USC blunders on opening day-A A +A
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
DEFENDING collegiate volleyball champions University of San Carlos (USC) didn’t get the start that they wanted in the 13th Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation Inc. (Cesafi) after their men’s and women’s team dropped their opening matches the other day at the Aznar Coliseum.
The USC men’s collegiate squad was swept by a resurgent University of San Jose-Recoletos in three sets, 16-25, 20-25, 17-25.
The USC women’s team lost to the University of Southern Philippines Foundation (USPF) in five sets.
USC took the first two sets 25-22 and 27-25. USPF, however, rallied and won three straight sets, 25-19, 25-20 and 15-13.
Last year’s runner-up Southwestern University (SWU) crushed the University of Cebu (UC) in three sets, 25-13, 25-10 and 25-20.
In the secondary division, boys and girls reigning titleholders USJ-R split their opening matches.
The USJ-R boys squad beat SWU in two set, 25-18, 25-21; while their girls team bowed to USC, 25-13, 19-25 and 15-25.
In the other secondary division game, USPF Girls swept UC in two sets, 25-23, 25-17.
Published in the Sun.Star Cebu newspaper on August 28, 2013.