THE College of Education and Faculty of Arts and Letters women’s volleyball team posted identical wins in the continuation of the annual Thomasian Goodwill Games volleyball competitions at the P. Noval covered court in their respective games last September 12 and 14.
Education made sure showcase their bullet-like services that demolished the contention of the Medicine team en route to a dominating 25-13, 25-16 victory. They unleashed 18 aces in the game against to only two of the future doctors and hammered 16 attacks to slate their second victory of the tourney.
Nicka Concepcion, Serenata Saluan, Daphgne Lazo, and Antonette Tiu spearheaded their team as they pulled their acts together as they tallied 26 combined points.
The orange jersey players started hot in their services as they easily mounted a 10-point advantage in the first set, 20-10, and then showcased an aggressive onslaught all throughout the second set, 25-16.
In the second match on that day, Architecture defeated Nursing in straight sets, 25-10, and 25-22, qualifying them for the quarter finals.
Meanwhile, Arts and Letters rallied from 1 set down to beat the College of Rehabilitation Sciences at the end of the eliminations, 28-30, 25-15, 25-11.
After a competitive first set, wherein CRS scored 30 points, the Artlets responded by giving up only 28 points the rest of the way.
“Yung dalawa ko kasing player, na-late sila nung first set, pero may iba pa kong player na pwede mag step-up,” AB Coach Judy Caballejo told TomasinoWeb.
Caballejo was especially referring to star player Julienne Faye Depante, who carried most of the offense for her team to salvage the victory.
With CRS leading 6-4 in the third set, Depante delivered six service aces as the Artlets racked off 11 unanswered points to get ahead at 15-6, part of a 21-5 closing run.
By Nicolo Paolo A. Pascual and Karl Cedrick G. Basco
Photo taken by Matthew David P. Dulay