MANILA, Philippines– Jeanette Villareal will certainly complete the huge footwear left by Jovelyn Gonzaga as she will certainly be transformed from center blocker to contrary spiker in Army’s 2023 Premier Volleyball League All-Filipino Conference project beginning on February 4.
The Lady Troopers’ brand-new coach Randy Fallorina stated the 24-year-old Villareal will certainly have a brand-new setting after Gonzaga will certainly miss the season-opening seminar for the 2nd straight year to concentrate on her accumulation with the Philippine ladies’s coastline volley ball group in the 32nd Southeast Asian Games in May.
“Jov’s position is really hard to fill in. We considered a lot of players but we decided to convert Villareal into an opposite spiker,” Fallorina informed Inquirer Sports in Filipino
The 5-foot-8 center blocker has actually been manning the frontline considering that she was still having fun with Far Eastern University in the UAAP up until she transformed professional with Army in the PVL.
It might take a great deal of changes for Villareal yet the 44-year-old coach will certainly be the ideal advisor in directing her as he played as a contrary spiker for FEU as well as Army.
“I understand her because being an opposite spiker entails a tough task. You have to be good at receiving, defending, blocking, and spiking. You have to be an all-around player,” Fallorina stated.
But the Army Sergeant, that just recently obtained advertised from fitness instructor to head coach, sees possible inVillareal That’s why she was selected to action in for Gonzaga.
“I can see that she is doing well. She is really good at blocking and she can spike well. She will be a good opposite spiker,” he stated.
Villareal, that was Army’s third-leading marker as well as a Top 34 in the 2022 Reinforced Conference with a total amount of 45 factors improved 32 spikes, 10 blocks, as well as 3 aces, will certainly conspire with Honey Royse Tubino in leading the cost for the Lady Troopers, that look for to increase from the ashes after a winless season-ending project.
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