Imports Katherine Bell and Stephanie Niemer made a rousing debut as Petron made short work of PLDT Home Fibr, 25-19, 25-9, 25-10, in the Philippine Superliga Grand Prix yesterday at the FilOil Flying V Centre.
POTENT as ever, defending champion La Salle overcame fierce rival Ateneo, 25-14, 25-17, 16-25, 25-19, to set on motion its four-peat bid in the UAAP women’s volleyball tournament last night before 17,166 fans at the Mall of Asia Arena.
UNIVERSITY of the Philippines scored a hard-earned 25-12, 22-25, 23-25, 25-19, 15-12 win over a gritty University of the East side for a winning start in the UAAP Season 81 women’s volleyball tournament on Saturday at the Arena in San Juan.
Generika-Ayala tests the mettle of Sta. Lucia at 6 p.m. while two-time champion Foton collides with an overhauled United Volleyball Club (UVC) side in the 4 p.m. opening salvo of this prestigious women’s club tourney that has ESPN5 and 5Plus as broadcast partners.
NATIONAL University and Ateneo will face off in the Finals for the second straight year after repulsing lower-ranked foes yesterday in the UAAP juniors basketball Final Four at the Filoil Flying V Centre.
THE Larong Volleyball sa Pilipinas Inc. (LVPI) was gratified with the huge turnout for the men and women’s national team try-outs, which it hopes would translate to a podium finish in the coming 30th Southeast Asian Games.
ARELLANO University overcame a disastrous first set to subdue University of Perpetual Help System Dalta, 22-25, 25-15, 25-18, 25-18, and annex its third straight NCAA women’s volleyball crown yesterday at the Filoil Flying V Centre.
United Volleyball Club (UVC), which used to be known as Cocolife, will display its souped-up roster against two-time Grand Prix champion Foton at 4 p.m. while Generika-Ayala parades its imports from Brazil and Azerbaijan when it clashes with Sta. Lucia in the 6 p.m. main battle.
“Lahat ng players ko wala pang championship experience. Sila meron. Yung team na iyan, ‘di basta-basta magpapatalo iyan kasi champion iyan,” said coach Macky Cariño after the Lady Altas were dragged by the Lady Chiefs to a Game 3 of the NCAA women’s volleyball Finals.
The Junior Altas swept Letran, 25-19, 30-28, 25-17 in Game 2 of their title series to complete a perfect Season 94 while the Senior Altas downed a never-say-die College of Saint Benilde squad to capture the crown, 23-25, 25-17, 25-17, 25-23 at The Arena in San Juan City.
UNIVERSITY of Perpetual Help System Dalta seeks to finish a Cinderella story as it plays defending champion Arellano University today in the NCAA women's volleyball tournament at the Filoil Flying V Centre.
Cindy Imbo has been the glue that stuck Perpetual Help together with 18 points and 16 receptions in Game 1. The graduating Cavite native dropped a season-high and personal-best 32 points in the Lady Altas’ five-set win over the Lady Blazers in the Final Four decider.