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Girl Bulldogs head into second spherical unbeaten

Michaela Belen (right) deftly places a point past Alyssa Bertolano. —UAAP MEDIA

Michaela Belen (proper) deftly locations some extent previous Alyssa Bertolano. —UAAP MEDIA

The longest streak in Nationwide College’s ladies’s volleyball historical past was prolonged to seven video games on Thursday after the Girl Bulldogs walloped College of the Philippines, 25-10, 25-20, 25-15, in Season 84 of the UAAP at SM Mall of Asia Area in Pasay Metropolis.

“We would have liked this win as a result of it sustains our momentum going into the second spherical,” mentioned Nationwide coach Karl Dimaculangan in Filipino after Michaela Belen scattered 13 factors to guide a balanced offensive that doomed the Girl Maroons to their fourth loss in seven matches.

“We’ve a comparatively younger crew, and this sweep offers my gamers the motivation to maintain getting ready onerous,” Dimaculangan added. Nationwide’s finest begin was 6-1 in Seasons 76 and 80.

Adamson additionally ended its first spherical stint on a excessive after the Girl Falcons swept College of the East, 25-23, 25-20, 25-18.

Might Ann Nuique drilled in 15 factors and Lorene Toring added 14 for the Girl Falcons, who closed out with a 4-3 slate whereas dealing the Girl Warriors a seventh straight defeat.

“We’ve a comparatively younger crew, and this sweep offers my gamers the motivation to maintain getting ready onerous,” Dimaculangan added. Nationwide’s finest begin was 6-1 in Seasons 76 and 80.

Whereas Nationwide and Adamson had it comparatively simple, College of Santo Tomas (UST) labored onerous earlier than snapping Ateneo’s three-game profitable streak in a later sport.

Eya Laure scored 31 factors in main the Golden Tigresses to a marathon 25-19, 25-21, 29-31, 33-31 victory as UST improved to 5-2 whereas dealing the Girl Eagles their fourth loss additionally in seven video games.

The match lasted for near 2-1/2 hours and Kungfu Reyes, the UST coach, mentioned that an expertise like that can positively serve his spikers properly for the remainder of the event.

“It’s good that my gamers went by that sort of a match—it’s like we performed six units,” Reyes mentioned in Filipino.

“I beloved seeing that their combating spirit was there all the time.”

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