So yes, the month of September is well under way, and well I have been busy lately working on school work and other commitments. Until today, I have not found time to blog. Today is my chance so let’s get this show on the road.
Anyways, let me start off by promoting our own event:
Silhouette: A Glint in the Dark
The Search for the Next Miss Tourism Ambassadress
In cooperation with the League of Tourism Students of the Philippines and
the Tourism Educators and Movers of the Philippines
It will be held on September 23, 2012 at the AFP Theater, Cubao, Quezon City.
For more information, please do like our official event page on Facebook:
and follow our official Twitter account:
We have been working hard to get this event rolling along, as last Wednesday and Thursday we went out for our room-to-room promotion among our fellow students in CTHM at the Albertus Magnus Building. Though there were mixed feelings throughout the whole week, it was a blast for me. Especially, I get to tell the details about getting to our venue. It was a great honor and awesome feeling to share our event to the people who were there during our room-to-room promotions.
This is just the start, there is still a long way to go, and there are other things to do as well aside from this event we are organizing like the schoolwork in other subjects like the Library Resarch Paper in English, the oral exams in French, and many other kinds of schoolwork.
Aside from life at CTHM, I am also here to talk about our “Comeback Cats”, the UST Growling Tigers. After a tough defeat against the De La Salle Green Archers on a Jeron Teng walk-off game winner 51-53. The Tigers responded with two come from behind victories. That’s why they are called the “Comeback Cats” of the UAAP this season.
First was a victory over the Adamson Soaring Falcons last September 1 83-79, the win caps off a undefeated elimination round for the Tigers playing inside the Smart Araneta Coliseum at 6-0. The Tigers were down 6 in the 4th quarter, but were able to pull off the comeback after Adamson’s offense deteriorated in the end game. The Tigers were led by Jeric Teng who returned to his old form before he got injured early in the 1st round of eliminations by scoring 22points and 6 reboounds, Karim Abdul added 19 points, 9 rebounds and 3 blocks. Aljon Mariano came up with a double-double 16 points and 12 rebounds with 4 assists, while Clark Bautista added 11 points (which included three 3-pointers). The Tigers spoiled a career night for Falcons rookie Jericho Cruz who scored 33 points and 8 rebounds on 10-18 shooting from the field.
The second victory came today as they defeated the UP Fighting Maroons 75-68 at the Mall of Asia Arena. The Tigers trailed by 7 at the end of the 3rd quarter and were trailing 54-59 with 6:13 left in the 4th, but then they embarked on a 16-0 run in the next three minutes and sealed another come from behind victory for the Tigers. Karim Abdul led the Tigers with a double-double 16 points and 21 rebounds. Aljon Mariano also scored 16 points. While Jeric Fortuna who played the game with a flu also came up with a double-double 11 points and 12 rebounds including 2 crucial 3-point plays. Mike Silungan led the Fighting Maroons with 14 points.
With the two victories, the Tigers are now in solo 2nd place at 9-3. This came after the UAAP Board has waived off the FEU Tamaraws controversial victory over the NU Bulldogs last September 6 in which FEU guard RR Garcia nailed the game winning lay-up as time expired in which there was a question whether he released the ball before or after time expires. The game will be played again on September 23. After a win against the UE Red Warriors today, the Tamaraws are once again at 8-3 in 3rd place.
The Tigers have two games left in the elimination round. Here they are:
vs ADMU Blue Eagles, September 15, 4:00 pm, Mall of Asia Arena, Pasay City
vs UE Red Warriors, September 20, 2:00 pm, Mall of Asia Arena, Pasay City
The Tigers still have a chance to finish atop the standings, and the game against the defending champion Ateneo Blue Eagles will be a great battle as they challenge for the #1 seed in the Final Four.
Go USTe! One for UST! We Believe!
Going with the flow.