Jem Ferrer and the Ateneo Lady Eagles showed the importance of experience as they came back from being down 2 sets against the NU Lady Bulldogs to eventually win the match in 5 sets. The game was really intense as the UAAP Season 75 Women’s Volleyball fans inside The Arena in San Juan got their money’s worth.
The Lady Bulldogs got the first 2 sets but the Lady Eagles stormed back to get the remaining 3 sets to seal the win.
Alyssa Valdez was hailed as the best player of the match with 28 points via 26 successful attacks and 2 blocks.
Fille Cainglet and Jem Ferrer, who played thru an injured ankle, did their part in this match especially during tight situations. Fille had 14 points while Jem held the fort as the formidable setter of Ateneo. She issued 23 well timed sets for the Lady Eagle. Dzi and Gretchen pitched in 8 and 7 points apiece.
On the opposite side, Myla Pablo scored heavily for NU. She had 21 big points. DinDin and Nepomuceno had 18 and 15 points respectively.
In the first game, the UST Tigresses defeated the UP Lady Maroons in 3 straight sets: 25-18, 25-11, 25-14. The player of the game is Maruja Banaticla with 13 points coming from 11 successful Attacks, 1 Block and 1 Service ace.