UAAP VOLLEYBALL: UE, UP collide in season opener
University of the East and University of the Philippines meet in season opener.
University of the East and University of the Philippines hope to start their campaign in 80th UAAP women’s volleyball tournament on the right track when they clash Sunday at the MOA Arena.
Game time is at 2:00 p.m. and will air live on ABS-CBN S+A Channel 23, ABS-CBN S+A HD Channel 166, LIGA on SkyCable Channel 86, LIGA HD on SkyCable Channel 183 and via livestream.
The Lady Maroons will parade a new coach in Kenyan Goidfrey Okumu and will test the character of their seniors Tots Carlos and Isa Molde as they lead a young UP squad after the departure of veterans Kathy Bersola, Nicole Tiamzon and libero Pia Gaiser.
The Lady Warriors, on the other hand, have nowhere to go but up after a dismal Season 79 when they finished at seventh with only a win under their name.
UE will play limping with veterans Angelica Dacaymat and Jasmine Alcayde out because of a knee injury and school commitment, respectively.
Graduating player Shaya Adorador leads a seasoned Lady Warriors crew bannered by Judith Abil, Roselle Baliton, Seth Rodriguez and libero Kat Arado.