PVL: Tigers eye elims sweep, top seed in semis
Mark Escarlote on Aug 26, 2018 07:30 AM
University of Sto. Tomas set its sights on completing an elimination round sweep.
University of Sto. Tomas shoots for an elimination round sweep and the no. 1 seed in the Final Four when the Tigers engage National University Sunday in the Premier Volleyball League Season 2 Collegiate Conference men's play at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan.
Game time is at 9:00 a.m.
The Tigers sport a clean 8-0 win-loss record and a win will lock them the top spot in the best-of-three semifinals.
Behind UST are the Bulldogs, who hold a 7-1 card.
To take the no. 1 seed in the Final Four, NU must win in three or four sets. A five-set win by the Bulldogs will still hand the top seat to UST by virtue of a higher quotient.
The team that will end at no. 2 will take on third seed Adamson University in the Final Four.
Meanwhile, Far Eastern University and University of the Philippines clash at 11:00 a.m. for the right to face College of St. Benilde in a playoff for the last semis berth.
The Tamaraws and Fighting Maroons are tied at fifth to sixth place with 4-4 cards. The survivor of the match will march in a playoff against the Blazers on Wednesday.
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