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29-09-2012

VELEZ RETAINS THE U 18 WOMEN CROWN IN CHAPADMALAL

Velez again with the cup

Chapadmalal, Argentina, September 29, 2012 - The first 2012 Argentine Cup is over. This Friday at Chapadmalal resort city in Buenos Aires province, the 2011 champion Velez retained the Cup won in Mar del Plata after defeating 9 de Julio Freyre (another very strong women volleyball city) while Mar Chiquita won the Bronze Medal in this competition organized by the Argentine Volleyball Federation (FeVA).

During the morning the two finalists obtained their places. Velez overcame San Jose 3-0 in semi-finals after a terrific quarter-final match v El Tala on Thusday night While Freyre got revenge over Mar Chiquita with reference to the preliminary round by a 3-1 result.

The other teams meanwhile fought for their final standings with the Cupper Cup won being played in the newly state-of-the-arts venue of Miramar, by Atenas de Cordoba. In Chapadmalal, Bell defeated San Martín de Formosa in the final Bronze Medal 3-1 while Nautico Avellaneda did the same over Gimnasia de Rosario to win the Silver Cup.

Among the best eight teams, Obras de San Juan won the seventh place over San Guillermo, El Tala overcame Glorias to finish fifth and Mar Chiquita finished over San Jose to win the third place.

The final match was a terrific fight from the start with Freyre not leaving the chance of winning the first cup of the season but then with Sol Piccolo - the MVP of the competition - the winner started growing in confidence and output with outstanding serves and spikes. Velez got their momentum getting wide differences in the other sets to win 3-1 and their second consecutive U 18 Cup.

The champion team: Julieta Alexandre, Stefanía Rodríguez, Ariana González, Camila Sebastiano, Micaela Esperon, Sol Piccolo, Camila Díaz, Antonella Druetta, María Luz Andrés, Yalia Julián. Coach: Martín Castro. Delegation team: Alcides Márquez. Women delegate in charge of the girls: Macarena Aizaga.

FINAL STANDINGS:

Copper Cup:

Place

Team

1st (25th)

Atenas

2nd (26th)

Residentes Santiagueños

3rd (27th)

Liniers B. Blanca

4th (28th)

Lago Puelo

Bronze Cup:

Place

Team

1st (17th)

Bell

2nd (18th)

San Martín de Formosa

3rd (19th)

Estudiantes de Paraná

4th (20th)

Sirio Libanés

5th (21st)

Atlético Neuquén

6th (22nd)

Munic. Tunuyán

7th (23rd)

Regatas Corrientes

8th (24th)

Banco Hispano

Silver Cup:

Place

Team

1st (9th)

Náutico Avellaneda

2nd (10th)

GyE Rosario

3rd (11th)

Unión Eléctrica

4th (12th)

Banco Prov. Santa Fe

5th (13th)

GEBA

6th (14th)

CEF Catamarca

7th (15th)

Argentino de Machagai

8th (16th)

Independiente de Tandil

Gold Cup:

Place

Teams

Champion

VÉLEZ SARSFIELD

2nd

9 de Julio Freyre

3rd

Mar Chiquita

4th

San José

5th

El Tala

6th

Glorias

7th

Obras San Juan

8th

Unión San Guillermo

Individual awards:

Best Player: Sol Piccolo - Vélez Sarsfield
Best Spiker: Elina Rodríguez - El Tala
Best Blocker: Luciana Aufet - Mar Chiquita
Best Server: Cecilia Peralta - Mar Chiquita
Best Receiver: Sol Calvete - Glorias
Best Digger: Micaela Esperon - Vélez Sarsfield
Best Setter: Julieta Alexandre - Vélez Sarsfield
Best Libero: Valentina González - 9 de Julio Freyre

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