#3 Erika Coloso, 16 y/o Middle Blocker for Miriam College
When did you start playing volleyball?
I started playing volleyball when I was 9 years old.
What inspired you to play volleyball?
My parents because they really wanted me to be an athlete and this is my dream sport ever since I was a child.
What is the most difficult part of being a middle blocker?
The most difficult part of being a middle for me is kasi ang hirap nya, nakakapagod, like block ka tapos papalo, ang gulo gulo talaga pero love ko naman position ko.
What is your favorite thing about being a middle blocker?
My favorite thing about being a middle siguro yung blocking kasi ang sarap ng feeling pag nakaka-block diba.
Who is your volleyball idol?
My volleyball idol siguro si ate Alyssa of course diba sya naman yung queen of volleyball dito sa Philippines, so I really admire her so much.
What is your best advice for new volleyball players?
My advice for new volleyball players, is keep it up lang, mag-dream lang kayo, just work hard for it and wag tamarin kasi yung sipag yung talagang nagdadala sa mga atheletes ngayon kasi andami na din. And keep pushing yourself lang.
What is the most challenging part of being a student athlete?
The most challenging part of being a student athelete is balancing my academics and sports because usually I go home late so there are times that hindi ko na nagagawa yung mga school works ko pero in times lang, kaya naman lahat, if nagagawa ng iba, kaya nyo rin naman gawin yan.
What is your favorite class?
Siguro Math, dream ko kasi yung maging Engineer so I really enjoy my subject.
Where is your favorite place to relax?
Siguro sa bahay kasi dun talaga nagre-rest and yun yung chill ka lang, walang magja-judge sayo ganun, walang nakakakita.
What is your favorite food?
Lahat. Ang dami ko kasi kinakain pero let’s say na sweets na lang kasi yun talaga yung nakaka-hyper sakin.