UAAP men’s volleyball: FEU notches 6th straight win
MANILA, Philippines – The Far Eastern University (FEU) Tamaraws went one step closer to achieving a first-round sweep this season as they triumphed over the Adamson Soaring Falcons in the UAAP men’s volleyball tournament on Sunday, March 10, at the Filoil Flying V Centre.
It only took 3 sets for the Tamaraws to get the victory, 25-14, 25-23, 25-23, and put their record to 6 wins in as many games. The Soaring Falcons, meanwhile, crashed to a 3-2 slate after absorbing back-to-back loses.
Team captain Richard Solis and Jude Garcia combined for 24 points to lead the Tamaraws to another quick win.
Adamson’s team captain also recorded a team-high as Paolo Pablico notched 12 points, 4 coming off aces. George Labang chipped in 11 points.
In the second game, the Ateneo Blue Eagles posted a 25-18, 22-25, 25-22, 25-13 victory over the University of the Philippines (UP) Fighting Maroons.
The Season 80 runners-up improved their current record to 3 wins and two loses as they prevented the Fighting Maroons from grabbing their first win.
Gian Glorioso powered the Blue Eagles with 20 points, 6 coming from blocks. Chumason Njigha, Anthony Koyfman, and Ishmael Rivera also scored in double-digits as they combined for 33 points.
The last-placed Fighting Maroons were paced by Jerry San Pedro, the team's lone double-digit scorer with 14 points. – Juro Morilla/Rappler.com