​DLSU Lady Spikers UAAP 79 Preview: Next Woman Up

Season 78 Summary: 11-3; finished second in the elimination round; defeated the FEU Lady Tamaraws in the Final Four; defeated the Ateneo Lady Eagles in the Finals in three games to win the school’s 9th women’s volleyball title; Additions: Michelle Cobb, Aduke Ogunsanya, Arriane Layug, Gyra Barroga, Justine Tiu, Desiree Cheng (returns from injury) Departures: Ara Galang, Mika Reyes, Cyd Demecillo, Mika Esperanza, Carol Cerveza, Christine Soyud (Moved to Adamson) Holdovers: Mary Joy Baron, Kim Dy, Kim Fajardo, Dawn Macandili, Norielle Ipac, May Luna, Carmel June Saga, Ernestine Tiamzon Background A about a decade ago, it was Maureen Penetrante, Desiree Hernandez, Sharmaine Penano, and Relea Saet who bannered the DLSU Lady Spikers and towed them to multiple championships.