Nat’l team pool members Lycha Ebon, Celine Domingo grateful for inclusion but still focused on FEU, UAAP

first_imgTom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history “We’re ecstatic because we really didn’t expect that we would be part of the program but our focus right now is the UAAP,” said Ebon in Filipino after their five-set win over Adamson University 25-18, 17-25, 25-14, 22-25, 15-8, Sunday at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.Both Ebon and Domingo never expected that they would be part of the pool but both expressed their gratitude for having an opportunity to don the Philippine tricolor.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubs“I’m extremely thankful because I was chosen and I was selected to be part of the seniors’ pool,” said Domingo who had 14 points. “I never expected this but I will do my best to prove my worth and contribute in whatever way I can.”Domingo and Ebon weren’t the only Lady Tamaraws to be chosen in one of the two national team pools with Jerrili Malabanan and Angel Cayuna also chosen for the senior group. Japeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for Ginebra Eugenie Bouchard’s bid for Australian Open spot ends in qualifying SEA Games 2019: Rubilen Amit finally beats Chezka Centeno for 9-ball gold (HIGHLIGHTS) PLAY LIST 05:05SEA Games 2019: Rubilen Amit finally beats Chezka Centeno for 9-ball gold (HIGHLIGHTS)00:50Trending Articles03:30PH’s Rogen Ladon boxing flyweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)02:14Carpio 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 respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award View comments Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Ebon, who had 17 points against the Lady Falcons, is the only Lady Tamaraw part of the Under-23 pool.Domingo added that with their sights set on the UAAP, the pressure to perform better as members of the national team pool isn’t there and they know that what they can do in the collegiate league would help them once the practices with their Philippine teammates start.“Just as Lycha said we’re focused on the UAAP and I know that the tournament will help us build ourselves better and what we learn here will always be brought once we start with the national team,” said Domingo. “There really is no pressure because we’re more focused here in the UAAP.”ADVERTISEMENT Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netMANILA, Philippines—They may have been chosen for the national team pools but Far Eastern University’s Lycha Ebon and Celine Domingo would rather focus on their current campaign in the UAAP Season 81 women’s volleyball tournament first before anything else.Domingo was chosen for the seniors pool that will prepare for the 2019 Southeast Asian Games while Ebon, the 19-year-old rookie, was included in the Under-23 pool that will compete in the Southeast Asian Grand Prix.ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES MOST READ Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Rogue cops marked as Gamboa’s targets in his appointment as PNP chief Lady Tamaraws overcome Lady Falcons in 5 sets Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titlelast_img

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