UE Red Warriors
|UE Red Warriors|
|University of the East|
|Location||Claro M. Recto Ave., Sampaloc Manila, Philippines|
|Team colors||Red White|
|Juniors' team||Junior Warriors|
|Women's team||Lady Warriors|
|Seniors' general championships|
1965-66 1969-70 1971-72 1972-73 1974-75
|Juniors' general championships|
The UE Red Warriors are the collegiate men's varsity teams of the University of the East in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines. The women's varsity teams are called the Amazons, while the junior varsity team are called the Junior Warriors (formerly Red Pages).
- 1 About UE
- 2 Basketball
- 3 Volleyball
- 4 Fencing
- 5 Notable Athletes
- 6 International Competition
- 7 Cheers and Yells
- 8 Number of Championships
- 9 UAAP Rankings
- 10 See also
- 11 References
- 12 External links
University of the East is one of the eight schools participating in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines. The University has won championships in athletics, basketball, chess, fencing, football and softball in the UAAP.
UE also participates in the Shakey's V-League, Father Martin Cup and Philippine Collegiate Champions League (PCCL). The UE Red Warriors were crowned as champions of the 2006 Philippine Collegiate Champions League. Some UE athletes have also participated in the Southeast Asian Games and other tournaments.
The Red Warriors are currently tied with the UST Growling Tigers as the second winningest team in UAAP men's basketball, with 18 titles, most of them coming from the time of coach Baby Dalupan and Robert Jaworski.
The Red Warriors holds the longest senior basketball championship run with seven straight UAAP titles. They also hold the longest finals streak appearances, with sixteen straight from 1957 to 1972.
Pre UAAP Season Highlights
Champion - 2013 FilOil Flying V Hanes Premier Cup
The Red Warriors are the champions of the 2013 FilOil Flying V Hanes Premier Cup. The Warriors are making heads turn as they have installed themselves as favorites for the coming UAAP Season 76 (2013–14) wars with their victory in the preseason tournament.
UE stunned Adamson, University of Santo Tomas and National University on its way to a first title in the tournament since 2008, when the team was still coached by Dindo Pumaren.
Zamar, on his second tour of duty for UE after coaching the Warriors in the early 2000s when the team was bannered by now PBA star James Yap, refused to be carried away by the Warriors’ victories. He said that what matters will be their performance in the coming UAAP season 76.
10th Fr. Martin Division Cup
University of the East cashed in on a slew of late-game errors by San Sebastian-A to hack out a 77-72 win in overtime to capture the men’s basketball crown in the 10th Father Martin Division 2 Cup at the Trinity University of Asia in Quezon City. Charles Mammie led the Red Warriors with 22 points while Ralph Olivarez shot 17 points including the game’s final four points.
UAAP Seasons Highlights
UAAP Season 69
The Red Warriors ended UAAP Season 69 (2006–07) in third place after failing to win their knockout match with University of Santo Tomas on September 21, 2006. They lost to the UST Growling Tigers by one point, 81-82.
UAAP Season 70
UE's last Finals appearance was in 1990. This long Finals-appearance drought ended in Season 70 (2007–08). The Red Warriors completed a rare 14-0 sweep of the elimination rounds. They won with an average winning margin of above 16 points. This sweep automatically clinched for the Warriors a Finals berth.
Aside from surpassing the 9-0 start of the 1986 UE squad bannered by Jerry Codiñera, the Warriors matched the 14-0 record accomplished 14 years ago by the UST Growling Tigers. Unfortunately despite the record setting season by the Red Warriors, in the best-of-three Finals series with the De La Salle Green Archers, they lost the series, 2-0.
UAAP Season 72
In January 12, 2009 the team acquired a new Head Coach in the person of Lawrence Chongson who took over from Dindo Pumaren. Under Coach Lawrence, the UE Red Warriors Men’s Basketball Team saw action in a total of five tournaments, two of which were held abroad. These were the 2009 Ming Dao International Basketball Tournament held in March in Taipei, Taiwan; the Easter Showcase in Las Vegas, USA in April; the 2009 FilOil Flying V Pre-Season MVP Invitational Cup held at the FilOil Flying V Arena in San Juan; the PBL Flex Unity Cup (with the players comprising the “Cobra Energy Drink Warriors”). 
In the semi finals of Season 72, The University of the East (UE) Red Warriors closed the curtains on the Far Eastern University (FEU) Tamaraws to earn a slot in the Finals. However, the Red Warriors lost to the Ateneo Blue Eagles twice in the Finals best-of-three series.
UAAP Season 76 (A.Y. 2013–14) Team Roster
The UE Red Warriors Basketball Team
|No.||Name||Position||Height||Weight||Play Yr.||High School|
|4||Luis Adrian Vinci D. Pujante||PG||5' 7"||145 lbs.||1st||San Beda College|
|5||Dan Irvin D. Alberto||SG/PG||5' 10"||160 lbs.||2nd||Divine Word Academy of Dagupan|
|6||Shej Roi R. Sumang||PG||5'8"||150 lbs.||3rd||Bureau of Alternative Learning System|
|7||Mark Anthony E. Olayon||SF||6' 2"||180 lbs.||2nd||Cebu Eastern College|
|8||Jhon Rey C. Sumido||SG/SF||6' 2"||180 lbs.||5th||Iloilo Central Commercial HS|
|9||Adrian M. Santos (Capt.)||PF||6' 3"||185 lbs.||5th||University of the East|
|10||Lord Howier M. Casajeros||SG||6' 1"||175 lbs||5th||University of Perpetual Help|
|11||Christopher Joyce F. Javier||C/PF||6' 5"||195 lbs.||3rd||San Beda College|
|12||Charles H. Mammie||C||6' 8"||250 lbs.||1st||Collegiate for Boys - Sierra Leone|
|14||Ivan Jeric S. Hernandez||C/PF||6' 5"||195 lbs.||3rd||University of the East|
|15||Pedrito D. Galanza, Jr.||SG/SF||6' 2"||175 lbs.||2nd||Reina Mercedez Voc. and Ind'l School|
|16||Leo A. Guion II||PG||5' 9"||145 lbs||Rookie||Hope Christian High School|
|17||John Michael D. Noble||PF/SF||6' 3"||185 lbs.||5th||Colegio de San Juan de Letran|
|18||Ralf S. Olivarez||SF/SG||6' 2"||180 lbs.||Final Yr.||Macabalan National HS|
|19||Jairold T. Flores||PF/SF||6' 2"||180 lbs.||Final Yr.||Iloilo Central Commercial HS|
|20||Gino A. Jumao-as||SG||6' 3"||185 lbs.||1st||San Sebastian College–Recoletos|
Team Depth Chart
|Pos.||Starting 5||Bench 1||Bench 2||Bench 3|
|C||Charles Mammie||Chris Javier||Ivan Hernandez|
|PF||Adrian Santos||Jairold Flores|
|SF||JM Noble||Ralf Olivares||Mark Olayon|
|SG||Lordy Casajeros||Dan Alberto||Jhon Rey Sumido||Bong Galanza|
|PG||Roi Sumang||Gino Jumao-as||Luis Pujante||Leo Guion|
- Constancio "Jun" Ortiz - All-time great Olympian.
- Robert Jaworski — The Big J, also called The Living Legend, is one of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA)'s 25 Greatest players
- Roehl Nadurata — Former Olympian
- Jaime "Jimmy" Mariano — Member, RP National Team to the 1970 Asian Games; Member, RP National Team to the 1972 Asian Championship.
- Rodolfo "Rudy" Soriano - Given the moniker the "Magician" by TV/radio sports commentators; Member, RP National Team to the 1970 Asian Games.
- Johnny Revilla - Member, RP National Team to the 1970 Asian Games; Played in the MICAA (forerunner of the PBA).
- Rudolf Kutch - Member, RP national team to the 1970 Asian Games; Played in the MICAA (forerunner of the PBA).
- Nathaniel "Nat" Canson - Former Olympian
- Allan Caidic — Given the moniker the "Triggerman" by TV/radio sports commentators; 1982, 1984 and 1985 UAAP Most Valuable Player; 1990 PBA Most Valuable Player; One of the PBA's 25 Greatest; PBL 20 Greatest Players of All-Time.
- Jerry Codiñera — Given the moniker the "Defence Minister" by TV/radio sports commentators; One of the PBA's 25 Greatest; PBL 20 Greatest Players of All-Time.
- Ferdinand "Bong" Ravena — RP national team member; PBA player - Mythical Team, Rookie of the Year, Most Improved Player; Father of Ateneo Blue Eagle and RP Youth sensation Kiefer Ravena.
- Jolly Escobar - RP national team member; Played in the PBA.
- James Yap — 2003 UAAP MVP; 2005-2006 and 2009-2010 PBA Most Valuable Player.
- Niño Canaleta —Five-time PBA Slam Dunk Champion.
- Elmer Espiritu — 4th overall 2010 PBA Draft; 2010 PBL-LIGA MVP 2010; Selected to the UAAP Season 72 Mythical 5 First Team; UAAP Season 72 Best Defensive Player; UAAP & NCAA 2006 and 2008 Slamdunk Champion; 2008 FilOil Flying V Invitational Cup MVP; Selected to the 2008 FilOil Flying V Invitational Cup Mythical 5 First Team; PBL Silver Cup Defensive Stopper; Played in the PBA.
- Mark Borboran — Selected to the UAAP Season 70 Mythical 5; PBA Player.
- Marcy Arellano — UAAP Season 67 Rookie of the Year; Current PBA Player.
- Paul Lee — 2nd overall PBA Rookie Draft Pick (2011); PBA Player
- James Martinez — MVP, 2006 Collegiate Champions League
- Raul Dillo — UAAP's tallest player at 7' 3".
- Bobby Diloy - UAAP Season 57 (1994–1995) Rookie of the Year
Junior Red Warriors (Red Pages)
- Marcy Arellano -2002 UAAP MVP
- Julius Porlaje - 2004 UAAP MVP.
- Dave Curt De Guzman - 2007 UAAP Rookie of the Year
In Season 68, Dindo Pumaren led the rookie-laden team of Warriors to a 10-4 record that tied the Ateneo Blue Eagles and La Salle Green Archers, but were eliminated in the Final Four round by the FEU Tamaraws.
In Season 69, Dindo Pumaren led the Warriors again to another Final Four spot with a record of 8-4, finishing the elimination round in second place. The Warriors, with a twice to beat advantage were eliminated by UST.
In Season 70, the Red Warriors achieved a record 14-0 sweep of the elimination round but lost in the Finals series against the De La Salle Green Archers. This was Dindo Pumaren's finest season as a coach in the UAAP.
In Season 72, Dindo Pumaren resigned as head coach and UE appointed Lawrence Chongson as the new head coach. Chongson led the Warriors to the UAAP Finals, by eliminating the second seeded FEU Tamaraws in their Final Four match-up. However, they lost to the Ateneo Blue Eagles in the Finals in 3 games.
In Season 73, UE failed to make it to the Final Four, with a record of 6-8 under Lawrence Chongson.
In Season 74, UE appointed Jerry Codiñera as its new men's basketball head coach replacing Lawrence Chongson. Codinera is an alumnus of UE and was a PBA star.
In Season 75, Jerry Codiñera was replaced as head coach at the end of the first round of season 75. Boyzie Zamar replaced Jerry Codiñera as head coach on an interim basis. This is his second stint as head coach of the UE Red Warriors. He was also with the team during the James Yap, Ronald Tubid and Paul Artadi era.
- Baby Dalupan - "The Maestro", Coach of the Red Warriors that gave them seven straight UAAP senior basketball titles, the longest championship streak in the UAAP. Grandslam coach in the Philippine Basketball Association
- Agapito De Castro - Champion Coach of the 1982 UAAP Red Warriors (MVP Allan Caidic)
- Roberto Flores
- Itoy Esguerra
- Johnny Revilla
- Rudy Soriano
- Filomeno "Pilo" Pumaren
- Roehl Nadurata - The mentor of great Red Warriors of the late 80's like Allan Caidic, Bong Ravena, Jerry Codinera among others.
- Francis Rodriguez
- Jaime Mariano
- Dindo Pumaren — UAAP Season 67 (2004–05) to 71 (2008–09). He succeeded Boycie Zamar and led UE to a perfect 14-0 record and to the Finals of UAAP Season 70.
- Lawrence Chongson- UAAP Season 72 and 73
- Boycie Zamar - Head coach of the UE Red Warriors from UAAP season to season 66 and season 75 (2012–13) to present. Former RP Team coach and Indonesian basketball clubs head coach.
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UAAP Season 69 Fencing Champions The defending fencing champion University of the East Red Men's Fencers and Women's Fencing Team retained their title at the 69th UAAP season's Fencing Competition, held at the Ateneo Blue Eagle Gym in Quezon City last February 10 and 11. The UE Team Men's Division won the overall title six times in four straight UAAP seasons from 2000-01 to 2003-04 including the 2005-06 and 2006-07 back-to-back championships. UE's Bonifacio Jacintos emerged as the Most Valuable Player in the Men's Division. The UE Women's Fencing Team are also the defending overall champion in women's division.
UAAP Season 75 Champions
University of the East swept the men’s, women’s, boys' and girls' crowns at the end of the UAAP Season 75 fencing tournament at the Philsports Arena. With young talents at tow, the Lady Warriors notched their sixth consecutive women’s championship, while their men’s counterparts ended a three-year title drought. UE’s Justine Gail Tinio won the Rookie of the Year and Most Valuable Player awards in the women’s division, while 16-year old Nathaniel was also named the tournament’s Rookie of the Year and MVP. Red Warriors coach Rolando Canlas, a three-time Southeast Asian Games gold medalist, credited his wards’ showing for the rare double that cemented UE’s status as the school with the league’s most successful fencing program.
Like their senior counterparts, UE’s junior fencers also dominated the boys (5-2-2) and girls (6-2-1) categories to essay a back-to-back title romp. Francois Novell Licono and Samuel Tranquilan were awarded the MVP and Rookie of the Year of the Boys' Division, respectively. In the Girls' Division, Divine Romero was chosen MVP and Mickyle Rein Bustos got the Rookie of the Year award.
- Rolando Canlas — Fencing master SEA Games gold medalist
- Mercedito Manipol — Middle distance champion
- Nelson Mariano II — RP Fifth Chess Grand Master
- Roel Ramirez — Gymnast champion SEA Games gold medalist
Eleven UE athletes were medalists in their respective sports at the recently concluded Southeast Asian Games. These 11 UE athletes were part of the 620 athletes comprising Team Philippines that competed at the 24th Southeast Asian Games in Nakhon, Ratchasima, Thailand on December 6–15, 2007.
The athletes that were given commendations were gold medalists Annie Albania (Women's Boxing, Flyweight, 50 kg.), Michelle Bruzola (Women's Fencing, Individual Épée), and Mary Joy Lasquite and Syrel Ramos (Women's Softball); silver medallists are Mary Rose Alfonso (Women's Fencing, Team Sabre), Rolando Canlas Jr. (Men's Fencing, Team Foil), Edmon Velez (Men's Fencing, Team Sabre), Annaliza Cruz (Women's Boxing, Light Bantam, 52 kg.), and Mary Grace Milgar (Women's Athletics, 400 Hurdles); and bronze medalists Mercedita Manipol (Women's Athletics, 10,000 m run), Jho-Ann Banayag (Women's Athletics, 42 km marathon), M. Bruzola (Women's Fencing, Team Épée), R. Canlas Jr (Men's Fencing, Individual Foil), and E. Velez (Men's Fencing, Individual Sabre).
Cheers and Yells
|Pamantasan Yell||UE Red Drummers||Active|
|Bomba UE!||UE Red Drummers||Active|
|Warriors Spell||UE Red Drummers||Active|
|Go UE Warriors!||UE Red Drummers||Active|
|Go Fight Red and White!||UE Red Drummers||Active|
|UE March||UE Band||Inactive|
Number of Championships
See UE Junior Warriors for UE Junior Championships
- Second winingest team in overall basketball championship.
- Second winingest team in Seniors basketball tournament.
See UE Junior Warriors for UE Junior Division Rankings
- Sports Events, UE Dawn 2006 Diamond Jubilee Edition, University of the East, 2006.
- "UE Warriors climb from cellar to top". Inquirer.net. Retrieved 2013-06-21.
- "UE Today: UE Red Warriors "Fighting, Striving, Winning". University of the East. Retrieved 2009-09-17.
- "UE fetes SEAG Medallists UE athletes". University of the East. Retrieved 2008-01-23.