UAAP Season 70

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UAAP Season 70
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"Winners All, Recreating the Value of Honesty through Sports"
Host school UST colors.svg University of Santo Tomas
Overall champions
Seniors UST school colors UST Growling Tigers
Juniors UST school colors UST Tiger Cubs
Seniors' champions
Sport Men Women
Basketball La Salle school colors La Salle Ateneo school colors Ateneo
Volleyball UST school colors UST FEU school colors FEU
Chess FEU school colors FEU UST school colors UST
Table tennis UST school colors UST FEU school colors FEU
Taekwondo FEU school colors FEU UST school colors UST
Beach volleyball FEU school colors FEU FEU school colors FEU
Judo UP school colors UP UP school colors UP
Track and field FEU school colors FEU FEU school colors FEU
Fencing UST school colors UST UE school colors UE
Football FEU school colors FEU FEU school colors FEU
Tennis UST school colors UST UST school colors UST
Badminton La Salle school colors La Salle UST school colors UST
Baseball Adamson school colors Adamson N/A
Softball N/A UP school colors UP
Swimming UP school colors UP UST school colors UST
Cheerdance UP school colors UP (EX) (Coed)
Juniors' champions
Sport Boys Girls
Basketball La Salle school colors DLSZ N/A
Volleyball UE school colors UE UST school colors UST
Chess Adamson school colors Adamson N/A
Table tennis UST school colors UST N/A
Taekwondo UST school colors UST N/A
Judo Ateneo school colors Ateneo (DS) N/A
Track and field UST school colors UST N/A
Football La Salle school colors DLSZ (DS) N/A
Swimming Ateneo school colors Ateneo UP school colors UPIS
(EX) = exhibition (DS) = demonstration sport
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UAAP Season 70 was the 2007-2008 season of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines, which was hosted by the University of Santo Tomas. The De La Salle University-Manila's Green and Lady Archers and De La Salle-Santiago Zobel School's Junior Green Archers returned after being suspended from Season 69. It opened on July 7, 2007 at the Araneta Coliseum.

Basketball[edit]

Qualified for the Finals
Qualified for semifinals with twice to beat advantage
Qualified for semifinals
Qualified for the first round
Qualified for knockout game

Former UST Growling Tigers basketball player Ed Cordero is the season's commissioner. The theme is "Winners All, Recreating the Value of Honesty through Sports"[1]

Men's games were held at the Ninoy Aquino Stadium, the Cuneta Astrodome and the Araneta Coliseum; women's and juniors' games were held at the school gyms of Adamson University, Ateneo de Manila University and Far Eastern University.

Men's tournament[edit]

Elimination round[edit]

# Team W L PCT GB Tie
1 UE school colors UE Red Warriors 14 0 1.000 --
2 La Salle school colors De La Salle Green Archers 9 5 .643 5 Symbol confirmed.svg
3 Ateneo school colors Ateneo Blue Eagles 9 5 .643 5 Symbol unrelated.svg
4 UST school colors UST Growling Tigers 8 6 .571 6 Symbol confirmed.svg
5 FEU school colors FEU Tamaraws 8 6 .571 6 Symbol unrelated.svg
6 NU school colors NU Bulldogs 6 8 .429 8
7 Adamson school colors Adamson Falcons 2 12 .143 12
8 UP school colors UP Fighting Maroons 0 14 .000 14

Host team in boldface.

  • La Salle def. Ateneo 70-69 in the second-seed playoff.
  • UST def. FEU 80-69 in the fourth-seed playoff.

Bracket[edit]

  Classification games First round
One-game playoff
Semifinal
2nd seed has twice-to-beat advantage
Finals
Best-of-three series
   For 2nd seed:                                      
 Ateneo school colors Ateneo  69   1  UE school colors UE 63 64
 La Salle school colors La Salle  70   2  La Salle school colors La Salle 64 65     2  La Salle school colors La Salle 64 73
   For 4th seed::   3  Ateneo school colors Ateneo 69   3  Ateneo school colors Ateneo 65 60
   FEU school colors FEU 69 4  UST school colors UST 64
   UST school colors UST 80

Awardees[edit]

  • Most Valuable Player (Finals): JV Casio and Cholo Villanueva (La Salle; co-awardees)
  • Most Valuable Player (Season): Jervy Cruz (UST)
  • Rookie of the Year: JR Cawaling (FEU).

Women's tournament[edit]

Elimination round[edit]

# Team W L PCT GB
1 Ateneo school colors Ateneo Lady Eagles 12 2 .857 --
2 UP school colors UP Lady Maroons 11 3 .786 1
3 UST school colors UST Tigresses 10 4 .714 2
4 Adamson school colors Adamson Lady Falcons 8 6 .571 4
5 FEU school colors FEU Lady Tamaraws 7 7 .500 5
6 La Salle school colors De La Salle Lady Archers 5 9 .385 7
7 UE school colors UE Lady Warriors 2 12 .143 10
8 NU school colors NU Lady Bulldogs 1 13 .077 11

Host team in boldface.

Bracket[edit]

  Semifinals
#1 & #2 have twice-to-beat advantage
Finals
Best-of-three series
                       
1  Ateneo school colors Ateneo 57    
4  Adamson school colors Adamson 46    
  1  Ateneo school colors Ateneo 64 62
  2  UP school colors UP 60 58
2  UP school colors UP 56  
3  UST school colors UST 54    

Juniors' tournament[edit]

Elimination round[edit]

# Team W L PCT GB Tie
1 Ateneo school colors Ateneo Blue Eaglets 13 1 .928 --
2 La Salle school colors De La Salle Junior Archers 11 3 .786 2
3 FEU  school colors FEU-Diliman Baby Tamaraws 9 5 .643 4
4 NU school colors NU Bullpups 6 8 .428 7 Symbol confirmed.svg
5 UE school colors UE Red Pages 6 8 .428 7 Symbol unrelated.svg
6 Adamson school colors Adamson Baby Falcons 5 9 .357 8
7 UP school colors UPIS Junior Maroons 4 10 .286 9
8 UST school colors UST Tiger Cubs 2 12 .143 11

Host team in boldface.

Tiebreaker: NU defeated UE on the playoff for the 4th seed, 83-80.

Bracket[edit]

  Fourth-seed playoff Semifinals
#1 & #2 have twice-to-beat advantage
Finals
Best-of-three series
                               
      1  Ateneo school colors Ateneo 70 94  
 UE school colors UE  80     4  NU school colors NU 73 75  
   NU school colors NU  83  
 
    1  Ateneo school colors Ateneo 74 92
    2  La Salle school colors La Salle Zobel 76 98*
 
 
  2  La Salle school colors La Salle Zobel 67   *Overtime
  3  FEU school colors FEU-FERN 61    

Awardees[edit]

  • Most Valuable Player (Season): Samuel Marata (UPIS)
  • Rookie of the Year: Dave Kurt De Guzman (UE)

Football[edit]

The UAAP Football officially opened last January 12, 2007 at the Ateneo Erenchun Field at the Ateneo de Manila University. Tournament host and former 3-Peat Men's Champion Ateneo led the opening ceremonies.

Three titles are being disputed in the UAAP Football category. Manner of play: Double round robin. Team that sweeps both rounds automatically wins championship. Otherwise, #1 team has twice-to-beat advantage over #2 team in Finals. Games in Finals go into 2 10 min. OT periods then a penalty shootout to decide winner.

Qualified for the Finals

Men's tournament[edit]

Elimination round[edit]

Team W D L Pts.
FEU school colors FEU Tamaraws 6 1 2 19
Ateneo school colors Ateneo Blue Eagles 6 1 2 19
UST school colors UST Growling Tigers 4 2 3 14
UP school colors UP Fighting Maroons 3 4 2 13
UE school colors UE Red Warriors 2 0 6 6
La Salle school colors De La Salle Green Archers 1 1 7 4

Women's tournament[edit]

Elimination round[edit]

Team W D L Pts.
FEU school colors FEU Lady Tamaraws 5 1 2 16
La Salle school colors De La Salle Lady Archers 4 3 1 15
UST school colors UST Tigresses 4 2 2 14
Ateneo school colors Ateneo Lady Eagles 3 2 3 11
UP school colors UP Lady Maroons 0 0 8 0

Juniors' tournament[edit]

Elimination round[edit]

Team W D L Pts.
Ateneo school colors Ateneo Blue Eaglets 5 0 1 15
La Salle school colors De La Salle Junior Archers 5 0 1 15
FEU school colors FEU-Diliman Baby Tamaraws 2 0 4 6
UST school colors UST Tiger Cubs 0 0 6 0

Volleyball[edit]

Qualified for semifinals with twice to beat advantage
Qualified for semifinals
Qualified for knockout game

The UAAP Volleyball will officially open on December 1, 7 AM at the Blue Eagle Gym hosted by University of the Philippines. As venue host, Ateneo de Manila University Men's Volleyball Team will first take on University of the East Men's Volleyball as the opening game for the Season.

Men's Volleyball games will mostly be at the Blue Eagle Gym and some at the Rizal Memorial Coliseum. Women's Volleyball action meanwhile will have its opening game at the Blue Eagle Gym and will transfer to Ninoy Aquino Stadium in their next games. Junior's and Girls' Volleyball will be held at the University of the East Gymnasium but some of their games will be at the University of the Philippines College of Human Kinetics Gym.

Men's tournament[edit]

Elimination round[edit]

Team W L GB Tie
FEU school colors FEU Tamaraws 13 1 -- Symbol confirmed.svg
UST school colors UST Growling Tigers 13 1 -- Symbol unrelated.svg
Adamson school colors Adamson Falcons 9 5 4
UP school colors UP Fighting Maroons 8 6 5
UE school colors UE Red Warriors 7 7 6
La Salle school colors De La Salle Green Archers 3 11 10
Ateneo school colors Ateneo Blue Eagles 2 12 11
NU school colors NU Bulldogs 1 13 12

Host team in boldface.

  • FEU def. UST 3 sets to 2 in the first-seed playoff.

Bracket[edit]

  1st-seed playoff Semifinals
#1 & #2 have twice-to-beat advantage
Finals
Best-of-three series
                               
   FEU school colors FEU  3   1  FEU school colors FEU 3    
   UST school colors UST  0     4  UP school colors UP 0    
     1  FEU school colors FEU 1 3 2
     2  UST school colors UST 3 1 3
  2  UST school colors UST 3  
  3  Adamson school colors Adamson 2    

Women's tournament[edit]

Elimination round[edit]

All games of De La Salle from January 15 on were forfeited when player Jacqueline Alarca continued playing despite her school's approval of her leave of absence. This led her to cease as a De La Salle student, breaking UAAP rules that a player must be enrolled to the school the person represents.[2]

Team W L GB Tie
Adamson school colors Adamson Lady Falcons 12 2 -- +2 Symbol deferred.svg Symbol confirmed.svg
FEU school colors FEU Lady Tamaraws 12 2 -- -1 Symbol confirmed.svg Symbol unrelated.svg
UST school colors UST Tigresses 12 2 -- -1 Symbol unrelated.svg --
Ateneo school colors Ateneo Lady Eagles 8 6 4
UP school colors UP Lady Maroons 4 10 8
NU school colors NU Lady Bulldogs 3 11 9
La Salle school colors De La Salle Lady Archers 3 11 9
UE school colors UE Lady Warriors 2 12 10

Host team in boldface.

The three-way tie for #1 is broken as follows:

  • Team seeded by number of sets won ratio. Adamson held the advantage with +2, while UST and FEU had -1. Adamson was given a bye up to the first-seed playoff. UST and FEU played for a berth vs. Adamson in the first-seed playoff.
  • FEU def. UST 3 sets to 1 to win a berth vs. Adamson for the first-seed playoff. UST relegated to #3 seed.
  • Adamson def. FEU 3 sets to 2 in the first-seed playoff.

Bracket[edit]

  1st-seed playoff Semifinals
#1 & #2 have twice-to-beat advantage
Finals
Best-of-three series
                               
   Adamson school colors Adamson  3   1  Adamson school colors Adamson 3    
   FEU school colors FEU  2     4  Ateneo school colors Ateneo 0    
     1  Adamson school colors Adamson 3 1 2
     2  FEU school colors FEU 2 3 3
  2  FEU school colors FEU 3  
  3  UST school colors UST 2    


Chess[edit]

Three titles are being disputed for the UAAP Chess Championship.

Beach Volleyball[edit]

The UAAP Beach Volleyball started on September 8 at the University of the East Caloocan Grounds. Two titles are being disputed for the UAAP Beach Volleyball; One for Men's Division and one for the women's division.

Final Standings:

* Clinched twice to beat advantage.
Host team in boldface.

Awards (Women's):
Most Valuable Player (MVP): Wendy Ann Semana (FEU)
Rookie of the Year (ROY): Shaira Gonzalez (FEU)

Taekwondo[edit]

The UAAP Taekwondo started on September 15 at the University of Santo Tomas Gym. Three titles are being disputed for the UAAP Taekwondo; One for Men's Division, one for the women's division and one for the junior's division.

Table Tennis[edit]

The UAAP Table Tennis started on September 18 at the Ateneo de Manila University Blue Eagle Gym. Three titles are being disputed for the UAAP Taekwondo; One for men's Division, one for the women's division and one for the juniors' division.

Swimming[edit]

The UAAP Swimming started on September 20 at the Trace Aquatics Centre in Los Baños, Laguna. Four titles are being disputed for the UAAP Swimming; One for men's Division, one for the women's division, one for the boys' division and one for the girls' division

Judo[edit]

The UAAP Judo Championships started October 6 and will run up to October 7, at the Blue Eagle Gym. Three titles are being disputed for UAAP Judo: men's division, women's division, and boys' (junior's) division.