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DLSU Lady Spikers
15
Jan
2020

The Fan’s View: The Pre-Season Lady Spikers

By Mikes Manalo Getting to the UAAP Women’s Volleyball Finals is an annual tradition for the DLSU Lady Spikers. With 6 titles and 3 runner-up finishes in the last 10 years, the team is usually expected to be in the finals. But last Season, the Lady Spikers were upset by UST to figure out of...
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05
Jun
2018

The View From the Armchair: The Lady Spikers

Anatomy of a Successful Collegiate Sports Program (Part 1 of 2) When they completed their title-clinching finals sweep of FEU a few weeks ago, the Lady Spikers cemented their position as arguably the most successful collegiate sports team in the last two decades. Their continued dominance of the UAAP women’s volleyball tournament is possibly unmatched […]
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23
Apr
2018

LADY SPIKERS DESTROY NU, ENTER THE 10TH STRAIGHT FINALS!

The triple crown dream is alive, after the DLSU Lady Spikers disposed of Final Four rival National U Lady Bulldogs in straight sets 27-25, 25-22, 25-11 yesterday at the MOA Arena. With the victory, the defending champions are in the finals for the 10th straight year after in an unprecedented display of league dominance. It […]
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16
Apr
2018

LADY SPIKERS SWEEP ROUND TWO WITH AN IMPRESSIVE STRAIGHT SETS WIN OVER ATENEO

The ANIMO can be defined in a few ways. To play at the highest level and to fight for every point. Some see it as bringing your A-game even when the game result does not matter. Or displaying that killer instinct even when the game has no bearing on your standings. The Lady Spikers of […]
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12
Apr
2018

7 IN A ROW! LADY SPIKERS SHOOT DOWN LADY FALCONS TO SECURE TOP SPOT IN THE ELIMINATIONS

After suffering a 4-set loss in the first round at the hands of Adamson, getting back at the Lady Falcons was one of the things on the minds of the Lady Spikers. Booting out the Lady Falcons yesterday while snatching top seed in the eliminations was a perfect payback. The Lady Spikers pushed the Adamson […]
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05
Apr
2018

LADY SPIKERS RESUME HUNT FOR THAT 3RD CROWN AFTER OBLITERATING UE IN STRAIGHT SETS

The hunt for the rare 3-peat resumes this week. Just before the 10-day Lenten break, the Lady Spikers made sure they stayed ahead of the pack by routing the UE Lady Warriors 25-8, 25-14, 25-12. The win sealed yet another trip to the playoffs for the defending champions, further cementing Coach Ramil’s position in UAAP […]
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16
Mar
2018

LA SALLE DOMINATES UP TO CLAIM TOP SPOT

They’re back! The Lady Spikers are looking like their championship selves again. They are blocking and digging, defending, and attacking like they did during their championship run last season, and after three wins in a row against heavy contenders, the DLSU volleybelles are back in pole position. After rolling over erstwhile league leader National U […]
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04
Mar
2018

DLSU LADY SPIKERS VENTS IRE ON ATENEO LADY EAGLES, FINISH FIRST ROUND AT 5-2

THE BLOCK PARTY IS BACK! De La Salle Lady Spikers finally reminded the rest of the league that they are the defending champions, as they disposed of the “depleted” Ateneo in four sets 25-20, 25-17, 24-26, 25-20 to secure a tie for second spot with a 5-2 record at the end of the first round […]
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03
Mar
2018

Lady Spikers Try to Shoot Down Ateneo Lady Eagles to End First Round

The DLSU Lady Spikers try to reverse their recent slide in fortunes when they tangle with Ateneo, the team they swept in last year’s finals tomorrow at the MOA Arena at 4pm. The winner of the much-awaited rematch will gain at least a tie for second place, with the possibility of a tie for first […]
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19
Feb
2018

LA SALLE BOWS TO NU IN A FIVE SET CLASSIC

Yesterday, the two remaining undefeated teams of Season 80 UAAP volleyball teams traded heavy blows in an effort to knock each other off the top, in an exciting match that went the full five sets. A team with the league’s dominant spiker against a squad that gets the job done by committee. It was a […]
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