UAAP Season 81: UE eyes repeat over UP for second straight win

Mark Escarlote on Mar 23, 2019 07:17 PM
UE eyes repeat over UP for second straight win
University of the East eyes its second straight win in a rematch with listless University of the Philippines.

ANTIPOLO CITY --- University of the East looks for a repeat over winless University of the Philippines and extend its winning streak to two straight in their second round meeting Sunday in the UAAP Season 81 men’s volleyball tournament at the Ynares Sports Center here.   

The Red Warriors are coming off a morale-boosting five-set upset over University of Sto. Tomas to end the first round. They hope to ride the crest of their momentum when they march into battle at 8:00 a.m.

The match will air live on LIGA SkyCable Channel 86, LIGA HD SkyCable Channel 183, iWant and via livestream.

UE holds a 2-5 win-loss record tied with De La Salle University at sixth to seventh spot.

The Fighting Maroons are yet to taste victory after dropping their first seven matches including a four-set defeat against Adamson University to end the first round.

The Red Warriors defeated UP, 20-25, 25-10, 25-22, 25-21, in their season debut encounter.

Meanwhile, UST hopes to recover from a sorry loss to UE when the Tigers clash with the Green Spikers at 10:00 a.m.

UST sports a 3-4 slate at solo fifth spot.

The Tigers beat the Green Spikers, 25-22, 25-18, 25-17, in their first meeting.




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