PVL: Valdez earns Open Conference MVP honors

Mark Escarlote on Dec 08, 2018 03:49 PM
PVL: Valdez earns Open Conference MVP honors
Alyssa Valdez of Creamline is this year's PVL Open Conference Most Valuable Player.

Creamline star Alyssa Valdez shined the brightest in the Premier Volleyball League Season 2 Open Conference as she claimed the Most Valuable Player plum.

The Cool Smasher bested the rest of the field with her impressive statistics throughout the elimination round and her unquestionable leadership brought Creamline on the cusp of another title conquest.

Valdez, who copped the inaugural Reinforced Conference MVP honor, dominated the scoring department with 280 points she tallied from 231 kills, 34 aces and 15 kill blocks in the 14-game double round robin elims.

The national team member also topped the rest of the field in success rate in attacks with a 40.38% efficiency and landed at no. 1 spot in aces with an average of 0.65 service winner per set. The former Ateneo de Manila University star also showed her prowess in floor defense with 3.50 digs per frame, placing fourth in the department behind three liberos.

She also added another 1st Best Outside Spiker, Valdez’s third, recognition to her collection while another Cool Smasher in Jema Galanza bagged the 2nd Best Outside Spiker award.

Ateneo-Motolite’s Maddie Madayag was named 1st Best Middle Blocker while BanKo’s Kathy Bersola got the 2nd Best Middle Blocker citation.

Creamline’s Jia Morado got her third straight Best Setter award, Kat Tolentino of Ateneo-Motolite earned the Best Opposite Hitter citation while PetroGazz’s Cienne Cruz received the honor as the season-ending conference’s Best Libero.



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