Puerto Rico men's national volleyball team

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Puerto Rico
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Association Puerto Rican Volleyball Federation
Confederation NORCECA
Head coach Ramón Hernández
FIVB ranking 28 (as of August 2016)
Uniforms
Home
Away
World Championship
Appearances 4 (First in 1974)
Best result 12th (2006)
www.yosoyvoli.com (Spanish)
Puerto Rico men's national volleyball team
Medal record
Pan-American Cup
Silver medal – second place 2007 Santo Domingo Team
Bronze medal – third place 2010 San Juan Team
NORCECA Championship
Silver medal – second place 2007 Anaheim Team
Bronze medal – third place 2009 Bayamón Team
Bronze medal – third place 2015 Córdoba Team
Central American and Caribbean Games
Gold medal – first place 2002 San Salvador Team
Gold medal – first place 2006 Cartagena Team
Gold medal – first place 2010 Mayaguez Team
Silver medal – second place 2014 Veracruz Team

The Puerto Rico men's national volleyball team represents Puerto Rico in international volleyball competitions and friendly matches. In 2007 the squad won the silver medal at the NORCECA Volleyball Championship after defeating Cuba in the semi-finals. With that performance Puerto Rico for the first time qualified for the Volleyball World Cup, later that year in Japan.

Results[edit]

World Championships[edit]

  • 1974 — 23rd place
  • 2006 — 12th place
  • 2010 — 13th place
  • 2014 — 21st place

World Cup[edit]

  • 2007 — 6th place

Pan American Games[edit]

  • 1955 — did not compete
  • 1959 — 8th place
  • 1963 — did not compete
  • 1967 — 8th place
  • 1971 — 11th place
  • 1975 — did not compete
  • 1979 — 6th place
  • 1983 — 7th place
  • 1987 — did not compete
  • 1991 — 5th place
  • 1995 — 6th place
  • 1999 — did not compete
  • 2003 — 7th place
  • 2007 — 5th place
  • 2011 — 7th place
  • 2015 — 4th place

Pan-American Cup[edit]

  • 2006 — did not compete
  • 2007 — 2nd place
  • 2008 — 7th place
  • 2009 — 4th place
  • 2010 — 3rd place
  • 2011 — 4th place
  • 2012 — did not compete
  • 2013 — 4th place
  • 2014 — 4th place
  • 2015 — 7th place

NORCECA Championship[edit]

World League[edit]

  • 2011 — 16th place
  • 2014 — 27th place
  • 2015 — 28th place
  • 2016 — 36th place

Current squad[edit]

The following is the Puerto Rican roster in the 2014 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship.[1]

Head coach: David Alemán

No. Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block 2014 club
1 Rivera, JoséJosé Rivera 2 July 1977 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 325 cm (128 in) 320 cm (130 in) Puerto Rico Nuevos Gigantes de Carolina
2 Goás, EdgardoEdgardo Goás 27 January 1989 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 95 kg (209 lb) 345 cm (136 in) 330 cm (130 in) Puerto Rico Capitanes de Arecibo
4 Del Valle, DennisDennis Del Valle 27 January 1989 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 58 kg (128 lb) 300 cm (120 in) 290 cm (110 in) Puerto Rico Mets de Guaynabo
5 Muñiz, RobertoRoberto Muñiz 11 June 1980 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 92 kg (203 lb) 333 cm (131 in) 326 cm (128 in) Puerto Rico Capitanes de Arecibo
6 Pérez, ÁngelÁngel Pérez 20 May 1982 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 86 kg (190 lb) 325 cm (128 in) 318 cm (125 in) Puerto Rico Mets de Guaynabo
10 Cruz, EzequielEzequiel Cruz 15 July 1986 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 320 cm (130 in) 310 cm (120 in) Puerto Rico Mets de Guaynabo
11 Torres, MauriceMaurice Torres 6 July 1991 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 68 kg (150 lb) 305 cm (120 in) 299 cm (118 in) Puerto Rico Capitanes de Arecibo
12 Soto, HéctorHéctor Soto (C) 20 June 1978 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 340 cm (130 in) 332 cm (131 in) Puerto Rico Mets de Guaynabo
14 Román, MannixMannix Román 17 January 1983 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 295 cm (116 in) 288 cm (113 in) Puerto Rico Mets de Guaynabo
16 Rivera, JacksonJackson Rivera 19 August 1987 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) 66 kg (146 lb) 360 cm (140 in) 350 cm (140 in) Puerto Rico Mets de Guaynabo
17 Sierra, PedritoPedrito Sierra 21 July 1989 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 89 kg (196 lb) 305 cm (120 in) 298 cm (117 in) Puerto Rico Cariduros de Fajardo
19 Ortiz, Jean CarlosJean Carlos Ortiz 23 February 1988 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 77 kg (170 lb) 288 cm (113 in) 281 cm (111 in) Puerto Rico Mets de Guaynabo
20 Morales, FernandoFernando Morales 4 February 1982 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) 68 kg (150 lb) 325 cm (128 in) 318 cm (125 in) Puerto Rico Mets de Guaynabo

The following is the Puerto Rican roster in the 2015 FIVB Volleyball World League.[2]

Head coach: Javier Gaspar

No. Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block 2015 club
1 Rivera, JoséJosé Rivera 2 July 1977 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 325 cm (128 in) 320 cm (130 in) France Rennes Volley 35
2 Goás, EdgardoEdgardo Goás 27 January 1989 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 95 kg (209 lb) 345 cm (136 in) 330 cm (130 in) Turkey Tokat Belediye Plevnespor
4 Del Valle, DennisDennis Del Valle 27 January 1989 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 58 kg (128 lb) 300 cm (120 in) 290 cm (110 in) Switzerland Pavollo Lugano
6 Pérez, ÁngelÁngel Pérez 20 May 1982 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 86 kg (190 lb) 325 cm (128 in) 318 cm (125 in) France Rennes Volley 35
8 Morales, StevenSteven Morales 7 April 1992 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 82 kg (181 lb) 346 cm (136 in) 317 cm (125 in) Puerto Rico Plataneros de Corozal
11 Torres, MauriceMaurice Torres 6 July 1991 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 91 kg (201 lb) 305 cm (120 in) 299 cm (118 in) Italy Pallavolo Molfetta
12 Soto, HéctorHéctor Soto (C) 20 June 1978 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 340 cm (130 in) 332 cm (131 in) Puerto Rico Capitanes de Arecibo
14 Román, MannixMannix Román 17 January 1983 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 295 cm (116 in) 288 cm (113 in) Puerto Rico Mets de Guaynabo
16 Rivera, JacksonJackson Rivera 19 August 1987 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) 66 kg (146 lb) 360 cm (140 in) 350 cm (140 in) Puerto Rico Mets de Guaynabo
17 Sierra, PedritoPedrito Sierra 21 July 1989 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 89 kg (196 lb) 305 cm (120 in) 298 cm (117 in) Puerto Rico Cariduros de Fajardo
19 Ortiz, Jean CarlosJean Carlos Ortiz 23 February 1988 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 77 kg (170 lb) 288 cm (113 in) 281 cm (111 in) Puerto Rico Mets de Guaynabo
23 Guzman, PabloPablo Guzman 2 June 1987 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 67 kg (148 lb) 292 cm (115 in) 288 cm (113 in) Switzerland UC Lausanne

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Team Roster – Puerto Rico". poland2014.fivb.org. Retrieved 8 September 2014. 
  2. ^ "Team Roster – Puerto Rico". Retrieved 13 May 2015. 

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