Lady Falcons victorious at home for second straight win

Date Posted: October 25, 2023 at 01:55 PM

The Lady Falcons were once again victorious in the UAAP 86 Women’s Basketball Tournament as they crush Far Eastern University, 71-50, at their homecourt in San Marcelino, Ermita. 

With the win, the Ryan Monteclaro-mentored team raised their record to a 2-4 clip and established their first win streak of the season. They are now seated at fifth to sixth in the standing led by undefeated University of the Philippines. 

Monteclaro lamented his second win and his squad’s first win at the Adamson Gym saying the victory boosted their confidence as they continue their campaign. 
Adamson began the game with a 21-6 explosion and never looked back, even erecting their biggest lead at 28 points multiple times in the final canto. 
It was another dominant win for Adamson, racing to a 21-6 start and never looking back. 
Sophomore guard Jam Meniano led the Lady Falcons’ balanced attack with 15 points, five rebounds and four steals. UAAP 85 Mythical Team member Victoria Adeshina, meanwhile, provided 10 markers, eight boards, one steal and a block. 
Kim Limbago also posted nine points, seven rebounds, five assists and four steals. 
Adamson will next face the mighty Lady Bulldogs of National University who have been atop the competition for seven years already. Tip-off is scheduled this October 21, 1PM, at the Adamson Gym. 
The Scores: 
ADU 71 - Meniano 14, Adeshina 10, Limbago 9, Apag 9, Etang 6, Bajo 6, Dampios 6, Alaba 3, Mazo 3, Calvert 3, Dumelod 2, Agojo 0, Cortez 0, Tano 0. 
FEU 50 - Kaputu 24, Aquino 9, Manguiat 5, Delos Santos 4, Salvani 3, Ong 2, Del Prado 2, Caringal 1, Pasilang 0, Lopez 0, Dela Torre 0, Antonio 0, Nagma 0. 
Quarter Scores: 21-6, 41-22, 60-38, 71-50.