Petron coach explains Gretchen Ho sabbatical from Super Liga: 'Full work schedule'
Former Ateneo star Gretchen Ho was part of the Petron side that took the Grand Prix title in the Philippine Super Liga last year. Dante Peralta

VOLLEYBALL star Gretchen Ho is not part of the Petron lineup for the Philippine Super Liga All Filipino Conference which starts on March 21.

The official rosters of the six participating teams of the PSL were released on Tuesday but Ho, a key member of the Petron side that bagged the Grand Prix title last year, was not in the Blaze Spikers’ lineup.

Petron coach George Pascua confirmed to that Ho will miss the Super Liga conference due to her 'heavy' work schedule.

Ho, a former star of the Ateneo Lady Eagles side that finished runner-up to La Salle in 2012 and 2013, hosts a number of television sports shows as well as other company events.

“(Dahil sa) work, full schedule siya,” said Pascua in explaining Ho's sabbatical.

But the Petron mentor assured that Ho will be back for the beach volleyball tournament in the offseason.

“Pero lalaro siya sa beach volleyball,” he said.

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