UST coach Kung Fu Reyes wants to shut down injured Milena Alessandrini for rest of UAAP season

first_img Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Japeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for Ginebra Eugenie Bouchard’s bid for Australian Open spot ends in qualifying Reyes said Alessandrini still has to undergo her two-week rehabilitative therapy and a possible surgery if the knee doesn’t hold up but UST’s mentor would much rather have his star player sit the remainder of the season.“It would be much better at my end that she will sit out this season,” said Reyes Tuesday at UST’s Quadricentennial Pavilion. “Again the most important thing is she heals quickly but as of now we want to see her rest the season out.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubs“We’ll wait for the doctor’s advise and on our part we’ll do everything for the kid’s welfare because not everything’s about the UAAP of course we’re also thinking about her future.”Alessandrini suffered the injury on Saturday in the second set against Far Eastern University when she landed awkwardly that led her knee to buckle. 3 get prison in college basketball recruiting scandal 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 UST06:27SEA Games 2019: No surprises as Gilas Pilipinas cruises to basketball gold01:31Typhoon Kammuri lashes the Philippines02:14Carpio 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 MOST READ Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history Rogue cops marked as Gamboa’s targets in his appointment as PNP chief Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? LATEST STORIES There was an earlier prospect that Alessandrini, Season 80’s Rookie of the Year, could play with a knee brace after the two-week rehab but Reyes would much rather play it safe.“This is a process and see how her body responds and if she’s mentally ready then why not? But I’d rather have her rest the season,” said Reyes.“We won’t gamble Milena’s health just for the sake of winning because if things go bad the kid’s career will be affected.”ADVERTISEMENT Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title MANILA, Philippines—University of Santo Tomas head coach Kung Fu Reyes wants to sit out Milena Alessandrini for the rest of the season after the star sophomore suffered a knee injury four games into the UAAP Season 81 women’s volleyball tournament.Alessandrini’s MRI results showed a partial tear on the anterior cruciate ligament, a Grade 3 sprain of the medial collateral ligament and the collateral ligament knee.ADVERTISEMENT View commentslast_img

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