Former University of Santo Tomas Golden Tigresses stalwart Jessey De Leon signed with two-time Shakey’s V-League champions Pocari Sweat Lady Warriors.
De Leon, 22, last played for the RC Cola-Army Lady Troopers in the Philippine Superliga All-Filipino Cup, helping the Lady Troopers to a bronze medal finish.
The former Tigress then announced that she was taking a break from volleyball to focus on her architecture career before signing with the Lady Warriors earlier today.
“We’re elated that Jessey chose to reboot her volleyball career with us. Her skills will definitely an asset for and we’re looking forward to her contributions to another championship campaign,” said Pocari Sweat team manager Atty. Eric Ty who emphasized that it was assistant coach Ara Mallare who was instrumental in bringing over De Leon.
“I would like to say kudos to Ara Mallare who has been working tirelessly in brining back Jessey from her retirement.”
Earlier this month, Pocari Sweat also added Fille Cainglet-Cayetano and re-signed Gyzelle Sy and Melissa Gohing to fresh one-year deals. The Lady Warriors also made waves after inking multi-year contracts with Myla Pablo, Elaine Kasilag, and Desiree Dadang.