La Salle’s ‘roller coaster’ ride ends with UAAP title

first_imgLATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Wildlife rescuers asked to turn over animals to DENR MOST READ Ex-Bulacan town vice mayor, village chief shot dead Ai-Ai delas Alas on Jiro Manio: ‘Sana pinahalagahan niya ang naitulong ko’ Bulacan town gears up for biggest cookie jar Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite La Salle’s Desiree Cheng is UAAP Season 79 Finals MVP View commentscenter_img Panelo: Duterte only wants to emulate strong political will of Marcos La Salle Lady Spikers. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netLa Salle coach Ramil de Jesus shared this group of Lady Spikers are unique in their own ways.“Of all the teams that I formed, this one has been a roller coaster,” de Jesus said after guiding the school to its sixth UAAP crown in the last 10 years.ADVERTISEMENT Presidency bid needs ‘deep reflection’ – Sara Duterte Taal Volcano evacuees warned against going home Palace: Crisis over ABC-CBN franchise unlikely Palace: Crisis over ABC-CBN franchise unlikely Against all odds, the Lady Spikers snared the title on Saturday in a tough five-set classic over Ateneo, 19-25, 25-14, 18-25, 25-18, 15-10, to sweep the best-of-three Finals duel.Contrary to his past La Salle squads composed of surefire standouts, de Jesus has definitely been tested with this crew as it had to go through adversities throughout the season.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSBreak new groundSPORTSMcGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC return“Our performance has been up and down. Our bench is shallow that you can’t pull players on the fly,” he said.Despite those weak points, de Jesus said it made the players trust the system more as La Salle sought to successfully defend its title while also giving graduating setter Kim Fajardo a proper sendoff. “Through the course of the eliminations, we’re reviewing our games and we can see the difference, our advantages and disadvantages, so that’s where we put our focus. We concentrated in our trainings as hard as those were and they all accepted it,” he said.“The players trusted the system and put on the hard work, and they were all well-disciplined. That was the key.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextlast_img

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