Sports Feature
Abu Tratter: Life away from Taft
by Juro Morilla
Sports Feature Sports News Student Spotlight // March 24, 2018

Despite standing at 6’6, Abu Tratter stayed away from the spotlight during his collegiate days with the DLSU Green Archers as he did his job completely under the radar. The Filipino-American was overlooked several times but it did not stop him from helping the Green-and-White reach the finals twice and clinch a championship at the…

Brothers for life: Mathew Custodio and Chris Lawless
by Brent Guiao and Danielle Erika Capule
Sports Feature Student Spotlight // March 15, 2018

They say friends are special because they are the family not given to us, but the ones we get to choose. Even fewer than those are the true best friends who know almost everything about our lives and have been there for us in both the ups and downs. Mathew Custodio and Chris Lawless are…

Green Journal: Michelle Cobb has arrived
by Patrick Quintero
Green Journal Sports Feature //

“Siguro, it’s a different kind of pressure.” Michelle Cobb sits on a bench in the Enrique Razon Sports Complex, a day after the Lady Spikers’ win against UE. A year after being put in the line-up for the first time, everything feels different for Cobb; A greater role, an increased level of skill, and, not…

Green Journal: Ignacio Escaño
by Brent Guiao
Green Journal Sports Feature // March 11, 2018

After a disappointing year in Season 79, the DLSU Green Batters are back in the finals, ready to reclaim the UAAP’s top spot. With their match-up against the AdU Soaring Falcons just a few days away, The LaSallian caught up with last season’s Most Valuable Player, Ignacio Escaño. In his first Green Journal, he talks…

Making waves in the UAAP: Fahad Alkhaldi
by Andrea Punzalan and Angeline Valenzuela
Sports Feature // January 23, 2018

Behind every success story, there is always a point of origin. This then encapsulates the journey which one takes to achieve it. DLSU Green Tanker Fahad Alkhaldi (III, BS-AEI) shared his personal thoughts and experiences throughout his swimming career.     Early course Starting at the age of five, Alkhaldi already developed an interest for…

A journey through the eyes of the captain: Immanuel Donato
by Angeline Valenzuela
Sports Feature // January 19, 2018

As the UAAP Season 80 tournament of the De La Salle Taekwondo (DELTA) team came to a close, results were promising as the men’s team improved their overall ranking from last season to fourth place. Immanuel Donato, team captain of the men’s team, shared his thoughts with The LaSallian everyday throughout the competition.    …

UNIGAMES 2017: Lady Woodpushers claim back-to-back, Lady Spikers finish with silver
by Katrina Mañalac and Patrick Quintero
Sports Feature // January 18, 2018

Several Lasallian teams competed in this year’s University Games (UniGames) last October 21-29, 2017 in Dumaguete City. Reigning women’s chess champions Lady Woodpushers claimed their back-to-back title after finishing the tournament undefeated. The DLSU Lady Spikers, meanwhile, fell short but improved to second place after their third place finish in last year’s UniGames. On the…

AB SPM: Enhancing sports-related careers
by Renzo Miguel Mercado and Jose Reyes
Sports Feature // December 29, 2017

De La Salle University offers a variety of course choices to its students but there is one where only selected students are allowed to enter, and that course is Sports Studies or in the Lasallian abbreviation, AB-SPM. Also called Sports Management by others, only athletes who represent the Green-and-White are eligible to take up this…

Earning your place: Ricci Rivero
by Danielle Erika Capule and Gabriel Garcia
Sports Feature Student Spotlight // December 26, 2017

Coming into Season 80 of the UAAP, Ricci Rivero stated, “I just want to be the best that I can be.” Now that he is playing for the Green Archers the second year around, the younger Rivero has definitely become a force to be reckoned with as he has stepped up and has taken on…

Word on the street: Athletes’ go-to Christmas Eve meal
by Andrea Punzalan and Danielle Erika Capule
Sports Feature // December 20, 2017

As Christmas draws closer, The LaSallian caught up with some athletes who came and conquered in the first semester of Season 80, while also interviewing some of the upcoming athletes who will try to bring the General Championship back to Taft in the second semester of the UAAP. Green Archer Prince Rivero, Animo Squad Dancer…