UST keeps UAAP 84 General Championship crown for 5th straight year

The University of Santo Tomas is once again named as the UAAP Season 84 General Champion, its fifth-straight crown and its 66th overall championship in both junior and senior divisions. The awarding ceremonies were held on June 21, 2022 at the Mall of Asia Arena.

IPEA Director Rev. Fr. Rodel S. Cansancio, O.P. (middle) and Asst. Prof. Gilda Ma. Paz R. Kamus, MEd, Institute Secretary, (third from right) receive the General Championship trophy. Photo credit: UAAP Media Group

Our Thomasian Athletes dominated in half of the eight events this season, clawing gold in Poomsae, Men’s 3×3 Basketball, Men’s Beach Volleyball, and Men’s Chess tourney.

Rancel Varga was named the “Most Valuable Player” in Men’s Beach Volleyball feat while Sherwin Concepcion was named the MVP in the Men’s 3×3 Basketball. In the Poomsae division, Lady Jin Aidaine Laxa was named the “Rookie of the Year” and the MVP in the campaign; she also bagged the silver medal in the women’s individual event.

The University also bagged silver in Women’s 3×3 Basketball, clinched on the fourth place in Women’s Volleyball, and settled for seventh place in both Men’s 5-on-5 Basketball and Women’s Chess.

The UAAP tallying system is as follows: 15 points for gold finish, 12 for silver, and 10 for bronze. The fourth placer gets eight points, six for fifth placers, four for sixth placers, two for seventh placers, and one for the eighth placer.

 

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