Wed. Dec 6th, 2023

NU’s Sheena Toring.–SSL PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines — Nationwide College coach Norman Miguel stated Sheena Toring’s laborious work paid off as she returned to motion for the Woman Bulldogs 4 months after struggling a partial ACL tear in her left knee. 

The younger center blocker wasn’t capable of end the fifth set of their Finals Recreation 1 loss to La Salle final Might after a nasty fall that took her out of the sequence. The Woman Bulldogs acquired dethroned by the Angel Canino-led Woman Spikers in Recreation 2 to rule the UAAP Season 85.

As NU began its highway to redemption within the Shakey’s Tremendous League (SSL) Collegiate Pre-Season Championship Season 2, a fit-again Toring confirmed up and made probably the most of her restricted enjoying time in a 25-15, 25-19, 25-15 win over new-look College of the East.

“She didn’t want surgical procedure. It’s solely a partial tear. Grade 2 ACL. She solely wanted strengthening and steady coaching. And he or she simply acquired a clearance to play this week,” stated the returning NU coach in Filipino. “She was already spiking after we have been representing the nationwide staff throughout her coaching with our highschool staff.”

NU Woman Bulldogs.–SSL PHOTO

Miguel lauded the perseverance of the previous UAAP Finest Center Blocker as she scored 5 factors within the second set to assist the Woman Bulldogs win their first project in Pool A.

“Sheena actually labored laborious. She didn’t cease [during her rehab and recovery.] She had a very good efficiency immediately however we don’t need to rush her restoration,” he stated.

Toring and the Woman Bulldogs, who dominated the inaugural season final 12 months, have lower than 24 hours to arrange towards San Sebastian School (1-0) on Sunday at 5 p.m.

“Personally, I need to win the championship. We have to attain the highest and we are going to work laborious for that,” Miguel stated.

“We have now a short while to arrange for our subsequent sport. We’ll simply relaxation and assessment the clips of our sport to arrange for tomorrow,” he added.

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