UST bounce back from opener loss to defeat La Salle-Dasma

MANILA – The University of the Philippines Golden Tigresses secured a win in the first game of Saturday thriple-header in the 12th Shakey’s V-League Collegiate Conference at the Filoil Fyling V Arena in San Juan on Saturday.

UST, led by UAAP Season 77 Rookie of the Year and national team mainstay EJ Laure, edged De La Salle University – Dasmarinas in four sets, 25-13, 25-12, 23-25, 25-18.

Laure scored 18 points for the Espana-based squad on 15 attacks and three blocks. UST skipper Pam Lastimosa tallied 17 points in 11 attacks and a team-high six service aces.

This is the first win of the Golden Tigresses in the tournament after dropping their first game against powerhouse team Ateneo Lady Eagles in the conference opener.

Meanwhile, Cherry Rose Nunag topsored for DLSU-Dasmarinas with 11 points