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Adamson Soaring Falcons
Adamson University
Adamson Falcons logo
League UAAP
Joined 1952
1953 - withdrew
1970 - rejoined
Location San Marcelino St., Ermita Manila, Philippines
Team colors Blue Adamson colors.svg White
Juniors' team Baby Falcons
Women's team Lady Falcons
Seniors' general championships
UAAP: none
Juniors' general championships
UAAP: none

The Adamson Soaring Falcons are the collegiate men's varsity teams of Adamson University that play in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines. The collegiate women's varsity teams are called the Lady Falcons while the high school varsity teams are called the Baby Falcons.

In Season 76 (2013–14), Adamson University fielded for the first time a high school team in the UAAP girls' division. This high school girls team participates in the sport of volleyball and are called the Lady Baby Falcons.

The University's varsity teams also participate in other sports leagues such as the Filoil Flying V Preseason Cup, Fr. Martin's Cup, University Games and Shakey's V-League.

The school's choice of the Falcon as its mascot is symbolic. Just as the Falcon soars high before inflicting harm on its prey, so do the varsity teams of Adamson soar high to defeat their opponents in a sporting event.

Blue and White are Adamson's official school colors.

Sports[edit]

Basketball[edit]

  • The Adamson Soaring Falcons won its only UAAP men's basketball championship in Season 40 (1977–78).
  • The Adamson Soaring Falcons won the championship of the 2003 University Games .
  • The Adamson Lady Falcons has won back-to-back women's basketball championships twice, 2003-2004 & 2009-2010.
  • The Adamson Baby Falcons also won its first UAAP juniors basketball championship in Season 40 (1977–78) to record Adamson's first double (men's and juniors') championships in the UAAP. It was the second double championship in the history of the UAAP and the first double championship after more than 2 decades.
  • The Adamson Baby Falcons basketball team holds the longest juniors championship streak in the UAAP with 6 consecutive championships (1988–1993).

UAAP Season 77 (S.Y. 2014–15) Rosters[edit]

The Adamson Soaring Falcons Basketball Team[edit]
No. Name Position Height Weight Play Yr. High School
4 William Rosebelt M. Polican SG 5' 9" 150 lbs. 1st Adamson University
5 Antonio Alejandro S. Iñigo III PG 5' 6" 130 lbs. 2nd San Beda College
6 Celedonio B. Trollano Jr. PF 6' 3" 180 lbs. 4th-Trf Trace College
7 Marlou Aquino C 6'7 190 lbs. 5th Adamson University
8 John Kevin Baytan PF 6' 3" 180 lbs. 1st Chiang Kai Shek College
9 Jessiery C. Pedrosa SF 6' 1" 170 lbs. 1st Hope Christian High School
10 Joseph Airo Nalos, Jr. PG 5' 8" 150 lbs. 4th-Trf. Cebu Institute of Technology
12 Dawn Hynric P. Ochea PF 6' 4" 185 lbs. 2nd SHS–Ateneo de Cebu
13 Matthew Irvin T. Aquino C 6' 7" 195 lbs. Rookie Lourdes School of Mandaluyong
14 Ivan Lery Vicente N. Villanueva PF 6' 0" 200 lbs. Rookie Colegio de San Juan de Letran
15 John Ryan S. Gumtang SG 5' 10" 150 lbs. Rookie San Beda College
16 Alexis H. Barrera PF 6' 4" 180 lbs. Rookie La Salle Green Hills
17 Jansen M. Rios SF 6' 3" 185 lbs. 5th Colegio de San Juan de Letran
18 Harold James Butron SG 5' 10" 155 lbs. 1st Bishop McNally HS - Calgary
Alberta Canada
19 Christian Laurent G. Garcia PF 6' 4" 180 lbs. Rookie Sta. Clara International School
21 Francis Marcelo S. Donahue C 6' 4" 190 lbs. 4th-Trf St. Joseph School - Iloilo

Team Depth Chart

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2 Bench 3
C Matthew Aquino Francis Donahue
PF Don Trollano Dawn Ochea Alex Barrera
SF Jansen Rios Ivan Villanueva Chris Garcia
SG William Polican John Gumtang Harold Butron
PG Ryan Monteclaro Axel Iñigo Joseph Nalos
The Adamson Lady Falcons Basketball Team[edit]
No. Name Position Height Weight Play Yr. High School
4 Karen Ido
5 Charmaine Sulit
6 Janille De Castro
7 Jesusa D. Avila
8 Josephine B. Ong
9 Jamie Alcoy
10 Mariz Cacho
11 Zhalyn Mateo
12 Jollyza Ballado
16 Ivy Durens
18 Myra Osano
20 Jinky A. Balasta
21 Michele Escalante
22 Thea Amper
23 Carolina Generoso
24 Jane Ramillano
The Adamson Baby Falcons Basketball Team[edit]
No. Name Position Height Weight HS Gr. Grade School
4 Robby Darang
5 Keith Howell D. Zaldivar
6 Gerard Fernandez
7 JD Tungcab
8 Dave Cabanilla
9 Miguel Cyrene Sasuman Ateneo de Iloilo
10 Ralph Chua Chiang Kai Shek College
11 Wendell Mark Binarao
12 Ryan Christian Guanco
13 EJ Agbong
14 Jasper C. Boac St. Dominic Savio College
15 Gio E. Calacalsada Colegio de San Juan de Letran
16 Jefher John Egan SG/SF 5' 10” St. Mary's School - Cagayan de Oro
18 Jose Antiporda University of Negros Occidental-R
19 Chazz Mayo
Steve Flores
Jayson Celis

Notable players[edit]

Men's Basketball

  • Hector Calma - 2012 Inductee, Adamson Hall of Fame; Selected, PBA's 25 Greatest Players.
  • Marlou Aquino - 2012 Inductee, Adamson Hall of Fame; 1996 PBA Rookie of the Year; Member 1998 RP Centennial National Basketball Team.
  • Kenneth Duremdes - 2012 Inductee, Adamson Hall of Fame; 1998 PBA MVP; Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) 25 Greatest Player; Member 1998 RP Centennial National Basketball Team.
  • Gherome Ejercito - 2012 Inductee, Adamson Hall of Fame; Former PBA player.
  • Eddie Laure - 2012 Inductee, Adamson Hall of Fame; 2001 MBA MVP.
  • Ken Bono - 2006 UAAP MVP; PBA player.
  • Patrick Cabahug - 2007 UAAP Scoring Champion, ABL Player

Volleyball[edit]

UAAP Season 76 (S.Y. 2013–14) Rosters[edit]

The Adamson Soaring Falcons Volleyball Team[edit]
No. Name Position Height Weight Play Yr. High School
1 Karlle Nico M. Ramirez Setter 2nd Sta Cruz Academy
2 Ernest Ryan D. Consunji Middle Hitter 2nd First City Providential College
3 Juan Christopher M. David Middle Hitter 2nd St Patrick School of Novaliches
4 Christian Ray L. Reyes Rookie Umingan National High School
5 Michael G. Sudaria Captain sports.svg Open Hitter 2nd Pampanga Agricultural College
6 Bryan D. Saraza Open Hitter 2nd San Antonio de Padua College
7 John Edison B. Mallapre Opposite Hitter 5th Bicol U College of Educ Integrated Lab Sch
8 Rence L. Melgar Libero Rookie National University
9 Roy Vincent R. Vergara Rookie Umingan National High School
10 Jan Rey L. Limpag Rookie Umingan National High School
11 Jan Edward B. De Veyra 2nd Divine World University of Tacloban
12 Kenneth V. Arante Opposite Hitter 5th Canossa School
13 John Michael A. Valdez Libero Rookie Pasay City East High School
14 John Philip D. Yude Rookie Hinigaran National High School
The Adamson Lady Falcons Volleyball Team[edit]
No. Name Position Height Weight Play Yr. High School
4 Mylene B. Paat Middle Hitter 6' 1" 135 lbs. 2nd Bani National High School
6 Amanda Maria M. Villanueva Utility Hitter 5' 7" 120 lbs. 3rd St. James Academy
7 Jellie M. Tempiatura Libero 5' 4" 110 lbs. 2nd Iligan City National High School
8 Fenela Risha E. Emnas Setter 3rd St. Joseph's College
9 Faye Janelle B. Guevara Middle Hitter 5' 10" 135 lbs. 5th Gen. Pio Del Pilar National High School
10 Anna Johnuel R. Velasco Outside Hitter 5' 8" Rookie St. Joseph's College
11 Princess Aimee T. Listana Libero 5' 6" 120 lbs. 5th St. Agnes Academy
12 Jessica Margarett C. Galanza Utility Hitter 5' 7" 115 lbs. 2nd San Pedro Relocation Center National High School
15 Marleen C. Cortel Captain sports.svg Utility Hitter 5' 6" 125 lbs. 5th St. Joseph College
16 Keith Dempoll R. Lebumfacil Serve Specialist 3rd Iligan City National High School
17 Maria Erika Gel G. Alkuino Middle Hitter 5' 10" 135 lbs. 4th St. Augustine School

Baseball[edit]

UAAP Season 76 (S.Y. 2013–14) Roster[edit]

The Adamson Soaring Falcons Baseball Team

No. Name Position Height Weight Play Yr. High School
1 King Paul Carandang
2 Melvin A. Rosita Pitcher/ Shortstop 4th
4 Nelson Go Infielder (2B) 4th Roosevelt College Cainta
5 Jerome S. Yenson Shortstop Rookie
6 Al Jayson G. Benito Outfielder (RF) Rookie
10 Jay C. Vizcarra 5th
11 Nelson Deo Q. Salazar Infielder (1B)/ Catcher 4th
13 Lourence Ruiz Outfielder (LF)/ Pitcher 4th
15 Raymond R. Matic Pitcher Rookie
16 Chaplick Ivan Fernandez Shortstop
17 Mark Dave Dela Cruz Catcher/ Infielder
19 Eric Jude Gesmundo Infielder (3B)
23 Mark Anthony F. Kakisako Outfielder (CF) 5th Talavera National High School
27 Segismundo
28 Lester Paul Vispo
51 Cesar Valencia
62 Kenneth Badrina Outfielder (RF) Rookie

Softball[edit]

UAAP Season 76 (S.Y. 2013–14) Roster[edit]

The Adamson Lady Falcons Softball Team

No. Name Position Height Weight Play Yr. High School
1 Krisna Paguican Outfielder (RF)
4 Glesyl Opjer
8 Julie Marie Muyco Pitcher/ Outfieder (RF) 5th
12 Lorna Adorable Outfielder (CF)
14 Rizza Bernardino Pitcher 5th
15 Clariz Palma 4th
17 Luzviminda Embudo Outfielder (CF)
18 Elvie Entrina Catcher 5th
19 Angelie Ursabia Infielder (1B)
22 Kimberly Amiado
24 Queeny Sabobo Shortstop 5th
26 Dely Rose Covarobias
29 Riezel Calumbres
32 Annalie Benjamen Pitcher 3rd
36 Edna May Severino
49 Cindy Carol Banay 5th
78 Gelyn Lamata Rookie

Badminton[edit]

Team Roster[edit]

Judo[edit]

Team Roster[edit]

Table Tennis[edit]

Team Roster[edit]

Swimming[edit]

UAAP Season 76 (S.Y. 2013–14) Roster[edit]

Rankings[edit]

This is the school's ranking in the four most popular team sports in UAAP since 1986, the year the UAAP became an 8-team league:

Note: The rankings from 2003-2005 considers the forfeited games of DLSU. UAAP Season 68#Suspension of De La Salle University-Manila.