Lady Maroons, Warriors end UAAP volleyball slump
(Filoil Flying V Arena)
9 a.m.—AdU vs ADMU (M)
10:30 a.m.—UP vs UST (M)
2 p.m.—UE vs ADMU (W)
3:30 p.m.—UST vs NU (W)
UNIVERSITY of the Philippines ended a streak of 16 consecutive losses with a 25-18, 25-15, 18-25, 25-27, 15-6 victory over University of the East yesterday in the UAAP women’s volleyball tournament at Filoil Flying V Arena in San Juan.
It was the first win by the Lady Maroons, who have seven rookies on their revamped roster this season, since hammering out a 25-21, 25-14, 22-25, 25-18 decision also against the Lady Warriors on Feb. 5, 2011.
A losing run also ended in men’s play as UE snapped a two-year, 24-game skid with a 13-25, 25-22, 18-25, 25-21, 15-10 squeaker over UP as Angelo Torres and Homer Lauresta combined for 34 hits.
In the other men’s match, last season’s runner-up University of Santo Tomas scored a 25-16, 22-25, 25-17, 25-23 win over La Salle.
Meanwhile, Far Eastern University’s men’s team and Ateneo’s women’s squad beat their respective foes at the start of football competitions at Ateneo’s Erenchun Field.
The Tamaraws ripped the La Salle Green booters, 3-0, with Jesus Meliza scoring twice before Noli Chaves added another.
In the women’s match, the Lady Eagles blanked the UP Lady Maroons, 2-0, behind two late goals by Anne Theresa Martin.
In the first men’s match, Ateneo and UE played to a scoreless draw.
Disclaimer: The comments uploaded on this site do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of management and owner of INQUIRER.net. We reserve the right to exclude comments that we deem to be inconsistent with our editorial standards.
To subscribe to the Philippine Daily Inquirer newspaper in the Philippines, call +63 2 896-6000 for Metro Manila and Metro Cebu or email your subscription request here.
Factual errors? Contact the Philippine Daily Inquirer's day desk. Believe this article violates journalistic ethics? Contact the Inquirer's Reader's Advocate. Or write The Readers' Advocate:
c/o Philippine Daily Inquirer Chino Roces Avenue corner Yague and Mascardo Streets, Makati City,Metro Manila, Philippines Or fax nos. +63 2 8974793 to 94