Adamson seeks last Final Four slot vs UST | Inquirer Sports

Adamson seeks last Final Four slot vs UST

By: - Reporter / @jwpayoINQ
/ 02:42 AM May 08, 2014

MANILA, Philippines — Hoping to make the most out of its chances, Adamson shoots for the last Final Four berth against early qualifier University of Santo Tomas today in the Shakey’s V-League Season 11 First Conference at Filoil Flying V Arena in San Juan.

The Lady Falcons are the underdogs in the Group 1 match at 4 p.m. against the Tigresses, who are gunning for their sixth straight win.

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Defending champion National University—already in the semifinals along with UST and Far Eastern University—clashes with ousted St. Benilde in Group 2 at 2 p.m.

Bannered by Shiela Pineda and Pau Soriano, the Lady Falcons try to advance just two days after spoiling Davao’s own attempt to clinch a semifinal berth.

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A loss by the Lady Falcons, however, will result in a three-way tie among Adamson, Ateneo and Davao at 1-2 and lead to a stepladder battle for the last Final Four berth.

Adamson coach Sherwin Meneses wants his Lady Falcons to take a page from their surprise trampling of the Agilas, 25-15, 25-23, 25-15, last Tuesday.

A setback in that game would have bundled out the Lady Falcons and sent the favored Agilas to the semifinals, but Pineda and Thai reinforcement Pacharee Sangmuang took charge with a combined 27 points to keep Adamson alive.

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