Mapua Lady Cardinals beat EAC Lady Generals

The Mapua Lady Cardinals came back from a 0-2 deficit and fended off the EAC Lady Generals, 17-25, 22-25, 25-13, 25-18, 15-8, to keep the semifinal hopes alive in the NCAA Season 97 women’s volleyball tournament at the Paco Arena Saturday afternoon.,The Lady Cardinals have a good chance of entering the stepladder semifinal after ending the elimination round with a 5-4 win-loss record.,Should the San Sebastian Lady Stags win their game against the Letran Lady Knights on Sunday, Mapua would automatically clinch the fourth spot even if either JRU or Lyceum win the last elimination match on Tuesday due to the win over the other rule.,Nicole Ong led Mapua with 16 points while Alyanna Louise Cruz had 15 markers.,Trixie Mae Gojol had 15 excellent sets for the Lady Cardinals.,Catherine Almazan had 19 points as the Lady Generals sank to 10th with a 2-7 slate.