UAAP Season 81 softball tournament have NU seize solo second yesterday at the Rizal Memorial Baseball Stadium. National University scored an abbreviated 7-0 win over Ateneo.
The Lady Bulldogs required only five innings to chalk up their fifth win in seven contests.
Defending champion Adamson having a perfect 6-0 record, drew a second-round opening day bye. The Lady Falcons were leading in the first round, as the San Marcelino-based squad surrendered only one run so far.
University of Santo Tomas, however with De La Salle outdone their corresponding foes to share third place at 4-3.
The UST Tigresses later avenged their 2-3 first-round loss to UE with a 5-1 victory, while the DLSU Lady Batters reaffirmed their mastery over UP with a 10-4 final. Resulting in UP Lady Maroons falling outside of the top four range with a 3-4 slate, while the Lady Warriors faltered to their fifth loss in seven games.