The UAAP women’s volleyball season begins with a bang on May 5 with a quadruple-header slate bannered by the Ateneo versus La Salle encounter. On May 5, the defending champion Ateneo Lady Eagles tackle their rivals, the La Salle Lady Spikers, during the UAAP Season 84 women’s volleyball championship at Mall of Asia Arena.
The schedule for the UAAP women’s volleyball tournament has been revealed, including the toughest rivals in Philippine sports, with the explosive quadruple-header start planned for 4 p.m. At 10 a.m., Eya Laure and the University of Santo Tomas, who reached the Finals in 2019 but had to settle for silver, will face Far Eastern University.
At noon, National University will resume its unfinished business against Adamson. This leads the 2020 season with a 2-0 start until the pandemic is wiping off the rest of the season.
Under new head coach Karl Dimaculangan, the Lady Bulldogs will include the national team. Talents Ivy Lacsina, Jennifer Nierva, Mhicaela Belen, Alyssa Solomon, and Kamille Cal, were all members of the Philippine women’s volleyball pool last year.
The UAAP women’s volleyball schedule
In the meantime, at 6 p.m., the University of the Philippines and the University of the East will wrap up the first day. Ateneo, returns Faith Nisperos, Dani Ravena, Vanie Gandler, and Jaja Maraguinot. Will rebuild from a title-retention quest that thwarting in Season 82. When Kat Tolentino played in her last UAAP women’s volleyball season, which lasted just two games.
Ramil De Jesus, the coach of La Salle, is making his UAAP comeback after just playing one match in 2020. When his youthful team, lead the way by Thea Gagate, Jolina Dela Cruz, and Justine Jazareno. Defeated Ateneo coach Oliver Almadro and his team in four sets.
In addition, for other significant matchups, Ateneo — the reigning champion led by Faith Nisperos. Will face FEU in a repeat of the Season 81 semifinals on Thursday. May 12, at noon, followed by a La Salle-UST encounter at 6 pm.
Furthermore, UAAP Women’s Volleyball activity is now available to fully-vaccinated fans. Who may buy tickets online or onsite, much like the basketball competition? If the COVID-19 situation in Metro Manila remains under control. The UAAP may consider dismantling the athletes’ bubble, allowing more spectators access to the patron and ringside sections.