After leading the Blue Eagles to their second-straight UAAP title, Ravena is set to be named the Collegiate Player of the Year in the 2019 Chooks-To-Go Collegiate Press Corps Awards Night presented by SportsVision on Monday, May 27 at the Amelie Hotel in Ermita, Manila.
Swiss Caroline Steffen and Aussie Dimity Lee Duke set out for another clash of power and endurance tipped to go down-to-the-wire as they banner the elite cast in the Century Tuna IRONMAN 70.3 Subic Bay presented by Big Boss Cement which gets going Sunday (June 2).
BORACAY – Sisi Rondina and Bernadeth Pons put up a valiant stand before bowing to Japan’s Sakurako Fujii and Minori Kumada, 17-21, 19-21, ending the Philippines’ campaign in the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Boracay Open presented by Globe yesterday at the White House Beach Station 1 here.
Robert Bolick of NCAA three-peat titlist San Beda and Thirdy Ravena of UAAP back-to-back champion Ateneo are the headliners of the Mythical Five in the 2019 Chooks-to-Go Collegiate Awards presented by SportsVision scheduled for Monday at Amelie Hotel Manila in Malate.
Lawal struck 11 straight points early in the second period to give the Bolts a 36-25 lead. The Dyip fought back behind Barone and CJ Perez to narrow the gap at 38-33, but the Lawal, Trevis Jackson, Baser Amer and Mike Tolomia sank a basket each as the Bolts hit the turn with a 50-35 lead.
A few days removed from completing her indoor volleyball stint for University of Santo Tomas, Rondina was still superb as ever in the sand court, dazzling the lustily-cheering crowd with a bevy of powerful kills, smart plays and solid digs to help Pons score their first win and somehow ease several heartbreaks that the home side suffered earlier in the day.
Fred VanVleet came off the bench to score 21 points, Pascal Siakam finished with 14 points and 12 rebounds and Kyle Lowry tallied 17 points for the Raptors, who became the first team to win on the road in the best-of-seven series. VanVleet nailed seven baskets from beyond the arc.