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Mhicaela Belen becomes UAAP WVB’s first-ever Rookie MVP


Mhicaela Belen was hailed as the UAAP Season 84 women’s volleyball tournament Rookie of the Year and Most Valuable Player – making her the first-ever in the league’s long history.

National University’s Belen was just everywhere, leading the league in the service department at 0.47 per set, while also placing second in spiking with a 38.96 success rate, and third in scoring with 203 points in the elimination round.

With her outstanding all-around offensive prowess, she also bagged the 1st Best Outside Hitter as well.

Her defense was top-notch as well, going sixth in reception at a 40.85 efficiency rate while being eighth in digs at 2.38 per set.

Belen also knotted Dzi Gervacio’s record in most service aces in a single match with eighth. She did it against University of the Philippines last June 4.UAAP-Season-84-Womens-Volleyball-Awarding-Best-Libero-NU-Jen-Nierva-1-scaled Mhicaela Belen becomes UAAP WVB's first-ever Rookie MVP News NU UAAP Volleyball  - philippine sports news

The undefeated Lady Bulldogs dominated the other individual awards as well with Camilla Lamina and Jen Nierva copping Best Setter and Best Libero plums. Alyssa Solomon won the Best Opposite Spiker award.UAAP-Season-84-Womens-Volleyball-Awarding-Best-Setter-NU-Camille-Lamina-1-scaled Mhicaela Belen becomes UAAP WVB's first-ever Rookie MVP News NU UAAP Volleyball  - philippine sports news

Lamina tallied 5.81 excellent sets per set, while Nierva registered a 55.96 receiving percentage and 4.4 digs per set. Solomon had 145 spikes on a 38.98 percent success rate.UAAP-Season-84-Womens-Volleyball-Awarding-Best-Opposite-Spiker-NU-Alyssa-Solomon-1-scaled Mhicaela Belen becomes UAAP WVB's first-ever Rookie MVP News NU UAAP Volleyball  - philippine sports news

De La Salle University’s Thea Gagate emerged as this year’s 1st Best Middle Blocker with 0.6 blocks per set and 30 total blocks, while Lady Bulldog Sheena Toring got the 2nd Best Middle Blocker with an average of 0.47 per set and 22 total blocks.UAAP-Season-84-Womens-Volleyball-Awarding-2nd-Best-Middle-Blocker-NU-Sheena-Toring-1-scaled Mhicaela Belen becomes UAAP WVB's first-ever Rookie MVP News NU UAAP Volleyball  - philippine sports news UAAP-Season-84-Womens-Volleyball-Awarding-1st-Best-Middle-Blocker-DLSU-Thea-Gagate-1-scaled Mhicaela Belen becomes UAAP WVB's first-ever Rookie MVP News NU UAAP Volleyball  - philippine sports news

Ateneo de Manila University’s Faith Nisperos nabbed the 2nd Best Outside Hitter trophy to round out the awardees, delivering 228 total spikes on a 34.86 percent success rate.UAAP-Season-84-Womens-Volleyball-Awarding-2nd-Best-Outside-Hitter-NU-Faith-Nisperos-1-scaled Mhicaela Belen becomes UAAP WVB's first-ever Rookie MVP News NU UAAP Volleyball  - philippine sports news

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All of the student-athletes in the All-UAAP team are products of Nazareth School-National University.UAAP-Season-84-Womens-Volleyball-Awarding-1-scaled Mhicaela Belen becomes UAAP WVB's first-ever Rookie MVP News NU UAAP Volleyball  - philippine sports news

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