Loading

News

July 2014

June 2014

May 2014

April 2014

March 2014

February 2014

January 2014

Year 2013

Year 2012

Year 2011

Academic Calendar

June 16 to August 18

Application for October Graduation

July 21 to 26

Preliminary Examination Days (with regular classes)

August 4 to 8

Encoding of Prelim Grades

August 12

Distribution of Computerized Prelim Grades

August 12

Distribution of Computerized Prelim Grades

View All

News - October 2008

Juruena MVP, Ortega Rookie of the Year

Date Posted: Oct 2, 2008 at 00:43:58 AM


Although the Falcons had yet another dismal finish in the UAAP season 71 basketball, Adamsonians have two reasons to cheer up and feel proud about.

 

Baby Falcon Mark Juruena, 16, was named Most Valuable Player and included among the Mythical Five in UAAP juniors’ basketball.


Angelica Ortega of the Lady Falcons was named the Rookie of the Year in UAAP women’s basketball.

 

Now in his senior year at the Basic Education Department of Adamson University, 6’5” tall Juruena, a General Santos City native, was discovered by former coach Dayong Mendoza in an athlete search dubbed “Camp & Play.” Thanks to his brand of play, the Baby Falcons landed in the Final Four this year. When asked what made him win the MVP title, he said, “Tiwala lang ako sa sarili ko at sa teammates and of course faith in God”. He considers discipline as one of the most important things that a player should have.

 

Ortega on the other hand is a fair-looking seventeen-year-old taking up Hospitality Management in AdU. Discipline also keyed her earning the rookie title. “We were disciplined well by our coach, and her full trust and encouragement had us players maximize what we have and aim for the difficult. Six times a week of practice was no joke,” Ortega enthusiastically recalled.