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Lightning quick: NU wrecks UE in lopsided affair

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Needing less an than hour to settle their affairs, the NU Bulldogs totally overpowered the UE Red Warriors via sweep, 25-12, 25-17, 25-20, Sunday morning at the San Juan Arena.

Edwin Tolentino paced the Bulldogs with 15 points while Reuben Inaudito added 11 points and 4 blocks.

For UE, Edward Camposano was the only player in double figures as he chalked up 14 points and 3 blocks while Sam Lelic had 4 points.

The Bulldogs, totally owning UE in all categories, had a whopping 41 attack points in the game compared to their opponent’s 29 attack points. The defending champions posted a 9-4 advantage in blocking and also had a 24-7 advantage in excellent sets.

The Bulldogs’ next assignment will be against the Adamson Falcons next Saturday, February 21, while UE hopes to get a win against FEU on February 22 with both games held at the San Juan Arena.

The scores:

NU – Tolentino 15, Inaudito 11, Paglinawan 10, Torres 9, Baysac 5, Mangulabnan 4, Capal 1, Dayandante 0, Dizon (L) 0

UE – Camposano 14, Lelic 4, Saguin 3, Mandani 3, Inoferio 3, Alba 3, Magdaong 2, Adviento 1, Molino 1, Gopio 0, Almario (L) 0

Miguel Luis Flores fell face first into sports writing in high sch9l and has never gotten up. He reluctantly stumbled into the volleyball beat when he started with Tiebreaker Times three years ago. Now, he has waded through everything volleyball - from its icky politics to the post-modern art that is Jia Morado's setting.

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