Pons wary of struggling NU as FEU chases no. 2 spot

first_imgLATEST STORIES Pons repeatedly stated that the Lady Tamaraws are aiming for one of the top two spots in the standings, and they have a chance to achieve that goal at the end of the eliminations.FEU will take on National University on Sunday in a match day would cause shockwaves in the Final Four, and Pons is aware of that situation.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown“The NU game will still be a really important one for us because this is the opportunity where we can get the no. 2 spot in the standings,” said Pons in Filipino Wednesday at Filoil Flying V Centre.“We still have to work to get that victory because that game is a must-win for us.” Balkman’s 46-point outburst lifts Alab past HK Eastern in semis game 1 Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames For the most part of the UAAP Season 80 women’s volleyball tournament, Far Eastern University’s Bernadeth Pons have been adamant that the team won’t settle for just a mere Final Four spot.ADVERTISEMENT Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. MOST READ Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident The highest possible seed the Lady Tamaraws can get is the second spot, after La Salle’s victory over Adamson allowed the defending champions to lock up the no. 1 spot with an 11-2 record.FEU got closer to its twice-to-beat dream after making quick work of University of the East, 25-17, 25-15, 25-20, to get to a 9-4 record and tie Ateneo at the second spot of the standings.The Lady Tamaraws can get sole ownership of the second seed at the end of the tournament if they can score a win against the Lady Bulldogs and if the Lady Eagles fall against the Lady Spikers.Pons said that Lady Tamaraws will take the opportunity they were presented with and that is to beat down the struggling Lady Bulldogs who have lost five of their last six games.“Although NU’s performance went down in the second round, and they only got one win, nobody on that team wants to lose,” said the graduating Pons who finished with 13 points against the Lady Warriors. “This is my last year, my last chance for a title, so I’ll go out there and show no mercy.”ADVERTISEMENT P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil 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 award View commentslast_img

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