Lyceum posts taekwondo women’s sweep | Inquirer Sports

Lyceum posts taekwondo women’s sweep

By: - Reporter / @junavINQ
/ 05:56 AM September 21, 2016

LYCEUM of the Philippines University continued its remarkable run last weekend, sweeping both its matches in impressive fashion to book a seat in the women’s division quarterfinals of the MVPSF-Meralco Philippine Taekwondo League at SM Muntinlupa.

Drawing huge performances from mainstays Alexandra Gimena and Aideleen Flores, the Lady Pirates swamped Letran, 46-11, and San Sebastian College, 37-22, to top Group A with four wins in the competition sponsored by the MVP Sports Foundation and Meralco.


The eliminated San Sebastian jins closed out their campaign with their first victory after three setbacks in dumping their Letran counterparts, 35-20, in the event also backed by the Philippine Olympic Committee and the Philippine Sports Commission.

Fighting against Letran’s CamilleCornejo in the first match, Gimena staked Lyceum to a 7-2 lead before Flores took over in the fifth and final encounter of the opening round in pounding Aerielle Ang to pad the Lady Pirates’ lead, 38-6, on the way to the breezy victory.


The two Lyceum warriors also conspired in erecting a 26-13 lead over San Sebastian in the first round before allowing their teammates in mopping up their opponents in the tag phase.

Letran also posted a sweep of its matches in Group B of the junior men’s division, clobbering San Beda College of Alabang, 43-25, while fashioning a close 30-26 decision over San Sebastian in the meet serving as a breeding ground for taekwondo talent for international play.

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: Lyceum of the Philippines University, MVPSF-Meralco Philippine Taekwondo League, Taekwondo
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.