St. Benilde dethrones San Beda for NCAA overall crown | Inquirer Sports

St. Benilde dethrones San Beda for NCAA overall crown

/ 05:34 PM March 06, 2014

Photo by Celest R. Flores/

MANILA, Philippines — St. Benilde, this season’s host, clinched the NCAA season 89 general championship, dethroning San Beda.

The Blazers ended the Red Lions’ three-year reign after a tight race, as the two schools wound up with 550.5 and 544 points, respectively, after the final tally.


St. Benilde, which reclaimed the overall crown they last won in 2009, got the clinching boost from their championship in the men’s beach volley which was worth 50 points.

San Beda only got six points in that competition held at Puerto Galera two weeks ago for finishing dead last.


The Blazers also got 30 points in the track and field event last weekend while the Red Lions garnered 15.

St. Benilde was officially awarded on Thursday after the NCAA cheerleading contest, which marks the close of the competition, at the Mall of Asia Arena.

Coming in third was San Sebastian, which got max points in women’s beach volleyball and chess, with 428 points, while fourth place went to Arellano with 413.5 points.

Letran finished fifth with 371 points, Emilio Aguinaldo College sixth with 367, Perpetual Help seventh with 340, Lyceum at eighth with 279, Mapua at ninth with 170 and Jose Rizal University at last place with 132.

The champion teams in 12 sports were also feted by the league before the winners of the cheerleading event was announced.

San Beda, meanwhile, triumphed in the juniors’ overall championship by a big margin after garnering 311 points. A far second was St. Benilde, who had 274 points.



 San Beda’s NCAA reign continues after beating Letran in Game 3

San Beda Red Cubs nab NCAA juniors’ championship, complete perfect season

Originally posted: 03:31 p.m.

Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: NCAA season 89, San Beda College, Sports, St. Benilde
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

Subscribe to our sports news

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.

© Copyright 1997-2022 | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.