Bulldogs out to get back on the winning track

Mark Escarlote on Feb 16, 2016 06:55 PM
Bulldogs out to get back on the winning track
Chained the last time out, National University is on a prowl to get get back on the winning track.

After getting whipped in straight sets the previous game, the National University Bulldogs set their sights on taking down the University of Sto. Tomas Tigers in a rematch of last year’s Final Four on Wednesday.

The Bulldogs and Tigers meet in the 10:00 a.m. match of the 78th UAAP men’s volleyball tournament at The Arena in San Juan.   

The game will air live over ABS-CBN Sports+Action Channel 23, ABS-CBN Sports+Action HD Channel 166 and via livestream at sports.abs-cbn.com/livestream/uaap.  

NU suffered a straight sets beating, 19-25, 20-25, 29-31, at the hands of the University of the Philippines Fighting Maroons last Saturday for its first loss in three starts.

The Bulldogs and Fighting Maroons are tied at third to fourth spot with 2-1 cards behind reigning champion Ateneo de Manila and Adamson, which share the lead with 3-1 slates.

UST woke up from a two game slump last Saturday as the Espana-based squad waylaid the University of the East Lady Warriors, 25-21, 26-24, 25-18.

The Tigers sit in sixth to seventh spot in the standings tied with De La Salle University with 1-2 card.

In last year's Final Four, UST held a twice-to-beat advantage only to be beaten twice by the former two-time champion NU.

 

 

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