Round-Up: Animo Squad bags third place. Updates from beach volleyball other UAAP sports

UAAP Cheerdance

The De La Salle Animo Squad finished 3rd in the 2013 UAAP Cheerdance Competition yesterday.

Behind their military-inspired theme, the team garnered 596.5 points to put them back in the podium behind first runner-up UP and champion NU.


1 NU  696.5
2 UP 620.5
3 DLSU 596.5
4th FEU  589.5
5th Adamson  559.5
6th UE  559.0
7th UST  546.0
8th Ateneo 514.0

Photo courtesy of DLSU Sports

UAAP Table Tennis

Table Tennis

The Green Paddlers finished the first round of eliminations in the UAAP Season 76 table tennis tournament with a 6-1 record, possibly getting the top spot due to better match points won even if it ends up tying either UE or FEU (both teams are still playing as of the moment). The lone loss came to the hands of FEU yesterday, 3-2.

The Lady Paddlers on the other hand swept the first round of eliminations with a 6-0 record. They also swept the eliminations last season (12-0) en route to a championship.

The second round of eliminations will be played next weekend (September 21 and 22) at the Ateneo Blue Eagle Gym.

UAAP beach volleyball

Beach Volleyball

The Lady Spikers lost to UST 2-1 in the semifinals to finish 4th in the tournament.  The Green Spikers placed 8th.

Team Standings

UAAP Taekwondo



UNIVERSITY of Santo Tomas and De La Salle stayed on track to retaining their respective titles as they remained unbeaten in the UAAP Season 76 taekwondo tournament at the FilOil Flying V Arena in San Juan.

The Growling Tigers, seeking a third straight title this season, whipped University of the Philippines, 5-2, to pace the men’s side with a perfect 4-0 (win-loss) record along with De La Salle.

The Lady Archers, meanwhile, beat Far Eastern University, 6-1, to likewise hike their slate to 4-0, and boost their bid for a second straight title in the distaff side.


UAAP badminton


The Green and Lady Shuttlers defeated UP yesterday.

Team Standings

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