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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
Medicine hands AB its first loss in Goodwill

Medicine hands AB its first loss in Goodwill

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THE FACULTY of Medicine and Surgery (Medicine) Men’s Basketball Team survived a late game rally from the Faculty of Arts and Letters (AB) Men’s Basketball Team, denying the Dapitan-based squad its first win in this year’s Thomasian Goodwill Games, 77-73, at the Quadricentennial Pavilion last Feb. 28. Medicine’s main gunner Josemarie Adornado finished with 24 points, while Allen Madrazo dropped 16 points. Giuseppe Punzalan and Emmanuel Bahia, on the other hand, led AB with 17 and 16 points, respectively. AB scored six unanswered points with only three minutes remaining in the game to cut Medicine’s deficit to three, 63-66—their closest since the six-minute mark of the first quarter. However, an unwavering Medicine forced its offense inside the paint, 74-70, with less than a min