UST recovers from opening day loss, blanks UE for first win

first_imgMOST READ LATEST STORIES Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Nonito Donaire vs Naoya Inoue is BWAA 2019 Fight of the Year OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next University of Santo Tomas handled University of the East with ease and came away with a 25-17, 25-15, 25-21 victory in the UAAP Season 80 women’s volleyball tournament Wednesday at Filoil Flying V Centre.ADVERTISEMENT The Golden Tigresses lost their season-opener to defending champion De La Salle in an epic five-setter, 25-20, 17-25, 25-22, 15-22, 15-8, but regained composure in their second game to improve to 1-1.UST was in control of the game from start to finish, and held a comfortable 21-19 lead in the third set after Cherry Rondina found the open spot in the middle of the UE defense.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkUE scored on back-to-back hits with Seth Rodriguez to cut the deficit to 24-21 with a service ace but Rondina ended UE’s persistence and dropped the hammer in the middle of the Lady Warriors’ side of the floor.“This was a good bounce back win for us after coming from that five-set loss, said UST head coach Kung Fu Reyes in Filipino. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. NCAA men’s volley: Perpetual earns finals berth after elims sweep Newsome sets focus on helping Bolts open new PBA season on right track Almazan vows to comeback stronger after finals heartbreak Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Michael Porter Jr. stays patient as playing time increases “We just have to be consistent because in the first two sets we really performed well, but when we got to the third set we kind of relaxed.”Rondina finished the game with 20 points to lead all scorers while Dimdim Pacres added eight points for the Golden Tigresses.Mary Ann Mendrez led the 0-2 Red Warriors with 10 points while Judith Abil added nine.UST was on the offensive through out the game and scored on 40 spikes, 13 more than what UE was able to muster, while also enjoying 26 free points due to the Lady Warriors’ 26 errors.ADVERTISEMENT Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours View comments OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacsonlast_img