La Salle-Ateneo volleyball title clash on Wednesday

Posted at 02/21/2012 9:58 PM

MANILA, Philippines – The finals showdown between defending champion De La Salle University (DLSU) and Ateneo de Manila University (AdMU) in Season 74 of the UAAP women’s volleyball begins on Wednesday.

The face-off between the DLSU Lady Spikers and the AdMU Lady Eagles is set to take place at The Arena in San Juan.

Ateneo barged into the finals by beating University of Sto. Tomas, 25-19, 25-16, 22-25, 25-19, in the step-ladder semifinals last Saturday,

The Katipunan-based Spikers will need 3 victories against the reigning champions to wrest the women’s title.

La Salle enjoys a thrice-to-beat advantage against Ateneo in the finals owing to its 14-game sweep in the eliminations.

Ironically, the Lady Spikers punctuated their sweep with a 5-set drubbing of the Lady Eagles in the elims.

Game time will be at 2 p.m.

The game will be aired live on Studio 23.