Prisilla Rivera

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Prisilla Rivera
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Personal information
Full name Prisilla Altagracia Rivera Brens
Nickname Priscilla, MvPris
Nationality  Dominican Republic
Born (1984-12-29) December 29, 1984 (age 32)
Santo Domingo
Hometown Santo Domingo
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 70 kg (150 lb)
Spike 320 cm (130 in)
Block 315 cm (124 in)
Volleyball information
Position

- Wing Spiker - Middle Blocker

- Opposite spiker
Current club Südtirol Neruda Bolzano
Number 14
National team
2001 - Dominican Republic Dominican Republic
Last updated: July 2015

Prisilla Altagracia Rivera Brens (born December 29, 1984 in Santo Domingo[1]) is a volleyball player from the Dominican Republic.

Career[edit]

2001[edit]

She played with the Girls National Team at the 2001 Girls Youth Volleyball World Championship in Pula, Croatia, helping her team to reach the 8th place.[2] That year, she also played with the senior team at the 2001 NORCECA Championship winning with her team the bronze medal.[1]

2003/2004[edit]

With her National Team, she won the Gold Medal at the 2003 Pan American Games.[3]

She competed for her native country at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, wearing the number #14 jersey. There she ended up in eleventh place with the Dominican Republic women's national team. Rivera played as a middle-blocker.

2005/2006[edit]

Playing in home soil Professional Tournament, Prisilla won the "Metropolitan League Championship" with her team Los Prados and awarded "Final Series Most Valuable Player".[4] This year she was selected "Best Attacker" at the Salonpas Cup.[5]

At the 2006 FIVB Grand Prix, Prisilla Altagracia helped her team to finish in the 8th place,[6][7] not qualifying for the final round.

2007-2009[edit]

Won with her team Grupo Murcia 2002, the 2007 Supercup,[8] her team also win the Superliga,[9] and Queens Cup.[10]

For the 2008/2009 season with Grupo 2002 Murcia won the "Most Valuable Player" award at the Spanish Supercopa won by her team[11] and the same award, MVP at the 2008/2009 Superliga Championship[12] and the 2008/2009 Queen's Cup.[13]

2010[edit]

As the captain of her club, CAV Murcia 2005 she won her 11th title with this Spanish club,[14][15] the 2010 Spanish Queen's Cup Spanish: Copa de la Reina, defeating Universidad de Burgos in Monforte de Lemos, Lugo.[16]

She won the Most Valuable Player and the gold medal with her National Team at the 2010 Pan-American Cup held in Rosarito and Tijuana, Mexico.[17]

2011[edit]

Rivera won with CAV Murcia 2005 the 2011 Spanish Queen's Cup Championship, contributing with 25 points, winning her fifth consecutive Spanish Cup.[18]

After being competing in Murcia since 2006,[19] Rivera left CAV Murcia to join the Puerto Rican team Mets de Guaynabo, in late March 2011.[20] Prisilla and her team finished the season as League Runner-Up, after being swept away in 4 matches by Criollas de Caguas.[21]

With her national team, Rivera won the "Best Spiker" award and the silver medal at the 2011 Pan-American Cup.[22] Rivera signed with the Brazilian club Vôlei Bauru.[23]

Clubs[edit]

Awards[edit]

Individuals[edit]

Clubs[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b ahora.com.do. "Priscila Rivera Una carrera meteórica y exitosa" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2010-04-26. 
  2. ^ Volleyballseek. "Girl's Youth World Championships". Retrieved 2010-10-17. 
  3. ^ FIVB. "Dominican Republic wins Pan Am gold in five-set thriller". Retrieved 2010-01-25. 
  4. ^ NORCECA. "Los Prados logra corona femenina en Santo Domingo" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2009-09-28. 
  5. ^ NORCECA. "Prisilla Rivera was top attacker at Salonpas Cup". Retrieved 2010-09-18. 
  6. ^ FIVB. "Match Result CHN-DOM" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-09-29. 
  7. ^ FIVB. "FIVB World Grand Prix 2006 Final Standing". Retrieved 2010-09-29. 
  8. ^ RFEVB. "Supercopa femenina: Final. Malgorzata Glinka, MVP del torneo" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2010-04-26. 
  9. ^ reporterodigital.com. "El Grupo 2002, campeón de la Superliga femenina de voleibol" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2010-04-26. 
  10. ^ Editorial Prensa Ibérica. "El Spar pone fin a una década de éxitos" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2010-04-26. 
  11. ^ RFEV.com. "CAV Murcia 2005 recupera el trono de la Supercopa" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2009-10-13. 
  12. ^ elContragolpe. "El CAV Murcia 2005, campeón de la Superliga" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2010-04-26. 
  13. ^ La Opinion de Murcia. "Rivera, mejor jugadora del torneo" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2010-09-29. 
  14. ^ Club Atlético Voleibol Murcia. "11 títulos en 5 años de historia" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2010-09-29. 
  15. ^ laverdad.es. "Somos demasiado buenas" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2010-09-29. 
  16. ^ Deporte Balear. "El CAV Murcia 2005, campeón de la Copa de SM La Reina 2010" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2010-09-29. 
  17. ^ FIVB. "Dominican Republic win gold medal in Pan American Cup". Retrieved 2010-06-27. 
  18. ^ RFEVB. "El CAV Murcia 2005, Campeón de la Copa de la Reina 2011" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2011-01-30. 
  19. ^ laopiniondemurcia.es (2011-03-20). "Triunfo agridulce del CAV Murcia en el adiós de Priscilla Rivera" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2011-04-03. 
  20. ^ Primera Hora (2011-03-31). "Las Mets se ponen "difíciles"" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2011-04-03. 
  21. ^ Primera Hora (2011-05-15). "Criollas de Caguas: Nuevas campeonas del Voleibol Superior" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2011-07-10. 
  22. ^ Confederación Sudamericana de Voleibol (2011-07-10). "Copa Panamericana Femenina: Brasileñas son nuevas reinas" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2011-07-10. 
  23. ^ "Competição contará com grandes estrelas do vôlei". CBV (in Portuguese). 2016-09-26. Retrieved 2016-10-10. 

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