MANILA, Philippines — After dropping its first six video games, Adamson College lastly barged into the win column after sweeping winless College of the Philippines, 25-16, 25-19, 25-22, within the UAAP Season 85 males’s volleyball event on Wednesday at Mall of Asia Enviornment.
The Hovering Falcons began sturdy, taking management of the primary two units and preventing again from a 14-18 deficit within the third to finish their first-round marketing campaign on a excessive word.
Evander Novillo tied the third at 21-all with an off-the-block kill. Adamson took a 23-22 benefit from Louis Gamban’s essential assault error earlier than Novillo closed out the sport with back-to-back service aces.
Novillo completed with 11 factors constructed on seven assaults, two aces, and two blocks. Mark Coguimbal chipped in 9 factors, together with three blocks, whereas Jude Aguilar and Joshua Magalaman added eight markers.
“We’re hungry to get this win. My mindset after I was serving was to finish the sport with my serve if attainable,” mentioned Novillo in Filipino. “As a result of it is going to be more durable for us if play longer rally. Will probably be extra tiring and [UP] would possibly prolong the march.”
“Coach George informed us to consider and belief,” he added.
Adamson coach George Pascua lastly earned his first win because the Falcons ended the spherical at 1-7.
“I informed them two issues: consider and belief. They only should consider in our system and belief one another,” Pascua mentioned. “We realized so much from our earlier losses and it served as motivation for us.”
UP stumbled to 0-7 within the first spherical with Angelo Lagando and Gamban main the best way with 9 and eight factors, respectively.
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