San Beda College shoots for share of lead

San Beda College shoots for share of lead
San Beda College puts its unblemished record on the line against Mapua University.

Games Friday:

(FilOil Flying V Centre, San Juan)

9:30 a.m. -- Mapua vs. San Beda (m)

11:00 a.m. –- Mapua vs. San Beda (w)

12:30 p.m. –- CSB vs. SSC-R (w)

2:00 p.m. –- CSB vs. SSC-R (m)

3:30 p.m. –- CSB vs. SSC-R (jrs)

 

San Beda College hunts for its fourth straight win and a share of the lead in a showdown with listless Mapua University in the 93rd NCAA women’s volleyball competition at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan on Friday.

The Lady Red Spikers stake their perfect 3-0 win-loss record in their 11:00 a.m. match against the winless Lady Cardinals.

Meanwhile, College of St. Benilde and San Sebastian College collide at 12:30 p.m. with both teams looking to bounce back from setbacks.

San Beda is coming off a 25-22, 24-26, 27-25, 25-19, victory over College of St. Benilde last Tuesday for its third straight win in as many outings to move within striking distance of league-leading defending champion Arellano University (4-0).

Nieza Viray and Cesca Racraquin, who are averaging 17.3 points and 14.3 markers per game, respectively, will again spearhead the Mendiola-based squad assault against a team which lost all of its three matches.

Mapua absorbed a 24-26, 26-24, 21-25, 17-25, defeat at the hands of Lyceum of the Philippines University last week.

CSB sports a 2-1 record after seeing its two-game winning run snapped while SSC-R, which dropped its second straight five-sets match on Monday against University of Perpetual Help, holds a 1-2 slate at seventh spot.

In men’s play, the repeat-seeking Blazers (2-1) shoots for a bounce back win over the Stags (1-2) at 2:00 p.m. The Cardinals (2-1) and Red Spikers (2-1) clash at 9:30 a.m.

In the lone juniors match, CSB-La Salle Greenhills (3-0) guns for the solo lead at 3:30 p.m. against San Beda (0-2).

 

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