Rica Rivera grateful have seen UST, Thomasian crowd back in UAAP Finals before leaving

first_imgLeBron James stretches lead in NBA All-Star Game fan voting The Witcher series prompts over 500,000 reprints of Andrzej Sapkowski’s books Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next “It’s an amazing to look at the Golden Sea that we’ve longed for and dreamed about,” said Rivera. “It was our wish to get this crowd back and this is it I hope it continues.”“I’m super emotional because this is my last year, I won’t be here next year, and of course a huge thank you to the UST community, the coaching staff, my teammates, and to the ones who always believed.”UST was in a slump after Season 74 failing to enter the semifinals in five of the next seven seasons with the only two appearances happening during the half decade that Rivera and Rondina were in the lineup.The Golden Tigresses’ silver medal finish in Season 81 were their best since settling for the same result in Season 73, a year after they won the whole thing, and Rivera is confident their successors would ultimately fulfill the feat they’ve failed to do.“We’re confident because they’ve experienced how to get to the championship and it’s just Sisi and I who will be leaving,” said Rondina. “Still, our exit is a big blow to the team but there will be ones who will stand out and step up.”ADVERTISEMENT Chief Justice Peralta on upcoming UAAP game: UP has no match against UST PLAY LIST 01:00Chief Justice Peralta on upcoming UAAP game: UP has no match against UST00:50Trending Articles03:30PH’s Rogen Ladon boxing flyweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award03:05Malakanyang bilib sa Phivolcs | Chona Yu MOST READ Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Soccer referee dies after collapsing at match in Bolivia Solon urges Solgen to reconsider quo warranto petition vs ABS-CBN Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption LATEST STORIES Rivera was chosen to get her internship with the Pine Tree Camp wherein she will stay in the American state from June until September, just in time for the country’s summer season.“We will teach kids the sport that we know and also take care of them during the summer,” said Rivera in Filipino after the Golden Tigresses lost to Ateneo 25-17, 25-22, 25-22, in Game 3 of the UAAP Season 81 women’s volleyball finals.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubsAs for leaving the Golden Tigresses, Rivera said she’s grateful to have seen the UST crowd come in full force to support the team, her, and Season 81 MVP Cherry Rondina.Rivera and Rondina are the only Tigresses graduating after the season with much of the team comprised of young bloods. Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Eduard Folayang gets new opponent for ONE Manila card Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netMANILA, Philippines—Just as Rica Rivera’s collegiate career drew to a close, her scholastic life took a step in the right direction.University of Santo Tomas’ fifth-year libero will be spending her internship in Maine in the United States teaching kids the sport of volleyball.ADVERTISEMENT Pagadian on tighter security for 100,000 expected at Sto. Niño feast View commentslast_img read more