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Adamson coach unsure of Galanza’s availability for UAAP after brutal injury

first_imgFILE PHOTO – Adamson head coach Airess Padda during the Lady Falcons’ game against the National University Lady Bulldogs. Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netAdamson booked a trip to the semifinals of the Premier Volleyball League Collegiate Conference but the Lady Falcons would most likely be without their star spiker Jema Galanza the rest of the way.Galanza on Monday twisted her right ankle, a brutal injury that could also force her to miss the UAAP Season 80 women’s volleyball tournament next year.ADVERTISEMENT The 20-year-old hitter reportedly got hurt after attempting a block early in the third set of the Falcons’ straight-sets victory over the College of St. Benilde Lady Blazers at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.She was reportedly rushed to Cardinal Santos Medical Center.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutIn her post-game interview, Adamson coach Airess Padda told reporters Galanza “could be done for the season.”“I was trying to replay in my head what happened, I didn’t even see her go down, I didn’t see if she tripped over her own feet or she tripped on somebody else’s but her ankle was completely separated,” Padda said in a report on sports.abs-cbn.com. Fire hits houses in Mandaluyong City LOOK: Loisa Andalio, Ronnie Alonte unwind in Amanpulo for 3rd anniversary “So there’s definitely a bone, a major, a fracture, I think it’s broken,” she added.Padda hopes Galanza will be healthy enough to play in her final UAAP season, but the American coach admits she is unsure if her prized player will recover in time considering the severity of her injury.“I don’t know what’s gonna happen. I don’t know. God I hope [she can play], but an injury like that, I’m not sure.”ADVERTISEMENT BSP sees higher prices in November, but expects stronger peso, low rice costs to put up fight LATEST STORIES Trump revels in latest war of words with professional sports Read Next PH women’s volleyball team motivated to deliver in front of hometown crowd PLAY LIST 02:25PH women’s volleyball team motivated to deliver in front of hometown crowd00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Gamescenter_img Nonong Araneta re-elected as PFF president View comments MOST READ Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Frontrow holds fun run to raise funds for young cancer patients  E.T. returns to earth, reunites with grown-up Elliott in new ad last_img

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