It is not over when it is over. Ateneo Lady Eagles draw first blood. What a win for the Lady Eagles. The two-set lead of the Lady Spikers made it more convincing that they are on it to win it – the Championship to snatch the UAAP Women’s Volleyball crown to the defending champs. La Salle started the rally too fast in the first set. They outplayed the Ateneo camp and defeated the Eagles with a 7-point deficit 18-25 record. Second set was more than exciting when they played neck-to-neck. Every point is crucial for both teams. Ateneo is up during the second frame of the game and had a …..
The match of the year, the most awaited clash in the UAAP history, the battle chapter five. Whatever you may call it, La Salle-Ateneo is on it – to win it and take the championship. Ateneo-La Salle chapter five. Why chapter five? For the fifth time, these teams are battling the coveted UAAP Women’s Volleyball title. The Lady Spikers of De La Salle University bagged championship in seasons 74 and 75; while the Lady Eagles of Ateneo de Manila University grabbed the title in season 76 and 77. But before taking the championship to the Lady Spikers, they were on 3-peat gunning for 4-peat in season 76. This season will …..
5-set Thriller. Heart-Pounding. Nerve-Wracking. Name it – I was shaking during the last and deciding set. The most awaited second match-up has been witnessed by thousands of volleyball enthusiasts, alumni, supporters, sports enthusiasts and the likes. That was a whopping 19,000 or more that trooped to the Mall of Asia Arena to witness the classic battle against the arch rivals Ateneo de Manila University Lady Eagles and De La Salle University Lady Spikers. Ateneo prevailed with 21-25, 25-22, 25-16, 21-25, 15-5 win to avenged their first round loss to La Salle Lady Spikers. La Salle pocketed the first set with a 4-point deficit 25-21. Ateneo bounced back as they started …..
The Battle of Katipunan as they always refer to the Ateneo-UP matches. UP Lady Maroons dismantled Ateneo Lady Eagles’ defense by winning in 4 convincing sets at the Arena, San Juan City on Sunday, March 6th. The Lady Eagles started the match by winning the first set. After the not-so easy set, UP girls gave their best to silenced their opponent with a sure fire hits from the rookies and the veterans Tiamzon and Bersola. The super rookies as the commentor Ronnie Magsanoc call them. The UP Lady Maroons is on top of its game. Their floor defense was solid. The girls blocking was also in the records. On the …..
The season is not yet over for these teams to bounce back. Second round will be as exciting as their first round matches. Brace yourself for the revenge! University of Santo Tomas Golden Tigresses 3-4 That win against De La Salle Lady Spikers was something to record in the books of UAAP. The Espanya squad was on up and down way on their 7 matches. They have a sure hitters Laure and Rondina. If we see more wrist actions from Tunay and De Leon, this team will definitely rock the stadium and will surely bring back the championship title to the queens of volleyball. It will be a bumpy ride for …..
Second round of the UAAP season 78 Volleyball Women’s Division has started but let’s recap what transpired in the first round of volleyball action. It is anybody’s ballgame now. The ball is round as they always say. Let us see what is going to happen in the second round. Ateneo Lady Eagles 6-1 The Lady Eagles is definitely on the roll since season 76. However, the 25-winning streak has been broken by it’s rival De La Salle Lady Spikers on it’s first outing this season on February 27th. The match gathered around 16,000 people to occupy the seats of the Smart Araneta Coliseum. The crowds roared everytime each team scored. …..
Yes, we are ready! It is the time of the year once again to be able to witness the Ateneo-LaSalle rivalry. It is everyone supporters wish to pull the days forward to Saturday, February 27, 2016 to watch yet another exciting match between these two arch-rivals. As early as 10 AM on February 24th, the ticketnet is already open to accommodate online ticket buyers. It is a sold-out game for sure. This is the only UAAP Volleyball match that will sell separate tickets (I think it was the same as last season). It is usually a two-match per ticket. But now – it is going to be a single match …..
With the volleyball being recognized by sports lovers here in the Philippines, different tournaments are becoming popular. Shakey’s V-League Season 12 ended its conference weeks ago. Another tournament will commence very soon, the Philippine SuperLiga. The UAAP season 78 Volleyball tournament is now on-going and it is in its second week – the most awaited tourney in the country, the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Men’s and Women’s Volleyball Tournament Season 78. Eight (8) universities will again compete for the gold medal and the championship trophy. Each school will try to snatch the championship crown from the Ateneo De Manila University Blue Eagles for both Men’s and Women’s …..
A total of four (4) matches were played yesterday, January 31, Sunday at the Arena, San Juan City to officially open the second semester of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines. The men’s division started at 10 AM followed by the women’s division at 2 PM. Ateneo de Manila University Blue Eagles, University of Santo Tomas Growling Tigers, Far Eastern University Tamaraws, the University of the Philippines Fighting Maroons for men’s division. Ateneo de Manila University Lady Eagles, National University Lady Bulldogs, University of the Philippines Lady Maroons and University of the East Lady Warriors for women’s division. Ateneo battled UST to get their first win. MVP Marck Espejo …..
The much awaited tournament of all the sports in the UAAP is finally opening on Sunday, January 31st (of course aside from the basketball. The most anticipated match up is between the archrival De La Salle University Lady Spikers and Ateneo de Manila University Lady Eagles. Volleyball fans, followers and supporters are patiently waiting for this match up which will happen on February. The opening will be a rematch game between the defending champion Ateneo Lady Eagles and the Shakey’s V-League champion NU Lady Bulldogs at 4 PM, January 31, 2016 at the Arena San Juan. And this is final – many are confused about the opening schedule. Some thought …..