UAAP Season 80 Judo opens as UST eyes double repeat

UAAP Season 80 Judo opens as UST eyes double repeat
The UAAP Season 80 judo competitions will take place at the Sports Pavilion inside the De La Salle-Zobel campus in Ayala Alabang, Muntinlupa

The Univeristy of Santo Tomas eyes a second straight championship double as the UAAP Season 80 judo competitions opens on Saturday at the Sports Pavilion inside the De La Salle-Zobel campus in Ayala Alabang, Muntinlupa.

The men's and women's division bouts will start at 1:30 p.m.

Last year, the Growling Tigers captured a league-best 12th men’s title with 49 points, while the Tigresses won their third straight women’s championship – and ninth overall – in runaway fashion by amassing 74 points.

With season MVP Daryl John Mercado leading the way, UST dethroned Ateneo, which settled for second place with 36 points.

The Tigresses reasserted their mastery in the distaff side with whooping 51-point margin over runner-up University of the East behind tournament MVP Sueko Kinjho.

UST is also staking its boys and girls titles in the juniors division, which will open curtains at 9 a.m.

 

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