ASEAN University Games: NU barges into men’s volleyball finals

first_imgThe Philippines continued its solid showing in the 19th ASEAN University Games men’s volleyball tournament, as the Filipino represented by reigning UAAP men’s champion National University topped Indonesia, 25-14, 25-23, 25-13, to make it to the gold medal round Thursday in Naypyitaw, Myanmar.Except for a close second set, the Philippines was dominant in the semifinals match to extend its undefeated run to three games and assure itself of a podium finish.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Chito Victolero to Alex Compton: ‘Referees decide what’s a foul, not coaches’ LATEST STORIES ‘Mia’: Rom-com with a cause a career-boosting showcase for Coleen Garcia Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil After winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk The Filipinos surpassed their the bronze medal achievement two years ago in the biennial meet for the student-athletes in the region.Up next for the Philippines is a rematch with defending champion Thailand, which fashioned out a 25-19, 25-20, 25-17 victory over Myanmar in the other semis duel on Friday.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissThe Filipinos pulled off a shocking 30-28, 25-23, 25-19 win over the Thais, in last Sunday’s opener. Like the Philippines, Thailand is also 3-0 in the tournament. Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio 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 respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player awardcenter_img No.13 lucky for Orlando Bloom Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum View commentslast_img read more