As part of the university’s mission of fostering good relationships with institutions, the University of Northern Philippines participated in the 9th Association of State Colleges and Universities- Solid North (ASCU-SN) Summer Olympics at the Benguet State University, La Trinidad, Benguet, held on July 19-23.
With over 3000 participants, UNP joined in different competitions along sports, culture, and indigenous games.
ASCU-SN is composed of 21 SUCs in Region I, II, III, and Cordillera Administrative Region.
The participating schools include: Abra State Institute of Sciences and Technology; Apayao State College; Batanes State College; Benguet State University; Bulacan State University; Cagayan State University; Don Mariano Marcos Memorial State University; Ifugao State University; Ilocos Sur Polytechnic State College; Isabela State University; Kalinga State University; Mariano Marcos State University; Mountain Province State Polytechnic College; North Luzon Philippines State College; Nueva Vizcaya State University; Pampanga State Agricultural University; Pangasinan State University; Quirino State University; Tarlac Agricultural University; Tarlac State University; and University of Northern Philippines.
UNP employees dominated both the Basketball Men 46-above category and Badminton Women’s Doubles 46-above category having been hailed as champions.
Further, Ms. Marie Graciel Balbuena emerged as Ms. ASCU-SN 2022- Special Edition, 2nd Runner Up. Her partner, Mr. Iann Patrick G. Fontano, was also part of the top five finalists.
|UNP EVENT STANDINGS- ASCU-SN SUMMER OLYMPICS 2022|
|Women’s Doubles 46 above||Champion||Ms. Ma. Luisa Quitoriano Ms. Editha Ramos|
|Women’s Singles 46 above||1st Runner Up||Ms. Mary Jane Supnet|
|Women’s Doubles 45 below||3rd Runner Up||Ms. Shiela Obispo|
|Coach: Mr. Florence Dela Cruz|
|BASKETBALL MEN 46 ABOVE||Champion||Dr. Erwin F. Cadorna Mr. Joel M. Arruejo Atty. Gerwin A. Rabang Engr. Nestor Pajaro Engr. Johnyy Belizar Mr. Edgar Q. Aquino Dr. Christopher Bueno Mr. Ronald Amano Mr. Nestor Ragasa Mr. Joel Ragunton Mr. Jun Fieldad Mr. Benedicto Tactay Mr. Anselmo Organo Mr. Albert Rabe, Dr. Santiago Reolalas
Coach: Mr. Rino Reyes
|MR. ASCU||Top 5||Mr. Ian Fontano|
|MS. ASCU||2nd Runner Up||Ms. Marie Graciel Balbuena|
|Coaches: Mr. Greggie Talingdan Mr. Michael Visaya|
|SLOW PITCH||2nd Runner Up||Mr. Anselmo Organo Mr. Feliciano Pangasinan Mr. Arnel Basa Dr. Lloyd Mata Mr. Ralph Bucat Mr. George Michael Amano Mr. Randy Igarta Mr. Albert Rabe Dr. Efren Galapon Engr. Nestor Pajaro Ms. Rizza Abinsay Ms. Marie Julie Ann Palma Ms. Cherry Regua Ms. Camille Morales Dr. Matilde T. Concordia|
|45 below doubles||1st Runner Up||Mr. Ian Dacanay Mr. Al Benzon|
|TABLE TENNIS||2nd Runner Up||Dr. Jeanina Batin Dr. Matilde T. Concordia|
|36-45||7th Place||Dr. Henryson Fetalvero|
|8th Place||Mr. Norie Tactay|
|35 below||3rd Place||Mr. George Michael Amano|
|56 Above||5th Place||Mr. Elpidio Rafal|
|Women’s Category||3rd Place||Atty. Jonalyn Almachar|
|Discus Throw Men||Top 8||Mr. Trinivic Llanes|
|Shot Put Men||Top 8||Mr. Jonnel Torres|
|3k Run Men 56 above||Top 6||Dr. Ashley Martinez|
Article by: Jennielou Pigao | Graphics :ITIMDS-ISMDS