As opportunities open up, Dy keeps focus on La Salle bid
Kianna Dy has a chance for glory at two different levels in her volleyball career.
The De La Salle opposite hitter Dy is just three victories away from her third straight UAAP women’s volleyball title and she also has a chance to be part of the Philippine Women’s National Volleyball Team that will compete in the 2018 Asian Games and 2018 AVC Asian Women’s Cup.
With tremendous opportunities in front of her, the 22-year-old from La Salle wants to first focus on the goal where she’s closer to the finish.
“I’ll just have to balance things out, on what I will prioritize and for now I think it would be the UAAP because it’s almost over,” said Dy in Filipino after the tryouts for the national team at Arellano University on Wednesday.
“After the UAAP, then I’ll turn my focus to the national team.”
Dy is part of the 34-member master list that national team head coach Ramil De Jesus submitted to the Larong Volleyball ng Pilipinas Inc., the Philippines’ national sports association for volleyball.
And in the two days that Dy showed up for the weekly tryouts, she feels it augmented her preparation for the Final Four wherein they will face National University on Sunday.
“I think this is an advantage for us we’re training as part of the pool for the national team,” said Dy who has La Salle teammates Mary Joy Baron and Dawn Macandili with her in the tryouts.
“It’d be hard for us if we stay idle during this long UAAP break, so to prevent the rust we’re here training.”
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