DLSU Lady Spikers defeat Ateneo Lady Eagles, retain UAAP title Featured

DLSU Lady Spikers defeat Ateneo Lady Eagles, retain UAAP title Photo: GMA Network

The DLSU Lady Spikers climbed out of a 2-1 deficit to defend their UAAP Women's Volleyball title, 19-25 25-14 18-25 25-18 15-10, in a packed Araneta Coliseum on Saturday.
The Lady Spikers forced a fifth and deciding set before racing to take a huge lead in the race to 15.
Kim Dy proved to be clutch anew, scoring 19 points off 15 kills and three blocls. Tin Tiamzon added 16 markers off 13 attack points, while Desiree Cheng tallied 12. Season MVP Majoy Baron added 10 markers, while graduating team captain Kim Fajardo scored six.
What La Salle gave up on attack points (56-52) and blocks (9-5), it recovered in aces (12-6).
It was also a total team effort for Ateneo, who was led by Michelle Morente with 16 points. Bea De Leon and Jho Maraguinot scored 14 points apiece, while Ana Gopico had 10.
The Lady Spikers' Desiree Cheng has been declared as most valuable player of the 79th UAAP women's volleyball. —ALG, GMA News

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