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Blue Eagles move closer to PVL finals sweep

/ 08:28 PM October 11, 2017

Ateneo moved on the cusp of winning the Premier Volleyball League Collegiate Conference title after shutting out Far Eastern University, 25-22, 25-20, 25-19, in the finals opener Wednesday at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.

Gian Carlo Glorioso and Marck Espejo combined for 29 points to lead the reigning UAAP champions.

Glorioso fired a game-high 15 points, including three blocks while Espejo, the four-time UAAP MVP, added 14 with 12 excellent receptions and five digs.

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The Blue Eagles shoot for a sweep in Game 2 on Saturday at 1 p.m.

Meanwhile, University of Santo Tomas outlasted shorthanded National University, 17-25, 28-26, 20-25, 25-21, 27-25, to inch closer to a third place finish.

Joshua Umandal unleashed 28 points for the Tiger Spikers.

Bryan Bagunas and James Natividad didn’t see action for the Bulldogs.

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TAGS: Ateneo Blue Eagles, Gian Carlo Glorioso, Marck Espejo, PVL Finals, Volleyball
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