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FEU, DLSU-Manila share lead
in UniGames women's athletics

Negrense Felyn Dolloso won the gold in long jump and triple jump, while Maureen Schrijvers reigned in 100m run as De La Salle University-Manila duplicated Far Eastern University's three-gold medal haul yesterday in women's athletics of the 17 th Sandugo University Games at the Panaad Park and Stadium.

Delivering FEU's gold medals were Mary Ann Dela Cruz in 800m, Daylyn Carmen in 1,500m, and the quartet of Josie Malacad, Avegail Dizon, Juanillo and Penarubia in 4x200m relay.

Dolloso's 12.28m leap in triple jump earned her the gold, relegating to second place FEU's Joean Bermudo (12.03m) and Dizon to third place.

Schrijvers, meanwhile, registered 12.43 seconds in women's 100m to beat to the finish line University of the Philippines ' Ruffa Bargola (12.65) and Dizon (12.72 seconds).

Finishing second to Dela Cruz's 2 minutes and 19.87 time in women's 800m was Jelyn Duran of University of St. La Salle (2:21.57), while Divine Bautista of Rizal Technological University salvaged the third place.

Carmen denied Dela Cruz of a twin-gold finish in yesterday's competition as she topped the 1,500m race with her time of 4 minutes and 53.30 seconds. Dela Cruz came in two second later at 4 minutes 55.42 second to settle for silver, while USLS' Duran timed 4 minutes and 57.52 seconds.

In women's 100m hurdles, Eunice Balatibat of RTU timed 155.61 seconds to win the gold, University of Sto . Tomas' Michelle Loterte (14.71) picked up the silver and teammate Viena Mae Banebane (15.73), the bronze.

UST's lone gold medal in athletics yesterday came from women's shot put as Riza Faith Sombilla beat USLS' Maika de Oro, as she hurled the iron ball toa distance of 10.55 meters.

De Oro, who kept her gold medal in discus throw, registered 10.45m, while University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos ' Devy Isada was awarded the bronze with her 10.38m distance.

In men's athletics, Jose Rizal University dominated the men's triple jump, shot put, and 100m hurdles to capture three of the eight gold medals offered yesterday.

It was a 1-2 finish for Melbery and Mark Harry Diones of RTU in men's triple jump, while Jan Ry Ubas grabbed the bronze.

Domingo Cabradilla gifted JRU another gold in 110m hurdles, and teammate Eduard Paul Paler ruled the men's shot put.

FEU fourth gold medal in the opening day of the athletics competition came from men's 1,500m courtesy of Christopher Ulboc, and the 4x200m relay.

Two other La Salle schools, DLSU-Dasmariñas and La Salle-St. Benilde also finished with a gold medal each.

It an all-La Salle show in men's 100m as Daniel Noval and Anfernee Lopena of St. Benilde had a 1-2 finish. Jasper Lopena settled for the bronze.

Mark Fabro, on the other hand, won the gold for DLSU-Dasmarinas in men's long jump, while Mark Diones of JRU, and Ubas of FEU won the silver and bronze.

Ateneo's Miguel Sibayon captured the gold in men's discus throw with his 37.72m throw, while Adrian Linao of University of Mindanao took the silver and Oscar Pasia Jr. of St. Benilde, the bronze.*NAB


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