Lady Spikers continues her quest for perfection, battling Lady Tamaraws

Jolina dela Cruz (right) is one of La Salle's attack plans against the Far East.  —UAAP PHOTOS

Jolina dela Cruz (right) is one of La Salle’s attack plans against the Far East. —UAAP PHOTOS

At this point, after every opponent of La Salle has been brutally blown away, it seems the only real threat left to Lady Spikers will come from within.

Despite embarrassing the defending champion National University (NU) for two consecutive sets, Lady Spikers is as hungry as ever, feeling the need to surpass her former self each time.

And assistant coach Noel Orcullo was quick to point out that the roadblock will come from the mistakes Lady Spikers often make.

“We worked to minimize our errors. Hopefully, we can cut it down to a single digit in [our] successful matches,” Orcullo said after Lady Spikers limited their fouls to just 12 against Lady Bulldogs to continue setting the pace in Section 85 of the UAAP women’s volleyball tournament with an eighth straight win.

They will face Far Eastern University’s Lady Tamaraws at 2pm on Wednesday at the Mall of Asia Arena, and although experts can’t help but predict another La Salle win, Lady Spikers refuses to accept. Risky and rather safe. beside.

“We just have to follow the system our coaches have designed and continue to believe in ourselves,” said Angel Canino, who has made a big difference in his unbeaten run and new form. of La Salle, said.

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The powerful outside attacker is on track to become the most valuable Rookie of the Year, just second in league history behind NU’s Bella Belen last season, after topping the stats in the first round. first.

But Canino refused to acknowledge and pointed to effective team chemistry with outside header Jolina dela Cruz, midfielders Thea Gagate, Fifi Sharma, scorer Mars Alba and Baby Jyne Soreno all contributing. .

“I don’t think it’s just my performance. We all help each other on the pitch. “It was a team effort that was why we won,” Canino said.

Lady Tamaraws (4-4) is about to win against Lady Maroons of the University of the Philippines and will need their match A to take on Lady Spikers.

Celebrities Jovelyn Fernandez and Cherie Tagaod will lead Lady Tamaraws, with help expected from Alyzza Devosora, Jean Asis and settler Christine Ubaldo.

reeling from recent defeat at the hands of Adamson Lady Falcons, the University of Santo Tomas Tigresses, meanwhile, tries to get back on track as they battle the Lady Warriors of Eastern University (UE) inconclusive. defeated in the match at 12 noon.

The Tigers lost 5-3 and will need every win they can to secure a place in the Finals with Eya Laure and Regina Jurado leading the way along with Milena Alessandrini.

Despite not winning in eight games, the Lady Warriors won’t be an easy pick for Santo Tomas, who was led to four sets by UE in the first round. request

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