In volleyball’s recruiting wars, one player stood out among all high school players. This is none other than Jirah Llaneta of Perpetual Help – Molino. A 5’7 1/2 outside hitter, she has amazed UAAP and NCAA coaches with her hang time and leaping ability as well as her ability to score both using power and smart attacks and through very sharp service aces.
In the recently concluded STCAA (Southern Tagalog Calabarzon Athletic Association), among all coaches who talked to her, FEU and UST are the most aggressive, with the coaches promising her a first six slot in the team next season. The coaches of ADU and NU are also constantly talking to her. She has likewise trained with both the UAAP Season 74 finalists DLSU and ADMU and has impressed both coaches.
Need a vacation and would want to play beach volleyball at the same time? Check out the first Boracay Beach Volleyball Open this November being organized by Philippine Hotel Reservations Service (PHRS).
To fit the P30M budget for the upcoming SEA Games 2011 in Indonesia this November 11-25, the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) had to trim down the delegation for Team Philippines. SEA Games co-deputy Julian Camacho confirmed major cuts have been made in team sports like volleyball, baseball, and futsal.
Due to the win-less performance of our Philippine Women’s Volleyball Team in the recently concluded 12th Asian Women’s Club Volleyball Championship where they placed last at 8th overall, the POC had to cut off the team from participating in the SEA Games 2011.
For those of you who have been asking for the updated Shakey’s V-League Season 8 Team Lineups, here’s the updated line-ups (as of Aug. 2):