MANILA, Philippines – University of Santo Thomas star Aya Lore has emerged as the top scorer in the first round of the UAAP Season 84 Women’s Volleyball Tournament.
The 23-year-old Spyker topped all scorers with a total of 160 points from 143 attacks, 11 blocks and six serve in their first seven games, with UST currently in second place with a 5-2 record.
Atenio’s Faith Nisperos is in second place with 127 points, La Salle’s Rookie Leah Malaluan with 109 points, University of the East’s Ja Lana with 102 points and National University’s Bella Belen with 97 points.
Top 1 scorers were Rookie Alyssa Bartolano of the University of the Philippines (96 points), Alyssa Solomon of the NU (83 points), Vanni Gandler (82 points) of Atenio, Ces Robells of the NU (79 points) and Cheni Tagaud of the Far Eastern University (76 points). )
Lore, who scored 28 twice in the first round, scored a career-high 31 points, leading the Tigers to a 25-19, 25-21, 29-31, 33-31 win against the Blue Eagles at the Mall on Thursday. Asia Arena.
Season 82’s top rookie, who was also CC Randina’s runner-up in the MVP race, was surprised at his career game because all he wanted to do was show restraint and make up for his mistakes.
“It all boils down to a team’s restraint. So I told my team that the Tigers are not cowards. I really shouted, “Lore said in Filipino language.” Sometimes I doubt myself. But Coach Kung Fu is always there to remind me to correct my mistakes and to have confidence in myself. “
Meanwhile, the Lady Bulldogs, who won the first round, had four players leading the six statistics divisions.
NU captain Robels emerged as the first-round spiking leader with 38.64% attack efficiency, followed by his Rocky teammates Belen and Alyssa Solomon, who rose 38.05% and 36.52%, respectively. Laure was ranked 4th with a success rate of 34.29% and Nisperos was ranked as the top 5 speaker with 33.75%.
Solomon and Belen were also the best servers in the first round, with the former having 11 tapes and an average of 10 and 0.43 averages per set of 0.48 tes. Nisperos was third in terms of serving with an average of 0.38 per set, while La Salle’s Malaluan and Thea Gaggett were in the top five with 0.32 taps per set.
Lady Bulldogs playmaker Camilla Lamina is the top setter after seven games, with an average of 5.09 excellent sets per frame, with Libero Jennifer Nierava at the top of the best receiver with 50% efficiency and third in La Salle Justin with 4.13 digs per set. (4.26) Top two best diggers so far.
Adamson’s Lorraine Thoring is leading the block division with a total of 15 kill blocks, averaging 0.58 per set. Ateneo’s AC Miner No. 2 has 0.50 blocks per set. Among the top 5 best blockers with 0.48 blocks per frame, La Salle’s Baby Zine Soreno is the only opposite spiker, followed by Atenio’s Joan Narit (0.46) and Lady Spyker Fifi Sharma and Gagget both averaging 0.44 blocks per set.
There will be a one-week break in women’s volleyball before the second round. “Everyone deserves a break after the tough first round,” Laur said.
But for the UST community, he promised that the Tigers would not get tired, fighting for the UAAP crown after being runner-up in 2019z.
“It simply came to our notice then. But because of our seventh man, who always cheers for us in every game, how can we feel tired? Their exhilaration lifts us up in every game. We really missed them after two years, ”he said.
UST will start the second round next week on Thursday, with Adamson (4-3) facing NU and La Salle at 10:30 a.m. UE and UP will also highlight and cap the game day at 12:30 p.m., while Ateneo will fight FEU in the afternoon. 4 o’clock
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