Also-ran Adamson to start buildup for Season 82, says coach

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES Google Philippines names new country director It’s not easy Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netMANILA, Philippines—Adamson University is officially out of the Final Four contention in the UAAP Season 81 women’s volleyball tournament but that doesn’t mean head coach Onyok Getigan will let his players slack off.Getigan, who took over the team four games into its campaign, said he would start the Lady Falcons’ preparation for Season 82 as early as their next game against De La Salle on April 7.ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next The Lady Falcons dropped their last game in the tournament to National University, 28-26, 30-32, 25-21, 25-22, putting their record to a league-worst 1-9 card effectively ending their season.“Actually for me, I want to start preparing immediately,” said Getigan Sunday at Mall of Asia Arena. “When I came in as the team’s ne head coach, I said to myself that there are a lot of things that need to be changed.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logistics“The system is important, second is the selection of players. I want players I can trust until the end and not just the ones who want to win a set, but the ones who want to wing everything.”Getigan previously handled King’s Montessori School that won the Girls 18 and Under national tournament of the Rebisco Volleyball League National Championship in 2018 but he had to go into rebuild mode when he replaced Air Padda as the Lady Falcons’ head coach earlier in the season. Wintry storm delivers US travel woes before Thanksgiving MOST READ Panelo: Duterte ‘angry’ with SEA Games hosting hasslescenter_img Colombia protesters vow new strike after talks hit snag Although Getigan won his first game with the Lady Falcons, a three-set sweep of the Lady Bulldogs in the first round, the road did not produce another victory.Getigan said that they just have to play for pride and that they should not think of the standings anymore as they set their eyes for the 2020 tournament.“I told them that the standings are not important anymore,” said Getigan. “The best thing to look at is how we play on the court because it will ultimately help us next season. The people will see the change next season.”ADVERTISEMENT Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting Bloomberg: US would benefit from more, not fewer, immigrants Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess Trump tells impeachment jokes at annual turkey pardon event Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles01:19Magalong: Albayalde also got SUV out of ‘agaw bato’ operation in 201300:50Trending Articles02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss View commentslast_img

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