UAAP Season 81: Lady Eagles shoot for no. 1 seed
Mark Escarlote on Apr 28, 2019 08:45 AM
Ateneo de Manila University sets its eyes on clinching the no. 1 seed in the Final Four.
Ateneo de Manila University guns for the top seed in the Final Four when the Lady Eagles face University of the East on Sunday in the UAAP Season 81 women’s volleyball tournament at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan.
The curtain-raiser of the last elimination round playdate begins at 2:00 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 Eagles parade an 11-2 win-loss record and another win will put twice-to-beat Ateneo at the top spot in the semifinals against no. 4 seed Far Eastern University.
The Katipunan-based squad is coming off a straight sets demolition of Adamson University.
On the other hand, the Lady Warriors are hoping to end their campaign with a bang as UE tries to gift graduating players Judith Abil, setter Lai Bendong, captain Roselle Baliton and prized libero Kath Arado a fitting farewell.
The Lady Warriors sport a 3-10 record – the most wins UE scored in a season since copping four victories seven years ago.
A win by UE will could pull Ateneo down to the no. 2 spot if three-time defending champion De La Salle University (10-3) defeats Far Eastern University in their rematch in the main game at 4:00 p.m.
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