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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