La Salle’s Fajardo comes to UE’s Baliton’s defense

first_imgLATEST STORIES Marcos monument beside Aquino’s stirs Tarlac town Fajardo was a spiker in high school before she was turned into a setter a year before her first international tournament.“When I became part of the RP [Republic of the Philippines] Youth, I was just converted to a setter and it wasn’t a year even before I was playing in an international tournament,” said Fajardo.“And of course Roselle has tried out for the team, and what do we know on what she did during the tryouts? We should never be a hindrance to her development as an athlete.”ADVERTISEMENT Prince Harry: ‘No other option’ but to cut royal ties MOST READ View comments Rain or Shine’s Washington reaches 5,000 points Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Kim Fajardo, the longtime skipper of De La Salle University, wanted all those who have nothing positive to say about Baliton to just zip it.“Let’s give the kid a chance to show what she can do, and you all should stop bashing her online because that can cause her confidence to dip,” said Fajardo after their three-set sweep of University of the Philippines, 27-25, 25-11, 25-17, in the UAAP Season 79 women’s volleyball tournament at Filoil Flying V Centre.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSBreak new groundSPORTSMcGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC return“When you continue bashing her she might think ‘am I that bad?’ or ‘am I that weak? Am I that bad at setting up my teammates?’Baliton played the setter position for the first time this Season 79 after spending much of her career as a middle blocker due to her 6-foot frame, and this became Fajardo’s point of similarity. Panelo: Duterte only wants to emulate strong political will of Marcos ‘It’s not my shame’: Why Filipino women are calling out sexual misconduct on social media Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Duterte promises to look for funds to establish rail transport in Cebu DLSU Lady Spikers. Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netRoselle Baliton has been on the crossfire of Internet know-it-alls after she was chosen as one of the setters of the 25-woman pool the Larong Volleyball ng Pilipinas formed.On Sunday, though, University of the East’s playmaker got a major voice of support.ADVERTISEMENT Palace: Crisis over ABC-CBN franchise unlikely Taal Volcano evacuees warned against going home ‘1917’ takes top honor at the Producers Guild Awards ‘Bad Boys for Life’ debuts so good with box office top spotlast_img

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