Laura Daniela Lloreda : biography
Laura Daniela Lloreda (born April 30, 1981) is a Puerto Rican volleyball player. She was born in Hato Rey, San Juan, Puerto Rico. Sports-wise, she has two citizenships, as she lived for many years in the state of Veracruz, Mexico, and represented that country's national team at various international competitions.
The daughter of Waldo and Adela Lloreda, Laura Daniela Lloreda spent her childhood in Puerto Rico, but she chose to move to Mexico at the age of fifteen, having been offered an opportunity to study at the famous Universidad de las Americas. Lloreda later on played for the Veracruz team in the Mexican national women's volleyball league, and she earned a spot, after a few months in Mexico, to play for their national team.
In 1996, she led the Mexican national team to a bronze medal at the NORCECA competition, held in the Dominican Republic. In 1997, in front of her Puerto Rican fans, she led the team to a silver medal. In 1998, when the tournament returned to the Dominican Republic, her team also took a silver medal. In 1999, the team finished in sixth place, but Lloreda was named the tournament's MVP.
In 2001, she went on to the Baylor University in the United States, where she excelled right away, leading her team in various categories. She was chosen 2001 Big 12 Conference Newcomer of the Year. On October 22 of that year, she tied a school record, and broke a Big 12 Conference record, by recording nine ace services. In 2005 she played with her national team at the 2005 Pan-American Cup, finishing with her team in 7th place; that year also participated at the 2005 Summer Universiade.
She played for Llaneras de Toa Baja from the Puerto Rican professional volleyball league for the 2007 season.
- Llaneras de Toa Baja (2007)
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