Ateneo Lady Eagles defend their championship against La Salle Lady Spikers in the UAAP Season 84 women’s volleyball tournament at Mall of Asia Arena on May 5.
The league has revealed the women’s volleyball tournament schedule. Which will include some of the strongest rivals in Philippine sports, with the explosive quadruple-header start scheduled for 4 p.m.
At 10 a.m., Eya Laure and the University of Santo Tomas will open their campaign against Far Eastern University.
National University, which started the 2020 season 2-0 before the pandemic wiped out. The remainder of the season will resume play against Adamson at noon. And you can check out OKBET for any updates in the UAAP season.
The Lady Bulldogs will honor national team members Ivy Lacsina, Jennifer Nierva, Micaela Belen, Alyssa Solomon, and Kamille Cal. They all competed for the Philippine women’s volleyball team last year under new head coach Karl Dimaculangan.
The UP and the UE will conclude the opening day at 6 pm.
Ateneo, which retains Faith Nisperos, Dani Ravena, Vanie Gandler, also Jaja Maraguinot, will rebuild from a title-retention quest thwarted in Season 82. When Kat Tolentino played in her final UAAP season, which lasted only two games.
That is the first time Ramil De Jesus has been back in the UAAP since 2020 when he led La Salle to victory over Ateneo in four sets. His young teams stood by Thea Gagate, Jolina Dela Cruz, and Justine Jazareno.
Women’s volleyball will play on Tuesdays, Thursdays, also Saturdays, with the first round consisting of seven matchups at MOA Arena.
Men’s basketball postseason games will begin next week on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays.
Ateneo and UST, the Season 81 finalists, will square off on May 19 at 6 p.m. on the final day of the first round. For the UAAP season, you can wager on in the OKBET sportsbook.