V-L q’finals: UST, Ateneo stake unbeaten slates | Inquirer Sports

V-L q’finals: UST, Ateneo stake unbeaten slates

By: - Reporter / @jwpayoINQ
/ 12:21 AM May 13, 2012

THE QUARTERFINAL round gets going with University of Santo Tomas and Ateneo vying to preserve their perfect run against separate opponents in the Shakey’s V-League today at the Filoil Flying V Arena.

The Lady Eagles, who swept all four games in the Group A eliminations, take on University of St. La Salle-Bacolod in the second of a three-game bill at 4 p.m.

Also topping Group B with a 4-0 card, the Tigresses battle Far Eastern University at 6 p.m., while Adamson and Perpetual Help tangle at 2 p.m.
Two other quarterfinalists, San Sebastian and National U, will kick off their campaigns this week.

The Lady Eagles and the Tigresses have also been getting a boost from their Thai imports.

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“We can rely on her high quick attacks and she is also a massive help on offense,” Ateneo team captain Gretchen Ho said of guest player Phee Nok Kesinee.

Fille Cainglet has also been a major force for the Lady Eagles with a team-best average of 13.5 points.

The Tigressess boast of Thai import Kaensing Utaiwanhas and a veteran core led by Mary Jean Balse, Maika Ortiz and Judy Caballejo.

Teams carry over their record from the elimination and clash in a single-round quarterfinals. The four teams with the best records will advance to the semifinals.  With a report from Rodolfo T. Lozada

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TAGS: Ateneo Lady Eagles, Shakey’s V-League, University of Santo Tomas Tigresses, Volleyball

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