UNIVERSITY of Santo Tomas tries to snap out of a three-game skid as it takes on Far Eastern University in the 76th UAAP women's volleyball tournament at The Arena in San Juan on Saturday.
The slumping Tigresses appeared poised to put the breaks on their losing streak against Ateneo, but ended up surrendering a sorry 25-15, 23-25, 25-22, 20-25, 13-15 five-set setback.
This time, the sixth-running España-based spikers hope to have the killer’s instinct against the Lady Tamaraws in their 4 p.m. matchup for a chance to notch only their third win in five games.
FEU, on the other hand, seeks to add to the Tigresses’ misery as it looks to retain its hold of fifth spot with a third win in six games.
UST star Carmela Tunay, who recovered from her sub-par performances by coming up with 17 points against the Lady Eagles, is expected to lead the team again and draw significant contributions from Pam Lastimosa, Ria Meneses, and Jessey de Leon.
In the curtain-raiser, winless squads University of the Philippines and University of the East try to finally make it to the win column as they clash at 2 p.m.
The Lady Maroons have yet to register a victory in six tries, while the Lady Warriors have been at the wrong end of the floor for five matches now.