La Salle spikers wallop Ateneo, foils 1st-round sweep


Posted at Jan 12 2013 08:05 PM | Updated as of Jan 13 2013 07:52 PM

La Salle's Victonara Galang attacks against Ateneo's defense on Saturday's UAAP Women's Volleyball. The Lady Spikers won, 26-28, 21-25, 25-13, 25-21 and 15-13. Photo by Mark Cristino for 

MANILA, Philippines – The De La Salle Lady Spikers thwarted the Ateneo Lady Eagles on the penultimate day of the first round of the 75th UAAP women’s volleyball tournament on Saturday.

La Salle foiled Ateneo’s attempt to sweep the first round by carving out a 26-28, 21-25, 25-13, 25-21, 15-13 win.

Victonara Galang led the Lady Spikers with 18 points on 14 attacks. She also tallied three blocks.

La Salle now shares the lead with Ateneo at the standings with 6-1 each.