For somebody who needed to wrestle with the concept of lastly leaving College of Santo Tomas (UST), it was necessary that Eya Laure felt proper at house in her subsequent profession cease.So it wasn’t actually fairly a shock that she selected Chery Tiggo. She’s received household there, actually.
“I’m joyful that I get to play with ate (EJ Laure) once more,” the star hitter stated. “It’s actually completely different if she’s there.”Eya’s choice to affix the Crossovers reunites the Laure sisters anew, and that reunion was an ace that gave Chery Tiggo an edge amongst all those that needed to signal the proficient Tigress.
That Laure will probably be joined by UST center blocker Imee Hernandez, who additionally opted to signal with the Crossovers, was a giant bonus.
“I’m additionally excited to affix my former teammates like Imee, ate B (former UST setter and captain Alina Bicar), ate My (Paat), ate Ponggay (Gaston), ate Buding (Duremdes) and Jen (Nierva),” Laure added.
Laure performed with Paat and Duremdes throughout a earlier look with the franchise whereas Gaston was a former teammate at UST excessive. Nationwide U star Nierva, in the meantime, was a teammate of Laure within the nationwide staff.
Chery Tiggo made Laure its last reveal in a bumper crop of recruits forward of the 2023 Premier Volleyball League Invitational Convention.
Laure, probably the most sought-after standout from the school ranks, will be a part of fellow recruits Hernandez, Nierva and Girl Bulldogs standouts Cess Robles and Joyme Cagande with the Crossovers.
The reigning back-to-back UAAP Greatest Scorer admitted in an emotional social media publish that she agonized over the choice to go away UST, the place she had spent nearly half her life, and even regarded for a technique to go well with up another yr earlier than deciding to lastly depart the Tigresses.
“It seems like I’m breaking apart with 1000’s of individuals and my coronary heart is shattering into items. It’s painful and arduous to say goodbye,” Laure stated in her publish, the place she revealed that her solely remorse was leaving the España squad and not using a title.
“I’m sorry that I did not provide the championship that you just deserve,” Laure stated. “You (UST supporters) at all times reward me since you say ‘I actually love UST.’ However I hope you realize that you just taught me that.” INQ
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