Ateneo rolls to 4th straight win, blanks struggling UP
Ateneo upped its winning streak to four games after beating University of the Philippines in straight sets, 25-20, 25-22, 28-26, in the UAAP Season 80 women’s volleyball tournament Sunday at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.
The Lady Eagles are now at 4-2 and tied De La Salle for second place in the standings while the Lady Maroons have lost their fourth consecutive game after winning their season opener.
Now that Ateneo has steadied its ship, midde blocker Bea De Leon said every game for them is a learning experience after they dropped to 0-2 in their first two outings.
“Being on the actual game is a big game for us and every game is learning experience,” said De Leon. “The 0-2 start was really tough so it was either go up or just stay there.”
Jules Samonte led Ateneo with 15 points while Jhoana Maraguinot added 11.
Diana Carlos had a game-high 20 points to lead the Lady Maroons while Isa Molde had 16.
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