ANOTHER tough test awaits defending champion Ateneo today as the Lady Eagles clash against San Sebastian’s Lady Stags in an early duel of contenders in the Shakey’s V-League Season 10 First Conference at Filoil Flying V Arena in San Juan.
The Lady Eagles passed their first test Sunday when they put away University of Santo Tomas in straight-sets.
But the Lady Stags will offer them a different test with returning Thai import Jeng Bualee expected to fuel SSC’s attack.
Arellano and University of San Carlos meet at 2 p.m. in a duel of teams which dropped their first assignments.
The Lady Chiefs failed to cope against a strong National U attack, losing in four sets, despite the presence of former Most Valuable Players Nene Bautista and Mary Jean Balse in their lineup.
Cebu-based USC will be raring to bounce back after bowing to Adamson in its V-League debut.
The Lady Eagles, whose campaign is led by Alyssa Valdez and veteran Rachel Anne Daquis, will also have to deal with the power-hitting Suzanne Roces.