MANILA, Philippines—Pia Ildefonso has determined to show professional and be a part of the Farm Contemporary Foxies forward of the 2023 Premier Volleyball League Invitational Convention on June 27 at FilOil EcoOil Centre in San Juan.
Farm Contemporary, the latest PVL membership, on Saturday welcomed the previous Ateneo Blue Eagle.
After sitting out within the UAAP Season 85 however didn’t expose the rationale, which appeared a private matter, the 5-foot-9 center blocker opted to have a recent begin in her volleyball profession.
“I simply needed a recent begin and what higher approach to have that than be a part of a workforce na nasa pangalan na ang recent,” mentioned Ildefonso in an announcement.
The daughter of basketball legend Danny Ildefonso is becoming a member of her brothers Dave and Shaun within the professional ranks.
The youngest Ildefonso is keen to be taught from one of the best as she can be dealt with by two-time NCAA champion coach Jerry Yee of School of Saint Benilde.
She can be wanting ahead to teaming up with the core of Woman Blazers bannered by Gayle Pascual, Season 98 Finals MVP Jade Gentapa, Cloanne Mondoñedo, Michelle Gamit, Zam Nolasco, and Jessa Dorog.
“Proper now, I’m simply somebody who needs to be taught extra in regards to the sport from top-of-the-line coaches within the nation. I wish to fall again in love with the game and thru the assistance of my beautiful teammates who’re very proficient,” she mentioned. “I hope to get there with arduous work and keenness. Sobrang daming kailangan matutunan lalo na from the veterans within the workforce and that excites me.”
Ildefonso, who studied highschool at Nazareth College, performed her rookie 12 months with the Blue Eagles in UAAP Season 84 final June however coach Oliver Almadro seldomly fielded her throughout their bronze end.
The 20-year-old additionally performed a key position within the preseason stints of Ateneo within the Shakey’s Tremendous League and V-League final 12 months and likewise noticed motion in Season 85 ladies’s seashore volleyball event, inserting seventh with one win.
Farm Contemporary is grouped in Pool B with Petro Gazz, F2 Logistics, Choco Mucho, Cignal, and fellow new workforce Foton.
Pool A options defending champion Creamline, Chery Tiggo, PLDT, Akari, and Gerflor with the highest two groups in every pool advancing to the round-robin semifinals, the place two international squads will be a part of.
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