UAAP volleyball: UST exploits skidding NU, keeps Final Four hopes alive

first_imgCabuyao City rising above the ashes through volunteerism Scarlett Johansson, Sterling K. Brown among SAG Awards presenters PH bets Miado, Sabanal score shock wins in ONE: Bangkok And in the middle of the run was the scoring partnership of Rondina and Alessandrini whom the Lady Bulldogs had no answer to.Rondina first scored on a crosscourt kill for UST’s 10-5 lead and the Tigresses never let up their assault especially with the return of Santiago in the rotation.Alessandrini scored on her own crosscourt kill for the 17-7 lead before scoring once more, this time on a soft off-the-block kill to make it a 12-point margin.“The respect we have for ourselves is back, this time the results are getting better and all this hard work is finally paying off,” said UST head coach Kung Fu Reyes. “We can’t go back to the past so we will strive harder in our next three games. These players know they’re capable of getting back on track.”Rondina, who put up 25 points, scored on an off-the-block kill for UST’s 23-9 lead before Alessandrini blocked Santiago for the 24-9 match point.ADVERTISEMENT Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Alessandrini was everywhere for UST with 19 points that came off 11 spikes, five blocks, and three aces.Santiago finished with a game-high 27 points to lead the Lady Bulldogs, who have yet to win in the second round.RELATED VIDEO Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award View comments Conor McGregor seeks to emerge from controversy in UFC comeback READ: Past haunting Lady Bulldogs, says coach The Golden Tigresses have won two straight, their first time to win consecutive games this season, to improve to 4-7  and maintain their hold of the sixth place.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownDespite the four straight setbacks, the Lady Bulldogs are still at the fourth spot at  6-5 but are now just half-a-game ahead of fifth-seed Adamson that holds a 5-5 card.UST took advantage of Santiago’s absence early in the fourth set and went on a 15-3 run to carve a 19-7 lead. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. center_img Recto seeks to establish Taal rehab body to aid community, eruption victims LATEST STORIES MOST READ In Liverpool, Man United sees the pain and path to recovery Cherry Rondina. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netUniversity of Santo Tomas continued its hunt for a Final Four spot after pouncing on struggling National University, 22-25, 25-23, 25-21, 25-9, Sunday in the UAAP Season 80 women’s volleyball tournament.After recovering from a slow start, Sisi Rondina and the Tigresses simply took the air out of Jaja Santiago and the Bulldogs in the fourth set and completed the revenge of their first round loss.ADVERTISEMENT Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextlast_img

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