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NU, UP stay clean in UAAP badminton

  • Written by Theodore P. Jurado
  • Published in Other Sports
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DEFENDING champion National University and University of the Philippines stayed unbeaten in the men’s division after besting their respective foes in the UAAP badminton tournament at the Rizal Memorial Badminton Hall.

The Bulldogs topped La Salle, 4-1, in a rematch of last season’s Finals, while the Fighting Maroons turned back University of Santo Tomas, 4-1, for their third consecutive win  in as many ties.

For NU, the win was its 21st straight in a run which dates back from 2014.

Ateneo, meanwhile, blanked University of the East, 5-0, to seize solo hold of third place with a 2-1 card.

In the other tie, Far Eastern University entered the win column with a 4-1 victory over Adamson.
   
The Tamaraws tied the Green Archers, the Growling Tigers and the Red Warriors at 1-2, while the Falcons remain winless in three contests.