Ogunsanya's career game propels Lady Spikers to straight set win over NU
MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED)- The De La Salle University Lady Spikers bounced back from Wednesday's loss as they ended the National University Lady Bulldogs' unbeaten run in straight sets, 29-27, 25-16, 25-21 on Sunday, February 19 at the Filoil Flying V Arena in San Juan.
Shaking off an error-laden opening set, the Lady Spikers started to pull away in the second after coming alive in both offense and defense, listing 11 excellent attack points to go with 5 blocks.
Aduke Ogunsanya landed the Player of the Game honors, listing a career-high 11 points from 6 attacks along with 5 blocks.
Ernestine Tiamzon had a game-high 17 points, while Kim Dy added 9 for the Lady Spikers, who now move to a 3-1 slate.
Jaja Santiago put up a team-high 13 markers, while Aiko Urdas had 8 for the Lady Bulldogs, who gave away 14 straight points due to reception errors.
With the win, the defending champs now take part of a three-way tie for the second spot alongside NU and Ateneo.
The Lady Spikers will next face the Adamson Lady Falcons on Wednesday, February 22.
DLSU (3): Tiamzon 17, Ogunsanya 11, Dy 9, Baron 7, Cheng 6, Fajardo 5, Luna 1, Cobb 1
NU (0): Santiago 13, Urdas 8, Singh 5, Sato 4, Nabor 1.