SportsLady Falcons outshine the Tigresses Published 7 years ago on May 23, 2013By TomasinoWeb Share Tweet THE University of Santo Tomas Lady Spikers fell short against the defense-oriented Adamson University Lady Falcons, 23-25, 25-23, 19-25, 25-23, 15-12, and lost their first game of their battle for third place series in 10th Shakey’s V-League at Mall of Asia Arena earlier. The España-based squad kept the last frame close as they overcame a four-point deficit, 6-10, through the league’s best blocker Maika Ortiz’ running hit that tied the game, 12-all. However, the Tigresses committed a couple of errors that put the Lady Falcons at match point, 14-12, eventually Shiela Marie Pineda sealed the deal with a through the block attack, 15-12. Ortiz led the team anew tallying 18 points while guest player Aiza Maizo and season’s most improved player Pamela Lastimosa registered 16 and 15, respectively. UST almost bagged the victory in the fourth set as Maizo unravelled an off-speed hit while Ortiz scored in the middle to establish a three-point advantage, 23-20, but the San Marcelino-based squad rampage 5-0 run highlighted by two outside hits of the Tigresses and a Paulina Soriano service ace that forced a deciding frame. Angela Benting and Pineda banked 23 markers apiece while team captain Soriano chipped 18 points for the Adamson. The two teams will face each other again on May 26, Sunday at 1pm in the same venue for game two of their series.By Karl Cedrick G. Basco Photo taken by Ann Lafuente Comments Related Topics:2012-20132013academic yearfeaturedFeaturesipeaNewsSportsThomasiantomasinowebtomwebUniversity of Santo Tomasustust tomasinowebustevolleyball You may like #TalkOnTW: Students react to President Duterte’s recent media address CSC pushes for online class suspension amid UST guidelines Let’s go digital!: How are students dealing with online classes? SportsUAAP to cancel, reformat events amid COVID-19 The UST Junior Tigresses and the Adamson Baby Falcons were also proclaimed as co-champions of the inaugural girls’ basketball tournament held earlier this year. Published 3 weeks ago on March 14, 2020By Jose Rafael Ballecer The UAAP Flag is presented to UAAP schools rectors and presidents in its season opening in 2016 | Amirah Eloise Banda/TomasinoWebWith the recent mess brought about by the COVID-19, the UAAP has declared in their recent memorandum that all pending high school events are to be cancelled, while for the college tournaments, a change in the current format. “If the government declares it is safe to resume classes on April 15, 2020, and does not prohibit mass gatherings, the UAAP will work toward alternative formats of the competition to begin no earlier than May 1, 2020.” the memorandum stated. The memorandum came two days after the declaration of the suspension of classes which is set to last until April 14 and the implementation of strict social distancing measures in the National Capital Region (NCR)Memo from the UAAP regarding #UAAPSeason82 as of March 14, 2020 pic.twitter.com/BXkZ4baLTx— The UAAP (@uaap_official) March 14, 2020The UST Junior Tigresses and the Adamson Baby Falcons were also proclaimed as co-champions of the inaugural girls’ basketball tournament held earlier this year. Prior to the cancellation, the collegiate volleyball tournament had already started while other sports such as baseball, softball, and football were well on there way to open their respective seasons. Comments Continue ReadingSportsLaure sisters take charge in UST’s demolition of FEU The UST Golden Tigresses dismantled the FEU Lady Tamaraws in straight sets, 25-20, 25-16, 25-18 to complete a bounce back ordeal in the UAAP season 82 womens’ volleyball tournament at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay on Sunday, March 3. Published 4 weeks ago on March 8, 2020By Jose Rafael Ballecer Photo by Ralph Rainell Estrella/TomasinoWebThe UST Golden Tigresses dismantled the FEU Lady Tamaraws in straight sets, 25-20, 25-16, 25-18 to complete a bounce back ordeal in the UAAP season 82 womens’ volleyball tournament at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay on Sunday, March 3. Led by their prized duo in the Laure sisters, the Tigresses easily cruised to victory as the Lady Tamaraws found no answer to UST’s red hot offense. The younger Eya scored a game high 16 points, while the elder EJ had 12 of her own. Veteran Caitlyn Viray and rookie Imee Hernandez had nine and seven markers respectively. “Number one adjustment na ginawa namin yung constant communication, especially pag nasa loob, yung nasa labas kasi talagang dire-diretso na kami sa pagbigay ng instructions so mas maganda yung naging receiver namin, yung mga player namin,” UST head coach Emilio Kung Fu Reyes remarked when asked as to what improvements his team made heading into the game. Save for the first set, UST found no problems as they swept FEU, especially in the third set that saw the Tigresses go up by as much as 10 points. UST also had 45 attack points in total, a stark contrast to FEU’s 27.Jeanette Villareal and Czarina Carandang had seven points apiece to lead the Lady Tamaraws while Ivana Agudo had six in the losing cause. With the win, both teams are now tied with a 1-1 record. UST is set to take on the DLSU Lady Spikers next.Comments Continue ReadingSportsFEU outruns UST in five sets Four days removed from their opening loss against NU, the UST Tiger Spikers fell anew to the FEU Tamaraws after a five-set thriller in the first round of the UAAP season 82 men’s volleyball tournament at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay on Sunday, March 8. Published 4 weeks ago on March 8, 2020By Jose Rafael Ballecer Photo by Ralph Rainell Estrella/ TomasinoWebFour days removed from their opening loss against NU, the UST Tiger Spikers fell anew to the FEU Tamaraws after a five-set thriller, 21-25, 26-24, 25-20, 22-25, 12-15 in the first round of the UAAP season 82 men’s volleyball tournament at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay on Sunday, March 8. After a back and forth affair in the first two sets, UST seemed ready to pull away as they took a 2-1 lead against the Tamaraws before the Morayta- based squad managed to keep their composure and took the next two sets to take the game. The fifth set saw the Tiger Spikers struggle against FEU who had momentum on their side after winning the fourth set, and as much as UST was on its way to closing the gap, the Tamaraws ultimately sealed the game courtesy of Jude Garcia. Joshua Umandal had 21 points to lead the Tiger Spikers for the second straight game, while Jhun Senoron and Manuel Medina flanked him with 17 and 10 markers respectively.For FEU, Jude Garcia led the charge with 27 points. Jose Javelona and JP Bugaoan had 13 apiece and Mark Calado chipped in 12 markers of his own.The game now puts UST at a 0-2 record, while FEU stays unbeaten at 2-0. The Tiger Spikers will look to bounce back against DLSU on March 15. 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