Defending champion Adamson University overpowered National university (NU), 13-3, to claim its fourth-straight victory in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines Season 77 softball tournament at the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex in Vito Cruz, Manila.
The Lady Falcons, who are aiming to nail their fifth-straight title, remained unbeaten in four games to grab the solo lead while the Lady Bulldogs dropped to 1-3 mark.
De La Salle University, on the other hand, outplayed University of the East (UE) via a 4-1 decision then University of Santo Tomas (UST) clobbered Ateneo de Manila University, 9-0.
The Lady Archers took the solo second with a 4-1 card followed by the Lady Warriors (3-1), the Tigresses (1-3), the Lady Bulldogs and the Lady Eagles (0-4).
In women’s football, reigning titlist Far Eastern University (FEU) blanked UP, 2-0, to secure the first spot in the finals.
The Lady Tamaraws scored 16 points on five wins, one draw and one loss.
Left battling for the second slot in the finals are University of the Philippines (10 points on three wins one draw and two losses), La Salle (eight points on two wins, two draws and three losses), UST (six points on two wins and four losses) and Ateneo (five points on one win, two draws and three losses).