Lady Spikers halt Lady Bulldogs' win streak
Mark Escarlote on Feb 19, 2017 06:26 PM
De La Salle bounces back from its previous setback with a sweep of National University.
Defending champion De La Salle University encountered a tight resistance in the opening set before putting a muzzle on the National University Lady Bullogs' winning run with a bounce back 29-27, 25-16, 25-21, victory Sunday in the 79th UAAP women’s volleyball tournament at The Arena in San Juan.
The Lady Spikers got back on the winning track to erase a painful straight sets loss to league-leading and unbeaten University of the Philippines the last time out to improve to 3-1 tied with their victim and idle Ateneo de Manila.
Season 78 Finals Most Valuable Player Kim Dy, Ernestine Tiamzon and Filipino-Nigerian Eduke Ogunsanya showed the way for the Taft-based squad.
Tiamzon finished with 17 points to lead DLSU while Ogunsanya and Dy had 11 and nine markers, respectively.
The Lady Bulldogs dropped its first match after a blistering three-game winning streak.
Jaja Santiago was limited to only 13 points while Aiko Urdas and Jorelle Singh only scored eight and five markers, respectively, for NU, which struggled with its service receive giving away 14 points off the Lady Spikers' aces.
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