After breakthrough wins, Nierva confident Lady Bulldogs can play better in 2nd round


first_imgEugenie Bouchard’s bid for Australian Open spot ends in qualifying View comments Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Japeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for Ginebra Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles02:14Carpio 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 respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title “I think this second round we’ll play better and work harder on our weaknesses.”Although NU lost its last game in the first round, Nierva said the team remained optimistic for the second round.“I saw in my team that we really want to win and if you see your teammates like that it lifts you up,” said Nierva.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next NU ended the first round with a 2-4 record with its wins coming against University of the East and University of the Philippines which Nierva said the Lady Bulldogs should bank on going deeper into the tournament.Nierva, who was part of NU’s four-peat champions in high school, said they found their winning attitude in their five-set win over the Lady Maroons, 25-17, 14-25, 17-25, 25-23, 17-15.Against Ateneo, however, that was lost to the wayside.READ: Young Lady Bulldogs show bite against seasoned Lady Spikers“We need that winning attitude, we found it when we won against UP and we just have to maintain this and apply the things we learn every game,” said Nierva who had 29 excellent digs and 30 successful receptions.ADVERTISEMENT Kobe Bryant steals show at 2019 Fiba World Cup draw MANILA, Philippines—National University may be a young team, but Jennifer Nierva doesn’t like at her team as just a bunch of rookies.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Rogue cops marked as Gamboa’s targets in his appointment as PNP chief Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college NU second-youngest team in the UAAP Season 81 women’s volleyball tournament with six rookies in its lineup, next to University of Santo Tomas which has seven, but those first-year players make up four players of the starting six.“Once you’re in the game, there are no more rookies or seniors, everyone’s on the same footing,” said Nierva in Filipino after NU lost to Ateneo in four sets, 23-25, 25-17, 25-23, 25-17, Saturday at Filoil Flying V Center.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubsREAD: No pushovers: NU Lady Bulldogs prove they’re more than just bunch of rookies“It all boils down on how you play against your opponents.” MOST READ Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship historylast_img read more

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