UST, Adamson win opening day assignments
Eya Laure of University of Sto. Tomas powered the Junior Tigresses past UPIS.
University of Sto. Tomas and Adamson University opened their respective campaigns in the 80th UAAP girls volleyball on a high note Saturday at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan.
Last year’s runner-up Junior Tigresses demolished the University of the Philippines Integrated School, 25-14, 25-10, 25-8, as they bid to end a four-year title drought.
Joining UST, which was led by Eya Laure, in the opening day winners’ list are the Baby Lady Falcons, who recovered from a set down to turn back University of the East, 21-25, 25-15, 25-22, 25-20.
Meanwhile, three-peat-seeking National University begins its boys division campaign on Sunday against UE at 12:00 noon.
In other matches, Ateneo de Manila University and Adamson face off in the curtain-raiser at 10:00 a.m., De La Salle University-Zobel takes on UP at 2:00 p.m. while Far Eastern University and last year’s runner-up UST clash at 4:00 p.m.