Santiago, Pablo combine for 37 points as NU escapes FEU
MANILA, Philippines – Jaja Santiago registered 19 points and Myla Pablo added 18 as National University slipped past Far Eastern University in 4 sets, 25-15, 25-22, 25-27, 25-23, in the semifinals of the Shakey's V-League 12 Collegiate Conference on Saturday, September 12 at the FilOil Flying V Arena in San Juan.
The two attackers spearheaded the Lady Bulldogs' game 1 win and are now a win away from another finals appearance.
Rookie Jorelle Singh contributed 11 points while guest player Rubie de Leon orchestrated plays smoothly with 25 excellent sets compared to Angela Negrito's 11.
Bernadeth Pons topscored with 16 points for the defending champions Lady Tamaraws, who are in danger of getting eliminated in the best-of-3 semifinals.
Toni Rose Basas and reinforcement Jovelyn Gonzaga had 12 and 11 points, respectively, for FEU in the match that lasted nearly two hours.
Both teams will meet again for game 2 on Sunday, September 13. – Rappler.com