OKBet Volley: UST Beats Adamson to Win SSL Opener 2022
The University of Santo Tomas (UST) prevailed over Adamson and completed the Shakey’s Super League Collegiate Pre-season Championship marathon opening day Saturday night, September 24, at the Rizal Memorial Coliseum in Manila. The match went 25-20, 27-29, 15-25, 29-27, and 15-10 in the University of Santo Tomas’ favor against Adamson.
At 10-all in the fifth set, the Lady Tigresses and the Lady Tamaraws were engaged in a fierce battle until the Lady Tigresses scored five unanswered points to pull away and claim victory.
Eya Laure, a veteran player for UST, was the team’s leader and maintained a firm grip during their 5-0 run late in the set. She tallied three of the five points, including back-to-back hits in the final two rallies, which put an end to the match as opening day continued until early on Sunday morning, September 25. Opening day lasted until early on Sunday morning, September 25.
The time for the matchup between UST and Adamson, two teams competing in Pool B, was originally scheduled for 6:00 p.m. However, it started one hour and ten minutes before midnight. and wrapped up at a minute or two after one in the morning. the following day as a result of the previous games finishing later than expected with their own five-setter competition.
Earlier in the quadruple-header, Far Eastern University defeated College of St. Benilde in another five-set win by the scores of 25-20, 24-26, 19-25, 25-22, and 15-11. Debuting head coach Tina Salak overcame first-game jitters to guide her old institution to victory in Pool D.
Barbie Jamili’s ace served as the decisive point in the match as the Lady Tamaraws got out to an early lead in the deciding set, which led to the Lady Blazers falling apart and making careless errors.
Player of the Game honors were awarded to Chenie Tagaod for leading FEU with 20 points, which she accumulated through 17 attacks and three service aces.
To kick off their season in the Shakey’s Super League, Perpetual defeated San Beda in a nail-biting match that went the full four sets, 24-26, 25-21, 25-23, and 27-25. The match was one of the most competitive of its kind.
Shaila Omipon, a promising rookie, made a memorable start for the Lady Altas with a performance that included 17 points, one of which was an off-the-block hit at the end of the fourth set that put Perpetual at match point.
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