UM dominates 2017 PRISAA City elims

THE University of Mindanao garnered most first place finishes to emerge as the overall winner at the close of the 2017 Private Schools Athletic Association (PRISAA) City eliminations held in separate venues.

University of Mindanao won top finishes in 16 out of 21 sporting events namely Chess (men and women), Sepak Takraw, Volleyball (men and women), Badminton (women), Table Tennis (men and women), Taekwondo and Swimming (women).

University of Mindanao also took honors via now show of their respective rivals in events such as Boxing, Lawn Tennis (men and women), Athletics (men and women) and Karatedo (men and women).

Its chess team which won over entries from Jose Maria Colleges and Rizal Memorial Colleges was composed of John Ray Batucan, Andre Miguel Jorgio, Alberto Diolala Jr. and Ardy Harayo Jr. The distaff side saw the cast of Dhona Yngayo, Yna Krisha Yngayo and Zsuzsa Grace Tabudlong.

For Sepak Takraw, University of Mindanao bested Davao Merchant Marine Academy (DMMA) College of Southern Philippines in the finals parading its cast having Francis Bartoline, Bryan Borras, Diether Cadayona, Ramer Crismas, Jaynx Fel Cabero, Jeffrey Dayap, Joel Ubaton, Arnel Loberiza, Tristan Kenneth Mahinay, Dominic James Sagosoy, Nomar Sencio, Alben Serrano and Remer Tancontian.

University of Mindanao also capped the gold in volleyball beating DMMA in a deciding fifth setter, 25-18, 17-25, 25-10, 22-25 and 15-11. Comprising the men’s lineup are Jeff Mark Agang, John Patrick Bisera, Francis Caunga, Jimmie-Lou Flores, Jan Ashley Jacob, Fred Lhormand Mahinay, Laurence Chris Naranjo, Vincent Lorez Pungay, Vergilio Saromines Jr., Rolly Suaybaguio, Kris Steven Avila, Mirven Fornalles and Angel Joseph Ingutan. Their female counterparts duplicated their feat in beating Jose Maria Colleges in the finals having Glenda Gregg Agang, Aubrey Ano-os, Marjorie Blanco, Marjorie Jaye Deloso, Rosemita Sien Luzon, Chelsea Rose Maglangit, Kim Zyia Manlapuz, Cyra Regine Olivar and Arliene Peligrino.

In Badminton played over at the Smash N Drop Badminton Center, its women’s badminton team bested MATS College of Technology in the finals anchored by Julie Ann Farrah Lastimosa, Dave Grace Nantes, Jamie Lee Saldua, Blaize Acebo and Chynna Avinante. Its men’s team only settled with silver medal having Roeland Briones and Michael Adrian Ladaga.

University of Mindanao also came both men and women division in Table Tennis played at the Davao Doctors College gym. They won over host DDC parading its roster having Benito Gallardo, Iven Yap, Jeffrey Pudpud, and John Rex Palmes. The women team is comprised of Rasel Quibol, Kimberly Ortuoste, Amhie Branzuela, Zulaikah Isahac, and Maeka Carballo.

In Taekwondo, University of Mindanao came up with the overall crown finishing with five golds, one silver and one bronze for the men’s division and a two-gold finish in the distaff side to outcount DMMA and MATS on the winner’s podium. The men’s category parades Joshua Mangibunong, Alorich Carl Puno, Ariston James Abarca, Bartolome Rellon Jr., Julian Mefregata, Jose Marie Malubay, Bryan Tayongtong and Bienfrancis Osmeña while Christine Love Rabor, Dadden Clomata, April Kate Taghap, Rinalou Beting, Sienna Abug and Patricia Jhoy Villejo banners the women’s cast.

University of Mindanao also took the women’s swimming honors having Seet Angel Altamera, Jenny Rose Ann Bilbao, Elleina Gabrielle Fernandez and Gillian Tuazon played at the DMMA swimming pool. Their male counterparts settled for silver.

UM’s football squad settled for silver honors next to Rizal Memorial Colleges in men’s football played at Agro Industrial Foundation grounds comprising Adrian Renzo Tanuber, Michael Sam Aradillos, Jhon Alemar Bisquesa, Mark Anthony Bugay, Jake Edison Cabiles, Lowell Jay Conception, Francisco Curangcurang, Mark Paul Dayanan, John Philip Delos Santos, Vincent Gonzales, John Mark Maquiso, Bal Angelo Morata, Vince Paborito, Fatrick Pacot, James Ian Paulma, Jay Ravelo, Gringgo Sardina, Justine Enfistan and Gabriell Sabate on its roster.

University of Mindanao settled for the silver in women’s basketball losing to Rizal Memorial Colleges at their hometurf. The UM women’s team is composed of Bleshy Kate Ayento, Josie Bajao, Norie Lyn Calope, Anelyn Climaco, Joan Cate Dosdos, Analine Doran, Judy Ann Enalim, Disney Jean Lampara, Judy Ann Maquiso, Sweaza Mae Morales, Kimberly Sean Renegado, Syra Lyn Semilla, Christine Joy Solsano, Mayville Villaflor, and Lea Faith Villoria.

The basketball game was held at the UM Gymnasium where RMC won against UM in the women category while AGRO won against JMC in the men category. The UM men team was joined by Vincent Anthony Alicando, Roy Cedric Antalan, Ezequiel Leo Austria, Kendall Claros, Christian Compesino, Kyle Roswell Esteban, Jad Froilan Jamias, Jay Ortega, Israel Dave Remolar, Karlo Jay Quidlat, Ralph Derrick Somoza and Kenn Kelvin Te. The UM women team was joined by Bleshy Kate Ayento, Josie Bajao, Norie Lyn Calope, Anelyn Climaco, Joan Cate Dosdos, Analine Doran, Judy Ann Enalim, Disney Jean Lampara, Judy Ann Maquiso, Sweaza Mae Morales, Kimberly Sean Renegado, Syra Lyn Semilla, Christine Joy Solsano, Mayville Villaflor, and Lea Faith Villoria.

University of Mindanao will be part in the Regional Qualifiers which will be on March 31 to April 2 in Tagum City with high hopes of joining the National PRISAA set on Apri 22 to 29 in Zambales City.

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