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Valdez to be feted 2nd UAAP MVP plum
Rick Olivares (The Philippine Star) - March 13, 2015 - 10:52am

MANILA, Philippines - Superstar Alyssa Valdez, who led Ateneo to a 14-match elimination round sweep and an outright finals berth, will be feted her second successive Most Valuable Player Award come Game 2 of the UAAP Season 77 Women’s Volleyball Finals.

Valdez, who compiled 94.082 statistical points, to lead the field edged La Salle’s Ara Galang for the award. Galang finished with 91.200 statistical points.

The Ateneo Lady Eagles’ captain will also take home awards for Best Scorer and Best Server. Teammate and libero Dennise Lazaro will likewise be named Best Receiver for the second consecutive year with a 27.5 efficiency rating.

Ateneo’s setter par excellence, Julia Morado, is the league’s Best Setter after norming 9.02 sets per set.

Last year’s Rookie of the Year, Alyja Daphne Santiago, will take home the Best Attacker Award as she edged Valdez in terms of the success rate – 39.3% versus the Atenean’s 38.53 percent.

UST’s Marivic Meneses averaged 0.94 blocks per set to take the Women’s Division’s Best Blocker plum.

FEU’s Christine Agno averaged 3.34 digs per set to take the Best Digger Award while Ennajie Laure bags the Rookie of the Year Award.

ALYJA DAPHNE SANTIAGO ARA GALANG ATENEO ATENEO LADY EAGLES BEST BEST ATTACKER AWARD BEST BLOCKER BEST DIGGER AWARD BEST RECEIVER BEST SCORER AND BEST SERVER
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