PVL Finals: Rosier gets early birthday gift

Mark Escarlote on Sep 10, 2018 12:16 AM
PVL Finals: Rosier gets early birthday gift
Itís amazing, I mean doing the thing I love the most before my birthday and winning our game, is probably the best birthday gift I could ever get for myself and the team as well -- Roselyn Rosier

University of the Philippines hitter Roselyn Rosier got an early birthday gift after the Lady Maroons moved closer to clinching their first major tournament title in 36 years.

The sophomore played big to help the Lady Maroons complete a come-from-behind, 14-25, 22-25, 26-24, 25-18, 15-5 Game 1 win over Far Eastern University in the Premier Volleyball League Season 2 Collegiate Conference best-of-three Finals series Sunday at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan.   

“It’s amazing, I mean doing the thing I love the most before my birthday and winning our game, is probably the best birthday gift I could ever get for myself and the team as well,” said Rosier, who will turn 20 Monday.

Rosier finished with 15 points highlighted by 13 attacks while playing great floor defense with 14 digs.

Her effort drew praises from Kenyan head coach Godfrey Okumu.

“She did great today. She helped us win today and she played a very big role,” said Okumu. “I think she just made history for herself with her score.”    

Rosier and the Lady Maroons will get a chance to end a long title drought since UP ruled UAAP in 1982 on Wednesday in Game 2.

 

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