Tuesday, May 22, 2018
  • share this

UST’s Banaticla, Caballejo near Asian Uni beach Volley quarterfinals

/ 05:21 PM November 28, 2012

MANILA, Philippines—University of Santo Tomas standouts Maru Banaticla and Judy Caballejo moved closer to the quarterfinals of the 2nd Asian University Beach Volleyball Championship after a convincing win over Korea—21-13, 21-15—Wednesday in Cha-Am, Thailand.

Banaticla and Caballejo—bearing the country’s colors this time, two months after nabbing the UAAP women’s beach volley title—needs another win to get to the top 8.

In the opener, the Filipina bets downed Laos-1—21-9, 21-17—but yielded to Thailand-1—12-21, 8-2— in the afternoon session.


The seasoned duo, both ended their college career with an MVP, though, are the best-performing Filipino duo in the four-day tournament.

The Philippines’ other representatives—Jennifer Manzano and Monique Tiangco—tote a 1-1 record.  The La Salle-Dasmariñas mainstays beat Laos-2 in the opening day, but lost to Thailand-2 on Wednesday.

Nineteen teams were divided into four groups and the top two teams to emerge after the group stages will advance to the knockout quarterfinals.

Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Asian University Beach Volleyball, Philippines, Sports, Thailand, UST, Volleyball
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

Truce, amnesty for Reds approved

May 23, 2018 06:30 AM


2 DOTr execs suspended for corruption

May 23, 2018 06:10 AM


SC upholds protection for ‘Red lawyer’

May 23, 2018 06:05 AM

© Copyright 1997-2018 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved