JRU, Letran clash in crucial Final Four race match

Mark Escarlote on Jan 30, 2018 10:23 PM
JRU, Letran clash in crucial Final Four race match
Jose Rizal University face Letran in a match that will decide their fate in the race for the last two Final Four berths.

Games Wednesday:

(FilOil Flying V Centre, San Juan)

8:00 a.m. –- EAC vs LPU (jrs)

9:30 a.m. –- EAC vs. LPU (m)

11:00 a.m. –- EAC vs. LPU (w)

12:30 p.m. –- JRU vs. Letran (w)

2:00 p.m. –- JRU vs. Letran (m)


Jose Rizal University and Letran clash in an important match to fuel their respective bids for a Final Four spot on Wednesday in the 93rd NCAA women’s volleyball competition at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan.

Game time is at 12:30 p.m. after the 11:00 a.m. game between also-ran teams Emilio Aguinaldo College and Lyceum of the Philippines University.

The Lady Bombers are tied with idle College of St. Benilde with a 4-3 win-loss record and are coming off a 25-23, 25-18, 20-25, 25-22, win over listless Mapua University last Sunday.

A win will push JRU closer to securing at least Final Four spot playoff while a loss will put the Lady Bombers on a dangerous spot in the tight race for the remaining semis berths.

Defending champion Arellano University and San Beda College grabbed the first two Final Four seats with identical 7-1 cards.

The Lady Knights are at seventh spot with a 3-4 slate, another loss will boot them out of the semis race. Letran outlasted the Lady Generals, 25-21, 25-27, 25-19, 20-25, 15-12, Monday.

EAC and LPU are in a two-way tie at eighth to ninth with 1-6 records.

The Lady Pirates dropped their last for matches including a 23-25, 6-25, 14-25, loss to San Sebastian College last Sunday.




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