UAAP Volleyball: Eya Laure regains confidence ahead of significant expansion for UST

Ya Lore and Emmy Hernandez of UST.  UAAP pictures

Ya Lore and Emmy Hernandez of UST. UAAP pictures

MANILA, Philippines – After sticking to his lowest scoring output in the league, Aya Lore has proved that a bad game will not define his character as he finished University of Santo Thomas’ two-game skid back in UAAP season 84. Women’s volleyball tournament.

Coming from an eight-point inactive outing in their four sets at La Salle two days ago, the league-leading scorer regained his scoring touch, giving up 19 points to beat UST Far Eastern University 25-23, 23-25, 25-15. , 25-12, Saturday at Mall of Asia Arena.

“It simply came to our notice then. Because Coach Kung Fu (Reyes) and Coach Ian (Fernandez) formed my character from high school, ”said Lorraine in the Filipino after confirming at least one playoff for the final four after improving to UST 8-4.

“Coach Kung Fu has made me realize that this is not Aya Lore, who has played in the last two matches. But in this game, he reminded me to show them what Eya knows and make it for the rest of our games. “

From hitting 8 out of 60 in their previous rate attack, the former rookie of the year has unloaded an ace with 18 attacks and a great defensive effort with 13 digs and 12 great receptions.

Laure has regained her confidence from the UST coach’s reminder that this year, she is the leader of the young Tigers squad.

“I told her we couldn’t miss her presence because this time, you’re Aya and CC (Rondina),” Reyes told Filipino. “Sometimes he forgets his abilities and the abilities he can do.”

“I told him to move on from the results of our last two matches and not to worry too much about his teammates’ movements because sometimes his position is affected when he wants to cover the work of others,” he added.

Laure, who scored a total of 160 points in the first round, is grateful for his coach’s constant reminders.

“I always have a reminder of Coach Kung Fu in my mind and heart,” he said.

Laure rejoiced that the Tigers were able to regain their confidence and their way of winning after battling in backward games.

The US wants to finish strong in the last two games of the Elimination Round, focusing on the Final Four Berths against the University of the East on Tuesday and trying to prevent the undefeated National University from sweeping the following Thursday.

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