Congratulations to our new Players of the Week, Team Puerto Rico!
Club Name: Puerto Rico Paddleball & Handball Club
Club President: Luis Lopez Maldanado
Location: Levittown, Puerto Rico
Next Tournament in December 2011, Toa Baja, Puerto Rico
Team Puerto Rico is the first handball team of the Puerto Rico Paddleball & Handball Club. The current representatives of this club are made up of professional players of Puerto Rican descent from New York City. Their greatest accomplishments to date are the unprecedented wins over team USA during numerous international events. The club has been a member of the World Handball Council and International Ballgame Confederation since 2009.
Giovonni Vazquez ( Capt. ’08, ’09, MVP ’09),Herman Mendez (Capt. ’10), Wally Amaro Jr. (MVP ’10), and Pooch Garnett, Magdelena Crespo (Capt ’10), Michelle Melendez (MVP ’10), Sophia Murphy, Cheyleen Nievez, Lori Acevedo
Former Members: Mari Rivera, Stephanie Vega, Melody Ruiz,Francisco Aponte, Rick Montalvo, Edgar Diaz, Alex Pastor
2008 One Wall Federation Cup, Italy,Nizza Monferato -Women (Silver-Men’s Division )
Waterford One Wall World Handball Championships, Portland, Oregan ( Silver -Men’s & Women’s Division)
2010 One Wall Federation Cup, Imperia, Italy -Men (Silver-Women’s Division)
Irish International Team Event, Mayo, Ireland (Mix Doubles, Men’s & Women’s Singles)