SLIDESHOW: Meet the 18 players vying for spots on PH women's volleyball team

ABS-CBN News

Posted at May 20 2017 03:11 AM | Updated as of May 20 2017 12:38 PM

The coaching staff has chosen 18 players who will make up the training pool of the women’s national volleyball team that will compete in the Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur in August.

The elite 18 are some of the best volleyball players in the country, a number that was narrowed down from 27. 

They are scheduled to train in Japan and Korea, the most impressive of whom will be named to the final 12-player roster bound for the Malaysia Games.

Jaja Santiago

Mika Reyes

Rachel Anne Daquis

Abi Maraño

Dawn Macandili

Kim Fajardo

Lourdes Clemente

Dennise Lazaro

Maika Ortiz

Aiza Maizo-Pontillas

Jovelyn Gonzaga

Frances Molina

Kath Arado

Ria Meneses

Roselle Baliton

Gen Casugod

Rhea Dimaculangan

Alyssa Valdez