UAAP Volleyball: NU beat La Salle 8-0

Alyssa Solomon and NU Lady Bulldogs.  UAAP pictures

Alyssa Solomon and NU Lady Bulldogs. UAAP pictures

The Manila, Philippine-National University victory race spread to the second round, defeating reigning former champion La Salle, 25-21, 25-20, 25-17, at the Mall of Asia Arena on Thursday night as the team to defeat UAAP Season 84 in women’s volleyball.

With a host of seasoned players in recent years, Lady Bulldogs have achieved their eighth win in many games by running raffshod over the Lady Spykers.

They relied on Lady Spykers who saw their three-game winning run end and fell 5-3.

Led by Ces Robells, Alyssa Solomon and Ivy Lexina, NU led the way in the opening set, knocking out La Salle 18-9.

The Robels led the Lady Bulldogs with 17 points.

In the second frame, the Lady Bulldogs allowed the Lady Spykers to take a 20-18 lead before scoring the next seven points to dramatically show their superiority over the squad that had dominated the league for years.

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