Gervacio goes down with left ACL injury
ABS-CBN Sports on Apr 12, 2015 11:26 AM
Foton's Angeline "Dzi" Gervacio suffered a left knee injury during the Tornadoes' five-set loss to Shopinas.com in the 2015 Philippine SuperLiga All Filipino Conference on Saturday at the Cuneta Astrodome.
Praying for @dzigervacio ???????????? hope everything will be okay ???? love you ????— Fille C. Cayetano :) (@FilleisFly) April 11, 2015
Hugs @dzigervacio team straaaang tayo!!!— Jamenea Ferrer (@JemFerrer) April 11, 2015
Foton was leading the second frame, 15-11, when the incident happened. She had three points.
Gervacio was brought to Makati Med by the league's medical staff.
It was the law student's third game for the squad handled by Vilet Ponce De Leon after skipping the first game.
Foton dropped their game against Philips Gold, 18-25, 26-24, 21-25, 25-15, 13-15, but remained on second spot with a 2-3 slate behind undefeated Petron Blaze Spikers (5-0).
Knee injuries has been prevalent this year among women's volleyball players after University of the Philippines' Katherine Bersola went down with a left knee ACL midway in the UAAP joust.
De La Salle star Ara Galang suffered the same fate with a left ACL, MCL, medial meniscus tear and big bone bruise while teammate Camille Cruz also had a right ACL tear during the UAAP finals against back-to-back champion Ateneo.