Lady Bulldogs open PVL campaign against Lady Pirates

Mark Escarlote on Sep 03, 2017 10:04 PM
Lady Bulldogs open PVL campaign against Lady Pirates
National University begins its quest for another crown.

National University and Lyceum of the Philippines University square off for a share of the lead in Group A of the inaugural Premier Volleyball League Collegiate Conference at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan on Monday.

The Lady Bulldogs, who won the now defunct V-League’s collegiate contests in 2015 and 2016, and Lady Pirates begin their tournament campaign at 4:00 p.m. where the winner will join other opening day winners Ateneo de Manila University and Far Eastern University.

The match will air live on ABS-CBN S+A Channel 23, ABS-CBN S+A HD Channel 166 and via livestream.

NU will be bannered by Risa Sato, Jorelle Singh, Aiko Urdas and setter Jasmine Nabor, who are all fresh from leading BaliPure in conquering the Open Conference recently,  while 6-foot-5 Jaja Santiago is expected to suit up for new head coach Babes Castillo.      

Santiago was not listed in the official roster submitted by NU to the league organizers.

The Lady Pirates, meanwhile, will bank on veterans Cherilyn Sindayen, Rainne Fabay, Bien Juanillo, Christine Miralles and Rocelyn Hongria.

 

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