UAAP men’s volleyball: Bulldogs keep Green Spikers winless

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Defending champion NU posts back-to-back wins as Adamson stays unbeaten in 3 games

 

COMEBACK. The NU Bulldogs survive a first-set scare. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

 

MANILA, Philippines – The NU Bulldogs made it two consecutive wins in the UAAP Season 81 men’s volleyball tournament after defeating the DLSU Green Spikers on Wednesday, February 27, at the Filoil Flying V Centre. 

The defending champions dropped the first set, but snatched the next 3 from the Taft-based squad en route to a four-set triumph, 23-25, 25-22, 25-23, 25-18. 

Bryan Bagunas scored a game-high 27 points, including 3 aces, and Ave Joshua Retamar also had a brilliant game as he served up 31 excellent sets for the Bulldogs, who improved to a 2-1 slate.

Geraint Bacon (16) and La Salle team captain Chris Dumago (12) combined for 28 points, but it was not enough to prevent a brutal third straight loss in 10 days. 

In the second game, the Adamson Soaring Falcons remained unbeaten in 3 games as they triumphed over the UE Red Warriors, 25-19, 25-19, 25-23.

 Adamson team captain Paolo Pablico led the charge as he notched 15 points while Leo Miranda added 11 points. 

Lloyd Josafat topscored for UE with 9 spikes and 4 blocks for 13 points. – Juro Morilla/Rappler.com