Ateneo rolls to 4th straight win, blanks struggling UP | Inquirer Sports

Ateneo rolls to 4th straight win, blanks struggling UP

By: - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ
/ 05:12 PM February 25, 2018

FILE – Ateneo Lady Eagles. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

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.

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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.”

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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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