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Daniel Cardenas:
 
Daniel Cardenas
Cuba  
 
Vital Statistics
 

Photo: Ken Delgado
Birth Date August 11, 1967 (51 years old)
Resides Los Angeles, CA
Height 6'5"
College Comandante Manuel Fajardo
  Best Finish Winnings
United States 4th $111,151
   AVP 4th $95,409
   Bonus Money   $15,742
International 10th $1,000
   FIVB 10th $1,000
Overall 4th $112,151
 
Bio Bits

Cardenas' (CAR-DEEN-YAS) best career finish was a 2001 fourth with Jim Nichols in Muskegon, Mich. He earned $6,835 in 2001 with four top nine finishes in seven starts. Cardenas had fifths in the 1995 season opener with Albert Hannemann at Singer Island, Fla., and in 2001 with Nichols at Belmar, N. J. Cardenas defected to the United States in 1990 after playing in a tournament in Puerto Rico. He requested political asylum at the Miami International Airport while making a flight connection enroute to Cuba. Cardenas has a physical education degree and a teaching credential. On his defection to the United States, Cardenas commented that “you don’t know what freedom is until it is taken from you.”
 
 
Career Summary
 
United States
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th 10th Money Points Rank 13th 17th 21st 25th 33rd 41st
1991 AVP 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $774.00     1 0 0 0 0 0
1993 AVP 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 $3,187.50     0 1 0 2 0 0
1994 AVP 20 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 $18,005.75     4 7 1 4 0 0
1995 AVP 21 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 0 $28,235.00     3 7 1 3 1 0
1996 AVP 17 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 $18,530.00     4 5 1 4 1 0
1997 AVP 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 $24,651.25     7 10 1 1 0 0
1998 AVP 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 $2,370.00     0 7 0 0 0 0
1999 AVP 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $2,162.50     3 2 2 2 0 0
2000 AVP 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 $5,625.00     3 3 0 1 0 0
2001 AVP 7 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 $6,835.00 504.0 17th 2 0 0 1 0 0
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th 10th Money Points Rank 13th 17th 21st 25th 33rd 41st
2002 AVP 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $775.00 112.0 67th 1 1 0 1 0 0
2006 AVP 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0.00 15.0 249th 0 0 0 0 1 1
Total
(Rank)
  123
(73rd)
0 0 0 1 2 5 15 0 $111,151.00
(96th)
631.0   28 43 6 19 3 1
 
International
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th 10th Money Points Rank 13th 17th 21st 25th 33rd 41st
1990 FIVB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 $1,000.00     0 0 0 0 0 0
Total   1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 $1,000.00     0 0 0 0 0 0
 
 
 
 
Overall
Total
(Rank)
  124
(150th)
0 0 0 1 2 5 15 1 $112,151.00
(266th)
631.0   28 43 6 19 3 1
 
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