UST builds momentum ahead of NU match in girls volleyball
ABS-CBN Sports on Oct 02, 2017 04:59 PM
University of Sto. Tomas bagged its fifth straight win in as many outings to build momentum heading into its finals rematch against National University.
University of Sto. Tomas subdued Adamson University, 25-23, 25-16, 25-11, for a confidence-building win heading into this weekend's duel with reigning girls titlist National University in the UAAP Season 80 high school volleyball tournament at the Filoil Flying V Centre.
The Baby Falcons gave the Junior Tigresses everything to handle in the opening frame before folding up in the end.
UST zoomed to a 15-2 second set advantage and never looked back before cruising in the third to stay perfect in five matches.
The Junior Tigresses and the Bullpups, who are not far behind at 4-0, renew their rivalry on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at the same San Juan venue.
Adamson University, which defeated UP Integrated School, 25-16, 25-12, 25-18, last Sunday, went down to 2-3 in fourth spot.
In the other match, Far Eastern University-Diliman entered the win column with a 25-18, 25-4, 25-15 conquest of UPIS.
The Baby Tamaraws tied idle University of the East in fifth at 1-4, leaving the Junior Maroons winless in four contests.