Eya Laure Named PVL Player of the Week, Leads Chery Tiggo to Share of Lead

Eya Laure named PVL Player of the Week, leading Chery Tiggo to victories and a share of the lead in the All-Filipino Conference. Her stellar performances and coach's guidance drive the team's impressive winning streak and semifinal bid.

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Eya Laure Named PVL Player of the Week, Leads Chery Tiggo to Share of Lead

Eya Laure Named PVL Player of the Week, Leads Chery Tiggo to Share of Lead

Eya Laure, the open spiker for Chery Tiggo Crossovers, has been named the Premier Volleyball League (PVL) Player of the Week for April 16-20, 2024. Laure's stellar performances led her team to victories over PLDT and Akari, securing a share of the lead in the PVL All-Filipino Conference with an impressive 8-2 record.

Chery Tiggo defeated PLDT 25-22, 25-16, 25-20 at the Philsports Arena in Pasig City, and then crushed Akari 25-17, 25-20, 25-17 at the Sta. Rosa Sports Complex in Laguna. Laure finished with 12 points, including 9 attacks and 3 blocks, along with 7 excellent digs against PLDT. She followed up with 14 points, consisting of 9 attacks, 3 blocks, and 2 aces, in the win over Akari.

The victories allowed Chery Tiggo to join the 8-2 club at the top of the PVL All-Filipino Conference preliminaries, along with Petro Gazz, Creamline, and Choco Mucho. The Crossovers have now extended their winning streak to six games, putting them in a strong position to clinch a spot in the semifinals.

Why this matters: Eya Laure's recognition as the PVL Player of the Week highlights her significant contributions to Chery Tiggo's success in the highly competitive PVL All-Filipino Conference. As the team secures a share of the lead, Laure's performances serve as a driving force behind their impressive winning streak and their bid for a semifinal berth.

Laure credited her collegiate coach, Kungfu Reyes, for the lessons and trust that have helped her perform well in the pro league. "Coach Kungfu really gave me the confidence since college," Laure said. Chery Tiggo is now gearing up for their final elimination match against Galeries Tower, with the goal of securing a semifinal spot. Coach Reyes emphasized the importance of respecting their opponents and themselves as they approach the end of the tight elimination race.

Key Takeaways

  • Eya Laure named PVL Player of the Week for April 16-20, 2024.
  • Chery Tiggo defeated PLDT and Akari, sharing the PVL All-Filipino lead at 8-2.
  • Laure's stellar performances drove Chery Tiggo's 6-game winning streak.
  • Laure credits coach Kungfu Reyes for her confidence and success in the pro league.
  • Chery Tiggo aims to secure a semifinal spot in the final elimination match.