UAAP Volleyball: NU defeats UST and sweeps the elm, booking a place in the final

NU Lady Bulldogs are making their way to the UAAP finals.  UAAP pictures

NU Lady Bulldogs are making their way to the UAAP finals. UAAP pictures

Manila, Philippine-National University closed the second set of turmoil to beat Santo Thomas University 25-22, 29-27, 25-17 on Thursday and advanced to the final of the UAAP Season 84 Women’s Volleyball Asia Arena.

Lady Bulldogs survived the Tigers’ second set of charges, climbing 18-14 to steal the frame and break UST’s resolve.

This is NU’s 14th consecutive win and one that has secured a place in the best-of-three championship series for it. This shifted the format to the Stapledar system for the next three groups.

The Tigers finished third with a 9-5 record. Depending on the final match on Thursday, they will face Adamson or Atenio in the first round of the Staples.

La Salle, despite losing to Adamson earlier, was selected in the second round with a double-rate bonus after being eliminated with 10-4 cards in the second round.

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