UAAP volleyball: Adamson University overcame a slow start to defeat Far Eastern University. At the scores of 22-25, 25-9, 25-18, 25-18 in the UAAP Season 84 women’s volleyball championship on Saturday. Also, Lucille Almonte had 17 points to go along with 11 great digs for Adamson, which had lost its opening two games. Before winning, the following three go up to 3-2. Kate Santiago, who only played in three sets, had 14 points.
Adamson coach Lerma Giron remarked, “We felt like FEU wanted to win. Thus they were aggressive.” “I just informed my team that we will lose if we match or exceed our opponent’s aggressiveness.”
After that, the Lady Falcons suffocated the Lady Tamaraws, leading by ten points. It occurs after converting a middle block. On the other hand, Julianne Monares smashed back-to-back home runs to cut the deficit to only six runs, 16-22. And that was before Trisha Genesis and Lorene Toring finished the job. Trisha Genesis scored 11 points and had seven outstanding receptions. Also, the Lady Falcons’ May Ann Nique and Rizza Cruz got ten points. Late in the first set, FEU surged away to take a 1-0 lead. Adamson then went on a 14-3 run, leading by as much as 15 points, 24-9. It’s to tie the game up before gaining a 2-1 advantage in the third frame.
Moreover, the Lady Tamaraws, who fell to 1-4 in the rankings, was led by Nikka Medina. With 13 points and eight superb digs, Jean Asis and Monares contributed 10 and 9 points, respectively. Also, Chen Tagaod, FEU’s best player in previous games, was restricted to only five points. On Tuesday at 4:00 p.m., Adamson will face the University of Santo Tomas. At 6:00 p.m., FEU will play National University.
Additionally, this is the schedule for May 17 and 19, 2022 match for UAAP Volleyball.
May 17, 2022 (Tuesday) MOA Arena
(10:00AM) UP vs. DLSU
(12:00PM) Ateneo vs. UE
(4:00PM) UST vs. Adamson
(6:00PM) NU vs. FEU
May 19, 2022 (Thursday) MOA Arena
(10:00AM) Adamson vs. UE
(12:00PM) UP vs. VNU
(4:00PM) Ateneo vs. UST
(6:00PM) DLSU vs. FEU
Lastly, the UAAP Season 84 Women’s Volleyball tournament returns for the first time in two years. It also starts last May 5, 2022, at the Mall of Asia Arena. Moreover, the eight women’s volleyball teams will be played every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday.
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