After a turbulent Season 76 wherein they failed to make the Final Four, the UST Tiger Spikers are off to a fast start after handily disposing of the UE Warriors and then inching pastlast season’s runners-up, the Ateneo Blue Eagles in a five-set nail biter.
Thomasian legend, Mark “Tiger Power” Alfafara, is still leading the cause for his team. In a valiant virtuoso performance last season, Alfafara set the UAAP record for most points in a season and won the Best Spiker award, but his Tiger Spikers fell short of making the Final Four.
This season, Alfafara is shifting gears and, according to him, is not even thinking about any individual accolades. Playing in his last season, Alfafara is thinking of nothing else except for bringing a title back to his beloved alma mater.
“Sa personal ko kasi this year, binabalewala ko na yung mga personal awards na nakuha ko these past seasons. Kasi unang una sa lahat wala namang kwenta saken yung mga awards na yun kung hindi magchachampion yung team,” said Alfafara.
“Sa mga individual awards kasi ako lang yung masaya, gusto ko lahat kami (team) masaya,” he added. “Blessing na iyung buong team yung nakakapag contribute, di lang kameng Seniors. Pati yung mga bangko may nabibigay din sa sarili nilang mga paraan.,”
The Tiger Spikers will test their mettle against a feisty UP Maroons squad this Wednesday, Dec. 3 at the San Juan Arena.
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