It’s all in the mind.
As Adamson slipped to its fifth straight loss, coach Air Padda expressed disappointment at how the Lady Falcons have campaigned in the UAAP Season 79 women’s volleyball tournament so far.
“It doesn’t feel good,” she said curtly. “You know it’s tough because I don’t think we should be at 0-5. But I think, as a team, we have a very weak mindset when it comes to competing out there and believing that we could win.”
The San Marcelino spikers have lost all of their matches this year and will face a tall task as they take on a UST side raring to ignite a run on Saturday at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan.
Jema Galanza has been the lone bright spot for Adamson this season, as she has been decent on offense while also playing a splendid job defending the floor alongside libero Jellie Tempiatura.
Her support system, however, has been virtually nonexistent, as the rest of the Lady Falcons have not been able to solidly contribute on both ends.
Nonetheless, Padda notes that her wards have been improving, but admits that time is not on their side.
“I think we are slowly getting better,” she said. “Everyday I tell them, it’s anybody’s game. It’s all about the effort that you give and the confidence (that you have). I think we’ve been starting the matches off good. But then a couple plays happen, it’s kinda like they give up sometimes.”