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Tams, Blue Spikers score comeback wins against respective foes

By Anton Roxas Posted Jan 23rd 2014

FEU and Ateneo fended off respective opponents to set up interesting duel on Sunday.

Far Eastern University continued its winning ways on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 in the UAAP Season 76 Men’s Volleyball tournament, but not without exerting a lot of energy as it outlasted the University of Sto. Tomas in five grueling sets, 25-16, 13-25, 20-25, 25-17, 15-13.

Team Captain Karl dela Calzada unleashed 23 points for the Tamaraws who won their second straight match to improve to 7-2.

Mark Alfafara, who leads the league in scoring, finished with 22 points in a losing effort for the Tigers, who fell below .500 at 4-5.

In the second match, Ateneo de Manila University survived a tiring five set match of their own. The Loyola Heights based squad defeated De La Salle University, 25-21, 26-28, 12-25, 25-9, 15-9 to extend their win streak to four games.

Marck Espejo once again carried the Blue Spikers with 25 points.

Ateneo improved to 6-3 while the Green Spikers fell to 3-6.