Reyes’ lucky pick Pacres delivers for Tigresses in clutch | Inquirer Sports

Reyes’ lucky pick Pacres delivers for Tigresses in clutch

By: - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ
/ 02:32 AM October 09, 2016
Dimdim Pacres. Photo by Bong Lozada

Dimdim Pacres. Photo by Bong Lozada

When University of Santo Tomas’ head coach Kung Fu Reyes called for a closer, he found one in an unexpected individual.

Dimdim Pacres, the Golden Tigresses’ substitute opposite spiker, hadn’t played a single minute of in her team’s first two games in the Shakey’s V-League Reinforced Conference, but when Reyes called her number she did not hesitate to deliver.

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“Past few games wala akong laro and sabi ni coach bawi so ito na yung time para mag shine,” said Pacres Saturday after UST’s 21-25, 25-21, 25-23, 25-23 win at Philsports Arena. “Pagdating ng laro, makakabawi ako.”

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She may have just scored four points, but she made those in the most opportune time.

Pacres scored three of the Golden Tigresses’ last five points including the match-winning hit that brought UST’s record to 3-0.

“Hindi naman po ako pressured kasi ni-ready ko na sarili ko, and confident lang ako and tiwala lang,” said Pacres.

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