UAAP: De La Salle Lady Spikers to open four-peat bid against Ateneo

Camille B. Naredo, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jan 31 2019 11:40 AM | Updated as of Jan 31 2019 07:43 PM

MANILA, Philippines -- UAAP volleyball fans get an early treat as defending champion De La Salle University faces off against its archrival, Ateneo de Manila University, during the opening weekend of UAAP Season 81.

The Lady Spikers, seeking a fourth consecutive women's volleyball title, will play the Lady Eagles on February 17 at the Mall of Asia Arena.

La Salle veteran Tin Tiamzon vowed that the Lady Spikers will be ready to take on the Lady Eagles and kick off their title defense on a high note.

Before that, a powerhouse University of Santo Tomas squad will take on Adamson University at 2 p.m.

The women's volleyball tournament officially opens on Saturday, February 16, with University of the East playing University of the Philippines at 2 p.m., and last season's runner-up, Far Eastern University, taking on National University at 4 p.m.

The full schedule is as follows:

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