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Volleyball Teams finish elimination round on a high note

The De La Salle Lady Spikers secured the top spot in the Final Four of 71st UAAP volleyball tournament yesterday as it trounced defending champion Far Eastern University 25-21, 25-12, 22-25, 25-18 at the Arena in San Juan City. The girls of coach Ramil De Jesus finished the elimination round with a 13-1 record and will face either Adamson or UST in the playoffs. Finishing with identical records, the Falcons and Tigers will duel on Wednesday for the third Final Four slot. With the loss, FEU dropped to second place with 12-2 mark.

In the Men’s Division, De La Salle defeated UP 25-23, 25-23, 12-25, 25-22 to finish second going into the stepladder semifinal stage with a 10-4 win-loss slate. They await the winner of the first stepladder match between UP and Ateneo which will be played on Wednesday. Defending champion UST gained an outright spot in the finals after sweeping the elimination round.