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Golden Tigresses draw first blood against Lady Tamaraws

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The University of Santo Tomas Golden Tigresses snatched the first game in their best-of-three series against the Far Eastern University Lady Tamaraws,16-25, 26-24, 25-18, 25-23, in the 2018 PVL Collegiate Conference semifinals at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan City Wednesday.

After a slow start in the first set, the Golden Tigresses slowly woke up to steal the second set, 26-24.

The España-based volleybelles then capitalised on FEU’s errors in the third and fourth set. In the last frame, Heather Guino-o’s steady serving cut UST’s deficit to one, 23-24, until she committed a crucial service error, 25-23.

Eya Laure once again led UST with 19 points while Milena Allesandrini contributed 16 markers.

Jerili Malaban was limited to 10 points.

Next game in their best-of-three series will be on Saturday, September 1, at the same venue.