Jia Morado - updates

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Ara Galang, Eya Laure donate jerseys to fundraiser for frontliners

Mar 29, 2020 - 7:01 PM

Volleyball stars Ara Galang and Eya Laure are among the UAAP athletes who put their jerseys up for bidding in Jia Morado's initiative for frontliners

NO.8. Former La Salle Lady Spiker Ara Galang puts her No.8 jersey up for bidding. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Jia Morado auctions jersey for frontliners' PPE

Mar 27, 2020 - 3:58 PM

Volleyball standout Jia Morado auctions off a special Ateneo jersey, where the proceeds will go to the personal protective equipment of frontliners

FOR OUR FRONTLINERS. Jia Morado starts an initiative to help our country's frontliners against coronavirus. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

LOOK: Pinoy athletes bring their Halloween game on

Nov 01, 2018 - 4:58 PM

Alyssa Valdez and Jia Morado turn from slender to sumo as the La Salle Lady Spikers also go extra

TERRIFIC TANDEM. Former Ateneo stars Jia Morado and Alyssa Valdez take their BFF goals to the next level. Photo from Instagram Stories (@santoskarlo_)

LOOK: PH spikers spark wave of love in Asian Games

Aug 24, 2018 - 4:37 PM

Alyssa Valdez, Jia Morado and Kim Kianna Dy get a dose of love in Jakarta

KIEFLY. Kiefer Ravena is one of the superstar boyfriends who visited his girlfriend in the 2018 Asian Games. Photo from Instagram (@kieferravena15)

PVL title romp: Alyssa Valdez cherishes familiar feeling

Jul 11, 2018 - 11:45 PM

The Creamline superstar bags another championship with Jia Morado and coach Tai Bundit

PARTNERS. Alyssa Valdez hams it up with PVL Finals Most Valuable Player Jia Morado. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Alyssa Valdez, Jia Morado to tune up with national team in Japan

Jun 21, 2018 - 12:14 AM

The two Philippine team players hope to make up for their absence in the PSL tuneup games by joining the overseas camp

SECOND CHANCE. Alyssa Valdez (left) and Jia Morado find compromises to honor their commitments to both the national team and their club. Photos by Josh Albelda/Rappler

No surprises: Alyssa Valdez, Jaja Santiago make final 2018 Asian Games roster

Jun 14, 2018 - 9:56 PM

Aby Maraño leads as team captain of a seasoned national team lineup

KEY COG. Expect the towering Jaja Santiago to play a major role again for the Philippines in the international stage. Photo by PSC-POC Media Group

Long break bodes well for injured Alyssa Valdez, Jia Morado

Jun 07, 2018 - 4:39 PM

The Creamline stars get to rest their injuries before the Cool Smashers plunge into PVL semis action next month

RECHARGE. Injured stars Alyssa Valdez and Jia Morado get  a much needed break. File photos by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Creamline wins, but loses Jia Morado

Jun 06, 2018 - 7:54 PM

Jema Galanza shines but the Cool Smashers get unlucky with the indefinite loss of their starting setter

HIGH FLYER. Creamline’s Nikolina Arceric (left) goes for a kill against Hezzymie Acuna and Macy Ubben of Iriga-Navy

Filipino athletes who made waves on social media in 2017

Dec 24, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Here are some of the most talked about local athletes and sports teams on Rappler's social media accounts for this year

PH athletes pay tribute to dads on Father’s Day 2017

Jun 18, 2017 - 6:05 PM

Athletes from around the Philippines celebrate their fathers and fatherhood

HAPPY FATHER'S DAY. Jio Jalalon, Jia Morado and Jimmy Alapag were among the Philippine athletes to celebrate Father's Day on social media

Setters’ exit: Bidding farewell to Kim Fajardo and Jia Morado

May 13, 2017 - 2:19 PM

The league won t likely find another Kim Fajardo or Jia Morado soon

FAREWELL. This past UAAP Finals saw the collegiate careers of Kim Fajardo and Jia Morado come to a close. File photos

Jia Morado foregoes final year of eligibility with Ateneo Lady Eagles

May 06, 2017 - 11:38 PM

The Ateneo setter says she s graduating from school and will graduate from the team as well

SIGNING OFF. 'I want to move on to a new chapter in my life,' says Jia Morado. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo Lady Eagles survive Lady Tamaraws to book Final Four ticket

Mar 18, 2017 - 6:53 PM

Ateneo becomes the first team this season to clinch a semifinals berth

FIVE-SETTER WINNER. Jia Morado and the Ateneo Lady Eagles held off a resilient Lady Tamaraws squad in 5 sets. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Jia Morado says she respects decision to exclude her from national team

Mar 16, 2017 - 2:16 PM

The Ateneo setter says she d be open to representing the country again but is willing to support those who were picked

LADY EAGLE. Jia Morado, whose exclusion from the national team stunned many fans, says that the players picked deserve to be there. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo reveals volleyball players didn't get national team invites

Mar 15, 2017 - 5:10 PM

None of our players received an invitation men s or women s says athletics director Ricky Palou

NO INVITE. Ateneo officials claim players like Jia Morado and Marck Espejo did not get invites for the national team. Morado file photo from Rappler; Espejo photo from Instagram

Meneses on Ateneo skipper Jia Morado: 'Some players are just born with it'

Mar 12, 2017 - 12:48 PM

What became the spark for Ateneo against UP was how team captain and setter Jia Morado in her own simple ways kept the fire burning throughout the match

BORN WITH IT. UP assistant coach Sherwin Meneses sees Ateneo setter Jia Morado as a natural talent. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Jia Morado’s importance to the Ateneo Lady Eagles

Mar 17, 2016 - 11:12 AM

The improved play of Jia Morado has been key to the impressive recovery of the Ateneo Lady Eagles

Ateneo Lady Eagles trounce FEU Lady Tamaraws in 3 sets

Mar 13, 2016 - 5:32 PM

Ateneo wins its second straight match as Jia Morado registers 37 sets for the Lady Eagles

BACK ON TOP. The Ateneo Lady Eagles defeated the Lady Tamaraws in straight sets. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo Lady Eagles’ issues root from lack of defense, playing too tight

Mar 07, 2016 - 9:15 AM

Every year there’s pressure Morado says What’s different from last year and this year is the roster is different

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

LOOK: Philippine athletes celebrate Father's Day on social media

Jun 21, 2015 - 6:33 PM

Manny Pacquiao Alyssa Valdez Jimmy Alapag and other top Pinoy athletes celebrate Father s Day and their dads on their social media accounts

PAC DAD. Manny Pacquiao and son Israel smile for the cameras. Photo from Pacquiao's Instagram

WATCH: Aby Maraño expects PH team to make SEA Games finals

May 30, 2015 - 4:14 PM

It’s hard to say that now that we aren’t there yet but making the finals is not impossible says Aby Maraño

Aby Marano is no stranger to competing at a high level in volleyball

INFOGRAPHIC: Meet the SEA Games Philippine women's volleyball team

May 26, 2015 - 2:49 PM

Get to know the women of the Philippine volleyball team which will try to secure their first gold medal at the SEA Games since 1993

PH women's volleyball SEA Games roster set; Valdez, Maraño included

May 22, 2015 - 12:07 PM

The twelve person PH women’s volleyball team has been set including top stars from the UAAP and Shakey s V League

Alyssa Valdez (L) and Aby Marano (R) will represent the Philippines at the SEA Games

Palaro alums Gequillana, Morado to present athletes: Do your best

May 04, 2014 - 7:00 PM

Before they were Ateneo Lady Eagles they were volleybelles showing their stuff at Palarong Pambansa Kim Gequillana and Jia Morado offer their encouragement to the next generation of Palaro aspirants

Palaro alums Jia Morado (L) and Kim Gequillana (R) of Ateneo credit Palarong Pambansa with helping develop their volleyball skills. Morado photo from her Facebook

Getting acquainted with the Palarong Pambansa

Apr 20, 2014 - 3:38 PM

The Palarong Pambansa is the nation s stage for tomorrow s sports heroes With Palaro 2014 rapidly approaching Levi Verora captures the spirit of competition in this piece

RECORDS WILL FALL. Two young women run their hearts out at Palarong Pambansa 2013. Photo by Kevin dela Cruz/Rappler