Ramil de Jesus: La Salle morale ‘really down’ after loss to UP

first_imgP260,000 each in aid to displaced Marawi folk released by US MOST READ Sarah Geronimo’s ‘Tala’ enters Billboard’s world digital song sales chart The Lady Spikers committed 37 total errors and 17 of those were from the service line.“I told them that their opponents won’t give them the win, they will have to do it on their own, said De Jesus. “Of course it starts with the serve, if they won’t trust their service game then what else can they do? You’re on your own out there.”“You’re by yourself, you don’t have someone guarding you. That’s a big factor for a team and how it can impact the whole team’s performance.”And it was a service error that practically doomed the Lady Spikers against UP.Trailing 23-19, Lourdes Clemente came up to the baseline to start what would’ve been La Salle’s offense but her service attempt went so low that it went under the net putting UP at the 24-19 match point.ADVERTISEMENT Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netANTIPOLO CITY—De La Salle’s seemingly impenetrable fortress has started to show its cracks.The Lady Spikers rarely lose a season series and they don’t often drop their third game until the final match or two of the tournament but such is the predicament of the defending champions in the UAAP Season 81 women’s volleyball tournament.ADVERTISEMENT Clemente, overall, committed five service errors, Aduke Ogunsanya, Marionne Alba, and Jolina Dela Cruz had three apiece while Tin Tiamzon, Desiree Cheng, and May Luna each had one.“That was the big factor in the third set, we still carried our mistakes from the previous sets,” said De Jesus. “We never recovered, and the we didn’t regain our confidence.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next NorthPort ends skid, routs TNT Sarah Geronimo’s ‘Tala’ enters Billboard’s world digital song sales chart Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Tim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’ LATEST STORIES Comelec assures no disruption in operations with retirement of execs View comments Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? University of the Philippines bamboozled La Salle in straight sets, 25-16, 26-24, 25-19, to get the season sweep and that’s a feat only Alyssa Valdez’ Ateneo squad back in Season 77 did.The Lady Spikers dropped to a 5-3 record, already surpassing their number of losses from Season 80, and head coach Ramil De Jesus admitted that his players are not in the highest of moods.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubs“Morale is down, really down,” said De Jesus in Filipino Sunday at Ynares Center here. “We’ll know tomorrow (Monday) what we will do about this.”De Jesus added that their single biggest mistake in the game was throwing points away especially from the service line. Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. ‘Duterte legacy:’ Gov’t boasts achievements so farlast_img read more