National University Lady Bulldogs edge out Far Eastern University Lady Tamaraws in a 3-set victory, with scores of 25-21, 25-9, and 25-18, during the UAAP Season 85 women’s volleyball tournament. Michaela Belen led the offensive charge for the Lady Bulldogs with 16 points, while Alyssa Solomon and Princess Robles contributed 14 and 12 points, respectively.
With six victories in seven games, National University is all set for a showdown against the La Salle Lady Spikers, where they hope to build on their stellar first-round performance. When asked about their game plan going forward, NU coach Karl Dimaculangan was clear that they will go back to the drawing board and review their opponent’s games to prepare accordingly.
Meanwhile, undefeated La Salle Lady Spikers will face yet another tough test on Sunday when they take on the Adamson Lady Falcons. NU’s coach Karl Dimaculangan has his eyes set on the game, indicating that the kind of preparation they will make will depend on adjustments made by the Lady Falcons in the first round.
The Lady Tamaraws kept it tantalizingly close in the first set, but the Lady Bulldogs eventually emerged as the superior team, with quick and forceful incursions that challenged their opponents consistently. FEU ended the first round with a 3-4 record.
In the second set, NU dominated the Lady Tamaraws with Solomon effectively sealing the set by deflecting 15’s spike. It was smooth sailing in the third and final set, as Robles joined Belen and Solomon in pummeling the Lady Tamaraws, further dashing their hopes.
In conclusion, National University’s Lady Bulldogs showed why they are one of the best women’s volleyball teams in the UAAP, with a comprehensive win over the Far Eastern University Lady Tamaraws. With a solid first-round showing, it will be interesting to see how they fare against the La Salle Lady Spikers and whether they can maintain their winning form throughout the season.#UAAP #Bella #Belen #sparks #sweep #FEU #womens #volleyball