Published on August 13th, 2014 | by DLSU Sports


Lady Shuttlers short against gritty UP Maroons


The DLSU Lady Shuttlers came up short against the UP Fighting Maroons, 2-3, earlier at the Rizal Memorial Badminton Hall.

La Salle’s lone win from the singles matchup came from the duel between Alyssa Leonardo and Jessie Francisco. The former achieved the win against the latter in straight sets, 21-19 and 21-18.

On the other hand, Leonardo, along with Aires Montilla, won their doubles matchup against Marina Caculitan and Mary Maranon in three sets, 18-21, 21-17, and 21-16.

Meanwhile, DLSU got defeated in two of its singles matchups as Danica San Ignacio came up short against Beatriz Bernardo, 15-21 and 16-21 while Aires Montilla endured a tough 18-21, 17-21 setback against Maranon.

Lastly, the duo of San Ignacio and Kristelle Salatan yielded against UE’s own duo of Jessie Francisco and Maria Ongcuangco with a 16-21 and 15-21 finish.

“I hope sana matuto ang bawat isa and I hope the team can overcome yung pagkatalo,” shared DLSU Head Coach Owen Lopez after the game.

Up next for the Lady Shuttlers will be Adamson University this August 16, 1:00 pm, at the same venue.



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