Philippine Volleyball Federation Announces RP Volleyball Team Line Up

The Philippine Volleyball Federation (PVF) announced the lineups for the women’s and men’s national volleyball teams that will be sent to compete abroad in international volleyball competitions on Friday, October 17.

Supported by PLDT Home Fibr, the women’s team will be coached by UAAP champion and DLSU Lady Spikers head coach Ramil de Jesus while the men’s team will be under UST head coach Odjie Mamon.

UAAP Season 76 MVP Alyssa Valdez leads the 18 rosters members for the women’s team along with teammate Ateneo Lady Eagles Dennise Lazaro and Lady Spikers Ara Galang, Mika Reyes and Kim Fajardo.

Philippine Volleyball Federation Announces RP Volleyball Team Line Up
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RP WVT

1.Mary Jean Balse
2.Nerissa Bautista
3.Rachel Daquis
4.Rhea Dimaculangan
5.Kim Fajardo
6.Ara Galang
7.Jovelyn Gonzaga
8.Dennise Lazaro
9.Lizlee Pantone
10.Maika Ortiz
11.Aiza Maizo-Pontillas
12.Mika Reyes
13.Jen Reyes
14.Tina Salak
15.Dindin Santiago
16.Jaja Santiago
17.Royse Tubino
18.Alyssa Valdez

UAAP Season 76 men’s volleyball MVP Marck Espejo of Ateneo Blue Spikers leads the men’s national pool along with Peter Torres and Ranran Abdilla who also played for the national team in the 2014 Asian Men’s Club Volleyball Championship.

Philippine Volleyball Federation Announces RP Volleyball Team Line Up
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RP MVT

1.Marck Espejo
2.Peter Torres
3.Ranran Abdilla
4.Mark Alfafara
5.John Guzman
6.Paolo De Ocampo
7.Reyson Fuentes
8.JR Labrador
9.Jessie Lopez
10.Jeff Malabanan
11.Vinz Mangulabnan
12.Sandy Montero
13.Howard Mojico
14.Raffy Mosuela
15.Henry Pecana
16.Jayson Ramos
17.JP Torres
18.Kheeno Franco

The national team are are set to compete in the Singapore SEA Games, marking the country’s return to the volleyball tournament since it last competed in the sportsfest a decade ago in the 2005 Philippine Games.

Aside from SEA Games, the PVF is also forming the national women’s side that will vie in the inaugural Asian Under-23 Women’s Volleyball Championships to be hosted by the PVF in May next year.