Ateneo de Manila University stunned defending champion De La Salle University, 17-25, 25-23, 25-13, 25-20, to draw first blood in the UAAP women’s volleyball finals on Wednesday at the Araneta Coliseum.
The Lady Eagles must win two more games to dethrone the Lady Archers, who hold a thrice-to-beat advantage.
Rookie Michelle Morente carried the Lady Eagles with 17 points.
The win also snapped La Salle’s 30-game winning run.
The Game 2 is set on Saturday at the same venue.