Unigames – Day 6
With two wins and two losses, the Ateneo softball team finished third place at the 15th Unigames in Dumaguete City. On Friday, they won their fourth game 12-1 against La Salle Misamis. The game allowed Ateneo to tweak their plays and mix up their line-up and find a winning formula.
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The women’s football team barged into the semi-finals but failed to get the win; Ateneo lost 0-2 to De La Salle University. The Lady Booters battle for third place in the final day of the tournament.
Coming into the competitions back-to-back defending champions, The Ateneo Blue Eagles fell short of making their fourth finals appearance in the Unigames. Ateneo lost 53-66 the NU Bulldogs in the semi-finals. The Eagles found themselves down 9-22 at the end of the first quarter. NU rookie Ray Parks pulled up 11 points in the first quarter alone to announce his entry into the game. The Eagles struggled with their offense but tied the game at 47 to end the third.
The Eagles face UAAP runner-up FEU in the battle for third on Saturday.
Ateneo 53, NU 66
QTR SCORES: 9-22, 28-34, 47-47, 53-66
BOX SCORES: Salva-10, Austria-8, Chua-8, Capacio-8, Monfort-7, De Chavez-6, Erram 4, Buenafe-2, Dela Cruz-0, Gonzaga-0, Golla-0, Long-0