MANILA, Philippines – The University of Batangas Lady Brahmans made sure to end their debut campaign in the Shakey’s V-League with a victory by taking down fellow league first-timers, the Polytechnic University of the Philippines Lady Radicals, 19-25, 25-22, 25-22, 28-26, on Sunday, August 9, at the San Juan Arena.
The victory gave the Lady Brahmans a 1-4 record, while PUP closed out their time in the Shakey’s V-League 12 Collegiate Conference with a 0-5 win-loss clip.
Krisa Madalogdog led UB with 18 points - 10 from kills, 4 from blocks, and 4 from service aces - while Cyren Montecer registered 15 points for the winning side, who capitalized on the 40 errors committed by their opponents.
PUP actually had more spikes than University of Batangas, 56-44, but it were their miscues that did them in. Syra Romo led the losing team with her best game of the conference, compiling 26 points. Lourdes Clemente also pitched in by producing 23 points.
The matchup between both teams was non-bearing for the upcoming quarterfinals of the collegiate conference, as 7 of the 8 participating teams have already been assured spots in the playoffs.
Ateneo, UST, and CSB are already in the quarters roster for Group B, while FEU, NU, Arellano, and UP are in for Group A.
UB (97) - Madalogdog 18, Montecer 16, Jamilla 9, Garcia 8, Montenegro 4, Castor 2
PUP (95) - Romo 26, Clemente 23, Gallenero 10, Ilasco 5, Quintana 4, Madrinico 2