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Rondina, Bagunas to be feted as top PH spikers

Feb 13, 2020 - 7:33 PM

Sisi Rondina and Bryan Bagunas both won MVP honors in the UAAP all the while clinching a medal apiece in the Southeast Asian Games

TOP SPIKERS. Bryan Bagunas and Sisi Rondina have cemented their status as the new toast of Philippine volleyball. Photos from Michael Gatpandan/Rappler (Bagunas) and release (Rondina)

PH beach volleyball teams snag SEA Games 2019 bronze

Dec 06, 2019 - 11:50 AM

(UPDATED) The winning tandems of Sisi Rondina-Bernadeth Pons and Dzi Gervacio-Dij Rodriguez power the Philippines to the beach volleyball podium

Rondina, Pons gear up for 2019 SEA Games beach volleyball

Nov 14, 2019 - 9:27 PM

Sisi Rondina and Bernadeth Pons hope to show they're all set for the 2019 Southeast Asian Games

READY. Sisi Rondina and Bernadeth Pons target a solid showing in the three-day spikefest. Photo release

BVR: Rondina, Pons lead stellar beach volley women's cast

Aug 30, 2019 - 10:48 PM

Sisi Rondina and Bernadeth Pons headline a 10-team field in the Beach Volleyball Republic On Tour Gran Ola, Lianga leg this weekend

POWER PAIR. Sisi Rondina and Bernadeth Pons jope to put on another solid showing. Photo release

Kim Chiu to play Sisi Rondina in 'Maalaala Mo Kaya' episode

Jul 15, 2019 - 10:22 AM

The episode airs on July 20

ATHLETE'S CORNER: Sisi Rondina pours out love for volleyball

Jun 30, 2019 - 12:17 PM

Spunky as she is talented, Sisi Rondina looks for a winning debut in the 2019 SEA Games beach volleyball tournament

WATCH: UST sweeps 3rd straight UAAP general championship

Jun 05, 2019 - 6:25 PM

University of Santo Tomas rules the seniors and juniors divisions of UAAP Season 81

GRAND EXIT. Sisi Rondina graduates from the UAAP with two MVP titles, a beach volleyball championship and an indoor volleyball finals berth in Season 81. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Rondina, Arocha honored as first ever Collegiate Volleyball Players of the Year

May 28, 2019 - 9:40 PM

Both Sisi Rondina and Regine Arocha make their mark in the collegiate volleyball scene

LEADING DUO. UST's Sisi Rondina and Arellano's Regine Arocha are two of the country's young volleyball talents.Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Rondina-Pons off to strong start in beach volleyball World Tour

May 24, 2019 - 5:02 PM

Sisi Rondina and Bernadeth Pons advance to the Round of 12 after routing their Japanese foes in the Beach Volleyball World Tour Boracay Open

TOP BETS. Sisi Rondina and Bernadeth Pons target a second victory versus another Japanese par to advance to the quarterfinals. Photo from BVR

Not just UAAP queens, Ateneo Lady Eagles also Twitter champions

May 22, 2019 - 7:36 PM

Four Lady Eagles claim spots in the list of top 5 mentioned players on Twitter during the UAAP Season 81 women's volleyball finals

TWEET GALORE. (From left to right) Ateneo's Jules Samonte, Kat Tolentino, Bea de Leon, and Maddie Madayag, and UST's Sisi Rondina were the most talked about players on Twitter in the UAAP Season 81 women's volleyball finals. Photos by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler and Josh Albelda/Rappler

Graduating Rondina tells Tigresses: 'Love UST the way I love UST'

May 19, 2019 - 10:48 PM

Although UST suffered another UAAP finals heartbreak, high-leaping star Sisi Rondina says the Tigresses should stay the course

LEAVING A LEGEND. Sisi Rondina leaves a big imprint on the UST Golden Tigresses. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

No regrets for MVP Rondina after losing in front of family

May 16, 2019 - 4:16 PM

Sisi Rondina's family finally sees how the UST star gets showered with so much love and support on court, win or lose

GRATEFUL. The Tigresses may have failed to wrap up the title series, but Sisi Rondina still feels grateful that her family from Cebu finally gets to watch her play. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UST, Ateneo supporters working to bring Sisi Rondina family for Game 2

May 12, 2019 - 7:05 PM

It's not just for the star Tigress, though, as the families of veterans Alina Bicar and Dimdim Pacres are also set to witness them play live

WITHIN ARM'S REACH. Sisi Rondina is one win away from her first UAAP indoor volleyball championship. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Rondina-Pons duo leads PH bets in Beach Volleyball World Tour

May 12, 2019 - 5:06 PM

The Philippines looks to top its fifth-place finish in the women’s division last year

BACK AT IT. Sisi Rondina returns to action but teams up with Bernadeth Pons this time. File photo

MVP mode: Rondina laser-focused in straight-set drubbing of Ateneo

May 11, 2019 - 8:07 PM

The Queen Tigress leaves no doubt she deserves to win the league’s highest individual honor

ROARING RONDINA. UST skipper Sisi Rondina shows the feisty form that rubs off on the rest of the Tigresses. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UST strikes gold as Rondina bags MVP, Laure nets Rookie of the Year

May 10, 2019 - 6:23 PM

Even before the UAAP title series kicks off, the UST Golden Tigresses get a couple of good news

TWIN WINS. UST stars Sisi Rondina and Eya Laure capture this season’s top individual awards. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

WATCH: Does UST's Sisi Rondina want to win MVP?

Apr 16, 2019 - 5:40 PM

University of Santo Tomas stalwart Sisi Rondina reacts to the crowd's MVP chants

MVP BET. Sisi Rondina is always on fire to savor every game of her last year in the UAAP. Photo by Alvin Go/Rappler

Rondina guides UST back to Final Four, wins UAAP Player of the Week

Apr 15, 2019 - 4:57 PM

The graduating hitter fulfills her promise of bringing the Golden Tigresses to greater heights in her swan song

CHERRY BOMB. Sisi Rondina scatters a combined 41 points for UST in back-to-back sweeps of UP and FEU. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UST eyes perfect finale for Rondina

Apr 10, 2019 - 8:50 PM

The Golden Tigresses aim to give high-flying senior Sisi Rondina a winning send-off

PERFECT EXIT. Sisi Rondina wants to make her UAAP exit the most memorable one. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Tireless Sisi Rondina sets new UST scoring milestone

Mar 21, 2019 - 9:53 AM

After a heartbreaking loss, UST finds consolation as high-flying Sisi Rondina sets a couple of records

FIERCE. Sisi Rondina pours in 35 points to match Alyssa Valdez' scoring record. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Rondina: Battered UST aims to win for Alessandrini

Mar 05, 2019 - 7:09 PM

After losing Milena Alessandrini to injury, UST vows to work doubly hard with Sisi Rondina and Eya Laure

STEPPING UP. Eya Laure (left) and Sisi Rondina endure a painful loss to FEU especially in their fatigued form. File photo

Rondina-Barbon, Gervacio-Tan reach BVR Manila quarters

Aug 18, 2018 - 10:15 PM

The tournament favorites march into the next round of beach volleyball action

HIT. Sisi Rondina soars for a spike in a BVR on Tour Manila Open match.

Rondina, new partner vie for BVR Manila crown

Aug 15, 2018 - 4:09 PM

UST standout Sisi Rondina teams up with rising star Babylove Barbon in the Beach Volleyball Republic on Tour Manila Open

TOURNAMENT STAR. Sisi Rondina (right) headlines the Beach Volleyball Republic on Tour Manila Open participants. Photo from BVR

Petron's Rondina-Pons tandem captures PSL beach volley crown

May 27, 2018 - 9:19 PM

The powerhouse pair overwhelms the Sta. Lucia Realty duo of Jackie Estoquia and DM Demontano to rule for the second straight year

WINNING FORM. After an impressive showing in a recent international tournament, Sisi Rondina teams up with Bernadeth Pons to capture the PVL championship.

Powerhouse Rondina-Pons pair rallies in PSL beach volley opener

May 23, 2018 - 6:08 PM

Petron's Sisi Rondina and Bernadeth Pons kick off their title defense with a comeback win over Generika-Ayala's Fiola Ceballos and Patty Orendain

OPENING BID. Fiola Ceballos of  Generika-Ayala A gets past the defense of Bernadeth Pons of Petron XCS, but in the end, Pons and partner Sisi Rondina pull off a comeback win to start their title defense.

PSL beach volley champs Rondina, Pons aim to defend title

May 22, 2018 - 7:09 PM

The Petron XCS tandem is grouped in the powerhouse Pool A

KICK OFF. Participants in 2018 Beach Volleyball will showcase their talents at the Sands By the Bay court. Photo from PSL release.

Japan sends Rondina-Gervacio pair packing in Beach Volley World Tour

May 05, 2018 - 4:48 PM

Sisi Rondina and Dzi Gervacio drop semis bid in the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Manila Open

VALIANT EFFORT. Dzi Gervacio and Sisi Rondina put up a good fight as the last Philippine team standing in the international beach volleyball event.

Sisi Rondina leaves UAAP frustrations behind, sets sights on PH debut

Apr 19, 2018 - 11:27 AM

Even with veterans around, the UST star shows them her fiery form

FIRE POWER. Sisi Rondina shows the national team hopefuls, including the veteran players, that she's unstoppable on the court. Photo by Joaqui Flores

Eliminated UST Golden Tigresses aim to finish the season strong

Apr 08, 2018 - 8:33 PM

The thought of getting eliminated does not stop the Golden Tigresses from challenging their opponents

ELIMINATED. The UST Golden Tigresses will not back down in their last elimination game even though they are out of the Final 4. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

'Mission failed': NU Lady Bulldogs barely survive Rondina's 25-point outburst

Feb 26, 2018 - 10:58 AM

NU captain Jaja Santiago admits that Rondina's explosive style of play startled the Lady Bulldogs

UNSTOPPABLE. Even the undefeated NU Lady Bulldogs had a difficult time in locking down Sisi Rondina. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UAAP 79 Final Four Preview: DLSU Lady Spikers vs UST Golden Tigresses

Apr 13, 2017 - 5:00 PM

How do the two teams match up? Take a look at the stats and storylines ahead of the Final Four

SEMIS SHOWDOWN. The defending champion La Salle have twice-to-beat advantage against UST. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UST’s Sisi Rondina draws inspiration from reunion with OFW mom

Apr 03, 2017 - 5:30 PM

Apart from giving back to the UST community Rondina all smiles on and off the court has found the biggest inspiration for her to keep going

INSPIRED. Sisi Rondina is inspired by her mother's return from overseas after 14 years. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler