UNIVERSITY of Santo Tomas overcame a nervy challenge from University of the East to take a 25-16, 25-22, 25-20 victory in the UAAP Season 84 women's volleyball tournament Saturday at Mall of Asia Arena.
UST vs UE volleyball recap
Eya Laure delivered 18 points off 16 kills, to go with 11 excellent receptions and nine excellent digs to carry the Tigresses to a 2-0 record.
Yssa Jimenez delivered the coup de grace for UST as her hit capped off the 25-20 third-set win and fend off a game UE squad which refused to give an inch.
"Ginawa kaming billiards table, ginawa kaming pabandahan ng open spiker nila," lamented coach Kungfu Reyes.
"Yung adjustment, may nakukuha kami pero mas maraming lumulusot na atake sa outside area, sa position four. Definitely, yun ang kailangan namin i-adjust sa mga susunod na laro."
Camille Victoria added 13 markers from 10 spikes, two aces, and one block, as Jimenez and KC Galdones had seven apiece.
UE remained winless through two matches but drew another solid game from Janine Lana who had 17 in the defeat.
Apple Lingay also got 12 in the loss.
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