NCAA Season 95: Lady Chiefs out to boost semis hopes

Mark Escarlote on Feb 04, 2020 07:12 AM
NCAA Season 95: Lady Chiefs out to boost semis hopes
Reigning three-time champion Arellano University looks to return to its winning ways. (Josh Albelda)

Three-time defending champion Arellano University guns for a bounce back win and at least a playoff for a Final Four seat in a showdown with Letran in the NCAA Season 95 women’s volleyball competition on Tuesday at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan.

Holding a 5-1 win-loss record at second spot tied with University of Perpetual Help, the Lady Chiefs march into their 12:00 noon battle hoping to get back on the winning track.

Arellano U cruised past its first five assignments before hitting a snag last week when the Lady Chiefs absorbed a 25-22, 25-22, 22-25, 12-25, 14-16, defeat at the hands of the Lady Altas in a rematch of last year’s Finals series.

Reigning Most Valuable Player Necole Ebuen, Regine Arocha, Princes Bello and Carla Donato are all raring to avenge Arellano U’s loss.

But the Lady Knights also have a lot at stake in the match.

Letran sports a 3-2 win-loss record at fifth spot behind San Beda University (4-2) and is coming off back-to-back wins including a five-set victory over Lyceum of the Philippines University last Friday. The Lady Knights need to win its remaining games to secure a spot in the semis.

Meanwhile, facing off in the juniors’ match are the Braves (6-0) and Squires (4-1) at 8:30 a.m. while the Chiefs (4-2) and Knights (1-4) meet at 10:00 a.m.

 

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