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Ateneo fan here! If ever La Salle wins this championship, please Lang, Mika Reyes for finals MVP!!!!
siguro contributing factor din na walang expectations ang fans at ang school mismo sa lady eagles kaya di sila gaanong kapressured na magplace or magfinals. volleyball fans in general weren't really expecting the admu-wvt to contend for one of the final four slots. the LE are the overachievers of this season.
iba yung nagawa ni coach tai bundit for the team. fast plays even for the open spikers. better conditioning (nagslim down si de jesus, patnongon, ahomiro), nadevelop ang endurance ni valdez. more importantly he got them believing in themselves. yung confidence at puso ang absent during the time of gorayeb.
i am looking forward to an exciting finals matchup with la salle.
maybe they can win one game?
prediction ko la salle pa rin champs.
pero for arneow, whatever happens E na ang grade nyo harry potter style (Exceeds Expectations)
Stop playing the underdog role. Yung mga linyang "masaya na kami na nakapasok sa final 4", "overachieving for a rebuilding team" at finals for a young team, ek ek na yan.
We all know that the game is played inside the volleyball court, 6 against 6. AS the saying goes... bilog ang bola. We are not counting the win, we are just rallying our team. #4peat. #BMDC
Oh, since i am on a rant rampage... let me add a last one to this.... IF DLSU gets to win the crown, the main story of this season will not be about that ADMU run... it would be about the 4peat domination. The sports is about championship after all, and 4 consecutive ones TRUMP any legacy or marathon.
This underdog stature is not entirely manufactured by Ateneo fans. Everyone -- real volleyball fans and cretinous fantards alike -- were enthusiastically predicting a 6th or 7th place finish for Ateneo this year. It doesn't matter if La Salle lost a similar number of starters. Everyone -- yourself perhaps included -- was/are expecting them to be champions this year. So really, you're partly to blame for the very thing you're complaining about.
Really, Ateneo fans are just relishing the fact that the team has exceeded expectations. It's up to you to remain bothered by it.
prediction: boom.. will be there. Haha. The fab 5 will watch. Or fab 4. Fille is busy with her married life.
The greats from ls will also watch.
And the fans will be noisy. The standard in any dlsu admu match.
Whatever it is, i still believe DLSU can bring home the trophy again. Though I want an exciting finals, I want the lady spikers to finish this in 2 games, coz for sure if mka one game sila against dlsu fantards from the opposite side will brag about it again like they won a championship..Remember, it's the championship that counts.
Well, masaya din naman kami sa 3peat ng Lady Spikers. Is it not obvious??? But we are going for the 4peat pa rin... #BMDC
My point is, every team is playing for the championship not for F4 or finals appearance. Don't play your underdog card against us. Parehong student-athletes ang 2 koponan, parehong may nag-graduate na starters, at parehong 6 against 6. This is the FINALS, wlang undue advantage alin man sa isang team*. We respect ALE as a team, so it sounds funny how some of your supporters are downplaying your chance.
* oh I forgot about the stepladder incentive... maybe deep inside I hope the team will not get to use this incentive... meaning 2 straight wins, ala best of 3 series lang. hehehe.
So I see that this hateful mission is simply a juvenile case of feeling bad for others' success because it diminishes one's own luster? All good parents warn against this. Talangka much? A little less will make your life a lot more bearable.
Im pretty sure, mey pa consuelo de bobo na naman tong si ARNEOW wannabe BOOM Gonzalez pag natalo ang lady egols sa FINALS.. that the egols have over achieved, legacy chuva with matching trending worldwide ang egols and of course, incessant blabbing about arneow's cinderella story which is a better story than LaSalle's forthcoming 4peat. Itaga nyo yan sa bato.
I wonder if boom realized his booboo whe he said that parang and ust wins it lang.
Anton roxas please! No incessant chattering. Great commentary without boom's th factor.
... for whom it's not enough to win the championship.
... whose wish is for everyone else to feel like they have no reason to celebrate
... whose UAAP goal year after year is for everyone that's not their own to feel like dirt.
Sige lang. Hate begets hate.
Ateneo is achieving or nearing its potential, which Gora couldn't pull off. Meanwhile DLSU has been at that optimum (most of the time) output.
I repeat what I've said before, this is for Dlsu to lose..
The season ends on wednesday. DLSU wins. Pero hindi ako magugulat kung maka-isa man ang ALE. Thrice to beat is too steep a climb. Pero yan ang reward ng season-long excellence ng DLSU.
Sa ADMU naman, gotta admit, hindi ko inasahan na they'd make it this far. Kala ko below middle-of-the-pack team lang sila. After DLSU, NU, AdU, and UST - in that order. Pero tingin ko, kulang pa rin sila sa asin. Kulang pa rin sa seasoning. In the next year or two, I'd say they might have a legit shot of challenging DLSU. Now? Not just yet.
NU sana ang gusto kong manalo kanina, kaso parang dinaga sila sa pressure. Yung ADMU naman, because of the AdU and NU series, mukhang tumatag ang mga loob. Parang naging steady sila kapag pressure-cooker situation na. And that makes them dangerous for anyone, even DLSU.
DLSU should stamp their class as early as possible. Do not let the ALE hang around close til the end of sets. ALE doesn't do well when they go down big early. In fact, parang mabilis sila mawalan ng gana. Kaya DLSU should pounce early and often. Mahirap na madisgrasya.
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