Resilient Tigresses Nabs Lady Maroons
The University of Santo Tomas Tigresses, coming from a slow start, thrashed the University of the Philippines Lady Maroons via four-set triumph in the 74th UAAP women’s volleyball tournament held Sunday afternoon at the Fil Oil Flying V Arena.
The Lady Tigresses were floored in the first set, 22-25, by the Lady Maroons, but became resilient to finish the game victorious, 22-25, 25-15, 25-16, 25-18.
UST spiker Maika Ortiz, showered UP with killer spikes, and finished the game with 16 markers, 14 of those came from attacks.
Maru Banaticla and Ma. Carmela Tunay also stepped up and scored 14 and 11 points for UST.
UP had a chance to grab the win via their 16-12 lead in the fourth set, but fell a little short towards the end.
The Lady Maroons now has 0-4 record after their defeat against De La Salle University last Wednesday.
The Espana-based team, on the other hand, already have a two-game winning skid, and they are now in the fourth place with the Far Eastern University.