UP stuns DLSU in UAAP women’s volleyball

Posted by watchmen
March 26, 2019
Posted in SPORTS

By Adrian Stewart Co

University of the Philippines (UP) Lady Maroons continued its dominance on De La Salle University (DLSU) Lady Spikers with a 25-16, 26-24, 25-19 sweep in the UAAP Season 81 women’s volleyball on Sunday at the Ynares Center in Antipolo City.
Diana Carlos top-scored with 13 points, while Maria Lina Molde chipped in 11 markers for the Lady Maroons, which cruised to a 5-3 win-loss slate to a tie with Lady Spikers and University of Santo Tomas Golden Tigresses.
The Lady Maroons took advantage of the Lady Spikers’ shaky plays in the opening set to build an 18-12 lead. DLSU made some lineup changes but only resulted errors allowing UP to take a 1-0 set edge.
The Lady Maroons struggled early in the second set and were down 10-15 but slowly erased it to take a 24-23 advantage. DLSU then gave up points on errors to put UP at set point before Bacolodnon Jessma Ramos ended the set with a hit.

The Lady Spikers tried to keep in step with the Lady Maroons in the third frame to even take a 17-16 lead but UP countered with a huge run for a 23-18 edge on a kill by Maristela Layug.
Desiree Cheng finished with 11 markers, while Lourdes Clemente and Jolina Dela Cruz each managed six markers for the Lady Spikers./ASC, WDJ

Bacolodnon Ma. Arielle Estranero tosses the ball to a teammate. (Tiebreaker Times photo)

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