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PAC W: Super Baby turns into scoring machine

by WoV
source: fivb.org; Photo: fivb.org

Teenage Cuban sensation Melissa Vargas, who turns 15 next October, clinched the scoring title of the XIII Women’s Volleyball Pan American Cup after recording her third 24-point performance of the competition in the victory of Cuba over Canada on Thursday.

Melissa-Vargas

Melissa Vargas

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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