In her last year, Jerrili Malabanan proud to see Lady Tamaraws fighting until the end

November 27, 2019

first_imgThat all changed, though, when head coach George Pascua named Malabanan captain at the start of the UAAP Season 81 women’s volleyball tournament.Even without longtime star Bernadeth Pons, the Lady Tamaraws were still able to get back to the Final Four under Malabanan’s captaincy, which is something she can call her legacy.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logistics“I think in my last year we learned how to play with heart, you can see in our team that we played with a lot of heart,” said the graduating Malabanan Wednesday.Malabanan played her last game in green and gold after the Lady Tamaraws crashed out of the Final Four with a  25-20, 21-25, 25-23, 25-14 loss to Ateneo in the rubber match of the Final Four. MANILA, Philippines—For most of her stay in Far Easter University, Jerrili Malabanan has made her game do much of the talking.ADVERTISEMENT Almadro credits ‘heart, resiliency’ in Ateneo’s finals return: ‘Sometimes it’s not about stats’ Hontiveros presses for security audit of national power grid Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Ethel Booba twits Mocha over 2 toilets in one cubicle at SEA Games venue DA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anew Sports venues to be ready in time for SEA Games PLAY LIST 00:59Sports venues to be ready in time for SEA Games01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games00:50Trending Articles02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting LATEST STORIEScenter_img Panelo: Duterte ‘angry’ with SEA Games hosting hassles MOST READ SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Philippine Arena Interchange inaugurated Despite the early exit, this was no losing season for FEU, which showed tremendous grit throughout the season–a perfect example of which is its impressive 7-1 record in grueling five-set matches.And that show of courage is something Malabanan and the Lady Tamaraws are proud of.“We played a lot of five-set games so I think that’s something that all of us learned this season and that is to keep playing until the end,” said Malabanan who had 18 points in her final UAAP game.ADVERTISEMENT Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess View commentslast_img

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