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SVL Season 13 Reinforced Conference Standouts

Alyssa Valdez taking a selfie with her co-awardees. (Photo credits to the rightful owner.)

1st Best Outside Spiker
Alyssa Valdez
BOC Transformers

This former Queen Eagle of the Ateneo De Manila University Lady Eagles remains to be phenomenal outside UAAP. Leading her newly-built team, Bureau of Customs Transformers, Alyssa sets herself as a leader by example. She concluded the reinforced tournament as the player who scored the most number of points in a single game in the Shakey’s V-League history with 39 points.

2nd Best Outside Spiker
Ennajie Laure

UST Golden Tigresses

Being a player of a collegiate team is not an excuse for this young lady for her not to step up in the tournament. As a left wing hitter of the Golden Tigresses, EJ Laure gives her heart out on every game making sure that she will contribute on her squad. She is the primary gun of UST on offense and a huge contributor on defense. This former UAAP Girls Volleyball MVP is one of the must-watch players on the collegiate tournament of UAAP Volleyball.

1st Best Middle Blocker
Marivic Velaine Meneses

UST Golden Tigresses

Ria Meneses, former UAAP Best Blocker, receives another Best Blocker award. This time, in the Reinforced Conference of the Shakey’s V-League. Blocking the spikes of their opponents, Meneses played impressively inside the court. As a veteran in UST Golden Tigresses, she lead her team (together with Laure) on getting a ticket on the semifinals. She finished the elimination round as the local player who scored the most number of kill blocks.

2nd Best Middle Blocker
Lilet Mabbayad

BOC Transformers

Even if she missed some games in the elimination round to settle transfer issues, Lilet Mabbayad still managed to upgrade her game as a middle blocker. After finishing the eliminations with 11 kill blocks, this UST Alumna proved that she is a veteran and she is one of the best players in the middle position. Her skills, experiences and height can transform her game into superb.

Best Setter
Iris Janelle Tolenada

Pocari Sweat Lady Warriors

The Filipino-American setter of Pocari, Iris Tolenada, heads her team to victory. She consistently played throughout the tournament. Her setting duty is very significant on the team. In every game, Tolenada tallies impressive number of excellent sets. She is very reliable too when it comes to service and blocking. She is one of the silent workers of the Pocari Sweat team.

Best Opposite Spiker
Michelle Teresa Gumabao

Pocari Sweat Lady Warriors

Captain of the Warriors. Gumabao is always ready in every battle her team faces. When they needed a point, they can surely rely on her. She might not get a lot of sets but when she got a set, she surely scored a point. Her blocking power is also an asset of Michelle. Truly, the right wing position is the territory of Michelle Gumabao in the SVL Season 13 Reinforced Conference.

Best Libero
Dennise Michelle Lazaro

BaliPure Purest Water Defenders

The main floor defender of Water Defenders played splendid on the entire tournament of Reinforced Conference. As she closed the elimination round as the second best digger and second best receiver, Lazaro seems to be unstoppable on working excellently on her position. This former Lady Eagle flawlessly receives hard services and digs powerful attacks of their opponents. She was known for her heroic saves. Dubbed as the Iron Eagle, Lazaro really deserves the Best Libero award.

Best Foreign Guest Player
Breanna Lee Mackie

Pocari Sweat Lady Warriors

Pocari Sweat was able to make their line up stronger because of this incredible import. Breanna Lee Mackie is the team’s guest player from United States of America. Her fantastic skills on the sport was witnessed by many volleyfans in the Philippines. She finished the elimination round as third on scoring, second on spiking, and first on blocking. This 6ft. volleybelle is the top scorer of the Pocari Sweat team.

Conference Most Valuable Player
Alyssa Valdez

BOC Transformers

Finals Most Valuable Player
Michelle Teresa Gumabao

Pocari Sweat Lady Warriors



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