UAAP 78 Volleyball Season | Opening
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 that it was yesterday.
The men’s division are picking up popularity as well. Ateneo Blue Eagles will be up against UST Growling Tigers in the morning at 10 AM. This will mark their bid for the championship and to protect their title.
There will be high expectations for both Ateneo squad as they are the defending champions in their respective divisions. The Lady Eagles is bidding for the 3-peat while the Blue Eagles is gunning for their second championship.
Anything can happen. Each school is wanting to win this tournament. FEU Tamaraws for instance who has been the team being on the top will definitely bounce back after losing for consecutive seasons. UST Growling Tigers will do the same thing.
The matches will be held in different venues based off the released first round schedule. But most are to be held in the Arena San Juan. Other matches will be in PhilSports Arena in Pasig City, Araneta Coliseum in Cubao and the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City.