UAAP women's Table Tennis: Lady Archers, Tigresses remain spotless in six games
ABS-CBN Sports on Sep 28, 2017 07:05 PM
Reigning champion De La Salle University and University of Sto. Tomas set up an exciting rematch after posting a clean 6-0 slate before their match on Saturday.
Defending champion De La Salle University and University of Santo Tomas stayed unbeaten in six women's contests heading into their Finals rematch Thursday in the 80th UAAP table tennis tournament at the UP CHK Gym.
The four-peat seeking Lady Archers blanked University of the East and Ateneo via identical 3-0 scores to keep their spotless record.
The Tigresses, last year's runner-up, overcame the Lady Eagles, 3-2, in the afternoon session after a 3-0 blanking of Adamson University in the morning.
De La Salle and UST vie for the first round sweep at 8:00 a.m. Saturday at the same Diliman venue.
In the men's division, titleholder UST and NU remained in joint first place at 5-1.
The Growling Tigers survived a surprising Falcons side, 3-2, before returning in the afternoon session with a 3-0 shut out of the Blue Eagles to stretch their winning run to five.
The Bulldogs tripped Far Eastern University, 3-1, and University of the Philippines, 3-2, for their fourth straight win.
Adamson University, seventh placers last season, rose at 4-2 after bouncing back with a 3-1 win over the Red Warriors
After the end of the first round at 8:00 a.m., the 1:00 p.m. afternoon matches will commence second round action.