Lady Bulldogs out to arrest skid
Mark Escarlote on Jun 12, 2016 11:55 PM
National University looks to stop its two-game losing skid.
National University aims to arrest a two-game losing slump when it takes on provincial team Iriga on Monday in the 13th V-League Open Conference at The Arena in San Juan.
The Lady Bulldogs and Lady Oragons collide in the 4:00 p.m. match that will air live over ABS-CBN Sports+Action Channel 23, ABS-CBN Sports+Action HD Channel 166 and via livestream on sports.abs-cbn.com/livestream/vleague.
After a blistering start to open its campaign, NU absorbed back-to-back losses to tie Iriga and University of the Philippines in the standings.
The Lady Bulldogs surrendered a painful, 25-18, 18-25, 25-19, 19-25, 13-15, loss to Bali Pure Purest Water Defenders last week despite the brilliance of Jaja Santiago, Jorelle Singh and libero Jasmin Nabor. The loss came after NU dropped a five-set match against Pocari Sweat.
Iriga is also coming off a setback when the Lady Oragons fell short against a 9-man Water Defenders crew last Wednesday.
Shola Alvarez and Grazielle Bombita scored 12 points each to lead Iriga but didn’t get much support from the rest of the Lady Oragons as they went down, 25-18, 18-25, 13-25, 21-25, for their second loss in three outings.
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