UPHSD Altas

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Perpetual Help Altas
University of Perpetual Help System DALTA
UPHSD Altas Logo.jpg
League NCAA
Joined 1984
Location Alabang-Zapote Road, Las Piñas City
Team colors          Maroon and Gold
White as a tertiary color
Women's team Lady Altas
Juniors' team Altalettes
Seniors' general championships
  • NCAA: 2 (1995-96, 1996-97)
Juniors' general championships
Old logo used until 2009.

The UPHSD Atlas (who used the acronyms PHCR (1984–96), UPHR (1996–2004), UPHDS (2004–2005) and UPHSD (2006–08) previously) are the National Collegiate Athletic Association (Philippines) basketball team of the University of Perpetual Help System DALTA. They are also popularly known as the "Perps"

From the start till the present, the Senior Varsity team only made the NCAA Finals twice. In spite of the poor financial support their biggest run was back in the late 1980s led by the "big three" Bong Hawkins, Eric Quiday, and Ronald Sy against the SSCR Stags' "big three" Paul Alvarez, Eugene Quilban, and Nap Hatton. They are the only NCAA basketball team never to clinch a championship.

The senior varsity teams may also be referred to as the Altas. The juniors team are the UPHSD Junior Atlas, while the women's teams are the UPHSD Lady Atlas.

Name[edit]

The moniker ‘Atlas’ comes from the Latin word “height,” symbolizing UPHSD's aspirations for further greatness. At the same time, it comes from the initials of the school founder, Dr. Antonio L. Tamayo.

Basketball[edit]

UPHSD ALTAS SENIORS
NAME Position Height
Earl Thompson PG 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Juneric Baloria SG 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Harold Arboleda SF 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Gerald Dizon SG 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Gabriel Dagangon SG/SF 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Joel Jolangcob PG 5 ft 6 in (168 cm)
Justine Alano PF/C 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Antonio Tamayo SF 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Flash Sadiwa PG/SF 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Nestor Bantayan PF/C 6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Ric Gallardo PF/C 6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Keith Pido PG 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Kervin Lucente C 6 ft 6 in (198 cm)
Kevin Oliveria C 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)

The Coaching Staff

  • Januario "Aric" Del Rosario- Executive Coach
  • Anthony Del Rosario- Senior Coach
  • Jun Del Rosario- Coach (Seniors Team)
  • Martin Jose Del Rosario- Coach (Juniors Team)
  • Ricardo S. Martinezo- Over-All Assistant Coach

The Altalettes Basketball Team Roster[edit]

5 Louis Gabriel C. Balatbat PG
6 Reginald Jason T. Balisi
7 John Anthony A. Umali
8 Kyle Delmer C. Manaligod PF
9 Noel Q. Villaceran
11 Ken Mark C. Miranda SF
12 Raphael Jose L. Chavez
14 Sean Andrew B. Neri PG
16 Khristian Danreb P. Tan
17 Phillip Given G. Yaco
18 Victor John Glenn B. Alarcon
19 Jeszir D. Sison
20 Iverson H. Aquiatan

Notable Alumni[edit]

SENIORS 1988-1997

  • Jomer "3 point king" Rubi (PH Team '95, '97; PBL - Stag/Tanduay; PBA - Tanduay)
  • Rene "Bong" Hawkins Jr.(Played in the PBA - Alaska Aces)
  • Eric Quiday (1989 NCAA MVP, Played in thePBL-Crispa, Magnolia, PBA - Shell)
  • Ronald Sy (Played in the PBL - Burger City )
  • Arnel Bravo (Played in the PBL - RC Cola,Serg's,Otto shoes,Zest O,Paralux )
  • Noy Javier- current player of SSA Saigon Heat- a professional basketball team based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Bong Pollescas
  • Romy Viado (Played in the PBL - Agfa colors)
  • June Longalong (Played in the PBL, MBA & PBA- Talk and text)
  • Roderick Ramirez (Played in the PBL - Springmaid)
  • Gerry Guarda (Played in the PBL - Burger Machine)
  • Jonathan Engracia (Played in PBL - Welcoat)
  • Constantine Felin Urquia (Scored 17 points in 1 game, Played Basketball in Molino)
  • Richard "Trigger Boy" Caidic - Joined Vita Plus
  • James Thaddeus Estaniel - Star player of Team B

Football[edit]

Seniors Alumni Batch 1986 (1990-91 NCAA Champion)

  • Miguel Cajes
  • Raul Maico
  • Sonny Cerbito
  • Gary Gutierrez
  • Cezar G. Pastolero I
  • Noel Navarosa
  • Gerry Colipano
  • Ricky Aviles
  • Constant Manabal
  • Butch Alleje
  • Jason De Guzman
  • Rudolph Salonga
  • Meyer Esteban
  • Emie Gravador
  • Joseph Jayme
  • MIchael Avelino
  • Rhoniel Gabriel
  • Dexter Mendoza
  • Eric Bernardino
  • James Mendez
  • Erwin Rubas
  • Josef Loquinario
  • Kenji Yamaguchi
  • James Cabuyadao
  • TJ Lombos
  • Borris Bautista
  • Dundee Bayaban
  • Donee Bayaban
  • Dennis Duenas
  • Jayson Deguzman
  • Warren Cajes
  • Emil Balidio
  • Jerome Paul Adaya
  • Vindel Zacarias
  • Anton Manahan
  • Gino Geluz
  • Gary Tolosa
  • Salvador Boquiren
  • Ashley Santos
  • Rick Brennan Rutor
  • Rodney Navarete
  • Bien Bantiling
  • Alvin Arboleda
  • Robert James Woods
  • David Molina
  • Roger Justiñano
  • Peter Angeles
  • Roque Jay Isip

REYNALDO SALONGA - COACH

Juniors SY 2012-2013

  • Eduard Francis Abanilla
  • Mark Llouie Alberto
  • Kemp Vincent Anecito
  • Christian Pons Casela
  • Richard Ace Dacumos
  • Bryan Daneal Geguinto
  • Robert William Dominic De Venecia
  • John Patrick Espidol
  • Jose Lorenzo Francisco
  • Paolo Gonzaga
  • Enrico Alfonso Gonzales
  • Mark Anthony Jancilan
  • John Edel Matibag
  • Kylle Mulimbayan
  • Karlheinz Ortinez
  • Ricardo Ortinez Jr.
  • Jose Mari Sebastian Porras
  • Alec Sandre Solana
  • Regie Zaldariaga

MIGUEL CAJES - COACH

Swimming[edit]

Juniors SY 2012-2013

  • Martin Pupos - Team Captain
  • Jeffrey Hirao
  • Dwight Teves
  • Lanz Pontevedra
  • Ernest Layug
  • Jonathan "the Dolphin" Engracia
  • Andre Mendiguarin
  • Julian Pupos
  • Karl De Guzman
  • Yuji Melevo
  • Keirone Ebona
  • Christian Mabida
  • Jolo Ocampo
  • Joaquin Azores

Table Tennis[edit]

  • Kenneth Molina
  • Raphel Torres
  • Oshwald Carbonell
  • Edward Nuñez

COACH: JOSELITO ALMAZAN

NCAA TABLE TENNIS CHAMPIONS 1998-2000

  • Joselito Almazan
  • Nino Samson
  • Adrian Arnecillo
  • Michaelsen Del Rosario
  • Kirby Colis
  • Kenneth Camagong
  • Dennis Porlares