UAAP Women's Volleyball: NU stakes 2nd spot vs FEU


Posted at Jan 17 2014 07:46 PM | Updated as of Jan 18 2014 03:46 AM

MANILA, Philippines – National University will put on stake its hold of second spot against the dangerous Far Eastern University (FEU) on Saturday as second round action in UAAP women's volleyball starts at the Arena in San Juan.

Towering sisters Dindin and Jaja Santiago will be tested by the Lady Tamaraws middle blockers Geneveve Casugod and Remy Palma, as the Lady Bulldogs hope to score a repeat of their straight set win in the first round in the 4 p.m. match

NU won its last four matches to finish second place in the first round with a 6-1 card behind De La Salle's 7-0 slate, while FEU is on a two-game roll to seize solo fourth with 4-3.

University of Santo Tomas takes on winless University of the East at 2 p.m., with the Tigresses hoping to end a four-game skid.

The men will take the floor in the morning matches, with University of the Philippines facing UE at 8:30 a.m. and Ateneo battling NU at 10 a.m.

Over at the Rizal Memorial Stadium in Manila, second round softball action also gets going with UST (5-1) staking its four-game winning run against Ateneo (1-6) at 8 a.m. and Season 75 runner-up NU (4-3) taking on De La Salle at (1-6) at 10 a.m.

UE and UP, tied at fourth with 4-3 cards, take the field at
12 noon. Unbeaten defending champion Adamson University (7-0) is on bye.