UAAP volleyball: Ateneo still on a roll, survives Adamson in 5 sets

first_imgPhivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award UK plans Brexit celebrations but warns businesses may suffer Tolentino also finished in double digits for the Lady Eagles with 10 points.Soyud had 19 points to lead Adamson while Jema Galanza added 12 points. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. MOST READ Sea turtle trapped in net freed in Legazpi City “I think we really showed that we are capable of outing up a fight, compared to the other games we played,” said Madayag in Filipino. “The scores were really close and the young players really stepped up today.”“We’re slowly improving and slowly getting our game back.”Right before Madayag and Tolentino did their damage, it was sophomore Jules Samonte who carried Ateneo.Samonte first punished Adamson skipper Jema Galanza with a through-the-block kill for Ateneo’s 11-8 lead in the deciding set then followed it up with another kill this time on Lea Perez for the 12-9 margin.Jhoana Maraguinot paced Ateneo with 15 points while Madayag and Samonte added 14 points apiece.ADVERTISEMENT Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hourscenter_img It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson The Lady Falcons have now lost two straight and dropped to sixth with a 2-3 card.Although Ateneo failed to gain momentum midway through the fifth set, its two leaders came up big in the clutch.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkKat Tolentino scored two straight points, first a kill then a block on Eli Soyud, to give the Lady Eagles a 14-10 lead right before captain Maddie Madayag denied Chiara Permentilla for the match’s final point.This was the first time Ateneo’s played in a match that reached five sets this season. Ravena, Alas to play bigger roles for Gilas in Castro’s absence Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Nueva Ecija warehouse making fake cigarettes raided, 29 Chinese workers nabbed GALLERY: Barangay Ginebra back as PBA Governors’ Cup kings Ateneo Lady Eagles. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netAteneo continued its steady climb after overcoming Adamson University, 25-18, 14-25, 25-18, 15-25, 15-10, in the UAAP Season 80 women’s volleyball tournament Wednesday at Filoil Flying V Centre.The Lady Eagles streaked to their third straight win for the sole possession of the third seed with a 3-2 record, half-a-game ahead of University of Santo Tomas and Far Eastern University.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES View commentslast_img

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