The Ateneo Lady Eagles hug FEU team captain Remy Palma after their UAAP Final 4 game. Arvin Lim, ABS-CBN Sports Arvin Lim, ABS-CBN Sports
MANILA, Philippines – The Ateneo de Manila University Lady Eagles usually embody their famous mantra of “heart strong,” but on Sunday at the Mall of Asia Arena, even they were amazed at the display of heart by Far Eastern University’s (FEU) Remy Palma.
The Lady Eagles downed the Lady Tamaraws in four sets, 25-22, 25-10, 16-25, 26-24, to advance to the UAAP Season 79 Finals, but not before Palma and the rest of FEU pushed them to the brink.
Ateneo already had a two-set lead, but Palma conspired with Bernadeth Pons to power FEU to a ferocious come back in the third set, then hung tough with the Lady Eagles in the final stretch of the fourth before finally fading away.
“We had a really hard time receiving.
Author: Camille B. Naredo, ABS-CBN News
Published: Mon Apr 24 2017 01:05:08 GMT-0400 (EDT)