Lady Maroons, Lady Chiefs contest last semis spot
Mark Escarlote on Sep 30, 2017 05:35 AM
University of the Philippines challenges Arellano University for the last semifinals berth in Group B.
Arellano University and University of the Philippines dispute the last Final Four spot in Group B of the inaugural Premier Volleyball League Collegiate Conference at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan on Saturday.
Game time is at 1:00 p.m. and will air via livestream.
The Lady Chiefs and Lady Maroons are tied at second to third with 3-1 win-loss records behind the unbeaten and semifinals-bound Adamson University Lady Falcons.
UP is on a hot three-game winning streak after absorbing a five-set opening day loss to the Lady Falcons.
With Diana Carlos and Isa Molde leading the way, the Lady Maroons eliminated San Beda College, 25-16, 25-19, 25-20, in the semis race last week.
The NCAA champion Arellano U, on the other hand, scored a 25-16, 25-15, 25-18, bounce back win over Technological Institute of the Philippines last Sept. 18 sans head coach Obet Javier, who underwent an operation to remove his gallstones.
The match will be a huge test for the Lady Chiefs after losing in straight sets to another UAAP team in Adamson two matches ago.
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