Lady Spikers eye solo lead vs talented UP tossers
La Salle star Ara Galang wants more things done when the Lady Spikers fight for the solo lead versus University of the Philippines today in the UAAP women’s volleyball tournament.
“I wasn’t contented with my first game,” said Galang, who’s back after a harrowing knee injury sidelined her for a year.
Galang hopes to bring in the intangibles when the Lady Spikers go for a second win against a UP side that got a huge boost from its talented rookie class.
Gametime is 2 p.m., right before Adamson also vies for a 2-0 start versus National University at 4 p.m. at Philsports Arena in Pasig City.
In her much-anticipated comeback, Galang fired all of her 10 points off kills to help the Lady Spikers get past Far Eastern University, 29-27, 25-23, 25-20, last Wednesday.
But the Lady Maroons may throw in some challenge following the strong debut of rookies Isa Molde, Justine Dorog and Diana Carlos in their 25-20, 25-13, 25-21 scuttling of University of the East last week.
“Against La Salle, we can’t have too many service errors,” said UP coach Jerry Yee.
The Lady Falcons overcame University of Santo Tomas in a gruelling five-setter, 25-22, 25-21, 20-25, 28-30, 16-14.
In men’s play, defending champion Ateneo and FEU fight for the solo lead at 10 a.m., while Adamson and UE gun for their first win at 8 a.m.
The Blue Eagles turned back the Tigers, 25-21, 25-18, 29-27, while the Tamaraws swept the Maroons, 25-23, 26-24, 25-23.
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