WATCH: UST sweeps 3rd straight UAAP general championship

MANILA, Philippines – University of Santo Tomas (UST) swept the UAAP Season 81 general championship in both the seniors and juniors division once again. 

This is the España-based school's third straight general championship title as it topped the country's premier collegiate league with 282 points. 

UST copped 7 gold medals behind the efforts of its men and women's teams in judo, table tennis and beach volleyball, while clinching a five-peat title in the women's track and field

Sisi Rondina also led the Golden Tigresses to a silver-medal finish in women's volleyball, which further solidified UST's hold of the top spot. 

La Salle finished 2nd place for the third straight year with 260 points while Ateneo wound up tied with University of the Philippines with 237 points, but edged out the Maroon side for the bronze with 7 titles. 

Host school National University came in 5th with 197 points as it bagged 7 championships in the 21 sports it joined. 

Far Eastern University improved to 6th with a lone championship in men's chess. 

University of East dropped to 7th while Adamson University remained at 8th place. – Rappler.com

 

 

Beatrice Go

More commonly known as “Bee”, Beatrice is a multimedia sports reporter for Rappler, who covers Phillippine sports governance, national teams, football and the UAAP. Stay tuned for her news and features on Philippine sports and videos like the Rappler Athlete’s Corner and Rappler Sports Timeout.

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