NU, UP shuttlers keep share of the lead

ABS-CBN Sports on Sep 21, 2016 03:43 PM
NU, UP shuttlers keep share of the lead
Reigning champion National University and University of the Philippines kept their tight hold of the lead after three ties.

Defending champion National University and University of the Philippines stayed unbeaten in the men's division after besting their respective foes in the UAAP Season 79 badminton tournament at the Rizal Memorial Badminton Hall on Wednesday.      

The Bulldogs toppled De La Salle, 4-1, in a rematch of last season's Finals, while the Fighting Maroons tripped University of Santo Tomas, 4-1, for their third consecutive win as in many ties.     

For NU, the win was its 21st straight which dates back from 2014.     

Ateneo, meanwhile, blanked University of the East, 5-0, to seize solo hold of third place with a 2-1 card.     

In the other tie, Far Eastern University entered the win column with a 4-1 victory over Adamson University.     

The Tamaraws tied the Green Archers, the Growling Tigers and the Red Warriors at 1-2, while the Falcons remain winless in three contests. 

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