Ateneo beats NU to earn 4th straight UAAP Baseball Finals appearance
ABS-CBN Sports on Feb 15, 2015 11:19 PM
Back-to-back champions Ateneo de Manila defeated National University 9-4 on Sunday at the Rizal Memorial Baseball Stadium to book a trip to the UAAP 77 Baseball finals, their fourth straight appearance.
The Blue Batters were dominant all throughout the game, keeping the Bulldogs down in the first four innings thanks to Inigo Untalan, who gave the Eagles a 6-0 lead after clearing the bases. The Eagles remain perfect in their first seven games and can clinch a twice to beat advantage in the finals with three more wins in the eliminations.
De La Salle also strengthened their bid for a finals appearance, defeating University of Santo Tomas, 13-0. Seven runs in the third inning fueled the Taft-based batters to their fifth win.
In other action, Adamson managed only their second win of the season by defeating University of the Philippines, 8-1.
As a result, UP now sits two games behind DLSU at 3-4.