Wednesday, November 21

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AB Volleyball teams wiped out in Goodwill quarters

AB Volleyball teams wiped out in Goodwill quarters

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By ANGEL B. DUKHA III THE Faculty of Arts and Letters (AB) Women's and Men's Volleyball teams were wiped out in the quarterfinals of the Thomasian Goodwill Games on Wednesday. AB Women's went home with two losses, 23-25 and 21-25, against the College of Tourism and Hospitality Management (CTHM). Both teams refused to give their opponent a huge advantage in the first set. AB managed to stay in the game despite the spiking arsenal of CTHM which left AB's score nailed at 9 points, 9-10 and 9-13. CTHM ran a series that again pinned AB's score at 19-21. Despite AB's strong defenses, CTHM prevailed, 25-23. The second frame began neck and neck but CTHM's consecutive errors allowed AB to take the lead, 10-5. However, AB choked on their own errors while CTHM deadlocked the game at 13-13...
AB Women’s Volleyball trumps Science, bounces from loss

AB Women’s Volleyball trumps Science, bounces from loss

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By CRIS EUGENE T. GIANAN THE Faculty of Arts and Letters (AB) Women’s Volleyball Team bested the College of Science (Science) on Thursday, avenging a narrow loss to the College of Tourism and Hospitality Management (CTHM) on Wednesday. AB seized both sets of the game against Science, ending the match at 25-13 and 25-21, respectively. Consistent attacks from AB Team Captain Arnica Ordoñez led the team to consequent runs in the first set, seizing the lead with a 10-point margin. Frequent errors from Science prevented them from closing the gap. Science came back in the second set, seizing an early lead against the Dapitan-based squad, 7-6, but their hopes were dashed when the women in blue deadlocked the game at 17-17. AB capitalized on the shanks from Science players, focusing on
AB Men’s Volleyball crushes Science in Goodwill opening

AB Men’s Volleyball crushes Science in Goodwill opening

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By LUIS MIGUEL B. ARUCAN THE Faculty of Arts and Letters (AB) Men’s Volleyball Team demolished the Faculty of Science (Science), 25-19 and 25-17, in their opening Goodwill Games match. AB’s immediately strong offense established their 6-3 lead and left Science trailing for the rest of the set. Service errors and apparent miscommunication plagued Science, leaving the ball hanging in their court multiple times, allowing AB's score to double theirs, 18-9. Despite AB’s own service errors, Mon Laurence Madeja’s hammering spikes and Mark Jason Pangan’s couple of service aces closed the first set at 25-19. A series of errors from AB and close saves by Jason Tormon allowed Science to close the gap from 19-14 to 19-17. Nevertheless, AB’s defense proved too strong, preventing Science fro