UAAP VOLLEYBALL: FEU earns twice-to-beat advantage

Mark Escarlote on Apr 15, 2018 12:12 PM
UAAP VOLLEYBALL: FEU earns twice-to-beat advantage
Far Eastern University secured a Final Four twice-to-beat advantage after a four-set win over De La Salle University.

Far Eastern University claimed the first twice-to-beat advantage in the Final Four after edging De La Salle University, 23-25, 25-16, 28-26, 25-20, Sunday in the 80th UAAP women’s volleyball tournament at the MOA Arena.

The Tamaraws closed the elimination round with a 12-2 win-loss record  and booted out the Green Spikers in the race for the last semis seat. FEU landed at the top two after the elims for the first time since a runner-up finish in Season 75. 

JP Bugaoan led the way for the Morayta-based squad with 15 points highlighted by nailing five of FEU’s 14 kill blocks. Skipper Richard Solis got 13 markers while Jude Garcia and Redijohn Paler added 12 and 11 points, respectively, for the Tams.

FEU will have to wait for the result of the ongoing Ateneo-National University match to determine its final placing and opponent in the semis.

Battling for the no. 4 seed are University of Sto. Tomas and Adamson University on Wednesday at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan.

On his last game donning the green and white, Arjay Onia scored 16 points off 14 kills and two aces while another graduating player Raymark Woo ended his collegiate career with 11 markers.

Kieffer Reyes chipped in with 12 points for the Green Spikers, which finished their season with 5-9 slate.

Aside from Onia and Woo, other DLSU players who played their last collegiate match were Mike Frey, libero Jopet Movido and Levin Dimayuga.      

 

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