FEU inches closer to 2nd seed, repulses NU

first_imgThe Lady Bulldogs, who locked up the fourth seed on Wednesday, will go on to the semifinals with a 7-7 card.FEU needed the perfect combination of grit and luck to thwart a persistent NU squad in the fourth set as the Lady Bulldogs played tit-for-tat with the Lady Tamaraws until the final five points.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 crownToni Rose Basas gave FEU a 20-17 lead with an off-the-block kill but NU managed to cut it to one, 20-19, when a net touch was called on the Lady Tamaraws.FEU, however, scored two straight points for the 22-19 lead after Jorelle Singh and Jasmine Nabor committed back-to-back errors. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Jaja Santiago had 21 points to lead the Lady Bulldogs who will face defending champion De La Salle in the semifinals. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netFar Eastern University got closer to clinching a coveted twice-to-beat advantage after turning back National University, 25-21, 25-22, 16-25, 25-20, in its final elimination round game in the UAAP Season 80 women’s volleyball tournament Sunday at Mall of Asia Arena.The Lady Tamaraws moved to a 10-4 record but will still wait for the outcome of the game between Ateneo and De La Salle in the second match.ADVERTISEMENT Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast MOST READ LATEST STORIES Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’center_img P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident 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 Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames LIVE: Opening ceremony of Palarong Pambansa Ilocos Sur 2018 Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ View comments Lady Tamaraws head coach George Pascua said the close match against the Lady Bulldogs would be the right stepping stone for them as they head to the Final Four.“This game helped us build our momentum heading into the semifinals and this is like the top of the mountain wherein we’re in the most difficult stretch of the tournament,” said Pascua in Filipino. “I told my players to just keep pushing, they don’t just have to want this win they have to need this win.”Heather Guino-o scored two straight points that put the Lady Tamaraws at the 24-20 match point before Bernadeth Pons effectively finished off the Lady Bulldogs with a well-placed off-speed kill.Pons finished with 17 points to lead the Lady Tamaraws while Celine Domingo and Basas had 12 and nine points, respectively.ADVERTISEMENT Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazillast_img read more