The past few weeks have been difficult for the Letran Knights basketball team as their quest for the top standing was put to test after a devastating news broke earlier this month.
The Letran Knights completed their comeback as they knocked-out the Lyceum of the Philippines University Pirates in a controversial finish, 80-79, in the second round of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) at the Filoil Flying V Centre.
Preparations for the construction of the Letran Quadricentennial Building, more commonly known as the Blessed Antonio Varona O.P. Gymnasium are set to take place in March 2019.
After missing the initial part of the first round, Koy Galvelo was quick to make up for lost time and gave Letran a timely boost in the second round of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Season 94.
The Letran Knights tightened their grip on the third spot as they toppled the Jose Rizal University Heavy Bombers, 89-79, on Friday, at the Filoil Flying V Centre.
After an excellent performance last season, the Letran Shuttlers failed to live up to expectations as the men’s team finished with a four and five record while the women’s squad salvaged two wins and six losses in the NCAA Season 94 badminton tournament held at Rizal Memorial Stadium.
With most of their starters misfiring, the Letran Knights relied on their reserves as they outlast the Emilio Aguinaldo College Generals, 91-82, sweeping their NCAA Season 92 match-up, Tuesday, at the Filoil Flying V Centre.
Central Colleges of the Philippines (CCP) head coach Arnold Villanueva established the Bobcats’ cheer program in 1999 and won countless of championships through the years. He also made his mark in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) and coached the Adamson Pep Squad from 2010 to 2016; developing the program they used when they won the cup last year.
The Letran Knights banked on Bong Quinto and JP Calvo as they trounced the Mapua Cardinals, 84-69, picking up their eighth win in the NCAA Season 94 at the Filoil Flying V Arena, Friday.
Despite the loss, Magnolia Hotshots head coach Chito Victolero was glad to help out Jerrick Balanza, in a tune-up game that saw the Northport Batang Pier eke out a 94-90 win against the Hotshots, held at the Blessed Antonio Varona gymnasium.