Close  

CDU volleybelles upset USJ-R

/ 07:30 AM September 07, 2013

THE VOLLEYBELLES of the previously unheralded Cebu Doctor’s University (CDU) registered the upset of the tournament as they shocked title contenders University of San Jose-Recoletos (USJ-R) Lady Jaguars in four sets in the Cesafi women’s volleyball tournament Thursday night at the University of San Carlos gym.

In previous seasons, CDU barely registered a blip on the radar. But with the aggressive recruitment of head coach Fr. Rolando T. Manayon, mainly from his high school team, the Pajo National High School Vipers, CDU is steadily becoming a force that shall be reckoned with.

ADVERTISEMENT

After falling short against the league-leading Southwestern University (SWU) earlier this week, CDU logged its most impressive win to date as it swung the upset axe on the necks of the former champion USJ-R, 25-18, 20-25, 25-20, 25-15.

Led by veteran spiker Athena Sucalit, CDU improved its standing to 1-1 (win-loss) while dropping the ladies of legendary head coach Grace Antigua to 2-2.

FEATURED STORIES

In the girls’ division, SWU debuted successfully as it notched a 25-22, 25-18 win over the University of Southern Philippines Foundation (USPF), which dropped to an even 1-1.

In other results, the Cebu Institute of Technology-University beat CDU, 25-9, 23-25, 25-12, 25-16, for their first win this season in the men’s division. In the boys’ class, the University of San Carlos defeated SWU, 25-14, 25-20, to barge into the win column. /Correspondent Jonas Panerio

Read Next
LATEST STORIES
MOST READ
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Cebu Doctors’ University (CDU)
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.
entertainment

Killer looks

November 20, 2019 12:20 AM

entertainment

Satisfying payoff for best actress Alessandra de Rossi

November 20, 2019 12:15 AM

entertainment

Opening Today, Nov 20, 2019

November 20, 2019 12:10 AM

newsinfo

Duterte orders suspension of rice importation

November 20, 2019 12:04 AM



© Copyright 1997-2019 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.