UNIVERSITY of the East completed an elimination round head-to-head sweep of National University following a 7-0 romp Saturday to bag the remaining Final Four berth in the UAAP Season 80 softball tournament at the Rizal Memorial Baseball Stadium.
The Lady Warriors ended up tied with the Lady Bulldogs at 7-5, and were able to claim the No. 3 ranking in the semis, while dropping the Bustillos-based softbelles at No. 4.
UE will face second-ranked University of Santo Tomas, which eliminated University of the Philippines, 6-2, in the Final Four on Thursday.
Defending champion Adamson University, which capped its elims campaign with a 10-0 rout of De La Salle, will play NU in the other semis pairing.
Finishing the elims with 10-2 and 8-4 cards, respectively, the Lady Falcons and the Tigresses need only to win once to advance in the best-of-three championship series for the second straight season.