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UAAP volleyball: Adamson wins three in a row, fends off FEU


Adamson Woman Falcons. UAAP PHOTO

Adamson bucked a sluggish begin earlier than whipping Far Japanese College 22-25, 25-9, 25-18, 25-18, for its third straight win within the UAAP Season 84 ladies’s volleyball event Saturday.

Lucille Almonte led the best way for Adamson, which misplaced its first two video games earlier than profitable the subsequent three to go as much as 3-2, with 17 factors to associate with 11 wonderful digs whereas Kate Santiago, who solely performed in three units, got here up with 14 factors.

“We actually felt that FEU needed to win in order that they have been very aggressive,” stated Adamson coach Lerma Giron. “I simply instructed me gamers that we don’t match or surpass our opponent’s aggressiveness, we actually received’t win.”

The Woman Falcons took the life out of the Woman Tamaraws and led by as a lot as 10 factors after changing a block within the center. Julianne Monares got here up with back-to-back hits to slice the result in simply six, 16-22, earlier than Trisha Genesis and Lorene Toring put up the ending touches.

Trisha Genesis chipped in 11 factors and 7 wonderful receptions whereas Might Ann Nique and Rizza Cruz every had 10 markers for the Woman Falcons.

FEU pulled away late within the opening set to take a 1-0 benefit. Adamson then unleashed a 14-3 — even main by as a lot as 15, 24-9 — to equalize the match earlier than taking a 2-1 lead after the third body.

Nikka Medina paced the Woman Tamaraws, who dropped to 1-4 within the standings, with 13 factors and eight wonderful digs whereas Jean Asis and Monares added 10 and 9 factors. Chen Tagaod, FEU’s high performer prior to now video games, was held to simply 5.

Adamson will tackle College of Santo Tomas on Tuesday at 4:00 PM whereas FEU will face Nationwide College at 6:00 PM.

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