28 January 2010

Lyceum Subic spikers win Pinoy back book run

Metro Manila - Newcomer Lyceum of Subic Bay brought down powerhouse San Sebastian College-Cavite, 25-14, 25-20, 25-15, in the battle of unbeaten teams to clinch the top spot in Group A of the NAASCU (National Athletic Association of Colleges and Universities) women’s volleyball tournament at the New Era University gym along Commonwealth Ave. in Quezon City.

The Subic Bay-based Sharks of coach Chris Dumasig leaned on the game-long brilliance of Pearl Mamaril, Guada Vinia and Adrianne Cruz to pul the rug from under the heavily-favored Baycats and close out their elimination round campaign with a perfect 5-0 win-loss record.

With the win, Lyceum will now meet Group B runner-up Centro Escolar University, which defeated Our Lady of Fatima University, 25-12, 25-15, 15-25, 25-15, for a 3-1 record.

SSC-Cavite will battle Group B topnotcher AMA Computer University, which blanked University of Makati, 25-18, 25-14, 25-16 to complete a four-game sweep of the division.

A total of 11 teams divide dinto two groups are seeing action in the volleyball competitions organized by NAASCU, headed by Dr. Ernesto Jay Adalem of St. Clare College-Caloocan.

Aside from Lyceum and SSC-Cavite, the other teams which saw action were University of Manila (3-2), St. ,Clare (2-3), New Era University (1-4) and STI Colleges (0-5) in Group A; and Fatima (2-2), University of Makati (1-3) and Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Pasay (04) in Group B.

Tournament director was Benjie Diswe. (Philippine Star)