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AdU presents 10 greatest players in Wall of Greats

Date Posted: September 11, 2017 at 11:29 AM


In line with the UAAP Season 80 theme Go for Great, host Far Eastern University has asked member schools to put up a Wall of Greats which features ten or more past athletes who have significant achievements not only in the UAAP but also in the national and international arena. The idea is to honor and give due recognition to the athletes during the entire UAAP season.

From a long list, the Office for Athletics and Recreation (OAR), through its director Fr. Aldrin R. Suan, CM, has selected ten athletes based on these criteria: UAAP performance (championship, MVP, medals); national team membership; participation in ASEAN, Asian and international tournament; and participation in a commercial tournament.

AdU’s version of the wall is an 8 ft. x 13 ft. tarpaulin banner mounted on a wood stand that will be placed in front of the SV building and inside the ST building. It is titled The Great Falcons: The 10 Greatest Players of Adamson University. The featured athletes and their achievements are:

Ana Maria Santiago (Softball)
-Member of Champion Team (3 seasons)
-13 Championship games 2004-2017 (13 seasons)
-10 Championship Trophies and 3 1st Runner-up finishes as Head Coach
-National Coach

Hector Calma (Basketball)
-1977 UAAP Basketball Champion
-Multi-awarded PBA Player
-National Team Player:
   1982 - Asian Youth Championship
   1985 - National Team- William Jones Cup (Champion)

Rizza Bernardino (Softball)
-2012 - UAAP Season 74 Best Pitcher, Most RBI, Most Home Runs and Season MVP
-2012 - UAAP Season 74 Athlete of the Year 
-2014 - UAAP Most Home Runs, Most RBI, Best Pitcher
-2010-2015 - Member of National Team 
-2012 - Member of Champion Team in Big League World Series 
2011 - Asian Championship-Indonesia
2013 - Asian Championship -Taiwan 
2014 - Asian Games - Korea
2015 - SEA Games - Singapore
 
Queenie Sabobo (Softball)
-UAAP Season 78 - Athlete of the Year, MVP and Member of Champion Team 
-2012 - Member of Champion Team in Big League World Series 
-2012 - Asia Pacific Qualifying Tournament
-2013 - Asia Pacific Qualifying Tournament
-2013 - World Series
-2014 - World Series
-2014 - Asia Pacific Qualifying Tournament
-2011 - SEA Games (Gold)
-2013 - Asian Games
-2015 - SEA Games
-2016 - World Cup and World Championship

Angelie Ursabia (Softball)
-2013-2014 - Asian Championship
-2014 - World Cup – Irvine, California
-2013 and 2014 - Big League World Series – Delaware, USA
-2014 - ASIAN Games - Korea
-2015 - SEA Games (GOLD)
-2016 - World Cup - Oklahoma
-2016 - World Championship - Canada
-2017 – UAAP Season 79 Athlete of the Year, Best Slugger, Season MVP 
and Most Home Runs 

Merenciana Arayi (Basketball - Women)
-2003 and 2004 - UAAP Seasons 66 and 67 Championship Team (Back-to-back)
-National Team player
-SEA games

Orlando Binarao (Baseball)
-UAAP Champion Team Member (Four Seasons, Two Times Back-to-back), Four Times Season MVP
-National Team Player for Baseball and Softball
-ASEAN Games
-International Tournaments

Edilberto Evangelista (Volleyball-Men)
-Member of Championship Team (Three-Peat)
-National Team Player
-SEA Games

Cloiene Muyco (Softball)
-UAAP Championship Team Member (Four-Peat), Two Times MVP
-National Team Player
-Four Times World Series
-ASIAN Games
-SEA Games

Romeo Jasmin (Baseball)
-UAAP Champion Team Member (Three-Peat)
-Two Times Season MVP and Best Pitcher
-National Team member
-SEA Games
-ASIAN Championship
-WBC Baseball Classic