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UST wins double championship; Rondina, Tigresses make UAAP beach volley history

/ 10:14 PM October 07, 2018

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University of Santo Tomas pulled off a double championship in the UAAP Season 81 beach volleyball tournament Sunday.

Sisi Rondina and Babylove Barbon made history after delivering UST’s third straight women’s beach volleyball championship and a perfect season following a 21-7, 21-16, win over Mich Morente and Tin Tiamzon of La Salle in the finals.

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 “I was able to prove to myself that I can do it,” Rondina, who won her fourth season MVP award, said in Filipino.

“I started my first year thinking that I won’t be able to prove what I can do because I don’t have the height. But it changed when we started winning. The MVP is just a bonus for me. My goal is to help UST win,” Rondina added.

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The Tigers on the other hand, regained the men’s crown after Krung Arbasto and Jaron Requinton dashed the perfect run of Far Eastern University’s Jude Garcia and Richard Solis, 21-13, 22-24, 15-10.

The celebration didn’t end their for UST after Requinton and Barbon were also named Rookie of the Year in their respective divisions.

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‪UST’s Rondina and Barbon take Game 1 of the finals against La Salle’s Tiamzon and Morente, 21-12, 21-19. ‬

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Posted by The Volleyball Reporter on Saturday, October 6, 2018

‪And UST is the UAAP Season 81 men’s beach volleyball champion after beating FEU in Game 2, 21-13, 22-24, 15-10. Congratulations! ‬

Posted by The Volleyball Reporter on Saturday, October 6, 2018

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