DLSU legends unite in inspiring video for frontliners

Mark Escarlote on May 18, 2020 01:10 PM
DLSU legends unite in inspiring video for frontliners
Former De La Salle University stars from the 1999 championship batch to Season 80's three-peat team flex the Lady Spikers' iconic archer pose in a video for frontliners.

Former De La Salle University Lady Spikers stars flexed their iconic archer pose in a video posted by Manilla Santos-Ng.

Santos-Ng, who made a volleyball comeback last year as a member of ChocoMucho after more than a decade of hiatus, compiled clips of her seniors, former teammates and other former Lady Spikers in a video she posted on her Facebook account on Sunday.

(Watch the video, here.)

With the caption ‘Different seasons, one team’, the DLSU icons from different batches which delivered the Taft-based squad’s 11 UAAP women’s volleyball titles since 1999 were featured in the video which aims to inspire and support the frontliners battling the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

“We, the Lady Spikers are once again united to aim our arrows in unity to fight this pandemic,” the message at the concluding part of the video read.

“As one team, we fully support our frontliners who are fighting the battle for all of us,” the message, which was arranged to appear like an arrow head, continued. “Let us unite in prayer and help in any way we can to support our frontliners and countrymen.”

Included in the video were the breakthrough Season 62 champion team led by that year’s Most Valuable Player Iris Ortega-Patrona, Sally Macasaet, Ivy Remulla and Demelle Chua.

Santos-Ng, who was a part of DLSU’s first three-peat, Chie Saet, Michelle Datuin, Paneng Mercado, Mel Gohing, Aby Marano, Michele Gumabao, Ara Galang, Cyd Demecillo, Mika Reyes, Des Cheng, Kim Fajardo, Dawn Macandili, Kim Kianna Dy, Majoy Baron also contributed in the video.



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