UAAP: Faith Nisperos stops Ateneo UST’s four-game streak

Faith Nisperos Athens UAAP

In the second round of the UAAP Season 84 Women’s Volleyball Tournament at the Mall of Asia Arena, Atenio’s Faith Nisperos attacks the UST defense while they are playing. UAAP pictures

MANILA, Philippines – Defending champions Atenio returned on Tuesday for their fifth win at the Mall of Asia Arena, the 84th women’s volleyball tournament of the season, with a 25-20, 25-20, 25-20 victory at the University of Santo Thomas.

The Lady Eagles avenged their four-set defeat to the Tigers in the first round by stopping UST’s four-game winning streak.

Faith Nisperos led Atenio with 18 points, while Vanessa Gandler and Joan Narit added 12 and 11 points, respectively, as the Lady Eagles improved to 5-5.

Eya Laure, who outscored Lady Eagle by 31 points in their first meeting, was held to 14 points as the Tigers fell 7-3.

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