Jia Morado recently announced she won’t be returning for Ateneo Lady Eagles in Season 80.
The number 12 and setter of the Ateneo Lady Eagles made her announcement through her community speech after a thanksgiving mass
at the Church of the Gesu in Ateneo.
“It’s always been my dream to play for Ateneo,” shared Morado during her speech on Saturday, May 6. “I got my dream course and school. It has been an honor to play for the Blue and White.”
“But after careful thinking… I’m graduating from the Ateneo, but I have also decided to graduate from the team as well.”
“I want to move on to a new chapter in my life. It won't be easy to understand but it's been something I've been thinking about."
A lot of netizens especially Ateneo Lady Eagles fans reacted on Morado's announcement. Her team also tried to convince her to play on the next season.
Meanwhile, Kim Fajardo, setter of La Salle Lady Spikers, graduated in UAAP and hailed as the best setter in this year's season.