Arellano University wins third straight NCAA women’s volleyball title

Posted by watchmen
February 14, 2019
Posted in SPORTS

By Adrian Stewart Co


Arellano University won their third straight NCAA women’s volleyball title after beating University of Perpetual Help System DALTA-Atlas (UPHSD Altas) in a decider 22-25, 25-17, 25-18, 25-18 last Tuesday at the San Juan Arena.

Finals MVP Regine Arocha led the way, scoring 16 points for Arellano; while Princess Bello added 12.

After losing the opening set, Lady Chiefs came back strong in a tight second frame before pulling away on conversions from Necole Ebuen and Bello for a 22-15 advantage and never looked back.

Arellano continued its dominance in the third period with a strong start off attacks from Arocha, Bello, and Carla Donato; building an insurmountable 21-11 advantage and a 2-0 set edge.

UPHSD Altas tried keeping hopes alive in the fourth set as it took a 13-11 lead but the Lady Chiefs went on an11-0 scoring run to capture the title./ASC, WDJ

Arellano University’s Necole Ebuen drops a shot over the UPHSD Altas defense. (Tiebreaker Times photo)

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