La Salle spikers wallop Ateneo, foils 1st-round sweep

Posted at 01/12/13 8:05 PM

La Salle's Victonara Galang attacks against Ateneo's defense on Saturday's UAAP Women's Volleyball. The Lady Spikers won, 26-28, 21-25, 25-13, 25-21 and 15-13. Photo by Mark Cristino for ABS-CBNnews.com 

MANILA, Philippines – The De La Salle Lady Spikers thwarted the Ateneo Lady Eagles on the penultimate day of the first round of the 75th UAAP women’s volleyball tournament on Saturday.

La Salle foiled Ateneo’s attempt to sweep the first round by carving out a 26-28, 21-25, 25-13, 25-21, 15-13 win.

Victonara Galang led the Lady Spikers with 18 points on 14 attacks. She also tallied three blocks.

La Salle now shares the lead with Ateneo at the standings with 6-1 each.

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