points in a single Pan American Cup.
The members of the exclusive club are:
Aury Cruz (Puerto Rico) 151
Melissa Vargas (Cuba) 134
Kristin Richards (USA) 128
Bethania De la Cruz (Dominican Republic) 126
Desiree Glod (Venezuela) 125
Karina Ocasio (Puerto Rico) 122
Nancy Metcalf (USA) 121
Wilma Salas (Cuba) 121
To read more about this competition, to see stats, video and photos click on Pan American Cup 2014 W.
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