UE boots out FEU-Diliman for last stepladder semis berth
ABS-CBN Sports on Nov 10, 2016 06:21 PM
University of the East advances to the stepladder semifinals.
University of the East ended Far Eastern University-Diliman’s season with a 25-23, 25-19, 25-23 win clinch the last semifinals berth in the 79th UAAP girls’ volleyball tournament Thursday at the Adamson University gym.
The Junior Lady Warriors played with a lot of intensity to end the Baby Lady Tamaraws’ hopes of winning another do-or-die playoff game.
Up next for UE is a duel with third-ranked De La Salle-Zobel in the first step-ladder match at 10 a.m. Saturday at the same San Marcelino venue.
The Junior Lady Spikers placed third in the eliminations with an 8-4 record.
By sweeping the 12-game elimination round, three-peat seeking National University jumped straight to the best-of-three Finals.
University of Sto. Tomas secured a twice-to-beat advantage in the step-ladder semifinals after finishing second with a 10-2 card and will face the winner of the UE-La Salle contest.
FEU-Diliman settled for fifth place.