La Salle blanks FEU for UAAP women’s football 3-peat
MANILA, Philippines—De La Salle toppled Far Eastern University, 2-0, in the final to claim its third straight crown in the UAAP Season 81 women’s football tournament Thursday at Rizal Memorial Stadium.
Rocelle Santos broke the deadlock in the 54th minute heading in a goal that put the Lady Archers on top.
Rookie Shai Del Campo then found the back of the net for her 10th goal of the season in the 79th minute, effectively giving La Salle its three-peat and 11th championship overall.
“I’m very happy and thankful that I got the chance to play for this team,” said MVP and Best Midfielder Sara Castañeda.
Del Campo took the Rookie of the Year and Best Striker plums while teammate Tashka Lacson grabbed the Best Goalkeeper award.
The Lady Tamaraws’ Hannah Pachejo was named Best Defender while the whole Lady Archers team was given the Fair Play award.
University of Santo Tomas, last season’s silver medalist, settled for the bronze in Season 81.