UST TOPS UAAP RANKINGS AFTER 1ST SEMESTER
MANILA, Philippines – University of Santo Tomas topped the University Athletic Association of the Philippines overall standings after the first semester of competitions, according to a report furnished Monday by host school University of the Philippines.
UST, which won five titles in the seniors division, amassed 167 points, followed by Far Eastern University with 128 and De La Salle 119.
Points are calculated based on a school’s standing at the end of each sport. First place is equivalent to 15 points, second place 12, third place 10, fourth place eight, fifth place six, sixth place four, seventh place two and eighth and last only one point.
UST, the defending overall UAAP champion, won the titles in men’s swimming, table tennis and beach volleyball and in men’s and women’s taekwondo.
The Tigers placed in the top three in all sports in both gender divisions played in the first semester except in men’s basketball where they ranked a lowly fifth.
UP culled 118 points to place fourth overall. The bottom four was composed of Ateneo (fifth, 101 points); UE (sixth, 76); Adamson (seventh, 47); and National University (eighth, 25).
Last season, UST, FEU and UP placed in the top three in that order.
In the second semester, the UAAP will play athletics, baseball, fencing, football, softball, tennis, and volleyball. – GMANews.TV
Go USTe!! Go USTe!! 😀