Dindin Santiago - updates

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PH team dominates Cocolife in PSL debut

Jul 07, 2018 - 3:48 PM

The Philippine women’s volleyball team makes a statement in its first tuneup game for the 2018 Asian Games

FULL CONTROL. The Philippine women's volleyball teams puts on a dominant show in the PSL. Photo by Mix Gatpandan/Rappler

No surprises: Alyssa Valdez, Jaja Santiago make final 2018 Asian Games roster

Jun 14, 2018 - 9:56 PM

Aby Maraño leads as team captain of a seasoned national team lineup

KEY COG. Expect the towering Jaja Santiago to play a major role again for the Philippines in the international stage. Photo by PSC-POC Media Group

IN PHOTOS: Foton defeats Petron to win PSL Grand Prix title

Dec 05, 2015 - 9:09 PM

Relive what happened during Game 3

Foton shocks Petron to take Game 1 of Philippine Superliga finals

Nov 26, 2015 - 7:55 PM

Foton loses the first set before winning the next 3 to move to the brink of the PSL Grand Prix championship

BLAZED. The Foton Tornadoes moved to within a win of winning the 2015 PSL Grand Prix championship. Photo by Josh Albelda / Rappler

Defending champs Petron, Foton begin PSL finals series

Nov 26, 2015 - 3:39 AM

Volleyball fans are set for a thrilling Philippine Superliga Grand Prix finale as Foton slugs it out with two time defending champions Petron in their best of 3 finals

ABOVE THE NET. Jaja Santiago (C) and the Foton Tornadoes will look to end the championship run of the two-time defending champion Petron. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Valdez leads Ateneo past NU in V-League finals opener

Sep 20, 2015 - 4:14 PM

Alyssa Valdez scores 20 points as Ateneo opens the Shakey’s V League Season 12 Collegiate Conference Finals with a 3 set victory

The Ateneo Lady Eagles strike first in the Shakey's V-League Finals. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

AVC Championship: Petron Blaze falls to Taiwan Power in quarters

Sep 18, 2015 - 6:34 PM

Petron Blaze sufferes their fourth overall defeat of the tournament

AVC Championship: Petron Blaze dominated by Japan in 3 sets

Sep 16, 2015 - 12:14 AM

The Petron Blaze Spikers fell to 1 2 in the 2015 AVC Asian Women’s Club Volleyball Championship after getting dominated by Hisamitsu Springs from Japan

BLAZED. Dindin Santiago-Manabat led Petron with 7 points, while Daquis and Aby Marano had 3 points each in the loss. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

NU routs DLSU-D in straight sets in V-League quarterfinals

Aug 15, 2015 - 3:52 PM

Dindin Santiago Manabat Jaja Santiago and Myla Pablo show the way for the Lady Bulldogs with a combined 27 points

Jaja Santiago tallied 9 points to lead NU alongside sister Dindin Santiago-Manabat and Myla Pablo. File Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

Manabat, Pablo come back strong as NU stops surging FEU

Aug 08, 2015 - 4:51 PM

NU halts FEU s 4 game winning run to finish the eliminations at 4 1 tied for first place in Group A of the Shakey s V League 12 Collegiate Conference

SHE'S BACK. Veteran Dindin Santiago-Manabat topscored with 15 points in her return to lead the NU Lady Bulldogs to a sweep of the FEU Lady Tamaraws. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UAAP MVP Valdez yet to feel rise of stardom in PH volleyball

Aug 05, 2015 - 2:50 PM

Valdez is one of the reasons why volleyball has become so popular but she says she has yet to file its rise in stardom because of her busy schedule

Philippines defeats China for first win in VTV Cup

Jul 28, 2015 - 6:40 PM

The Philippines won a closely fought 5 setter against Nanjing University

Philippines loses VTV Cup opener to Vietnam

Jul 25, 2015 - 10:09 PM

The Philippines dropped 3 straight sets to defending VTV champs Vietnam

Philippines' star Aby Maraño, seen during SEA Games action. Screenshot from SEA Games' YouTube channel

Valdez-less Philippines begins VTV Cup campaign Saturday

Jul 24, 2015 - 5:00 PM

The roster will be headlined by Aby Marano Dindin Santiago Manabat and Myla Pablo

Santiago-Manabat scores 24 as NU beats UP in 4 sets

Jul 12, 2015 - 4:43 PM

Led by the impressive performance of Dindin Santiago Manabat NU opened their Shakey’s V League Season 12 Collegiate Conference campaign with a 4 set victory over UP

Philippine women's volley team dominates Malaysia at SEA Games

Jun 11, 2015 - 11:51 AM

The Philippine women’s volleyball bounced back confidently from their loss to Indonesia beating Malaysia in straight sets

Jaja Santiago, Alyssa Valdez and Aby Marano celebrate a point during a dominant win over Malaysia. Screenshot from YouTube

INFOGRAPHIC: Meet the SEA Games Philippine women's volleyball team

May 26, 2015 - 2:49 PM

Get to know the women of the Philippine volleyball team which will try to secure their first gold medal at the SEA Games since 1993

PH women's volleyball SEA Games roster set; Valdez, Maraño included

May 22, 2015 - 12:07 PM

The twelve person PH women’s volleyball team has been set including top stars from the UAAP and Shakey s V League

Alyssa Valdez (L) and Aby Marano (R) will represent the Philippines at the SEA Games

Unbeaten no more: Army draws first blood over PLDT

May 21, 2015 - 7:58 PM

The Army Lady Troopers moved a step closer to winning the Shakey’s V League Open Conference title after securing a 4 set victory over PLDT in Game 1 of the finals

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Apr 30, 2015 - 1:41 AM

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Petron picks Philips Gold apart in three-set win

Mar 21, 2015 - 10:14 PM

Dindin Santiago Manabat feasts on Philips Golds’ defense all game finishing with 13 points 10 on kills

The Petron Blaze Spikers celebrate after a scoring. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

PVF announces national team lineups

Oct 17, 2014 - 5:45 PM

The Philippine Volleyball Federation picks collegiate and SuperLiga standouts to be part of the men s and women s national volleyball teams

Maraño, Dindin Santiago team up in upcoming V-League Conference; rosters revealed

Jun 27, 2014 - 9:22 PM

Former DLSU volleyball star Abigail Maraño will team up with reigning league MVP Dindin Santiago in the upcoming Shakey s V League conference

Aby Marano (L) and Dindin Santiago (R) will form a powerful duo for PLDT in the upcoming Shakey's V-League conference. Photos by Josh Albelda

Dindin Santiago shines in Super Liga debut

May 21, 2014 - 8:44 PM

In her very first Philippine Super Liga match inaugural number one overall pick Aleona Denise Santiago proved she is inch for inch the best volleybelle in the country

Dindin Santiago registered 37 points in her Super Liga debut. Photo by Kevin Dela Cruz/Rappler

Dindin Santiago carries National U to V-League finals

May 13, 2014 - 4:59 PM

Dindin Santiago fired rockets all match long while Rubie De Leon scattered one excellent set after the other as the defending champions of the Shakey s V League First Conference ousted the Golden Tigresses

Dindin Santiago spikes past UST defenders. Photo by Kevin Dela Cruz/Rappler

V-League: NU clips Arellano behind Santiago sisters

May 01, 2014 - 4:57 PM

Coming from a stinging loss in their previous assignment National University vented its ire on Arellano University via a straight sets victory

Both Jaja and Dindin Santiago produced 12 points each to lead NU past Arellano. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

V-League: Santiago sisters lead Lady Bulldogs over San Sebastian

Apr 08, 2014 - 7:26 PM

The towering Santiago sisters of the Lady Bulldogs were unstoppable once more this time against San Sebastian

TWIN TOWERS. Sisters Jaja (center) and Dindin (right) Santiago celebrate after a point. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Santiago celebrates top Super Liga pick with selfie

Apr 02, 2014 - 7:31 PM

How do former UAAP volleyball stars celebrate being the top picks of the first Super Liga draft class in 2014? With a selfie of course

SELFIE TIME. Top 3 picks from left: Iari Yongco, Abi Maraño and Dindin Santiago 'selfie' during the PSL Draft ceremonies at the NBA Cafe in Fort Bonifacio. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Lady Bulldogs shake off pesky Tigresses to stay clean

Mar 30, 2014 - 5:31 PM

The National University Lady Bulldogs spoiled the University of Santo Tomas Tigresses debut in the Shakey s V League Season 11 First Conference with a thrilling 5 set win

SHAKE IT UP. Carmin Aganon of NU spikes one past UST's Carmela Tunay. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Quick hits: Ateneo, NU score opening day wins in 11th V-League

Mar 24, 2014 - 3:20 PM

Volleyball writer Levi Verora analyzes the Shakey s V League wins of Ateneo and National U over Adamson and Perpetual respectively

Ateneo's Alyssa Valdez fires a spike past Adamson's Amanda Villanueva and Mylene Paat. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Defending champs National U silences Perpetual at Shakey's V-League

Mar 23, 2014 - 6:59 PM

Reigning champions National University wasted no time in dispatching University of Perpetual Help to start their title defense with a bang in the Shakey s V League

The Santiago sisters led National University to victory as they try to defend their Shakey's V-League championship. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Ateneo defeats NU to advance to UAAP Volleyball Finals

Mar 02, 2014 - 12:34 PM

Relive the thrilling UAAP women s volleyball playoff game between the Ateneo Lady Eagles and the National University Lady Bulldogs in photos

A triumphant Alyssa Valdez raises her arms in victory. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UAAP Volleyball: Ateneo soars back to Finals after clipping NU in four sets

Mar 01, 2014 - 8:11 PM

Ateneo de Manila University Lady Eagles overcame a twice to beat disadvantage as they sent National University s Finals hopes crashing

FINALS BOUND. The Ateneo University women's volleyball team celebrates after a 4-set victory over NU. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UAAP Volleyball: Valdez explodes for 29 as Ateneo stays alive

Feb 27, 2014 - 12:09 AM

Ateneo leaned on Alyssa Valdez as she poured in 29 points to eke out a hard earned victory over the Lady Bulldogs in the semifinals of the 76th UAAP Women s Volleyball tournament

EAGLES FLYING HIGH. Alyssa Valdez scores one of her 29 points as she spikes one past National University's Dindin Santiago. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UAAP Volleyball: Unstoppable La Salle beats NU to end season 14-0

Feb 15, 2014 - 9:49 PM

De La Salle University wraps up the season with a historic elimination round sweep after halting National University while University of Santo Tomas salvaged some pride for themselves after upsetting Adamson University in four sets

UNSTOPPABLE. Ara Galang of De La Salle University spikes a point home during a previous game. She top-scored Saturday's game with 15 points. Photo by Josh Abelda

UAAP Volleyball: NU wallops UP in straight sets

Feb 05, 2014 - 7:05 PM

National University sent a strong message to the rest of the league as they swept University of the Philippines in UAAP women s volleyball action

MISMATCH. National University had no problems turning back the UP challenge in straight sets. Photo by Josh Abelda

UAAP Volleyball: Dindin Santiago scores 23 as Lady Bulldogs sweep UE

Feb 02, 2014 - 5:17 PM

Dindin Santiago registered a season high 23 points as National University made short work of University of the East in UAAP Women s Volleyball action

TOP DOGS. Dindin Santiago of the Lady Bulldogs squad led her team with a season-high 23 points. Photo by Josh Abelda

UAAP Volleyball: NU sweeps UST to claim win #8

Jan 22, 2014 - 6:59 PM

The National University Lady Bulldogs retained strong hold of the second spot as they dispatched the University of Santo Tomas Tigresses in three sets

BULL-DOZER. Dindin Santiago is congratulated after a play. The Lady Bulldogs made easy work of UST. Photo by Josh Abelda

UAAP Volleyball: Lady Bulldogs survive Adamson to end first round at 6-1

Jan 12, 2014 - 8:20 PM

National University s Lady Bulldogs defeated a game Adamson University in 4 sets

UAAP Volleyball: Santiago sisters lead Lady Bulldogs over UP

Jan 08, 2014 - 6:07 PM

The NU Lady Bulldogs rallied behind strong play from the Santiago Sisters to defeat the Lady Maroons on Wednesday

POWER PLAYERS. Jaja Santiago (pictured) and her sister Dindin combined for 39 points as the Lady Bulldogs routed the Lady Maroons in UAAP action. Photo by Josh Abeleda

Lady Bulldogs thump Tigresses in straight sets

Jan 04, 2014 - 9:42 PM

The Lady Bulldogs cruise to an easy win against a gutsy but shorter UST side

Cagayan nips Tuguegarao in gripping 5-setter

Jun 28, 2013 - 8:49 PM

Cagayan nipped Tuguegarao in an exciting 5 setter to move one win away from the championship

Tuguegarao blanks Nova Bolei to enter Last 3

Jun 27, 2013 - 11:23 PM

Tuguegarao blanked Nova Bolei to enter the final round of the 5th Gov Alvaro T Antonio Friendship Games

THAI POWER. Bualee penetrates the Nova Bolei defense with ease. Photo by Rappler/Roy Secretario.

Tuguegarao mauls Nova Bolei in straight sets

Jun 25, 2013 - 10:02 PM

Dindin Santiago sparkled as Tuguegarao manhandled Nova Bolei in straight sets

PH spikers finish 3rd after loss to Indonesia

Jun 16, 2013 - 8:56 PM

The Philippines lost to Indonesia in straight sets to finish third in the FIVB World Championship qualifiers

Breakthrough: PH spikers wallop Myanmar

Jun 15, 2013 - 8:48 PM

The Philippines bounced back from an opening day defeat with a four set win against Myanmar in the FIVB World Championship qualifiers

LEADER. Santiago led the Philippines with 16 points. Photo by Rappler/Josh Albelda.

PH volleyball: What to expect in Vietnam qualifiers

Jun 14, 2013 - 10:17 AM

The Philippines will be competing in an international tournament again Here s what to expect

TWIN TOWERS. The PH team boasts of twin towers in the Santiago sisters. Photo by Rappler/Josh Albelda.

NU beats Ateneo to win 1st V-League title

Jun 02, 2013 - 4:49 PM

National University won their first Shakey s V League title after dethroning Ateneo de Manila University

NU turns Ateneo back to stay alive

May 26, 2013 - 4:58 PM

NU swept Ateneo in straight sets to stay alive in their V League championship series

DENIED. Bualee and the Lady Eagles were turned back by NU. Photo by Rappler/Josh Albelda.

MVP nothing for Santiago if NU fails to win title

May 25, 2013 - 6:25 PM

Dindin Santiago says winning the MVP won t matter if they don t win the V League title