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Lady Bulldogs take maiden win over Lady Falcons


Following up on their men’s team’s conquest, the National University Lady Bulldogs gave new head coach Jaime Llanes a double victory as they routed Adamson University, 4-1, to open its UAAP Season 79 campaign Saturday evening at the Rizal Memorial Badminton Hall.

Jiselle Capillo opened the day for the Sampaloc-based shuttlers with a straight-set win over fifth-year Lady Falcon Christine Garin in the first singles match. The first game was a tight affair, but Capillo’s control of rallies in the latter part of the frame set her up for the win at 21-18. The Lady Bulldog then used this momentum to cruise in the following game, 21-11.UAAP-79-Womens-Badminton-NU-ADU-Marinel-Diansay Lady Bulldogs take maiden win over Lady Falcons AdU Badminton News NU UAAP  - philippine sports news

Second-year Marinel Diansay then doubled NU’s advantage as she took the second singles match against another long-time Adamson stalwart Mikaela Aquino.

Aquino actually dominated the first game and reached game point first but the sophomore leveled the game and eventually won it 22-20 with a display of smart plays. Diansay used this tight win to clinch another close one in the second to get the match, 21-17.UAAP-79-Womens-Badminton-NU-ADU-Capillo-x-Diansay Lady Bulldogs take maiden win over Lady Falcons AdU Badminton News NU UAAP  - philippine sports news

NU mainstays Jhayvin Dizon and Kezziah Culiao wasted no time and took the first doubles in identical 21-10 games over Garin and Margarita Villacorta. The Lady Bulldogs used scoring runs after the intervals in both frames of the match to eventually secure the tie for their team.UAAP-79-Womens-Badminton-NU-ADU-Pada Lady Bulldogs take maiden win over Lady Falcons AdU Badminton News NU UAAP  - philippine sports news

The singles winners Capillo and Diansay took the second doubles match against Clydel Pada and Aquino, 21-17, 21-15, before Adamson’s Clydel Pada prevented a shutout, taking her match against Mitzi Pantoja.

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