ILOILO City – De La Salle University Lady Spikers made a short work of the Colegio de la Purisima Concepcion of Capiz, 25-13, 25-12, 25-12, in the University Games 2019 yesterday at the University of San Agustin Gym here.
Rookies Julia Cyrille Coronel and Leila Jane Cruz stood tall on offense as the last year’s runner- up Lady Spikers easily defeated the Capiz-based volleybelles for a winning start.
Also making their presence felt for the Lady Spikers were veteran Ernestine Tiamzon, Erica Mae Santos and incoming rookies Thea Gagate, Mereophe Sharma and Alister Borabo.
University of the East Lady Warriors, meanwhile, also had a winning start after defeating the Lyceum of the Philippines Lady Pirates in straight sets.
In the men’s basketball over at the Iloilo Sports Complex, Colegio de Sta. Ana de Victorias cruised to a 94-83 domination over the De La Salle University-Dasmariñas.
Technological University of the Philippines, on the other hand, got a huge lift from Ilonggo David Magbanua as they defeated the University of San Agustin, 72-68.
Central Philippine University Golden Lions, for their part, fell short of pulling off an upset following a 77-76 defeat at the hands of the much taller Enderun College./PN