Lancheras de Cataño

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Lancheras de Cataño Voleibol Club
Full name Lancheras de Cataño Voleibol Club
Short name Lancheras de Cataño
Founded 2010
Ground Cancha Cosme Beitía Sálamo
Cataño, Puerto Rico
(Capacity: 2500)
Chairman Puerto Rico William López
Manager Puerto Rico Rafael Olazagasti
Captain Puerto Rico Shannon Torregrosa-Wingate
League LVSF
2012 League Championship

Lancheras de Cataño Voleibol Club is the professional female volleyball team of Cataño, Puerto Rico.[1]


The team was founded in 2008 and played as Caribes de San Sebastián in the 2009 season,[2] then moved to Cataño and renamed Lancheras de Cataño.[3][4]

In the 2012 season, the team won the League Championship with the American setter Courtney Thompson being awarded as final series Most Valuable Person. The team qualified for 2012 FIVB Club World Championship which was celebrated in Doha, Qatar and finished fourth of six teams.[5]




As of October 2012

  • Head Coach: Puerto Rico Rafael Olazagasti
  • Assistant coach: Puerto Rico Esai Velez
Number Player Position
1 Puerto Rico Tatiana Jusino Wing Spiker/ Libero
2 Puerto Rico Deborah Seilhamer Libero
3 Puerto Rico Yarimar Rosa Wing Spiker
4 Puerto Rico Tatiana Encarnación Wing Spiker
5 Puerto Rico Myrlena López Middle Blocker
6 Puerto Rico Paulette García Wing Spiker
7 Puerto Rico Mariel Medina Setter
8 Puerto Rico Jetzabel Del Valle Middle Blocker
9 Venezuela Oneida González Opposite
10 Puerto Rico Natalía Valentin Setter
11 United States Jessica Jones Middle Blocker
18 Puerto Rico Shannon Torregrosa-Wingate Middle Blocker/ Opposite

Release or Transfer[edit]

Number Player Position


  1. ^ El Vocero. "Impresiona el sexteto de las Lancheras de Cataño" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2011-07-16. Retrieved 2010-03-01. 
  2. ^ Noti Uno (2009-04-08). "Crisis no hace mella a Voleibol Superior Femenino" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2012-10-15. 
  3. ^ El Expreso de Puerto Rico (2010-03-04). "A todo vapor la asistencia de fanáticos a las canchas del voleibol superior femenino" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2012-10-15. 
  4. ^ El Sur a la Vista (2009-11-22). "Venta y cambios de franquicias en la Liga de Voleibol Superior Femenino (LVSF)" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2012-10-15. 
  5. ^ Alzaga, Raúl (2012-04-15). "¡Lancheras campeonas!". Primera Hora (in Spanish). Retrieved 2012-10-15. 

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