UAAP Season 81: DLSU wants payback in UP rematch

Mark Escarlote on Mar 23, 2019 10:24 PM
UAAP Season 81: DLSU wants payback in UP rematch
Defending champion De La Salle University and University of the Philippines meet once again in the UAAP Season 81 women's volleyball tournament.

ANTIPOLO CITY -- Three-time defending champion De La Salle University coach Ramil De Jesus vowed to get payback against their first round tormentors.

On Sunday, the Lady Spikers will get a chance to start their revenge campaign when they take on University of the Philippines in the UAAP Season 81 women’s volleyball tournament second round at the Ynares Sports Center here.

Game time is at 4:00 p.m. and will air live on ABS-CBN S+A Channel 23, ABS-CBN S+A HD Channel 166, LIGA SkyCable Channel 86, LIGA HD SkyCable Channel 183, iWant and via livestream.

The Lady Spikers are coming off back-to-back wins including an emphatic straight sets drubbing off Far Eastern University to end the first round in a rematch of last year’s Finals.

DLSU holds a 5-2 slate at solo second spot behind league-leading Ateneo de Manila University (7-1).

“Ini-expect ko na mas mataas na lalaruin then mas solid na galaw. Yung siguro mas mabalikan ang mga tumalo sa amin noong first round,” said De Jesus, whose squad dropped a sorry 25-21, 20-25, 21-25, 25-20, 12-15, loss to the Lady Maroons in the first round.

UP carries a 4-3 slate tied with Far Eastern University and is fresh off a four-set win over Adamson University that snapped its two-game slide to end the first round.

 

 

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