“This calendar of events reflects our commitment of coming up with high-level women’s volleyball action,” said PSL chairman Philip Ella Juico, adding that the support of their broadcast partner, ESPN5, and the national federation, the Larong Volleyball sa Pilipinas, Inc., remains solid as ever.
“We rarely win the first set against Petron so it was really surprising to win the first set only to collapse in the second,” de Jesus said admitting that head coach Shaq Delos Santos always does a great job motivating his aces like Mika Reyes, Aiza Maizo-Pontillas and Frances Molina to have a strong start. “But my players did not lose their composure. They never gave up. It all boiled down to the heart and mental toughness of our team and our desire to win that led us to this victory.”
Ara Galang was hailed as the Most Valuable Player and capped her resurgent conference unleashing 15 points built on 11 spikes, three blocks and an ace, including 17 receptions to give F2 Logistics its first Invitational title and third overall championship. Aby Maraño also scored 15 points highlighted by six blocks, while the conference’s 2nd Best Middle Blocker Majoy Baron and skipper Cha Cruz-Behag added 10 markers apiece.