Santiago leads Lady Bulldogs to win over Lady Warriors
MANILA, Philippines—National University swept winless University of the East, 25-11, 25-16, 25-21, Sunday in the UAAP season 75 women’s volleyball tournament at the Arena in San Juan.
Dindin Santiago exploded for a game-high 22 points, included four of the Lady Bulldogs’ whopping 14 blocks, which was their biggest edge over the also-ran Lady Warriors. Myla Pablo added 11 points.
The victory gives NU a much-needed boost entering the homestretch of the elimination round as they levelled with struggling University of Santo Tomas with a 6-5 record.
Both squads, though, are half a game behind from Far Eastern University, which is holding on a 6-4 record as of posting time.
Ma. Leuseht Dawis was the lone Lady Warrior who finished in double digits, scoring 11 points.
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.