Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Close  
  • share this

Team captain Maraño, Valdez lead 20-woman national team pool

By: - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ
/ 05:50 PM June 13, 2018

Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

The Larong Volleyball ng Pilipinas Inc. on Wednesday released its list for the 20-woman pool that will comprise the members for the national team.

Captain Aby Maraño will spearhead a team that consists of Mika Reyes, the former captain in the Southeast Asian Games, Jaja Santiago, Jia Morado, Alyssa Valdez, Rebecca Rivera, CJ Rosario, Mylene Paat, Maika Ortiz, Rhea Dimaculangan, Ces Molina, Dindin Santiago-Manabat, Kianna Dy, Cha Cruz, Mary Joy Baron, Dawn Macandili, Kim Fajardo, MJ Phillips, Denden Lazaro, and Myla Pablo.

ADVERTISEMENT

Both LVPI vice president Peter Cayco and national team head coach Shaq Delos Santos said players were chosen depending on their versatility to play multiple positions.

“We want players who can play not just the position they’re used to but others as well,” said Delos Santos in Filipino Wednesday at Arellano University after the team’s practice.

FEATURED STORIES

“The coaches wanted players who can play multiple positions, well except for the liberos Dawn and Denden,” said Cayco in Filipino. “The coaches are choosing players depending on their ability of playing multiple positions because if there’s an injury one player can quickly switch to another position.”

Of the 20, only 14 players will be included in the Asian Games and the AVC Asian Cup, but LVPI president Joey Romasanta said those who will be left out of the final lineup will still be part of the program.

Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: aby marano, Alyssa Valdez, Dawn Macandili, Jaja Santiago, Jia Morado, Kianna Dy, Kim Fajardo, Larong Volleyball ng Pilipinas Inc., LVPI, Mary Joy Baron, Mika Reyes, National Team, national team pool, Philippine team, Rhea Dimaculangan, Sports, Volleyball
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.
business

SRP for rice to start on Saturday

October 24, 2018 05:14 AM

business

Infra spending jumped 70.5% in Aug

October 24, 2018 05:12 AM

opinion

‘The law is vibrant’

October 24, 2018 05:09 AM

opinion

Fabrics, social fabrics

October 24, 2018 05:08 AM

opinion

Epifanio de los Santos’ 1921 fish list

October 24, 2018 05:07 AM



© Copyright 1997-2018 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.