Lady Bulldogs bare teeth to shred Lady Falcons for second straight win

Alyssa Solomon and the NU Lady Bulldogs in the UAAP Season 86 women’s volleyball tournament. –MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net National University’s (NU) string of difficult matchups did not knock its sights off its ultimate target in the UAAP Season 86 women’s volleyball tournament. And with the Lady Bulldogs slowly getting their machine humming, they want to keep…

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Tigresses gore another big fish in Lady Archers to stay unbeaten

UST Tigresses’ Margaret Banagua (left, photo above) and Regina Jurado celebrate a critical point. —UAAP PHOTO Billed as a classic David versus Goliath matchup and the University of Santo Tomas (UST) Tigresses reprised the triumphant role of the great underdog. “There’s no easy win in this tournament. You have to work hard every match,’’ said…

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Belen, Lady Bulldogs try to right ship vs Eagles

Four teams that dropped their opening weekend matches, counting title-favorite National University, return to the floor Saturday to try and get their Season 86 UAAP women’s volleyball campaigns back on track at SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay. The Lady Bulldogs, champions two seasons ago and losing finalists to La Salle last year, try…

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Tigresses open post-Eya era with clinical dismantling of Lady Bulldogs

UST setter Cassie Carballo.–MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net Spikers Regina Jurado and Jonna Perdido and rookie Angeline Poyos just unveiled themselves as a formidable scoring trio in a jolting victory that University of Santo Tomas (UST) pulled off at the expense of perennial title contender National University. With freshman middle blocker Mary Margaret Banagua and sophomore Bianca Plaza…

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UST Tigresses ease past NU Lady Bulldogs in UAAP volleyball

UST Golden Tigresses celebrate after beating NU Lady Bulldogs in straight sets in the UAAP Season 86 women’s volleyball tournament.–MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines–Cassie Carballo positioned herself on the right flank, saw a gaping hole and drove it down with all her might at match point. University of Santo Tomas caught a big prey on its…

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NU Lady Bulldogs eager for redemption in UAAP Season 86

NU Lady Bulldogs’ Vange Alinsug during the UAAP Season 86 women’s volleyball presser.–MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines — Vange Alinsug eyes nothing but the championship for National University in the UAAP Season 86 women’s volleyball tournament, which fires off on Saturday at Mall of Asia Arena. The sophomore spiker, who was the representative of the Lady…

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Lesson learned for NU Lady Bulldogs as dominant UAAP reign ends

NU Lady Bulldogs after failing to extend their dominant reign for another season in UAAP women’s basketball. –MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines — As National University’s seven-season reign in UAAP women’s basketball ends, the Lady Bulldogs get an opportunity to learn and be better to reclaim the crown next year. NU’s dream for an eighth straight…

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UAAP: NU Lady Bulldogs clinch ninth consecutive finals, oust Ateneo

NU Lady Bulldogs’ Karl Pingol.–UAAP PHOTO MANILA, Philippines — Karl Pingol caught fire in the third quarter, leading National University’s second-half surge to eliminate No. 4 Ateneo, 58-43, and book its ninth straight trip to the Finals in the UAAP Season 86 women’s basketball tournament on Wednesday at Mall of Asia Arena. After a scoreless…

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UAAP: NU Lady Bulldogs head into Final Four with 11-game win streak

NU Lady Bulldogs in the UAAP Season 86 women’s basketball tournament. –UAAP PHOTO MANILA, Philippines—National University will enter the UAAP Season 86 women’s basketball tournament Final Four on a blazing note. The Lady Bulldogs outlasted University of the Philippines, 81-59, in their final elimination game at Smart Araneta Coliseum on Saturday. Not only did NU…

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Former mentors big part of NU Lady Bulldogs’ success, says coach

NU coach Norman Miguel.–SSL PHOTO MANILA, Philippines — National University coach Norman Miguel attributed the rise of their women’s volleyball program to all the coaches who worked for the team and developed the players from high school to college. Miguel, who returned to NU this preseason after three years, may have won his first title…

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