NU crushes Adamson in straight sets to open second round
MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) - The National University Lady Bulldogs have come back to life and opened the second round by disposing the Adamson Lady Falcons in a straight set victory, 25-18, 25-12, 25-18 in the UAAP season 78 women's volleyball, March 6, at the FilOil Flying V Arena.
Myla Pablo and Jaja Santiago led the Lady Bulldogs with 14 and 13 points apiece.
NU hiked their record to 4-4.
"We have been having rough times these past few weeks. We need this kind of win to get back our confidence," said NU mentor Roger Gorayeb.
National University ended their 3-game losing streak by gaining charge early in the game, burying the Lady Falcons in a 20-11 lead in the first frame.
The Lady Bulldogs came cruising in the next two sets, destroying the Lady Falcons who recorded a total of 28 errors compared to NU's 19.
"You cannot win games by impression. You have to convert that into actions." Gorayeb said, pertaining to his two key players Jaja Santiago and captain Myla Pablo who have international and professional playing experiences under their belts.
Santiago and Pablo stepped up, having 12 and 10 attacks respectively.
On the other hand, Mylene Paat scored 9 points for Adamson, while Fenela Emnas and Jessica Galanza combined for 10 markers.
Adamson now has a 3-5 win-loss record. – Rappler.com