Jose Rizal University kept its Final Four hopes alive after sweeping Mapua University, 25-18, 25-18, 31-29, on Monday in the in the NCAA Season 95 women’s volleyball competition at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan.
With the race to the semis getting tighter, the Lady Bombers boosted their chances by claiming their second straight victory for a 3-4 win-loss record at sixth spot.
Dolly Verzosa delivered 17 points built on 15 spikes and a pair of aces for JRU, which still need to win all of its remaining three assignments and hope that certain teams in the top four won’t reach six wins to force a playoff for the last Final Four seat.
Sydney Niegos added 10 markers while Riza Rose and Renesa Melgar combined for 14 points for the Lady Bombers, who sent the Lady Cardinals on the brink of elimination.
Mapua dropped to a 1-5 slate tied with San Sebastian College.
Jonina Fernandez had 10 points while Lorraine Barias was limited to only six markers for the Lady Cardinals.