AVC Cup: Cruz impresses fans after helping NT clinch 9th spot

She is not Ms. Everything for nothing.

Cha Cruz showed why she deserve her spot in the national team as she displayed her vintage form in their classification for the ninth spot against Kazakhstan in the 2018 AVC Cup for Women 2018, Friday at Korat Chatchai Hall, Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand.

Cruz was instrumental in that five-setter match after scoring five of the last six points of the PH squad to clinch the ninth place against the taller Kazakhs, 25-13, 23-25, 25-22, 17-25, 15-8.

At 30, make no mistake as this Valenzuela-raised volleybelle can still make head turns with her efficient and timely hits, tenacity in defending the floor, and leadership inside the court.

The former DLSU standout was instrumental in the NT’s AVC Cup stint as she filled in the void left by Jaja Santiago, who is playing in a club team in Japan. Cruz added firepower in the national team, supporting Alyssa Valdez and Mylene Paat in the scoring department. She had a total of 47 points (41 attacks, four blocks, two aces) in the five games they played in the tournament.

And her scoring cudgels were never put into naught as netizens and fans alike lauded her for a job well done.

Here are some reactions from the Twitterverse:

NOT TALL BUT EFFICIENT

‘RECEIVE KO, PALO KO’

SMART PLAYING

ALL-AROUND PLAYER

MS. EVERYTHING

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