Lady Tams go for the last Final Four ticket

Mark Escarlote on Oct 02, 2017 08:15 AM
Lady Tams go for the last Final Four ticket
Far Eastern University will try to claim the last semifinals berth in Group A.

Far Eastern University sets its eyes on the last semifinals ticket in Group A in a showdown with Lyceum of the Philippines University at the close of the elimination round of the inaugural Premier Volleyball League Collegiate Conference at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan on Monday.

Game time is at 4:00 p.m. and will air live via ABS-CBN S+A Channel 23, ABS-CBN S+A HD Channel 166 and via livestream.

The Lady Tamaraws are looking to follow unbeaten National University in the best-of-three semifinals where they will pair against either Adamson University or Arellano University, the top two teams in Group B.

FEU parades a 3-1 win-loss record behind NU (5-0).

The Lady Tams defeated Jose Rizal University last Wednesday in straight sets, 28-26, 25-14, 25-15, sans top hitter Bernadeth Pons, who was on a tour of duty in Singapore for the Southeast Asian Beach Volleyball Championships alongside Sisi Rondina of University of Sto. Tomas.

Pons won’t see action once again as the national squad is scheduled to arrive in Manila on Monday.

A win by FEU will formally close the semis race with the Lady Tams taking then second seed in the semis against the top team in Group B.

But in case the Lady Pirates, who only have one win in four outings, score a major upset, FEU will be forced to a playoff for the last semis berth against Ateneo de Manila University (3-2) on Wednesday.

LPU is on a two-game slump and fell victim to San Sebastian College, 15-25, 26-24, 16-25, 23-25, last Wednesday.

 

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