PVL: FEU survives UP in 5-set thriller to book semis slot

first_imgPeza offers relief to ecozone firms Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netFar Eastern University secured its spot in the semifinals after outlasting University of the Philippines in an excruciating five-setter, 15-25, 25-23, 15-25, 25-23, 15-7, in the Premier Volleyball League Collegiate Conference Saturday at Filoil Flying V Centre.The Lady Tamaraws climbed to 5-1 and became the third team to qualify in the quarterfinals after University of Santo Tomas (5-1) and Adamson University (5-0).ADVERTISEMENT Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award View comments Gov’t in no rush to rescue animals in Taal Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. center_img Eya Laure out for UST with shoulder injury Heather Guino-o led FEU with 13 points while Jeanette Villareal added 10.Isa Molde had a game-high 20 points for UP while Marist Layug and Roselyn Rosier had 16 and 12 points, respectively.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next FEU head coach George Pascua said that his players should not waver mentally despite reaching the semifinals and instead continue on with what they’re doing.“I always tell them that their mindset should always treat every game as a championship game,” said Pascua in Filipino. “They shouldn’t think about the opponents, the important thing is they should always execute the game plan.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’Pascua’s words seemed to have worked with his team as the Lady Tamaraws as they built a 9-3 lead at the start of the fifth set courtesy of Jerrili Malabanan’s quick kill and block.UP managed to cut the lead to four, 11-7, but that was its last hoorah as the Lady Maroons awarded FEU three of its last four points due to errors. LATEST STORIES In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ MOST READ ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial beginslast_img read more