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UAAP: Gesmundo’s gem carries Green Batters to season opening win
by Brent Guiao
Sports News UAAP 80 // February 4, 2018

In a game wherein both starting pitchers had their A-game, it was Kiko Gesmundo that outlasted Michael Catalan to lead the DLSU Green Batters over the AdU Soaring Falcons, 3-2, earlier today at the Rizal Memorial Baseball Field. “Even if today was a bit of a rocky start, we stuck to our game plan which…


UAAP: Green Batters hope to rediscover championship form
by Brent Guiao
Sports News UAAP 80 // February 3, 2018

Following a lackluster Season 79 that saw the DLSU Green Batters unable to defend their championship, the team is recharged and refocused to take back the crown from their rivals from Katipunan. While it won’t be an easy task, the team is hoping a mixture of new faces, returning players, and improved veterans will be…


UAAP: Green Spikers fail to complete comeback against UST
by Bench Peralta
Sports News UAAP 80 //

The DLSU Green Spikers lost their season opener after failing to overcome an early deficit against the UST Golden Spikers in five sets, 21-25, 16-25, 25-15, 25-23, 14-16, earlier today at the Mall of Asia Arena. UST’s Joshua Umandal led UST with 21 points off of 20 attacks to go with Timothy Tajanlangit who made…


UAAP: Lady Spikers open season with five-set win against UST
by Danielle Erika Capule and Renzo Miguel Mercado
Sports News UAAP 80 //

  In the first game of their title defense, the DLSU Lady Spikers beat the UST Golden Tigresses in five thrilling sets, 25-20, 17-25, 25-22, 15-25, 15-8, earlier today at the Mall of Asia Arena. Despite the win, however, the Lady Spikers struggled against the resilient Golden Tigresses. Majoy Baron led the team with 19…


UAAP: Lady Batters win seesaw affair versus UE
by Brent Guiao
Sports News UAAP 80 //

After a disappointing opening day, the DLSU Lady Batters were able to bounce back and win their first game of the season against the UE Lady Warriors, 5-4, earlier today at the Rizal Memorial Baseball Field. It was a close affair that saw both teams take the lead at different points of the game. Two…


UAAP: Green Tennisters secure opening day victory against AdMU
by Brent Guiao and Katrina Mañalac
Sports News UAAP 80 //

On the first day of the UAAP Men’s Lawn Tennis Tournament, the DLSU Green Tennisters were able to defeat the AdMU Blue Eagles, 4-1, at the Rizal Memorial Tennis Courts, a good start for a team that has championship aspirations this season. Following the victory, third year player Betto Orendain was more than happy with…


UAAP: Lady Spikers go back to square one, aim for three-peat
by Renzo Miguel Mercado and Danielle Erika Capule
Sports News UAAP 80 // February 2, 2018

The DLSU Lady Spikers will suit up once again as they bid for a third consecutive title in the UAAP Women’s Volleyball Tournament. Coach Ramil De Jesus and his squad outplayed AdMU in the past two years and was glorious enough to be crowned as back-to-back champions. For La Salle, however, reigning best setter and…


UAAP: Lady Batters falter against UP, 8-4
by Angeline Valenzuela
Sports News UAAP 80 //

The DLSU Lady Batters were defeated by the UP Fighting Maroons, 8-4, yesterday at the Rizal Memorial Baseball Diamond. After taking the lead in the early parts of the game, the team from Taft was unable to hold on as it dropped its season opener. “Nandoon yung will to win namin para manalo kasi we…


UAAP: Focused Lady Batters hope to make noise in Season 80
by Angeline Valenzuela
Sports News UAAP 80 // January 31, 2018

The DLSU Lady Batters will be looking to improve upon their fifth place finish last season, as they hope to finally get over the hump. As their season nears, the team is eager to take the field and make sure this year is better than the last. After falling a spot short of the Final…


UAAP: Green Archers fall short against ADMU in heart-stopping Game 3
by Renzo Miguel Mercado and Juro Morilla
Sports News UAAP 80 // December 3, 2017

In Season 80’s deciding game, the DLSU Green Archers succumbed to the ADMU Blue Eagles, 88-86, earlier today at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. A dagger three-pointer from Isaac Go with only 24 seconds left in the game sealed the win for Ateneo. The big man stopped La Salle’s 10-1 run after hitting a spot-up basket…