Alina Bicar joins Petro Gazz ahead of new PVL conference
MANILA, Philippines—Setter Alina Bicar is set to join Petro Gazz in the second conference of the Premier Volleyball League, the team announced on social media Wednesday.
An accomplished setter in her own right, Bicar will join an Angels side that has veterans Chie Saet and Ivy Perez.
Bicar was Balipure’s captain in the Open Conference where the team finished with a meager 3-6 record for eighth in the standings.
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Let’s all welcome @AlinaBicar Alina Bicar, the newest addition to the team! 🤝
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— Petro Gazz Angels (@PetroGazzAngels) October 6, 2021
Bali Pure, however, was just one of two teams along with Sta. Lucia to have beaten eventual champion Chery Tiggo in the eliminations.
Bicar finished with seven points and 24 excellent sets in that match the Water Defenders won 19-25, 25-19, 13-25, 27-25, 15-12.
University of Santo Tomas’ former captain has yet to win another medal in the PVL after she helped Army to a third place finish in the 2019 Reinforced Conference.
The Angels are looking to improve on their fourth place finish in the Open Conference wherein they finished with a 6-3 card.
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