MANILA, Philippines — Farm Contemporary main scorer Trisha Tubu and latest addition Caitlin Viray promise to enhance one another regardless of taking part in the identical place as reverse spiker within the 2024 Premier Volleyball League (PVL) season.
Viray, who had a breakout season with Choco Mucho final yr, brings her scoring prowess and veteran presence to the Foxies.
Amid taking part in the identical place as Tubu, the College of Santo Tomas product is prepared to just accept no matter her function might be for the younger group.
“Siguro each observe naman, lahat naman kami, ginagawa namin ang greatest namin. And kung ano ang maitutulong, kung sino ang kailangan o kung ano ang kailangan ng group, at all times prepared naman kami sa kung ano ang hihingin,” Viray instructed reporters throughout their observe at Gatorade Hoops Middle.
Tubu, who emerged as one of many elite scorers within the second All-Filipino Convention throughout her rookie yr, stated it is going to be a wholesome competitors between her and Viray.
“Wholesome competitors naman din po kami (It’s a wholesome competitors between us). Alam namin na kung sino man ang maipasok sa posisyon namin talagang magagamit at saka kailangan ng group (The group wants both of us to contribute),” stated the one-and-done Adamson star.
“Yun nga po bata ang group namin sobrang importante na mayroong mga veterans sobrang dami na pong expertise ngayon na alam po naming mag-ga-guide sa amin all through the season (Now we have a younger group so it’s actually vital to have veterans who will information us all through the season),” she added.
Farm Contemporary coach Jerry Yee stated that they’re nonetheless determining how you can steadiness each Tubu and Viray however relaxation assured the pair might be utilized within the first convention in February.
Viray hopes to assist the younger Foxies unlock their full potential this season and rise from their two-win All-Filipino Convention final yr.
“Siguro seeing Farm Contemporary from final convention nandoon naman yung expertise, yung potential nila, sadyang could mga lapses lang towards the tip recreation (The expertise and potential are there. We simply have to work on our lapses particularly within the endgame),” she stated. “Siguro yun kailangan din i-correct collectively (We have to appropriate these errors collectively). Kung paano kami babalik kapag ganung sunud-sunod na ang nagiging factors ng kalaban (And discover ways to maintain our composure when our opponents have momentum).”
Coming from a breakout yr, anticipate Viray to proceed to go away all the things on the ground for her new group.
“Siyempre asahan nila ibigay ko ang greatest ko and kung ano man ang maiko-contribute sa group. And ta-try ko rin mag-lead siyempre since isa nga sa matatanda na sa group (I do know they anticipate me to provide my greatest and no matter I can contribute to the group. I’ll attempt to lead being one of many veterans on the group),” Viray stated. “Whether or not sa recreation or simpleng sa coaching namin kung paano ie-encourage ang group and kung paano mag-push pa (Whether or not it’s through the recreation or in coaching, I need to have the ability to encourage the group and push it additional).”