NU can’t afford any letup, says Santiago

first_img“There are still four more games and we can’t afford to relax in the final stretch,” said Santiago after their game at Filoil Flying V Centre. “We just have to be consistent to win those games.”NU and UST are on a predicament where one slip can potentially cause a downward spiral.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSBreak new groundSPORTSMcGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC returnFar Eastern University and University of the Philippines, both at 5-5, are still in contention for the third and fourth spots that are currently owned by NU and UST.Santiago said the Lady Bulldogs just have to take things one step at a time to retain their position. Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio 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 respite ‘It’s not my shame’: Why Filipino women are calling out sexual misconduct on social media Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Jaja Santiago of National University towers over UE blockers during their game in the UAAP Season 79 women’s volleyball tournament. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO / STNational University skipper Jaja Santiago said on Sunday the Lady Bulldogs can’t afford to be complacent as the elimination round of the UAAP Season 79 women’s volleyball tournament nears its end.NU turned back University of the East in four sets 25-15, 25-21, 22-25, 25-21, and improved to 6-4 to move into fourth spot behind University of Santo Tomas.ADVERTISEMENT Palace: Crisis over ABC-CBN franchise unlikely Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparc ‘1917’ takes top honor at the Producers Guild Awards Prince Harry: ‘No other option’ but to cut royal ties Marcos monument beside Aquino’s stirs Tarlac town Duterte promises to look for funds to establish rail transport in Cebucenter_img ‘Bad Boys for Life’ debuts so good with box office top spot MOST READ Taal Volcano evacuees warned against going home Panelo: Duterte only wants to emulate strong political will of Marcos Read Next View comments LATEST STORIES Taggart a good fit for ROS, says Chan Santiago added they don’t want to put too much on their shoulders and they just have to play each game while improving as a team.“There’s really not that much pressure but I think we just have to improve as a team,” said Santiago who had 23 points in the match. “We just have to polish our service and receive and we have to take it step by step.”The Lady Bulldogs, numbers-wise, are the worst in the reception department with an efficiency rating of 22.54 percent. NU is also the worst team in terms of digs averaging 12.12 digs per set. In comparison, La Salle is the best receiving team with a 41.86 percent efficiency and UST has the best diggers with the Golden Tigresses averaging 16.26 a set.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img

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