MANILA, Philippines – April 29, 23-25, 23-25, 25-15, 25-12 against Far Eastern University in the UAAP Season 84 of Ya Lore to shake off the two-game skid of University of Santo Thomas at the Mall of Asia on Saturday. Arena volleyball tournament.
Going to lick the wounds of their defeat to Ateneo and La Salle, Laure helped ust the UST’s winning streak with a 19-point blast and secured at least one play-off for the final four with an improved 8. -4 record.
The star Spyker, who held UAAP-low eight points at their four-set rate last Thursday in La Salle, unloaded an ace with 18 defensive efforts, including 18 attacks and 13 digs and 12 great receptions.
Tapia also advanced with 16 points from 14 attacks, with Camille Victoria adding 11 markers.
But UST coach Kung Fu Reyes feels that even after losing the second set to the FEU, his wards have not been able to resolve their past mistakes from previous games.
“We are out of the system in the second set. We’ve only been able to fix things (in the last two sets), “said Reyes. “It’s a big morale booster for the players. We woke up on the wrong side of the bed in our last two games, which we can still feel because we don’t play that way. Fortunately, we have won. “
In the second set, Lady Tamraos easily reached the set point, 24-20, after Lorre’s back-to-back error. But Lore and Tapia saved two set points before Cheney Tagaud’s attack error that cut the lead to just one, 24-23, just to equalize the match by one set by denying Amy Hernandez’s spike for FEU.
The second set defeat served as a wake-up call for the Tigers as they dominated the last two sets, especially in the fourth where they made 21-8 spreads and never looked back to complete a bounce back win.
The Lady Thames have suffered their 11th defeat in 12 games, losing nine in a row since May 10.
Shila Kisio led FEU with 11 points. Tagaud and Jav Fernandez added 10 markers each, while Libero Alex Juanco gave 20 digs and 15 great receptions.
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