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Red-hot Lady Tams target top 2, twice-to-beat edge

Apr 11, 2019 - 1:16 PM

Picking up late in the season, FEU shows why it has a shot at booking a return trip to the UAAP Finals

CHARGING. Jerrili Malabanan and the FEU Lady Tamaraws aim to sweep their remaining elimination games. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Soaring Buitre steps up for injured Molde

Apr 03, 2019 - 8:26 PM

UP veteran Marian Buitre delivers just as coach Godfrey Okumu predicted

TAKE CHARGE. Marian Buitre and the Lady Maroons claw past the UE Lady Warriors in a five-set escape. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Ateneo's Kat Tolentino named UAAP Player of the Week

Feb 25, 2019 - 6:06 PM

The UAAP's leading scorer unloads a combined 41 points in the Ateneo Lady Eagles' back-to-back wins

TAKING CHARGE. Kat Tolentino shows way for the Ateneo Lady Eagles with her lethal attacking. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo draws momentum from 'don't count us out' mentality

Feb 24, 2019 - 10:19 PM

'People will really count them out, but I believe in them,' says Ateneo head coach Oliver Almadro

TRUST. The Ateneo Lady Eagles trust in their capabilities to pull though a tough match against FEU.  Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

WATCH: UST Golden Tigresses step up their swag game

Feb 24, 2019 - 9:26 PM

The UST Golden Tigresses show on-court swag just to pump each other up

SWAG. The UST Golden Tigresses show their swag to boost their confidence. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo thwarts FEU in 5-set thriller

Feb 24, 2019 - 7:13 PM

(UPDATED) The Lady Eagles rally from two sets down to stun the Lady Tamaraw in a rematch of last season's semis showdown

SEASONED DUO. Ateneo veterans Kat Tolentino and Bea de Leon put up a defensive wall against FEU rookie Lycha Ebon. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

La Salle's Cobb relishes 'easier' role this season

Feb 23, 2019 - 8:45 PM

'Everyone is becoming a go-to guy,' says setter Michelle Cobb, noting she has many attacking options in this season's La Salle team

IMPROVING. Michelle Cobb relishes having many attacking options in this season's La Salle team. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

La Salle takes slice of lead with conquest of Adamson

Feb 23, 2019 - 5:46 PM

(UPDATED) Reigning champion La Salle gets to share the top spot with UP after a straight-set win over Adamson

UNRIVALED. Michelle Cobb and the La Salle Lady Spikers come out in full control against the Lady Falcons. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Shorthanded NU routs UE for 1st win

Feb 23, 2019 - 3:55 PM

(UPDATED) Despite losing setter Joyme Cagande to injury, a 10-woman NU squad still earns its first win over UE in straight sets

BREAKTHROUGH. The NU Lady Bulldogs bounce back from an opening-day loss. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

NU's Joyme Cagande 'likely' out of UAAP Season 81

Feb 23, 2019 - 2:02 PM

The former UAAP juniors three-time best setter is diagnosed with high-grade ACL

UNFORTUNATE. Joyme Cagande picks up an ACL injury during her UAAP seniors debut. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

La Salle looks to continue hot start as NU, UE shoot for 1st win

Feb 22, 2019 - 7:00 PM

The reigning champions aim for back-to-back victories against the Adamson Lady Falcons in the UAAP women's volleyball tournament

CONQUEST. The De La Salle Lady Spikers are on a winning momentum when they face the Adamson Lady Falcons. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo's Bea de Leon still gets 'veteran jitters'

Feb 18, 2019 - 10:22 AM

Even senior player Bea de Leon admits that playing in Sunday's Ateneo-La Salle season opener still made her nervous

POOR START. Bea de Leon admits that the Ateneo Lady Eagles were off to a poor start.  Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Worth the wait: La Salle's Luna earns starting spot

Feb 18, 2019 - 8:22 AM

May Luna surprisingly gets to start for the Lady Spikers after 4 years with champion mentor Ramil de Jesus

DESERVING. La Salle’s May Luna gets rewarded after years of hard work and patience. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UST overcomes late Adamson challenge

Feb 17, 2019 - 4:33 PM

(UPDATED) The UST Golden Tigresses blow a two-set lead but manage to arrest the Adamson Lady Falcons' late surge

FULL CONTROL. Sisi Rondina takes charge in the UST Tigresses' opening-day campaign. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

FEU rookie Lycha Ebon proves worthy of Pons' number

Feb 17, 2019 - 11:39 AM

Young sensation Lycha Ebon ignores doubters and shows why she can be FEU's next volleyball queen

PROMISING. Lycha Ebon proves why she deserves the No. 2 jersey as the Player of the Game in her UAAP debut. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UAAP Season 81 Volleyball: Schedule, team standings and updates

Feb 16, 2019 - 7:39 PM

Bookmark this page for updates in the UAAP Season 81 women’s volleyball competition

FEU rallies to defeat young NU team

Feb 16, 2019 - 6:54 PM

(UPDATED) The veteran FEU team flashes its championship experience over the rookie-laden NU Lady Bulldogs

VETERAN. The FEU Lady Tamaraws introduce the young NU team to the collegiate scene. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UP Lady Maroons escape UE in UAAP volley season opener

Feb 16, 2019 - 4:35 PM

(UPDATED) The Lady Maroons pull off a thrilling win over the Lady Warriors right in the opening game of the UAAP Season 81 volleyball competition

SURVIVAL. Isa Molde and the UP Lady Maroons outlast the gritty Lady Warriors in 5 sets. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

WATCH: La Salle Lady Spikers return to make history

Feb 14, 2019 - 11:19 AM

La Salle coach Ramil de Jesus tries to work his magic again as the young Lady Spikers target a UAAP four-peat

VOLLEYBALL QUEENS. Desiree Cheng captains the young rebuilding De La Salle Lady Spikers squad. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

WATCH: Nothing less than a title slot for FEU Lady Tamaraws

Feb 12, 2019 - 9:13 PM

After last season’s return stint to the Finals, the FEU Lady Tamaraws continue to set their sights on a record 30th UAAP women's title

STEPPING UP. Heather Guinoo is expected to fill in the big shoes left by Bernadeth Pons. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

WATCH: Ateneo Lady Eagles eye grand comeback

Feb 11, 2019 - 8:48 PM

After missing the title round last season, the Ateneo Lady Eagles believe they have the tools to reclaim the crown

CHAMPIONSHIP EXPERIENCE. Bea de Leon hopes that she can end her UAAP career the same way she started it – with a championship. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

WATCH: Young NU Lady Bulldogs dare to challenge league vets

Feb 10, 2019 - 9:01 PM

National University remains dauntless even as the Lady Bulldogs parade many new faces

CAPTAIN. Audrey Paran leads a rookie-laden team in Season 81. File photo by Michael Gatpandan

WATCH: Adamson Lady Falcons put themselves to the test

Feb 09, 2019 - 1:25 PM

The Adamson Lady Falcons can't wait to flash their peak form and see their hard work pay off in the UAAP

STEPPING UP. Bernadette Flora (left) and Eli Soyud are among those called by Air Padda to step up to the challenge. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

WATCH: It's the UST Golden Tigresses' turn to shine

Feb 07, 2019 - 6:44 PM

The UST Golden Tigresses may just stun the UAAP field with their hunger to go all the way this season

FINAL FLIGHT. High-flying Sisi Rondina hopes to leave UST with an indoor championship in her UAAP career. File photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

WATCH: UE Lady Warriors aim higher in UAAP Season 81

Feb 06, 2019 - 6:36 PM

Will the UE Lady Warriors surprise the competition this season?

NEW LEADER. Kath Arado continues to anchor the UE Lady Warriors' defense. File Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Bea de Leon to play final year with Lady Eagles

Jul 19, 2018 - 8:02 PM

The Ateneo volleyball standout decides to play her 5th and final UAAP season due to an 'unfinished business'

'UNFINISHED BUSINESS'. Bea de Leon expresses her desire to stay with the Ateneo Lady Eagles in her final year of eligibility. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Ateneo names Oliver Almadro as new women's volleyball coach

May 18, 2018 - 6:50 PM

The former Ateneo men's volleyball mentor succeeds Thai champion coach Tai Bundit

CHAMPION FORM. Coach Oliver Almadro hopes to work his magic again with the Ateneo Lady Eagles. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 2, 2018

May 02, 2018 - 12:25 PM

Hello! Here's a roundup of news you need to know this Wednesday.

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HIGHLIGHTS: DLSU vs FEU – UAAP Season 80 Women’s Volleyball Finals Game 2

May 01, 2018 - 6:19 PM

Will the DLSU Lady Spikers be crowned for the 3rd consecutive year? Or will the FEU Lady Tamaraws force a do-or-die match?

Ateneo bids goodbye to Lady Eagles coach Tai Bundit

Apr 30, 2018 - 7:50 PM

The Thai tactician steered the Ateneo Lady Eagles to their first UAAP championship

Ateneo de Manila University formally bids goodbye to Lady Eagles head coach Tai Bundit. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Playing in unfamiliar finals territory, FEU turns error-prone

Apr 28, 2018 - 11:02 PM

The Lady Spikers gain early momentum as the Lady Tamaraws commit half of their 34 errors right in the first set

SO CLOSE. The FEU Lady Tamaraws were actually keeping up with DLSU, but numerous errors canceled the chances they created. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: DLSU vs FEU – UAAP Season 80 Women’s Volleyball Finals Game 1

Apr 27, 2018 - 5:00 PM

The DLSU Lady Spikers and the FEU Lady Tamaraws will clash on Saturday, April 28, 4pm, at the Smart Araneta Coliseum

Ruthless FEU looks to dethrone reigning champ DLSU

Apr 27, 2018 - 2:07 PM

UAAP Women's Volleyball title showdown: Which team will draw first blood?

BEST SCORERS. Kim Dy (left) and Bernadeth Pons are leading their respective teams in scoring. Photos by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler (Dy) and Josh Albelda/Rappler (Pons)

Jaja Santiago looks forward to bright future after title-less UAAP stint

Apr 22, 2018 - 10:13 PM

The NU star player will be pursuing her opportunities in both the local and international scenes

NO REGRETS. Jaja Santiago does not regret staying with the NU Lady Bulldogs until the end. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

DLSU Lady Spikers march to UAAP Finals for 10th straight year

Apr 22, 2018 - 5:34 PM

(3RD UPDATE) The defending champions trip the NU Lady Bulldogs and arrange a title showdown vs the FEU Lady Tamaraws

RIGHT ON COURSE. The DLSU Lady Spikers stay on track of their bid for a 3rd straight title.

FEU Lady Tamaraws clinch UAAP Finals berth over Ateneo

Apr 21, 2018 - 7:15 PM

(3RD UPDATE) This marks the end of the Ateneo vs La Salle era as both teams have battled it out in the women's volleyball championship in the last 6 seasons

FINALS BOUND. The FEU Lady Tamaraws are in the UAAP finals again after 9 seasons. Photo by  Josh Albelda/Rappler

Michelle Cobb clarifies 'pointing' incident during Ateneo game

Mar 09, 2018 - 9:24 PM

According to the second-year setter, she was pointing at the line to indicate the ball was in

Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

SCHEDULE: UAAP Season 80 Men's and Women's Volleyball round 1

Jan 08, 2018 - 9:44 PM

The season begins on February 3

Ateneo Lady Eagles fend off FEU Lady Tamaraws, set up Finals rematch against La Salle

Apr 23, 2017 - 6:29 PM

UPDATED The best of 3 Finals series will commence on Saturday April 29

REMATCH. The Ateneo Lady Eagles knock off the FEU Lady Tamaraws to set up a UAAP Finals rematch against rivals DLSU Lady Spikers. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Eyes on the prize: La Salle shoots for back-to-back titles

Apr 23, 2017 - 1:15 PM

The Lady Spikers now patiently await the results of the remaining semis clash between league leaders Ateneo Lady Eagles and the FEU Tamaraws

FINALS-BOUND. La Salle goes for back-to-back titles in its return to the UAAP Finals. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

LIVE BLOG: ADMU Lady Eagles vs FEU Lady Tamaraws - UAAP Season 79 Final Four

Apr 23, 2017 - 12:35 PM

Bookmark this page to get updates from the UAAP Final Four starting at 4 pm

LIVE BLOG: DLSU Lady Spikers vs UST Golden Tigresses - UAAP Season 79 Final Four

Apr 22, 2017 - 2:39 PM

Bookmark this page to get updates from the UAAP Final Four starting at 4 pm

UAAP: Adamson completes Final Four cast with win over FEU

Feb 20, 2014 - 3:37 AM

Adamson University is heading to the UAAP women s volleyball Final Four with a win over FEU on Satuday

FINAL FOUR BOUND. Adamson's Sheila Pineda spikes a point en route to a Wednesday victory. Photo by Josh Abelda

Adamson, FEU battle for last UAAP Volleyball Final Four slot

Feb 19, 2014 - 10:31 AM

Adamson University and Far Eastern University will battle tonight for the final spot in the 76th UAAP Women’s Volleyball tournament Final Four cast

WINNER TAKES ALL. Adamson's Sheila Pineda scores during a showdown with FEU earlier this season against FEU. Photo by Josh Abelda

UAAP Volleyball: Pineda powers Adamson past FEU to take fourth spot

Feb 05, 2014 - 7:20 PM

With their whole campaign at stake Adamson University counted on the league’s second best scorer in Sheila Pineda as they halted Far Eastern University in four sets

FOURTH IN FOUR SETS. Adamson's Sheila Pineda scores on FEU en route to a pivotal victory. Photo by Josh Abelda

UAAP Volleyball: Lady Tams sweep UST to solidify hold of playoffs slot

Feb 02, 2014 - 7:23 PM

With the race for a final four slot intensifying the Far Eastern University earned themselves a better position for a playoffs berth as they demolished University of Santo Tomas Golden Tigresses in straight sets

UAAP Volleyball: Dindin Santiago scores 23 as Lady Bulldogs sweep UE

Feb 02, 2014 - 5:17 PM

Dindin Santiago registered a season high 23 points as National University made short work of University of the East in UAAP Women s Volleyball action

TOP DOGS. Dindin Santiago of the Lady Bulldogs squad led her team with a season-high 23 points. Photo by Josh Abelda

UAAP Volleyball: Ateneo survives Adamson in five sets

Feb 01, 2014 - 9:55 PM

The Ateneo de Manila University Lady Eagles almost blew a two set lead but mended just in time to beat Adamson University in an electrifying five setter

UAAP Volleyball: La Salle 3 wins away from season sweep after drubbing UP

Feb 01, 2014 - 5:35 PM

The De La Salle University Lady Spikers overcame a hitch in the second set to cop their 11th straight win this year as they blanked the University of the Philippines Lady Maroons

Lady Spikers drop first set in Season 76 but fend off FEU in 4 sets

Jan 29, 2014 - 7:24 PM

For a set De La Salle University came back to earth but they recovered just in time as they nipped Far Eastern University in UAAP women s volleyball action

DOWN BUT NOT OUT. Mika Reyes, shown during a game earlier this month, and the Lady Spikers looked vulnerable early but emerged to win in 4 sets. Photo by Josh Abelda