cdn mobile

Cebuana spikers Rondina, Dongallo join Alas Pilipinas for AVC Cup

By: Glendale G. Rosal - CDN Digital Correspondent | May 16,2024 - 03:23 PM

Rondina Dongallo

isi Rondina (left) and Casiey Dongallo (right). | PVL and UE photos

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Cebuana spikers Cherry Ann “Sisi” Rondina and Casiey Dongallo were picked to join the newly-formed Alas Pilipinas Women’s Volleyball Team that will compete in the upcoming 2024 Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) Challenge Cup from May 22 to 29 at the  Rizal Memorial Coliseum.

The Philippine National Volleyball Federation (PNVF) recently unveiled the new-look and newly-named Philippine national volleyball team in both the men’s and women’s categories billed as “Alas Pilipinas” with Rondina and Dongallo being on the list.

Both from north Cebu, Rondina and Dongallo are two of the most popular volleyball players in the pro and collegiate scenes, respectively.


Cebuana Sisi Rondina says beach volleyball will always have a special place in her heart

Catmon’s Casiey Dongallo commits to UE women’s volleyball team

PH national volleyball teams to be called Alas Pilipinas

The 27-year-old Rondina, the reigning Philippine Volleyball League (PVL) “Most Valuable Player” and a member of the Choco Mucho Flying Titans which recently finished as the runners-up in the PVL 2024 All-Filipino Conference Finals against the perennial champions, the Creamline Cool Smashers.

Meanwhile, Dongallo, 18, the pride of Catmon town, north Cebu is one of the seven UAAP stars that were selected by the PNVF to fill in the official Alas Pilipinas women’s roster.

Dongallo earned her stripes for her meteoric rise in the UAAP as an outside hitter of the University of the East (UE) Lady Red Warriors.

The rest of the team is composed of Vanie Gandler, Jia De Guzman, Mhicaela Belen, Angel Canino, Julia Coronel, Thea Gagate, Dawn Macandili-Catindig, Eya Laure, Dell Palomata, Jennifer Nierva, Fifi Sharma, Faith Nisperos, Cherry Nunag, and Alyssa Solomon.

They will compete in the AVC Challenge Cup’s Pool A against Taiwan, Iran, Australia, and India.

Their first match is on May 22 against Iran.

Your subscription could not be saved. Please try again.
Your subscription has been successful.

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.

Read Next

Disclaimer: The comments uploaded on this site do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of management and owner of Cebudailynews. We reserve the right to exclude comments that we deem to be inconsistent with our editorial standards.

TAGS: Alas Pilipinas, Dongallo, rondina, volleyball

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.