JAJA Santiago finished her second season in Japan V. Premier League Division 1 with a bronze medal as Saitama Ageo Medics defeated Denso Airybees, 25-22, 25-22, 25-20, on Sunday in the battle for third.
Back in action less than 24 hours after a three-set loss to JT Marvelous in the knockout semifinals, Santiago and Ageo Medics made short work of Denso.
Santiago had nine attacks and a block for 10 points.
Croatian import Katarina Barun unleashed 24 points on 22 attacks and two blocks, while Yuri Yoshino added 16 markers for Saitama.
It was solid finish for the 6-foot-5 Santiago and Ageo Medics this time after a seventh place finish last season.
Saitama finished the regular season with 13-8 win-loss record in the Star Conference to reach the Final 8.
Ageo Medics swept Group A capped by a five-set win over NEC Red Rockets last week to reach the semifinals where it bowed to JT Marvelous.