DEFENDING girls champion National University foiled University of Santo Tomas’ sweep bid with a 25-20,
25-15, 26-24 win Sunday in the UAAP high school volleyball tournament at the Filoil Flying V Centre.
The Bullpups played with a lot of intensity as they overcame the Junior Tigresses valiant
effort in the third set to post their 10th win in 11 games.
UST finished the elims with a 11-1 record and will slide to No. 2 in the Final Four if NU
beats already-eliminated University of the East in the final day of eliminations at 8 a.m. today at
the San Juan arena.
The Bullpups and the Junior Tigresses hold twice-to-beat bonus against either La Salle-Zobel
or Far Eastern University-Diliman (6-6) in the Final Four on Sunday.
In the boys division, titleholder NU and FEU-Diliman primed up for their much anticipated
showdown today by posting straight set wins.
The Bullpups downed UP Integrated School, 25-13, 25-7, 25-11, while the Baby Tamaraws swept La
Salle-Zobel, 25-16, 25-12, 25-20.
Still tied in first place at 11-2, NU and FEU-Diliman dispute the first twice-to-beat slot in
the Final Four today.
UST and UE, meanwhile, also posted convincing wins to keep their hopes alive for the other
The Tiger Cubs tripped Adamson, 25-15, 25-13, 25-20, while the Junior Warriors bested Ateneo,
25-15, 25-17, 25-20.
Both sporting 10-3 cards, UST and UE clash to break the tie today.