The Philippine Star
Adamson sweeps UST for PVL crown
Adamson crowned itself the new PVL Collegiate Conference champion, blasting UST with its superb all-around game to fashion out a 25-19, 25-6, 25-17 victory and complete its sweep of their best-of-three series at the Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan over the weekend.
Trisha Genesis capped her tournament long brilliance with 14 hits, including 10 attack points, while rookies Lucille Almonte, Lorene Toring and setter Louie Romero likewise sustained their veteran-like forms to power the Lady Falcons to a repeat victory over the fancied Tigresses for the coveted crown.
“We really prepared hard for a UST comeback – defense and even on our offense,” said AdU coach Lerma Giron, whose wards’ victory likewise served notice of the San Marcelino-based school’s bid for the next UAAP wars.
After a tough 23-25, 25-17, 25-16, 21-25, 15-11 decision in the series’ opener, the Lady Falcons stamped their class right at the start of Game Two and never gave the Tigresses a chance to recover, cruising to their first major victory since winning in the defunct V-League Season 7 Second Conference in 2010.
Genesis went on to bag the MVP honors while Toring actually paced AdU’s charge with 15 markers she highlighted with six kill blocks.