Eya Laure of UST has the most points after the first round

In the first match of the UAAP Season 84 women’s volleyball tournament, Eya Laure of the University of Santo Tomas was the player with the most points.

The 23-year-old spiker had the most points in their first seven games with 160, got those from 143 attacks, 11 blocks, and six service aces. UST is currently in second place with a 5-2 record.

Faith Nisperos of Ateneo was far behind in second place with 127 points, followed by La Salle rookie Leiah Malaluan with 109, University of the East’s Ja Lana with 102, and National University’s Bella Belen with 97.

University of the Philippines rookie Alyssa Bertolano comes in second with 96 points, NU’s Alyssa Solomon with 83 points, Ateneo’s Vanie Gandler with 82 points, NU’s Cess Robles with 79 points, and Far Eastern University’s Chenie Tagaod with 79 points (76 markers).

Eya Laure scored 28 points twice in the first round. On Thursday at Mall of Asia Arena, she scored 31 points, a new career-high. That helped the Tigresses beat the Blue Eagles 25-19, 25-21, 29-31, and 33-31.

The best rookie of Season 82, who came in second to Sisi Rondina for MVP, was surprised by her career game because all she wanted to do was stay calm and make up for her mistakes.

“It all comes down to how calm a team is. Because of this, I told my team that the Tigers were not scared. “I yelled that!” said Eya Laure in Filipino. “Sometimes, I have doubts. But coach KungFu is always there to tell me to make up for my mistakes and trust myself.

Lady Bulldogs won the first round with a spotless record and four statistical leaders

NU captain Robles was the best spiker in the first round, with an attack efficiency of 38.64%. She was followed by her rookie teammates Belen and Alyssa Solomon, who spiked 38.05% and 36.52 %, respectively. Eya Laure was No. 4 with a success rate of 34.29 percent, and Nisperos was No. 5 with a success rate of 33.75 percent.

Solomon and Belen were also the Best Servers in the first round. Solomon had 11 aces and an average of 0.48 aces per set, and Belen had ten aces and an average of 0.43 per set. Nisperos was third in serving with an average of 0.38 aces per set. Malaluan and Thea Gagate from La Salle rounded out the top five with an average of 0.32 aces per set each.

After seven games, Lady Bulldogs playmaker Camilla Lamina was the best setter, averaging 5.09 excellent sets per frame. Libero Jennifer Nierva was the best receiver, with a 50 percent success rate, and the third-best digger. With 4.13 digs per set, behind Justine Jazareno of La Salle and Alexandra Juangco FEU.

Adamson’s Lorene Toring has the most kill blocks, with 15, an average of 0.58 per set. With 0.50 blocks per set, Ateneo’s AC Miner is in second place. Baby Jyne Soreno of La Salle is the only opposite spiker in the top 5 best blockers. She averages 0.48 blocks per set, followed by Joan Narit of Ateneo (0.46 blocks per set) and Lady Spikers Fifi Sharma and Gagate, who average 0.44 blocks per set.

The women’s volleyball team will have a week off

Eya Laure said that after a challenging first round, everyone needs a break. But she promised the UST community that the Tigresses would not give up trying to win the UAAP title after coming in second place in 2019.

“This time will help us get better. But how can we be tired when our seventh man cheers for us at every game? Every game, their cheers give us a boost. “After two years, we missed them,” she said.

UST starts the second round against Adamson (4-3) on Thursday of the following week at 10 a.m. At 6:30 p.m., the best game of the day will be between NU and La Salle. At 12:30 p.m., UE and UP play, and at 4 p.m., Ateneo plays FEU.

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