La Salle pounced on National University’s lackadaisical performance to hammer out a 25-12, 25-14, 25-17 win and move closer in clinching the semifinals bonus in the UAAP women’s volleyball tournament Saturday at the Filoil Flying V Arena in San Juan.
Sophomore Michelle Gumabao continued her breakout performance as La Salle booked the first ‘Final Four’ berth with a 25-19, 25-11, 25-23 win against Far Eastern University Wednesday in UAAP women’s volleyball tournament at the Filoil Flying V Arena in San Juan.
The Lady Spikers yesterday sent a strong message to the team that inflicted their “only defeat” so far in the season – they can’t beat us on the court.
Reports surfaced late last week about the possibility that the undefeated Lady Spikers could forfeit some games due a violation of the UAAP rules banning participation of any players in outside tournaments while the UAAP tournament is ongoing.
La Salle rode on its strong start to subdue defending champion University of Santo Tomas, 25-20, 25-19, 25-12, and complete a first round sweep Wednesday in the UAAP women’s volleyball tournament at the Filoil Flying V Arena in San Juan.
With former Asian sprint queen Lydia de Vega watching in the stands, an inspired Stephanie Mercado gave all her best to help La Salle remain unbeaten.
Interview by Tin Pe Benito Michele Theresa Gumabao What do you think went wrong last season and what areas the team needs to improve on this year?