Ebon and Mora, each of their third taking part in yr, have been conspicuously lacking from the Woman Tamaraws’ bench and even within the stats sheet of their 22-25, 13-25, 23-25 loss to the Ateneo Blue Eagles on Thursday at Mall of Asia Enviornment.
The varsity respects their resolution.
“They’re graduating athletes who’ve already completed the educational necessities for his or her bachelor’s levels and have began to concentrate on their future careers. We assist them of their endeavors,” Molina instructed Inquirer Sports activities.
“Technically they’re nonetheless eligible however I imagine they’ll pursue different alternatives outdoors of the UAAP. We’re grateful for the years they spent at FEU and comfortable that all of them completed their levels on time,” he added.
Pascua saved mum when was requested in regards to the lacking three gamers. He solely answered the standing of Nikka Medina, who suffered from an ACL tear throughout the first set on Might 17 and can bear operation within the second week of June.
“She had a complete tear on her ACL. She is going to bear an operation within the second week of June. It would take eight months to 1 yr for her to get well,” Pascua instructed the reporters.
Ebon was additionally the team captain of FEU however noticed her taking part in time diminished after struggling within the first spherical. Shiela Kiseo was listed as interim skipper.
With the early exit of Ebon and Mora, Molina mentioned the younger Woman Tamaraws will take advantage of the UAAP season to achieve extra publicity and expertise after dropping seven of their eight matches.
“Group administration believes that is an opportune time to provide the youthful gamers, particularly the rookies, extra publicity and expertise on the court docket,” he mentioned. “The objective continues to be to win as many video games as attainable and to achieve momentum for the approaching UAAP season.”
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