Trying to contend for a Premier Volleyball League title, Chery Tiggo strengthened its protection a number of days after shedding its foremost offensive weapon, buying center blocker Seth Rodriguez and libero Bingle Landicho because the Crossovers put together full steam for the All-Filipino Convention that begins on Feb. 4.
Taking part in behind stars at Petro Gazz, the 5-foot-10 Rodriguez might be coming into the Chery Tiggo camp seeking to blossom right into a star and make the Crossovers a greater rounded crew that may slug it out with the league heavyweights.
“Ever since, I at all times hear from coaches and different individuals saying I’ve potential. Personally, I don’t need to finish with potential,” Rodriguez stated in Filipino as she and Landicho make up the three huge signings for Chery Tiggo, which additionally welcomed the seasoned Ponggay Gaston.
“I skilled a number of ups and downs, being on high, falling quick in my years at Petro Gazz,” Rodriguez stated. “As an athlete, I need to discover, examine my potential and maximize it with Chery Tiggo.”
This might be Rodriguez’s fifth crew counting stints with defunct Pocari Sweat from 2017 to 2018 adopted by a one-year stint with Marinerang Pilipina within the Philippine Tremendous Liga earlier than transferring to Petro Gazz, the place she was a part of the crew’s Bolstered Convention title run.
“I need to come out of my shell and study from this choice to switch. Hopefully, I’ll uncover the extent of my potential,” Rodriguez stated. “I used to be impressed by Cza Carandang after she boomed as a center blocker. I hope I may also attain that degree below their program.”
With Dindin Santiago-Manabat leaving the squad to hitch Akari, Chery Tiggo is now left to present a number of the scoring load on Bolstered Convention Most Precious Participant Mylene Paat.
Landicho, in the meantime, is a service specialist first earlier than transitioning right into a full-time libero with Akari the previous convention.
Petro Gazz has now misplaced two of its standouts following star Myla Pablo’s switch to powerhouse F2 Logistics.
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