Posted Feb 16th 2014
Bulldogs begin title defense with rout of La Salle
By Anton Roxas Posted Dec 1st 2013
National University kicked off its title defense in style by dominating De La Salle University in straight sets, winning, 25-16, 25-15, 25-20 on the opening day of the UAAP Season 76 Men’s Volleyball tournament at the Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City.
Last year’s Finals MVP, Peter Torres and two-time UAAP Beach Volleyball MVP, Edwin Tolentino tallied 11 points apiece to pace the Bulldogs. Open spiker Berlin Paglinawan also played a splendid game as he finished with 10 markers for NU.
The Green Spikers were led by fourth year player Red Christensen who scattered 8 points in a losing effort.
In the second matchup, Adamson University’s Michael Sudaria exploded for 26 points to lead the Soaring Falcons to a 3-1 victory over Far Eastern University. The set scores were as follows: 23-25, 26-24, 25-21, 25-21.