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By the numbers: UAAP 79 second semester
by Juro Morilla
Sports News // July 6, 2017

After winning the general championship last season, DLSU concluded the 79th edition of the UAAP in second place, 39 points behind this season’s host and general champions, the UST. The LaSallian examines the numbers posted by those who donned the Green-and-White in the second half of the recently concluded season.   General championship tally 271–…


Uy ends WTC in Round of 32, sets eyes on Chuncheon Korea Open, Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games
by Danielle Erika Capule
Sports News WTC // July 4, 2017

The World Taekwondo Championships (WTC) is considered to be one of the world’s most prestigious international taekwondo competitions. Along with the Olympics, the biennial tournament is a chance for taekwondo athletes to represent their country. This year, the 23rd edition of the WTC was held in Muju, South Korea from June 24 to 30. Former…


DLSU Dragon Boat wraps up campaign in China, clinches fifth in Men’s 500m Small Boat
by Andrea Punzalan and Angeline Valenzuela
Sports News // June 30, 2017

The DLSU Dragon Boat Team recently represented the Philippines in the the 2017 World Famous University Dragon Boat Festival held at DaLi County of Weinan City, Shaanxi, China last June 24 to 25. The Lasallians placed eighth for both the 200m and the 2000m events, while placing fifth for the 500m division. Led by team…


FilOil: Green Archers finish second, fail to defend preseason title
by Andrea Punzalan and Juro Morilla
FilOil 2017 Sports News //

In their third finals matchup in four years at the FilOil Flying V Preseason Premier Cup, the San Beda College (SBC) Red Lions retook the title after edging the defending champions, the DLSU Green Archers. With a record of five wins and three losses in the elimination round, the team from Taft clinched the last…


FilOil: DLSU succumbs to SBC, 75-72, fails to defend preseason title
by Renzo Miguel Mercado and Andrea Punzalan
FilOil 2017 Sports News // June 25, 2017

The DLSU Green Archers once again fell at the hands of the SBC (San Beda College) Red Lions behind a go-ahead three-pointer from former Green Archer Robert Bolick with eight seconds remaining in the fourth quarter. A close battled ensued between the reigning UAAP and NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) champions until the Lasallians faltered…


FilOil: DLSU edges LPU, moves one step closer to defending preseason title
by Dan Jerusalem and Andrea Punzalan
FilOil 2017 Sports News // June 23, 2017

It was a nail-biter yet again between the DLSU Green Archers and the LPU (Lyceum of the Philippines University) Pirates in the semifinals of the FilOil Flying V Preseason Premiere Cup as La Salle was able to come away with a win to advance to the finals, 100-99. Aljun Melecio led all scorers with 30…


FilOil: La Salle dispatches FEU, 78-53, advances to the semifinals
by Juro Morilla and Angeline Valenzuela
FilOil 2017 Sports News // June 21, 2017

The DLSU Green Archers defeated the FEU Tamaraws, 78-53, earlier today in the FilOil Flying V Center. Ben Mbala recorded a double-double for the Green Archers with 32 points and 19 rebounds. “Di lang naman si Ben, lahat ng players gumawa. Lahat ng players motivated,” said head coach Aldin Ayo after the game. Aljun Melecio…


FilOil: La Salle advances, downs CSJL, 93-77
by Renzo Miguel Mercado and Danielle Erika Capule
FilOil2017 Sports News // June 16, 2017

The DLSU Green Archers bested the CSJL Knights, 93-77, behind 45 points and 17 rebounds from Ben Mbala. Ricci Rivero added 17 points in the winning effort, while Jerrick Balanza tallied 22 points for Letran in the loss. After the game, Aldin Ayo emphasized the importance of his team’s unselfish play in a win that…


FilOil: La Salle falls to ADMU, 80-78, absorbs third loss in seven games
by Claro Ignacio Manzano
FilOil 2017 Sports News // June 11, 2017

The DLSU Green Archers fell to the ADMU Blue Eagles earlier today, 80-78, and now hold a 4-3 win-loss card in the FilOil Flying V Preseason Premier Cup. Ben Mbala finished with 23 points and nine rebounds for La Salle while Aljun Melecio recorded 20 points on 38 percent three-point shooting and grabbed five rebounds….


FilOil: La Salle grabs fourth win against gritty Red Warriors
by Dan Jerusalem and Juro Morilla
FilOil 2017 Sports News // June 4, 2017

  It was a tight match between the DLSU Green Archers and the UE Red Warriors as both teams fought hard until the dying seconds of the game, with La Salle edging out UE in the end, 77-71. Justine Baltazar led La Salle in scoring with 15 points and three blocks. Meanwhile Santi Santillan recorded…