MANILA, Philippines – University of Santo Thomas is back on track and snatching Adamson’s three-game winning streak to finish third in singles third at UAAP Season 84, 12-25, 25-19, 25-22, 18-25, 15-9. Took the women’s volleyball tournament at the Mall of Asia Arena on Tuesday.
The Golden Tigers received a huge boost from the error-ridden Lady Falcons, who made three errors in the 5-0 lead that put UST at match point, 14-8, in the fifth set. Lucille saved Adamson with a hit in Almont but Ya Lore secured the win with a kill.
“Everything that happened in the first four sets, we threw away. The most important is the fifth reason, as I said earlier in our previous matches, whose heart is the biggest and builds your mental strength so every point counts, “said UST head coach Kungfu Reyes in the Filipino.
“There is no room for error. That’s the decent thing to do, and it should end there. “
Lorra reduced 23 points from 19 attacks and four blocks that gave the Golden Tigers a 4-2 record with eight great receptions.
Ypril Tapia, who scored three points in the final set with back-to-back aces, registered 11 points in the backstop Lore. Ysa Jimenez chipped in eight points while Christine Icala and Caselin Galdons added seven and six points for the UST, respectively.
Maggie Mangulaban tossed 25 excellent sets and went ahead with three points to win. Janelle Dellero recorded 19 great receptions and 16 great excavations whereas Bernadette Pepito had 14 great excavations.
Trisha pushes Genesis Adamson, who slips to 3-3, to go with 15 points, 14 great digs and nine great receptions.
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