Rosa Medrano

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Rosa Medrano
Personal information
Nationality  Dominican Republic
Born ( 1985 -04-16) April 16, 1985 (age 32)
San Cristóbal, Dominican Republic
Hometown Santo Domingo
Volleyball information
Position Outside Hitter / Middle Blocker
Current team United States Missouri Tigers
Number 7
National team
Dominican Republic Dominican Republic

Rosa Medrano (born April 16, 1985 in San Cristóbal) is a female volleyball and beach volleyball player from the Dominican Republic, who won the silver medal with her native country at the 2002 NORCECA Girls Youth Continental Championship U-18.[1][2]

In beach volleyball she won the silver medal at the 2006 National Championship partnering with Margarita Suero[3] and later that year represented her home country at the 2006 Central American and Caribbean Games with the same partner and finished in 6th place.[4][5]
Playing with Laritza Díaz, she won the silver medal at the Torneo de Voleibol Playero de Hato Mayor 2007, a local beach volleyball tournament on Dominican soil.[6]

Miami Dade[edit]

2007[edit]

She joined Miami Dade College for the 2007 season, her junior college won the Pasco-Hernando Invitational, and she was chosen tournament MVP.[7] Her team ended up as NJCAA National Champion Runner-up, with a 33-1 record.[8] That year she was chosen NJCAA 2007 Division I All-Region First Team,[9] and 2007 AVCA Two-Year Colleges Second-Team All-America,[10] among other individual awards.[8]

2008[edit]

She led Miami Dade College Lady Sharks to the 2008 NJCAA championship tournament with a 26-8 overall record, the team finished in the 6th place. Miami Dade won the Southern Conference and was also State Champion that season.[11] She was chosen for the All Tournament Team.[12] She won NJCAA 2008 Division I First-Team All-America,[13] NJCAA 2008 Division I All-Region First Team,[14] 2008 AVCA Two-Year Colleges First-Team All-America and some more.[15]

University of Missouri[edit]

After completing the two-years program at MDC, in 2009 Rosa joined the Tigers of the University of Missouri.[16] Rapidly she became MVP at the Tiger Invitational.[17][18]

Clubs[edit]

  • Dominican Republic Cajuquis (2002)
  • Dominican Republic Los Prados (2003–2004)[19]
  • Dominican Republic Liga Juan Guzman (2005)
  • Dominican Republic Villa Verde (2006)
  • Dominican Republic Modeca (2006)
  • Dominican Republic Bameso (2006)
  • Dominican Republic La Romana (2008)[20]

Colleges[edit]

Awards[edit]

Miami Dade College[edit]

Individuals[edit]

  • 2008 AVCA Two-Year Colleges First-Team "All-American"
  • 2008 All-State/All-Region Team
  • 2008 FCCAA Tournament "Most Valuable Player"
  • 2008 NJCAA Championships "All-Tournament Team"
  • 2008 FCCAA Championships "All-Tournament Team"
  • 2008 Southern Conference "Player of the Year"
  • 2008 Southern Conference First-Team
  • 2008 Jefferson College Halloween Invitational Tournament "All-Tournament First-Team"
  • NJCAA "Player of the Week: 10/29/08"
  • FCCAA "Player of the Week: 9/19/08"
  • 2007 NJCAA Championships "All-Tournament Team"
  • 2007 FCCAA "All-Academic Team"
  • 2007 FCCAA "All State/All Tournament Team"
  • 2007 Southern Conference "First-Team"
  • 2007 AVCA Two-Year Colleges "Second Team All-American"
  • 2007 Pasco-Hernando Invitational "Most Valuable Player"

Team[edit]

  • 2008 Southern Conference Championships Simple cup icon.svg Champion
  • 2008 FCCAA Championships Simple cup icon.svg Champion
  • 2008 Atlantic District Champions Simple cup icon.svg Champion
  • 2007 NJCAA Championships Gorm silver cup.jpg Runner-Up
  • 2007 Southern Conference Championships Simple cup icon.svg Champion
  • 2007 Atlantic District Champions Simple cup icon.svg Champion
  • 2007 FCCAA Championships Simple cup icon.svg Champion

National Team[edit]

Beach Volleyball[edit]

  • 2007 Torneo de Voleibol Playero de Hato Mayor Med 2.png Silver Medal
  • 2006 National Beach Volleyball Championship Med 2.png Silver Medal

Clubs[edit]

  • Dominican Republic La Romana Superior Tournament 2006 — Simple cup icon.svg Champion, with Villa Verde
  • Dominican Republic Distrito Nacional Superior Tournament 2006 — Gorm silver cup.jpg Runner-Up, with Bameso
  • Dominican Republic Distrito Nacional Superior Tournament 2005 — Gorm silver cup.jpg Runner-Up, with Liga Juan Guzman

References[edit]

  1. ^ Buzzle.com. "USA sweeps Dominican Republic to capture gold medal". Retrieved 2009-09-26. 
  2. ^ Buzzle.com. "USA sweeps Dominican Republic, earns No. 1 seed". Retrieved 2009-09-26. 
  3. ^ FIVB. "Strickland and Roberts won the gold at NORCECA" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2009-09-24. 
  4. ^ NORCECA. "Beach Volleyball, Cartagena 2006" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2009-09-19. 
  5. ^ FIVB. "Cubans swept the gold in Beach Volley at Cartagena". Retrieved 2009-09-19. 
  6. ^ UEPA. "Inapa gana voleibol Hato Mayor" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2009-09-26. 
  7. ^ Pasco-Hernando Community College. "Results from Pasco-Hernando Invitational, September 21 &22, 2007" (PDF). Retrieved 2009-09-26. 
  8. ^ a b Miami Dade College. "2007–2008 Sharks Athletes of the Year". Retrieved 2009-09-26. 
  9. ^ NJCAA. "All Region Teams Region 8 Award Winners 2007". Retrieved 2009-09-26. 
  10. ^ NJCAA. "2007 AVCA Two-Year College All-America Teams". Retrieved 2009-09-26. 
  11. ^ AVCA Media Relations. "San Jacinto Sweeps Miami Dade to Take 5th Place at NJCAA Division I Championships". Retrieved 2009-09-26. 
  12. ^ American Volleyball Coaches Association. "Awards for the 2008 Tournament". Retrieved 2009-09-26. 
  13. ^ NJCAA. "Award Winners". Retrieved 2009-09-26. 
  14. ^ NJCAA. "All Region Teams Region 8 Award Winners 2008". Retrieved 2009-09-26. 
  15. ^ Miami Dade College. "Miami Dade College Lady Sharks Volleyball 2008". Retrieved 2009-09-26. 
  16. ^ MUTigers.com. "Junior College Standout From Florida Signs Letter Of Intent To Play For Tigers". Retrieved 2009-09-26. 
  17. ^ MUTigers.com. "Volleyball Claims Tiger Invitational Title". Retrieved 2009-09-18. 
  18. ^ BYU Athletic Communications. "Cougars Fall to Missouri in Tiger Classic Finale". Retrieved 2009-09-26. 
  19. ^ NORCECA. "Bameso barre en voleibol; vencieron LP en ambas ramas en torneo" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2009-09-26. 
  20. ^ FEDOVOLI. "Nomina Equipos" (PDF) (in Spanish). Retrieved 2009-05-10. 

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