NU lasses sweep volley elims, make UAAP finals
YSTAR (The Philippine Star) - November 8, 2016 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines - National University stayed on course for a three-peat in the girls division of the UAAP Season 79 high school volleyball after posting a perfect 12-0 elimination round campaign at the Adamson University gym over the weekend.

The Lady Bullpups rammed past University of the East, 25-21, 26-24, 25-17, last Saturday and dominated UP Integrated School, 25-7, 25-10, 25-9, last Sunday.

By sweeping the elims, NU jumped straight to the best-of-three championship.

University of Santo Tomas blew past Far Eastern University-Diliman, 25-17, 25-14, 25-14, to secure a twice-to-beat advantage in the step-ladder semifinals.

The Junior Tigresses finished second with a 10-2 card, with both losses coming from the Bullpups.

De La Salle-Zobel wound up third with an 8-4 card with its opponent in the first step-ladder semis still to be determined.

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