NU coach unimpressed

first_imgLATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Drama in karate: Tsukii ‘very sad’ over coach’s bullying, cold shoulder PLAY LIST 05:21Drama in karate: Tsukii ‘very sad’ over coach’s bullying, cold shoulder00:50Trending Articles06:27SEA Games 2019: No surprises as Gilas Pilipinas cruises to basketball gold01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite Panelo: Duterte only wants to emulate strong political will of Marcos Rain or Shine opens title defense vs Guiao, Chism China counts sharp rise in coronavirus cases, 2 in Beijing View comments National University coach Roger Gorayeb on Wednesday warned that even a Final Four finish won’t be achievable if the Lady Bulldogs continue to play without fire.ADVERTISEMENT 2 ‘bookies’ bet collectors held in Quezon NU scored a 25-21, 25-20, 25-19 win over league doormat Adamson in the UAAP women’s volleyball at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan City.It was their second straight victory—after a scrambling win over University of the Philippines—but Gorayeb sounded as if they lost, lashing out at his wards for not giving it their best.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSBreak new groundSPORTSMcGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC return“I have to tell them again and again that they need to have intensity,” said Gorayeb. “I got tired telling them that.”With NU trailing 11-16 in the third set, Gorayeb refused to talk to his players in the huddle and instead allowed assistant Edjet Mabbayad to give instructions. MOST READ Prince Harry: ‘No other option’ but to cut royal ties Prince Harry: ‘No other option’ but to cut royal ties “You will be surprised because in practice they move differently,” said Gorayeb in Filipino. “We won’t be able to reach the end if we continue to play this way.”The Lady Bulldogs, despite a powerful lineup led by versatile 6-foot-5 Jaja Santiago, finished fifth last season.Now, Gorayeb said he is particularly worried over their next game, where they are pitted against heavyweight La Salle.La Salle was one of the three teams which dealt NU’s losses in the first round, aside from University of Santo Tomas and Far Eastern University.“There is still a long way to go but every team they (Lady Bulldogs) face, they show a different character,” he said. “We can’t afford to play that way against La Salle.”ADVERTISEMENT He’s got all the reasons to be concerned as La Salle flashed its razor-sharp game to cut down Far Eastern University later in the second game, 25-5, 25-23, 25-23.In handing FEU’s second straight defeat, La Salle also recovered its wits after losing to Ateneo in the last game of the first round.On a bright note, Gorayeb said he is thankful they were pitted against Adamson at the start of the second round because “we didn’t prepare for the game because I thought the second round would start on Saturday yet.”He said that during practice, he just instructed the team to run and lift weights not knowing they would have a game Wednesday.Santiago topscored with 15 points, while Jorelle Singh finished with 10 for NU, which rallied from a five-point deficit in the third set.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Palace: Crisis over ABC-CBN franchise unlikely Marcos monument beside Aquino’s stirs Tarlac town Taal Volcano continues to emit steam, ash from weak explosions Beggar dead in Quezon hit-and-run incidentlast_img

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