Quantcast
Latest Stories

La Salle snaps Adamson’s win-streak with dominating win in UAAP women’s volleyball

By

MANILA, Philippines—La Salle closed out strong and snapped Adamson’s four-game win streak with a 25-19, 25-20, 25-8 win Wednesday in the UAAP season 75 women’s volleyball at the Arena in San Juan.

The Lady Spikers snuffed the life out of the Lady Falcons in the third set and pulled away for good—also widening their gap from second running Ateneo in the standings.

“Hindi na nakareceive yung Adamson. Sabi ko sa mga bata, kailangan lumayo at wag magtapo ng puntos (Adamson failed to receive anymore. I told my players, they need to keep distance and don’t waste points),” said head coach Ramil De Jesus.

And that, La Salle did. The Lady Spikers built a 19-6 lead to put the outcome beyond doubt before finishing Adamson off with a 6-2 run.

But even with the defending champions sitting comfortably at the top with a 9-1 card, De Jesus is in no mood to celebrate.

“Medyo OK yung 9-1, pero kailangan muna naming tapos yung mga kailangan sa (I think 9-1 is OK, but we need to finish what is needed in the) eliminations,” De Jesus told the reporters after the game.

Three Lady Spikers finished in double digits with Victorana Galang leading the way with 16 markers.

Living up to its billing as the best blocking team in the league, La Salle notched 17 points off blocks while Adamson only had three.

The Lady Spikers also had six services aces—three from Fajardo—which killed Adamson in the third set.

No Lady Falcon registered double digit outputs with top scorers Sheila Pineda and Pau Soriano just finishing with eight points each.

With the setback, Adamson tied with University of Santo Tomas and National University at 6-4 from spots three to five.


Follow Us

Follow us on Facebook Follow on Twitter Follow on Twitter


More UAAP news

Recent Stories:

Complete stories on our Digital Edition newsstand for tablets, netbooks and mobile phones; 14-issue free trial. About to step out? Get breaking alerts on your mobile.phone. Text ON INQ BREAKING to 4467, for Globe, Smart and Sun subscribers in the Philippines.


Tags: Adamson University , De La Salles , Lady Falcons , UAAP

  • GREEN_PASTURES

    No matter the streak these teams are in they just always run into a solid green wall.



Copyright © 2014, .
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
Advertisement

News

  • Celebrating Easter and creativity in New York
  • Man wins half marathon, dies in Argentina
  • Clouds to bring slight relief from summer heat
  • Canadians rally to legalize marijuana
  • S. Korea ferry transcript reveals evacuation panic
  • Sports

  • Reigning champs Miami open playoffs with win
  • Spurs subdue Mavericks in playoff opener
  • Wawrinka beats Federer to win Monte Carlo Masters
  • Ageless Hopkins pitches 50-50 Mayweather deal
  • Goodbye MGM, Las Vegas for Pacquiao?
  • Lifestyle

  • Miss America: Don’t suspend teen over prom invite
  • Transitions and resurrection in the performing arts
  • ‘Archaeology tour’ of Cebu’s heritage of faith
  • Historic Fort Bonifacio tunnel converted into a septic tank
  • ‘Imports’ from London, and play of the year
  • Entertainment

  • ‘Captain America’ stays strong atop US box office
  • Easter musings
  • Solenn in shorts
  • Unmerry mix of attention-calling moves on ‘Mini-Me’ TV tilts
  • Persistence pays off for The 1975
  • Business

  • BDO seen keen on bidding for Cocobank
  • Bataan freeport investment pledges up 1,302%
  • Golden Week
  • Bourse to woo Cebu stock mart investors
  • Supper power
  • Technology

  • Nasa’s moon-orbiting robot crashes down
  • Netizens pay respects to Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Nokia recalls 30,000 chargers for Lumia 2520 tablet
  • Facebook rolls out ‘nearby friends’ feature
  • Netizens seethe over Aquino’s ‘sacrifice’ message
  • Opinion

  • Gigi’s home
  • Palace stonewalls on MRT inquiry
  • Couple of things too
  • There is plenty of water behind Wawa Dam
  • Triduum thoughts of a young boy
  • Global Nation

  • Search for Etihad passengers launched
  • Japan presents $57-B ‘dream plan’ to solve Metro congestion
  • Tim Tebow’s charity hospital in Davao seen to open in 7 months
  • OFW died of Mers-CoV in Saudi Arabia, says family
  • Aquino, Obama to tackle US pivot to Asia during state visit
  • Marketplace