TIP, Perpetual clash for rebound win
Mark Escarlote on Aug 10, 2016 12:41 AM
Technological Institute of the Philippines looks to regroup to get back on the winning track.
Technological Institute of the Philippines and University of Perpetual Help look to bounce back from their respective setbacks when the two teams collide in the 13th V-League Collegiate Conference Group A preliminary round at the PhilSports Arena in Pasig City.
Opening serve is set at 6:00 p.m. and will be aired 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 shocking Ateneo de Manila in a huge upset in their debut, the Lady Engineers were easily dismantled by the defending champion National University Lady Bullogs, 17-25, 17-25, 18-25, two days ago.
Parading guest players Mylene Paat and veteran playmaker Chie Saet together with mainstays Alyssa Layug, Eunice Mabayao and Rochelle Fidel, TIP attempts to share the second to third spot with idle San Sebastian (2-1).
On the other hand, the Lady Altas are looking to break the ice in their campaign and prevent heading further south.
Perpetual was sluggish and rusty in their first game, yielding to the Lady Stags in straight sets, 25-27, 22-25, 22-25, last July 30.
The long rest and preparation could help the Lady Altas get back in fighting form.
Lourdes Clemente, Cindy Imbo and Coleen Bravo are expected to lead the Las Pinas-based squad in its mission.
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