MANILA, Philippines হারিয়ে Atenio posted his third consecutive victory in the UAAP Season 84 Women’s Volleyball Tournament after beating University of the East 25-14, 20-25, 25-11, 25-14 at the Mall of Asia Arena on Tuesday.
Faith Nisperos made a block with 19 points from 15 attacks, three aces and seven great receptions, while Vanny Gandler made 16 points from 12 attacks that could take the Blue Eagles to third place with 14 great digs. University of the Philippines.
“We are not counting the streaks, we just want to be better in every game and this game is not different from other games. We also had to prepare for the UE, “said Atenio’s head coach Oliver Almadro.
“We know for a fact that they are also fighting and if you don’t pay attention to their attacks, they will really hit you just like what happened in our second set.”
Carrying their pace from the third set, Atenio entered the second technical timeout of the fourth frame, 16-9 from the rejection of Rhea Manalo’s Jisel Delos Reyes.
The Blue Eagles led 12, 23-11, before Vanya Gandler made the final touches to Erica Ragas.
Ragas and Joan Narit each had nine points for Atenio where Jaza Maraguinot collected 24 great sets and eight great digs.
The Lady Red Warriors suffered another major setback in their campaign where Ja Lana was injured in the fourth frame after a bad fall in the block effort.
Just a week ago, Apple Linggeo also went down against Far Eastern U after injuring his right ankle.
Lana led the Lady Red Warriors with 13 points and nine great receptions where Dara Niva added 12 points and 10 great digs for the UE, which came down to 0-6.
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