LU guard Pacheco-Ortiz playing for U19 Puerto Rico team
LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) - Liberty Flames guard Georgie Pacheco-Ortiz will help lead the U19 Puerto Rico national team into U19 World Cup action beginning Saturday.
Pacheco-Ortiz and Puerto Rico's first game is against the host team Egypt. The LU rising sophomore is one of two captains for Puerto Rico and has already established himself as one of the rising stars in Puerto Rico.
Pacheco-Ortiz is the only player from the Big South competing in the World Cup.