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Renzo Miguel Mercado
Kim Fajardo takes on final set
Green Gallery Sports Feature // March 2, 2017

In volleyball, the setter’s primary objective is to distribute the ball to the hitters on the court, a role that is similar to the point guard in basketball or the quarterback in American football. Being a setter is harder than it sounds, as the setter must understand his or her teammates’ preferences, whether it be…

UAAP: Green Tennisters defeat defending champion NU, Lady Tennisters remain winless
Sports News UAAP 79 // March 1, 2017

The DLSU Green Tennisters bagged a major victory earlier today, winning over the defending champions, the NU Bulldogs, 4-1, at the Rizal Memorial Tennis Center. Meanwhile, the Lady Tennisters were edged by the ADMU Lady Eagles, 3-2. As a result, the Green Tennisters improved to a 2-3 win-loss standing whereas the Lady Tennisters remained winless in…

UAAP: La Salle succumbs to FEU, 1-0, goes on a three-game skid
Sports News UAAP 79 // February 23, 2017

Coming off two consecutive losses, the DLSU Men’s football Team went up against the FEU Tamaraws yesterday in the Moro Lorenzo Field in Ateneo. The Lasallians received another loss as Nicolas Ferrer scored the lone goal of the game with a header at the the 34’ mark. “Even if we lost this game, we gave…

UAAP: DLSU Tennis remains winless after first weekend of play
Sports News UAAP 79 // February 21, 2017

The DLSU Green Tennisters and Lady Tennisters formally opened their UAAP Season 79 campaign this past weekend, with matches set last February 18 and February 19 at the Rizal Memorial Tennis Center. The men put up a valiant effort in their first official tie last Sunday, but fell just short against the ADMU Blue Eagles….

Discovering the lifestyle of a student-athlete
Sports Feature // February 20, 2017

Maintaining a balance between academics and personal interests is one of the biggest challenges of staying in college. Daily readings, requirements, and quizzes all build up to the unbearable stress of a term. Extra-curricular activities and responsibilities also add up to the weight of one’s workload. The struggles of a student are often difficult to…

UAAP: DLSU Football submits to Blue Eagles, takes first loss of the season
UAAP 79 // February 16, 2017

The DLSU Men’s Football Team once again faced its eternal rivals, the ADMU Blue Eagles, earlier today at the Moro Lorenzo field in Ateneo. ADMU scored the only goal of the game in the 35th minute to give La Salle its first loss of the season. Jarvey Gayoso managed to break free from the defense and…

UAAP: Lady Spikers edge Growling Tigresses to clinch second win
Sports News UAAP 79 // February 11, 2017

The DLSU Lady Spikers remain unbeaten in UAAP Season 79 after defeating the UST Growling Tigresses in four sets, 25-23, 16-25, 25-14, 25-22, earlier today at the Fil Oil Flying V Centre. Despite fielding a younger lineup compared to the past few years, the Lady Spikers managed to overcome a number of UST rallies to…

UAAP: Lady Spikers aim for share of league lead against reeling UST
Sports News UAAP 79 // February 10, 2017

Two teams with varying starts to their season will square off during the second week of the UAAP Season 79 Women’s Volleyball Tournament. The DLSU Lady Spikers began their title defense with a three-set sweep over the FEU Lady Tamaraws, though jitters and unforced errors were apparent in some of the first-year and returning players….

UAAP: Lady Spikers strive to defend crown in Season 79
Sports News UAAP 79 // February 3, 2017

In a span of one year, the DLSU Lady Spikers came from succumbing to injuries against the ADMU Lady Eagles in the Finals to successfully exacting revenge on their archrivals. They eventually secured their place as the country’s best women’s collegiate volleyball team once again. The year 2016 presented many storylines for DLSU, with questions…

Kib Montalbo regains swagger
Sports Feature // December 22, 2016

Among all the factors that can affect an athlete’s performance, fear is perhaps the most daunting. From the doubt that comes from a serious injury to the sight of an imposing defender, fear can impact the psyche of a player and completely change the complexion of a game, season, and even a career. Coming off…