Puerto Rico women's national volleyball team

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Puerto Rico
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Association Federación Puertorriqueña de Voleibol
Confederation NORCECA
Head coach José Mieles
FIVB ranking 15 (as of September 2014)
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Away
World Championship
Appearances 6 (First in 1974)
Best result 10th place (2002)
Website www.fpvoleibol.com (Spanish)

The Puerto Rico women's national volleyball team represents the Puerto Rico in international volleyball competitions. The team failed to qualify for the 2008 Summer Olympics by ending up in eighth and last place at the Olympic Qualifier in Japan. Puerto Rico gained a wild card for the event after the withdrawal of Peru and Kenya.

Results[edit]

World Championship[edit]

     Champions       Runners up       Third place       Fourth place

World Grand Prix[edit]

     Champions       Runners up       Third place       Fourth place

Pan American Cup[edit]

     Champions       Runners up       Third place       Fourth place

Pan American Games[edit]

     Champions       Runners up       Third place       Fourth place

Central American & Caribbean Games[edit]

     Champions       Runners up       Third place       Fourth place

NORCECA Championship[edit]

     Champions       Runners up       Third place       Fourth place

Current squad[edit]

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

Head coach: José Mieles

No. Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block 2014 club
1 Seilhamer, DeboraDebora Seilhamer 4 October 1985 1.66 m (5 ft 5 in) 61 kg (134 lb) 245 cm (96 in) 240 cm (94 in) Puerto Rico Lancheras de Cataño
2 Venegas, SharaShara Venegas 18 September 1992 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 68 kg (150 lb) 280 cm (110 in) 272 cm (107 in) Puerto Rico Criollas de Caguas
3 Mojica, VilmarieVilmarie Mojica 13 August 1985 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 63 kg (139 lb) 295 cm (116 in) 288 cm (113 in) Puerto Rico Criollas de Caguas
6 Rosa, YarimarYarimar Rosa (C) 20 June 1988 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 62 kg (137 lb) 295 cm (116 in) 285 cm (112 in) Puerto Rico Indias de Mayagüez
7 Enright, StephanieStephanie Enright 15 December 1990 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in) 56 kg (123 lb) 300 cm (120 in) 292 cm (115 in) Puerto Rico Criollas de Caguas
9 Cruz, ÁureaÁurea Cruz 10 January 1982 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 63 kg (139 lb) 310 cm (120 in) 290 cm (110 in) Azerbaijan Rabita Baku
11 Ocasio, KarinaKarina Ocasio 1 August 1985 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 76 kg (168 lb) 298 cm (117 in) 288 cm (113 in) Puerto Rico Criollas de Caguas
14 Valentín, NataliaNatalia Valentín 12 September 1989 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) 61 kg (134 lb) 244 cm (96 in) 240 cm (94 in) Puerto Rico Leonas de Ponce
16 Oquendo, AlexandraAlexandra Oquendo 3 February 1984 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 297 cm (117 in) 284 cm (112 in) Puerto Rico Criollas de Caguas
17 Ocasio, SheilaSheila Ocasio 17 November 1982 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 74 kg (163 lb) 310 cm (120 in) 292 cm (115 in) Puerto Rico Valencianas de Juncos
18 Morales, LyndaLynda Morales 20 May 1988 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 94 kg (207 lb) 302 cm (119 in) 296 cm (117 in) Puerto Rico Mets de Guaynabo
20 Vélez, VanesaVanesa Vélez 29 August 1989 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 68 kg (150 lb) 292 cm (115 in) 280 cm (110 in) Puerto Rico Gigantes de Carolina

The following is the Puerto Rican roster in the 2015 NORCECA Women's Champions Cup (Final Four).[2]

Head coach: José Mieles

No. Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block 2015 club
1 Seilhamer, DeboraDebora Seilhamer 4 October 1985 1.66 m (5 ft 5 in) 61 kg (134 lb) 245 cm (96 in) 240 cm (94 in) Puerto Rico Lancheras de Cataño
3 Mojica, VilmarieVilmarie Mojica 13 August 1985 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 63 kg (139 lb) 295 cm (116 in) 288 cm (113 in) Puerto Rico Criollas de Caguas
6 Rosa, YarimarYarimar Rosa (C) 20 June 1988 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 62 kg (137 lb) 295 cm (116 in) 285 cm (112 in) Puerto Rico Indias de Mayagüez
7 Enright, StephanieStephanie Enright 15 December 1990 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in) 56 kg (123 lb) 300 cm (120 in) 292 cm (115 in) Puerto Rico Criollas de Caguas
9 Cruz, ÁureaÁurea Cruz 10 January 1982 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 63 kg (139 lb) 310 cm (120 in) 290 cm (110 in) Italy Igor Volley Novara
11 Ocasio, KarinaKarina Ocasio 1 August 1985 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 76 kg (168 lb) 298 cm (117 in) 288 cm (113 in) Puerto Rico Criollas de Caguas
12 Del Valle, JetzabelJetzabel Del Valle 19 December 1979 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 73 kg (161 lb) 305 cm (120 in) 292 cm (115 in) Puerto Rico Leonas de Ponce
13 Ferrer, ShirleyShirley Ferrer 23 June 1991 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 63 kg (139 lb) 290 cm (110 in) 293 cm (115 in) Puerto Rico Lancheras de Cataño
14 Valentín, NataliaNatalia Valentín 12 September 1989 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) 61 kg (134 lb) 244 cm (96 in) 240 cm (94 in) Puerto Rico Leonas de Ponce
15 Benitez, NaykaNayka Benitez 8 February 1989 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 74 kg (163 lb) 222 cm (87 in) 217 cm (85 in) Puerto Rico Mets de Guaynabo
16 Oquendo, AlexandraAlexandra Oquendo 3 February 1984 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 297 cm (117 in) 284 cm (112 in) Puerto Rico Criollas de Caguas
17 Ocasio, SheilaSheila Ocasio 17 November 1982 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 74 kg (163 lb) 310 cm (120 in) 292 cm (115 in) Puerto Rico Valencianas de Juncos

Former squads[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Team Roster – Puerto Rico". italy2014.fivb.org. Retrieved 4 October 2014. 
  2. ^ "Team Roster – Puerto Rico". Retrieved 1 June 2015. 

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