NU overpowers lowly UE to gain some boost ahead of match against unbeaten Ateneo
Fauzi Ismail and the Bulldogs score their 12th win of the season.

NATIONAL University handily beat University of the East, 25-15, 25-15, 25-18, on Sunday in the UAAP Season 79 volleyball tournament at the MOA Arena.

Fauzi Ismail unloaded 20 points from 15 attacks, two blocks and three service aces as NU improved its win-loss record to 12-1 behind unbeaten Ateneo (13-0).

The Bulldogs will face the Blue Eagles on April 8.

James Natividad and Bryan Bagunas added eight markers apiece for NU, which dominated the match in attacks (36-23), blocks (5-0) and service aces (8-0).

Noel Alba scored nine points for UE, which dropped to 1-12.


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