List Of Famous Volleyball Players In The Philippines

Jul 29, 2021
Are you a big fan of volleyball and curious about your idols? Check out the top famous volleyball players in the Philippines to have a better understanding.

Volleyball is undeniably one of the most interesting sports all over the world. In recent years, volleyball has become more popular than ever in the Philippines. If you search for information about top famous volleyball players in the Philippines, you are on the right track. This post will provide all the needed information about these players. Read on!

Top Most Famous Volleyball Players: A Quick Overview

1. Dennise Michelle Lazaro

Dennise Michelle “Denden” Garcia Lazaro was brought into the world on January 21, 1992, in Manila. She graduated from Colegio San Agustin high school and pursued the Ateneo de Manila University class 2015 after completing a BS Biology course. Continuously,  Lazaro went to the Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health after graduation to study medicine. However, one year later (2016), Lazaro had taken a leave of absence from her schooling to concentrate on her volleyball profession. With all her efforts and contributions, Lazaro is currently one of the best volleyball players in the Philippines.

Here are numerous significant achievements of Lazaro:

Clubs

  • 2012: 
  • Med 2.png Silver medal in the UAAP Season 74 volleyball competitions with the Ateneo De Manila University Lady Eagles.
  • 2013 
  • Med 2.png Silver medal in the UAAP Season 75 volleyball competitions with Ateneo De Manila University Lady Eagles.
  • 2014 
  • Med 1.png Gold medal in the UAAP Season 76 volleyball competitions with Ateneo De Manila University Lady Eagles.
  • 2015 
  • Med 1.png Gold medal in the UAAP Season 77 volleyball competitions with Ateneo De Manila University Lady Eagles.
  •  Med 1.png Gold medal in the Shakey’s V-League 12th Season Open Conference with PLDT Home Ultera Ultra Fast Hitters.
  • 2016 
  • Med 3.png Bronze medal in the Shakey’s V-League 13th Season Open Tournament with BaliPure Purest Water Defenders.

Individuals

  • 2011 
  •  “Best Digger” at Shakey’s V-League Southeast Asian Club Invitational
  • “Best Digger” in the Shakey’s V-League Season 8 Open Conference
  • “Best Receiver” in the Shakey’s V-League Season 8 of 1st Tournament 
  • 2012 
  • “Best Receiver” in the Shakey’s V-League 9th Season 1st Conference
  • 2014
  • “Best Receiver” in the ASEAN University Games
  • 2015 
  • “Best Libero” South East Asian Games
  • 2016 
  • “Best Libero” in the Shakey’s V-League Season 13 Reinforced Competition”

Dennise Michelle Lazaro

2. Julia Morado

Julia Melissa “Jia'' Morado was born on 10 May 1995; she used to play for Ateneo Lady Eagles and was a captain in the UAAP Season 79 Women’s Volleyball competition. Additionally, Morado was a part of the Women’s National Volleyball Team in the Philippines.

Here are a few of Jia’s achievements, which make her becomes one of the famous Filipino volleyball players:

Club

  • 2017 
  • Med 3.png Bronze medal in the Premier Volleyball League 1st Season Tournament with Creamline Cool Smashers.

Individuals

  • 2011 
  • “Best Setter” at the NCR Volleyball Meet.
  • 2012 
  • “Best Setter at the Center Women’s Volleyball League
  •  “Best Setter in the Shakey’s Girls Volleyball League
  • “Best Setter” at the NCR Palarong Panrehiyon 
  • 2013
  • “Best Setter in the Shakey’s Girls Volleyball League
  • 2014 
  • “Best Setter” at the ASEAN University Games
  • 2015 
  • “Best Setter” in the UAAP Season 77
  •  “Best Setter” at the Southeast Asian Games
  • 2016 
  • “Best Setter” at the ASEAN University Games”
  •  “Best Setter” in the Shakey’s V-League 13th Season Collegiate Tournament 
  • 2017 
  • “Most Valuable Player” at the Battle of the Rivals
  • “Best Setter” in the Premier Volleyball League 1st Season Open Competition.

Morado was a part of the Women’s National Volleyball Team in the Philippines

3. Dawn Nicole Macandili

Like the two mentioned players, Dawn Nicole Macandili gained a position in the“Best volleyball player girl Philippines.” She is also a member of the women's national volleyball team of the Philippines. Macandili spent five seasons with the De La Salle University Lady Spikers in the UAAP (76-80) and currently belongs to the F2 Logistics Cargo Movers in the Philippine Super Liga. Noticeably, she was the first libero to win a Most Valuable Player award in the Philippines.

Here are overall Macandili achievement:

Individuals

  • 2013
  • “Best Libero” at the UAAP Season 75
  • 2016
  • “Best Receiver” at the UAAP Season 78
  • “Best Digger” at the UAAP  Season 78
  • “Most Valuable Player” in the Philippine Superliga
  • “Best Libero” in the Philippine Superliga

Macandili was the first libero to win a Most Valuable Player award in the Philippines

4. Aurea Francesca  Racraquin

Aurea Francesca "Cesca" Racraquin is a volleyball player who competes in the NCAA for San Beda College's collegiate varsity volleyball team. Cesca is additionally a member of the Creamline Cool Smashers, a Premier Volleyball League team that debuted in the 2017 PVL Reinforced Tournament.

Here are some of Cesca’s achievements that proves why she is on the list of “Best female volleyball player in the Philippines”:

Clubs

  • 2017 
  • Med 3.pngBronze medal in the Premier Volleyball League 1st Season Reinforced Open Tournament  with Creamline Cool Smashers
  • Med 3.png Bronze medal in the Premier Volleyball League 1st Season Open Competition  with Creamline Cool Smashers

Individuals

  • 2016 
  • “Rookie of the Year” at the NCAA Season 92

Aurea Francesca "Cesca" Racraquin is a volleyball player who competes in the NCAA for San Beda College's collegiate varsity volleyball tea

5. Alyssa Valdez

The top famous volleyball players in the Philippines will not be completed without mentioning Alyssa Caymo Valdez. She played for Ateneo de Manila University's collegiate varsity volleyball team in both outdoor and indoor volleyball. Indeed, her talents have enabled her to become a member of the Philippines national team and also plays for Creamline Cool Smashers at the current time. Moreover, Valdez is also known for being the “Most beautiful volleyball player Philippines.”

Here are multiple Alyssa’s awards:

Club

  • 2015 
  • Med 1.png Gold medal in the Shakey’s V-League 12th Season Open Tournament with PLDT Home Ultera Ultra Fast Hitters
  •  Med 1.png Gold medal in the Shakey’s V-League 12th Season Reinforced Open Tournament with the PLDT Home Ultera Ultra Fast Hitters.
  • 2016 
  • Med 3.png Bronze medal in the Shakey’s V-League 13th Season Open Competition with BaliPure Purest Water Defenders
  • Med 2.png Silver medal in the Shakey’s V-League 13th Season Reinforced Open Competition with Bureau of Customs Transformers.
  • 2017 
  • Med 3.png Bronze medal in the Thai-Denmark Super League with 3BB Nakornnont
  • Med 3.pngBronze medal in the Premier Volleyball League 1st Season Reinforced Open Tournament with Creamline Cool Smashers
  • Med 3.png Bronze medal in the Premier Volleyball League 1st Season Open Competition with Creamline Cool Smashers.

Alyssa Valdez played for Ateneo de Manila University's collegiate varsity volleyball team in both outdoor and indoor volleyball

Individuals

  • 2007 
  • “Most Valuable Player” at the UAAP Season 70
  • 2008 
  • “Best Attacker” in the Shakey’s Girls Volleyball League 
  • “Athlete of the Year” at the UAAP Season 71
  • 2009 
  • “Most Valuable Player” in the Shakey’s Girls Volleyball League
  • “Best Attacker” at the Shakey’s Girls Volleyball League
  • “Best Attacker” at the UAAP Season 72
  • 2010
  • “Best Attacker” in the Shakey’s Girls Volleyball League
  • 2012 
  • “Finals Most Valuable Player” in the Shakey’s V-League Season 9 1st Conference
  • 2013 
  •  “Best Scorer” at the UAAP Season 75
  • “Best Server” in the Shakey’s V-League Season 10 1st Tournament
  • 1st Runner Up at Volleywood World Female Idol
  • Miss Volleyball
  • 2014 
  • “Finals Most Valuable Player” in the UAAP Season 76
  • “Best Score” in the UAAP Season 76
  • “Best Scorer” in the Shakey’s V-League Season 11 Open Competition
  • Miss Volleyball
  • 2015 
  • “Season’s Most Valuable Player” in the UAAP Season 77
  • “Best Scorer” in the UAAP Season 77
  • “Most Valuable Player” and “1st Best Outside Spiker”  in the Shakey’s V-League Season 12 Open Tournament
  • Top Ten Sports Heroes
  • Miss Volleyball
  • 2016 
  • “Athlete of the Year” and “ Season’s Most Valuable Player” in the UAAP Season 78
  • “1st Best Outside Spiker” in the Shakey’s V-League Season 13 Open Competition
  • “Conference Most Valuable Player” in the Shakey’s V-League Season 13 Reinforced Tournament
  • Most Famous Sports Personality
  • 2017 
  • “Conference MVP” Premier Volleyball League 1st Season Reinforced Open Competition.
  • “1st Best Outside Spiker” in the Premier Volleyball League 1st Season Reinforced Open Tournament.

Famous Volleyball Players In The Philippines: Conclusion

These five famous female volleyball players in the Philippines have brought many significant achievements and contributions to the country. To achieve these honorable awards, they have had to exchange many things to make a successful day. 

With the list of famous volleyball players in the Philippines, we hope to provide enough detailed information about your idols to have a clearer understanding of them. Let’s try our best and set these people good examples to follow. Thanks for reading, and see you in our next post!

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