The National University (NU) has proven that exclusion means something. And on Saturday night, it confirmed that La Salle got points.
Playing with confidence and determination, the Lady Bulldogs stopped the Lady Spykers — as they did the rest of the field throughout the season রাখতে to keep their footing in the UAAP Season 84 Women’s Volleyball Championship win.
By scoring double figures in their front row, the Lady Bulldogs won 25-20, 25-12, 25-21, silencing the huge La Salle crowd at the Mall of Asia Arena in hopes of seeing the National U.S. 14. – Game winning streak is over.
“I don’t know why, but our game changes every time we face La Salle,” said Mhicaela Belen, who scored 16 points for NU in the Filipino. “Maybe it’s because we respect them so much that we’re all in our element when we face them.”
Alyssa Solomon added 15 points while Ivy chipped in 12 points for Laksina and Princess Robbers NU, who could win their first title in 65 years with a win in Game 2 on Tuesday at the end of a perfect season.
NU coach Carl Dimakulangan said: “Players are really inspired to play big games. “They give it their all. So maybe that’s it. It’s their inspiration. “
Now the biggest inspiration is to end the season with a clean sweep in the championship. They have won 15 matches so far, but Dimakulangan has yet to focus on it.
Yet it was a high-profile response from La Salle assistant coach Benson Buckback on the eve of every 1 game when he said the 14-0 gap was “worthless” when it came to the final.
“We used the Stapledar format to prepare and see who would face in the final,” said Dimakulangan. “It simply came to our notice then. However, in the next match we have to work on some issues. ”
One thing works
National U will try to tackle the nine unforced errors made in the third set that basically allow Lady Spykers to keep the gap closer.
“Now we’re happy because we won, but we made a lot of mistakes, especially in general,” said Solomon, who scored four of NU’s last five points. “These are just some of the goal setting shareware that you can use.”
NU waited until the middle of the first set before releasing its usual dominant flair, a 16-9 lead storm.
But La Salle did not give up easily, only threatening 13-17 that Solomon had drilled back-to-back aces to bring speed back to the Lady Bulldogs.
The Lady Bulldogs had a further turnover, 8-4, in the opening frame, but they made five kill-blocks against the Lady Spykers that shook the resolve of the La Salle Wing Spykers.
In the second it was basically the same, except for the Lady Bulldogs that they buried the Lady Spykers in a double digit deficit to highlight one more impressive outing.
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