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NU Pep Squad wins 3rd straight UAAP Cheerdance crown

Naveen Ganglani
NU Pep Squad wins 3rd straight UAAP Cheerdance crown
National University wins the UAAP Cheerdance Competition for the third straight year

MANILA, Philippines – The NU Pep Squad was crowned the champion of the 2015 UAAP Cheerdancing Competition held on Saturday, October 3, at the Mall of Asia Arena. 

With 25,388 spectators in attendance, NU was awarded first overall of the competition for the third time in UAAP history and for the third straight year after totaling 668 points – 91.5 on tumbling, 70.5 on stunts, 84 on tosses, 88 on pyramids, and 340 on dance. 

Coming in second was the UST Salinggawi Dance Troupe who had 651.5 points, while the UP pep squad came in third place after garnering 610.5 points.

The FEU Cheering Squad placed fourth, while the UE Pep Squad was fifth. The DLSU Animo squad, Adamson Pep Squad, and Ateneo Blue Babble Battalion came in 6th, 7th, and 8th place, respectively.

UP was the lone team without any deduction or penalty points. Adamson had the most with 28, while Ateneo had 27.

In the Group Stunts competition, UST came in first place while NU and FEU placed second and third, respectively.

Here were the other awards handed out:

Eats so Easy move winner: Adamson University

Oishi Oh Wow Surprising move winner: Far Eastern University

Smart Prepaid Fearless Jump winner: University of Sto. Tomas

Yamaha Best Toss winner: University of the Philippines

PLDT Fantastic move winner: University of the Philippines

CHAMPIONS ANEW. NU relishes their championship at the podium. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler


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