Showing that their loss in Game 1 was a fluke, the Lady Spikers dominated Ateneo in 3 sets, 25-16, 25-22, and 25-13 to successfully defend their UAAP title and cement their position as one of the country’s best collegiate teams.
Ara Galang beamed as she jumped up and down the padded floor of the Fil-Oil Arena as she is flanked by Mika Reyes and her other teammates.
The Lady Spikers weathered Ateneo’s hot emotional start to beat back their blue counterparts and win 3-1.
De La Salle easily disposed of NU 25-16, 25-11, 25-18 to move within one game of sweeping the elimination round and an outright entry to the finals of the UAAP womens volleyball tournament.
In a game between two teams at the opposite ends of the standings, the outcome was a foregone conclusion right from the start.