April 25, 2024

Jaja Santiago officially no. 1 spiker and blocker in Japan's V1

Jaja Santiago officially no. 1 spiker and blocker in Japan
Photo @Marvelous_JT
Jaja Santiago’s first season with JT Marvelous comes with significant individual awards.

 

The V.League confirm Jaja’s wins for the Spike and Block awards at the end of the 2023-24 V1 regular round.

 

Jaja’s attack percentage was a staggering 55 percent, leading to her first Spike Award in Japan. Her blocking numbers averaged to 0.87 per set, leading to her second Block award in the V1.

 

 

 

She first won the Block award in the 2021-22 season, then finished third last year.

 

JT Marvelous are also the regular season champions, with an immaculate 22-0 record. They wait in the semifinals alongside defending champion NEC Red Rockets.

 

The Hisamitsu Springs, Saitama Ageo Medics, Denso Airybees, and Toyota Auto Body Queenseis will duke it out first in the quarterfinals.