UP blanks Adamson to start UAAP volleyball bid

first_imgSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next UP Lady Maroons. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netUniversity of the Philippines started things off on a positive note and grounded Adamson University, 25-11,25-18, 25-11, in its opening game in the UAAP Season 79 women’s volleyball tournament Sunday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.Marian Buitre scored the Lady Maroons’ winner with a simple drop ball that landed on the Lady Falcon’s left side of the field.ADVERTISEMENT The Lady Maroons also enjoyed a well-distributed offense with Kathy Bersola and Diana Carlos scoring game-highs of 11 points apiece and Isa Molde finishing with 10.Team captain Nicol Tiamzon finished with nine points, four coming from the service line.Bernadette Flora led Adamson with nine points.ADVERTISEMENT Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio 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 respite Municipal councilor nabbed for indiscriminate firing in Leyte Panelo: Duterte only wants to emulate strong political will of Marcos Poe chides LTFRB exec over termination of motorcycle taxi pilot study MOST READ For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Marcos monument beside Aquino’s stirs Tarlac town 98% of residents in Taal Volcano’s 14-kilometer danger zone evacuated – DILGcenter_img Motorcycle taxis ‘illegal’ starting next week — LTFRB board member Despite winning convincingly in straight sets, Lady Maroons head coach Jerry Yee said his team still has much to improve on especially in closing games quicker.UP was at match point but allowed the Lady Falcons to score two more points before Buitre made the final play.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSBreak new groundSPORTSMcGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC return“We still had lapses and in this case was we relaxed and that can’t happen against veteran teams,” said Yee. “We still have miscues.”UP practically dominated Adamson in every major scoring category with distinct advantages in spikes, 27-20, blocks, 8-4, and service aces, 15-5. NBA: Another milestone for James as Cavs down Knicks Motorcycle taxis ‘illegal’ starting next week — LTFRB board member Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES 15 Taal towns now under total lockdown Palace: Crisis over ABS-CBN franchise unlikely View commentslast_img

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