It was built in 1998 to replace the old Brother Lucian Athanasius FSC Gym that was demolished in 2000 to give way for the construction of the Yuchengco Hall. 22 players found. [22] In the juniors' division, the De La Salle Zobel baseball team has won four titles. Animo is a Latin word that means "Spirit to Fight"; and is also known as the "La Salle Spirit". Other former La Salle University players, who play in pro basketball: La Salle has won one National Championship, one National Invitation Tournament Championship, and advanced to two Final Fours. He represented the Philippines in the 1992 Summer Olympics. The women's varsity teams are referred to as the De La Salle Lady Archers, De La Salle Lady Booters (women's football team), and De La Salle Lady Spikers (women's volleyball team). The Enrique M. Razon Sports Center is a 10-storey neoclassical building that serves as the main sports facility of De La Salle University. In the juniors' division, La Salle has nine NCAA titles and four UAAP titles. Top 20 players — 21st MaxPreps MLK Classic by M. Stephens Sun, Jan 14 2018 In the seniors' division, La Salle has won seven men's titles and nine women's titles. The La Salle Explorers latest football and basketball news, stats, schedules, football and basketball recruiting. 1954-55 La Salle Explorers Roster and Stats. The training program will take place at the state-of-the-art Trumark Financial Center/Tom Gola Arena which is on the La Salle University campus. The second half was a completely different story, with DLSU unleashing its true scoring form, taking 5 straight goals in the second half to take the title once again via a 5–1 hammering of its arch-rival. [19] The high school team has 30 championship trophies. The first championship came in UAAP Season 79. La Salle was also the Senior division 6-peat champion from 1971 through 1977. Under its membership stint in the NCAA, La Salle won 51 championship titles – 21 under the men's division, and 30 under the juniors' division. DLSU was led by MVP Michael Basco, UAAP Season 73 Rookie of the Year Alberto Villamor, and Ernesto Pantua who won the deciding singles. In UAAP Poomsae, La Salle has won three championship titles. This team was bannered by veterans Gerard Araw, Mon Sandejas, Sammy Mubarak, Marbon Gonzales, Gurpreet Samrow, Paolo Relucio, Carlo Manalo, Tuteng Marasigan together with the most talented rookie class headed by Tats Ramos, Cocoy Rojas, Javi Legarda, and Rufino Gutierrez. In UAAP Season 54, DLSU was declared joint UAAP champions with UST after a fight broke loose during the final minutes of the game with DLSU leading 2–1, both goals scored by Cocoy Rojas. In the seniors' division, the school has a rich legacy in basketball (19 titles), chess (16 titles), football/soccer (36 titles), swimming (16 titles), track and field (13 titles), tennis (20 titles), table tennis (11 titles), and volleyball (18 titles). In the UAAP, the school has 16 championship titles – nine in the men's division, five in the women's division, and two in the juniors' division. Three 1000 point scorers on the same team. [25][26] In the men's division, the school took home their first trophy in 1997 courtesy of Noel Paulo Pasaporte and Ernesto Ebuen III. La Salle has a total of 67 football championship titles in the NCAA and UAAP combined. The men's volleyball team has won a total of six championship titles. The Green Spikers were also UAAP men's champions in Seasons 64 and 66. As assistant coach, he helped lead the Wildcats to two NCAA Division 1 basketball championships. And that game will be critical. The Green Archers won the 1983 PABL Championship and 1983 National Open title. The Sports Complex stands on a 3,155-square-meter (33,960 sq ft) lot located at the corner of Fidel Reyes (formerly named Agno) and Noli Streets. La Salle is represented in the high school level by De La Salle Zobel, and are known as the Zobel Junior Archers. It is a five-day event that will run from the 24th of June until the 28th of June. It was decade that saw some incredible... Read more. Among its revered players include Enrique "Totit" Valles, Leo Prieto, Bob Keesey, Ramoncito Campos, Valentin "Tito" Eduque, Eddie Decena, Manolet Araneta, Martin Urra, Kurt Bachmann, Joe Laganson, Tommy Manotoc, Mike Bilbao, Lim Eng Beng, Ricardo Brown, Franz Pumaren, Dindo Pumaren, Jun Limpot, Mark Telan, Don Allado, Ren-Ren Ritualo, Mike Cortez, Mark Cardona, JV Casio, Robert Bolick, Jeron Teng, and Ben Mbala. Another notable swimmer is Johansen Aguilar who broke a Philippine record in UAAP Season 73 in the 50 meter backstroke event, and following the footsteps of Enchong Dee, also took the title of men's MVP 3 years in a row. Previous head coach Dr. John Giannini previously coached at Rowan College, where he won the NCAA Division III national championship in 1996, and the University of Maine, where he left with the Black Bears' best winning percentage in school history. La Salle Explorers See our TR Brackets site for our La Salle bracketology and NCAA tournament predictions. Celba John Lynam FSC, who also thought of the Green Archer as the official school mascot. The team topped the eliminations round and this time had the twice-to-beat advantage in the rematch with Ateneo in the Finals. :: A Few Things You Should Know About Explorer Athletics", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=La_Salle_Explorers_men%27s_basketball&oldid=1015838801, Articles needing additional references from June 2019, All articles needing additional references, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 3 April 2021, at 21:24. [43][44][45], The men's team won their first UAAP Judo title in 1992. Stephen Fernandez won the Taekwondo bronze medal during the 1992 Barcelona Olympics. Ever since joining the UAAP in 1986, DLSU has won three UAAP General Championships – Season 75 (2012–13),[2] Season 76 (2013–14),[3] and Season 78 (2015–16),[4] giving the university a combined eight General Championship titles in the seniors' division in the NCAA and UAAP. 67-56 (W) De La Salle vs. Chicago Hope Academy. The Explorers have also made 12 NCAA Tournament appearances, won eight Philadelphia Big 5 city championships, and four Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Championships. The team was bannered by national team mainstay and league MVP Tuteng Marasigan, Jay Pascual, Tats Ramos, Panky Abijay, Carlo Blanco, Teo Ocampo, JM Pons, Javi Manticon, Dennis Villanueva, rookie standouts Christian Lozano, and Albe Aparilla, and coached by Hans Smit. In the juniors' division, La Salle won 14 titles in the NCAA. Presently in the UAAP, La Salle is represented by De La Salle Zobel (DLSZ) ever since it was admitted into the league in 1986. Ateneo took the lead early via a header from Ramon Espejo in the first half and kept the 1–0 lead at halftime. Lucia, and Alaska; past head coach of the, Dino Aldeguer – 1996–1999 (PBA – Alaska; La Salle Green Archers team – 1998 and 1999 UAAP Champions; well known for the 3-point shot just before the buzzer forcing overtime against UST with La Salle eventually prevailing for the 1999 UAAP crown; brother of, Elmer Lago – 1991–1994 (PBA – Shell, Purefoods, Ginebra, Talk' N Text; La Salle Green Archers team), Dwight Lago – 1990–1992 (PBA – Purefoods, Pepsi, Mobiline, Alaska, Pop-cola, San Miguel; La Salle Green Archers team – 1990 UAAP Champion), Tonyboy Espinosa – 1991–1995 (PBA – Mobiline and Purefoods; La Salle Green Archers team), Manny Ramos – 1999–2003 (PBA – Coca-Cola, Ginebra, and Sta. The De La Salle Alma Mater Song has since been traditionally sung in every Lasallian gathering, event, varsity game, meeting, party, alumni activity, alumni wake, and alumni funeral. He was a multiple gold medalist in the 1985, 1991, and 1993 SEA Games. [9] La Salle has won three inter-collegiate titles. From 1981 through 1985 the school participated in the PICUAA, invitational meets, interclub tournaments, and the National Open. The official 2020-21 Women's Basketball Roster for the La Salle University Explorers ... Players. The golden era featured Virgilio Lobregat, Rafael Ygoa, Totit Valles, Peping Campos, Ling Miranda, Mimi Heredia, Nono Crespo, Adi Manzano, Gorda de Larrazabal, Leo Prieto, Quinito Ortigas, Petuguis Herrera, Paulino Ugarte, Charlie Russel, Jiki Garcia, Jave Javellana, Bulilit Reyes, Richard Tillman, and Kastila Ynunciaga. The Greenies had won two General Championships. The women's team has previously duplicated the accomplishment of the men's team as 4-peat champions. In UAAP Season 56, La Salle lost to UST 4–0 in the championship game but most of the awards were garnered by the Green Archers led by their rookie sensation, Panky Abijay who was voted as the Best Scorer for that season scoring 17 goals in 10 games, followed by Tats Ramos as the Best Goalie and Tuteng Marasigan as the Best Midfielder. La Salle has an extensive history of players who played professional basketball, including: [27][28] Ian Lariba led the Lady Paddlers to multiple UAAP titles taking home multiple MVPs. He led the Green Archers to the UAAP Season 72 title and in the process won seven gold medals in the 800 and 1,500 meter freestyle, 200 and 400 meter individual medley, as well as 50, 100, and 200 meter butterfly. Under its membership stint in the NCAA, La Salle won 12 championship titles – four under the men's division, seven under the juniors' division, and one under the women's division. Br. Lucia; MBA – Cebu Gems, and, Alvin Magpantay – 1995 (PBA – Tanduay; La Salle Green Archers team), Mark Kong – (PBA – San Miguel; La Salle Green Archers team), Richard "Dickie" Bachmann – 1990–1992 (PBA – Alaska; La Salle Green Archers team – 1990 UAAP Champion), Alvin Castro – 1998–2000 (PBA – San Miguel Beer and Alaska; 1998 and 1999 NCRAA Champions, 1998 NCRAA MVP, 2-time NCRAA Mythical Five – 1998 and 1999; La Salle Green Archers team – 1998, 1999, and 2000 UAAP Champions – co captain), Maoi Roca – 1994–1998 (PBA – Tanduay; UAAP Mythical Five – 1996; La Salle Green Archers team – 1998 UAAP Champion; Batangas Blades (MBA) 1999–2000), Thomas Torres – 2012–2016 (La Salle Green Archers team – 2013 and 2016 UAAP Champion; 2013 PCCL Champion), Julian Sargent – 2014–2016 (PBA – Global Port Batang Pier; La Salle Green Archers team – 2016 UAAP Champion), Abu Tratter – 2014–2017 (PBA – Blackwater; La Salle Green Archers team – 2016 UAAP Champion), Kib Montalbo – 2013–2014; 2016–2018 (PBA – TNT; La Salle Green Archers team – 2013 and 2016 UAAP Champions; 2013 PCCL Champion), Leonard Santillan – 2017–2018 (PBA – Rain or Shine Elasto Painters; 3x3 Pilipinas Team – 2020 FIBA), Andrei Caracut – 2015–2019 (PBA – Rain or Shine Elasto Painters; UAAP Rookie of the Year – 2015; La Salle Green Archers team – 2016 UAAP Champion), Jamie Malonzo – 2019 (PBA – NorthPort Batang Pier; UAAP Mythical Five – 2019), James Laput – 2019 (PBA – Terrafina Dyip), Aljun Melecio – 2016–2019 (PBA – Phoenix Super LPG Fuelmasters; UAAP Rookie of the Year – 2016; La Salle Green Archers team – 2016 UAAP Champion), Edna Ledesma-Asano – Dance Sport Blackpool World Champion – 2005; DLSAA Sports Achievement Award, Marcus Araneta Valda – Individual Gold in Greco-Roman Wrestling – 2003 SEA Games; Individual Gold Freestyle Wrestling – 2003 and 2005 SEA Games; DLSAA Sports Achievement Award, Joseph Orillana – 2007 Baseball Philippines MVP and Best Pitcher; Baseball Team Gold; DLSAA Sports Achievement Award, Liza del Rosario – Bowling Gold – 2005 SEA Games, Perry Ronquillo – 1998–1999 PBA championship coach, This page was last edited on 12 May 2021, at 11:14. 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