UAAP Season 78 Men’s Beach Volleyball: Day 4 Results


ADMU (Marasigan and Espejo) def. AdU (Melgar and Sudaria): 21-18, 21-19

FEU (Dolor and Garcia) def. UE (Camposano and Ortega): 21-17, 21-9

NU (Bagunas and Gampong) def. DLSU (Sendo and Dimayuga): 21-18, 21-13

ADMU (Marasigan and Espejo) def. UST (Guzman and Arbasto): 19-21, 21-18, 15-10

AdU (Melgar and Sudaria) def. UE (Camposano and Ortega): 21-10, 21-5

FEU (Dolor and Garcia) def. UP (Valbuena and Raymundo): 21-18, 21-18

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NU, UST set for Girls’ Volleyball final rematch


For the third consecutive year, National University and University of Santo Tomas face off for the UAAP Season 78 Girls’ Volleyball Championship.

Defending champion NU outpowered University of the East in their semifinal encounter, 25-18, 25-16, 25-19. While UST escaped De La Salle-Zobel to earn last final berth, 25-22, 25-23, 28-26.

In Boys’ Division, UST eliminated Ateneo for last semifinal slot, 25-22, 25-19, 16-25, 25-22. The Tiger Cubs are set to face Far Eastern University-Diliman for the first pace of slep-ladder finals.

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Argentina secures Olympic berth


Argentina topped the South America Olympic Qualification Tournament to book a ticket for the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics.

The competion also featured Chile, Colombia, and hosts Venezuela.

The victors swept the single-round robin tournament, including a hard-fought win over the Venezuelans in the last day of competition, 25-12, 22-25, 25-12, 25-27, 15-12.

The Ezequiel Palacios-led Argentinian quad now joins hosts Brazil, World Cup winner USA and runner-up Italy, to try to vie for the prestigious gold medal.

Runners-up Venezuela and Chile also earned their respective spot for the World Olympic Qualification Tournament which will be held in Japan.


FINAL TEAM STANDINGS

Gold Argentina

Silver Venezuela

Bronze Chile

4th Colombia


ALL STAR TEAM

Most Valuable Player Sebastian Gervert (CHI)

Best Outside Hitters Facundo Conte (ARG) and Ezequiel Palacios (ARG)

Best Middle Blockers Sebastián Solé (ARG) and Iván Márquez (VEN)

Best Opposite Spiker Kervin Pinerua (VEN)

Best Setter Luciano De Cecco (ARG)

Best Libero Facundo Santucci (ARG)


October 9, Friday
Argentina v Colombia 3-0 (25-13, 25-19, 25-13)
Chile v Venezuela 2-3 (18-25, 21-25, 25-20, 27-25)
October 10, Saturday
Argentina v Chile 3-0 (25-22, 25-17, 25-19)
Venezuela v Colombia 3-1 (25-19, 25-22, 23-25, 31-29)
October 11, Sunday
Colombia v Chile 2-3 (36-34, 20-25, 18-25, 30-28, 10-15)
Venezuela v Argentina 2-3 (25-12, 22-25, 25-12, 25-17, 15-12)


UAAP Season 78 Men’s Beach Volleyball: Day 3 Results


NU (Bagunas and Gampong) def. UE (Camposano and Ortega): 21-15, 21-16

UST (Guzman and Arbasto) def. UP (Valbuena and Raymundo) : 21-19, 21-17

AdU (Melgar and Sudaria) def. DLSU (Sendo and Dimayuga): 21-10, 21-14

ADMU (Marasigan and Espejo) def. FEU (Dolor and Garcia): 21-18, 21-12

NU (Bagunas and Gampong) def. UP (Valbuena and Raymundo): 19-21, 21-18, 15-12

UST (Guzman and Arbasto) def. DLSU (Sendo and Dimayuga): 21-12, 21-14


UAAP Season 78 Women’s Beach Volleyball: Day 3 Results


UST (Rondina and Rivera) def. UP (Estranero and Alinas): 21-11, 21-15

DLSU (Fajardo and Demecillo) def. UE (Abil and Dacaymat): 21-10, 21-9

ADMU (Tan and Valdez) def. AdU (Paat and Galanza): 21-13, 21-16

FEU (Pons and Atienza) def. NU (Nabor and Santiago): 21-12, 21-12

UST (Rondina and Rivera) def. UE (Abil and Bendong): 21-3, 21-4

DLSU (Fajardo and Demecillo) def. ADMU (Tan and Valdez): 11-21, 21-16, 15-12