Beating La Salle ‘eye-opener’ for Tiamzon, Lady Maroons

first_imgPoe chides LTFRB exec over termination of motorcycle taxi pilot study Motorcycle taxis ‘illegal’ starting next week — LTFRB board member University of the Philippines did the improbable and took a three-set victory over defending champion De La Salle, 25-22, 25-21, 25-19.It was a sweet victor for the Lady Maroons, most especially for the fifth year star.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSBreak new groundSPORTSMcGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC returnREAD: UP pulls off stunner, sweeps La Salle in UAAP Volleyball“It’s overwhelming. We’re so happy because this is the first time we’ve beaten La Salle after so many years,” said Tiamzon after the win Wednesday at Filoil Flying V Arena. Palace: Crisis over ABS-CBN franchise unlikely Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View comments Motorcycle taxis ‘illegal’ starting next week — LTFRB board member Isa Molde, Nicole Tiamzon and Kathy Bersola. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netNicole Tiamzon has finally exorcised a demon.In all her years wearing maroon, she has never had the chance to defeat the monster clad in green, until now.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Municipal councilor nabbed for indiscriminate firing in Leyte Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next 98% of residents in Taal Volcano’s 14-kilometer danger zone evacuated – DILG MOST READ Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite Tiamzon had 16 points in leading the Lady Maroons to a 3-0 start, tied for the best record with National University in Season 79, and snapping her school’s 16-game losing streak against La Salle.UP’s last win against La Salle happened in 2008 when the Lady Spikers’ second round victories in Season 70 was forfeited due to Jacqueline Alarca’s ineligibility.“This win serves as an eye-opener for our next games and it tells us we should push ourselves even harder,” said Tiamzon. “And of course it was a huge boost to the team’s morale that we were able to beat La Salle.”ADVERTISEMENT Marcos monument beside Aquino’s stirs Tarlac town Ginebra frustrates Star to knot series 15 Taal towns now under total lockdown Prince Harry: ‘No other option’ but to cut royal tieslast_img read more