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NU wrecks Adamson, spoils Tai Bundit’s UAAP return

Mar 08, 2020 - 1:04 PM

The NU Lady Bulldogs cruise to their 2nd straight win in the UAAP Season 82 women's volleyball tournament

X-FACTOR. Margot Mutshima chips in 13 points to help lead the NU Lady Bulldogs past the Adamson Lady Falcons. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Language barrier won't stop Mutshima from jelling with NU

Mar 06, 2020 - 5:46 PM

Despite her limited English vocabulary, Congolese Margo Mutshima shows the way for the NU Lady Bulldogs

STUNNER. Margot Mutshima and NU upset UAAP Season 81 runner-up UST. Photo from UAAP

NU captain Risa Sato ready for one last ride after year off

Mar 05, 2020 - 4:18 PM

Suspended from the team last year, NU star Risa Sato goes all out in her comeback game

NU spoils Laure sisters reunion in Sato return

Mar 04, 2020 - 2:56 PM

Risa Sato and the NU Lady Bulldogs upstage the UST comeback of EJ Laure

STUNNER. Risa Sato and the NU Lady Bulldogs pull off a five-set upset over last season's runner-up UST. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

WATCH: Young NU Lady Bulldogs stars thrust into major roles

Feb 12, 2020 - 7:35 PM

After just one season in UAAP women's volleyball, Ivy Lacsina and Jennifer Nierva step into bigger roles this year

STEPPING UP. Ivy Lacsina aims to step up to the challenge of leading the NU Lady Bulldogs. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

NU Lady Bulldogs march to 6th straight UAAP title

Nov 23, 2019 - 4:09 PM

NU sweeps UST in the best-of-three finals series to further extend its unprecedented winning streak to 96 games

UAAP QUEENS. The NU Lady Bulldogs stretch their dominance in the UAAP with another crown. Photo from UAAP

NU Lady Bulldogs sweep first round

Sep 29, 2019 - 11:29 AM

Riding on a historic win streak, defending champion NU completes a 7-0 first-round sweep of women's basketball

UNSTOPPABLE. Jack Animam and the NU Lady Bulldogs prove too strong for the UE Lady Warriors. Photo release

NU cruises to 85 straight wins over UP

Sep 18, 2019 - 4:16 PM

Hotshot Jack Danielle Animam powers the NU Lady Bulldogs to another milestone in the UAAP Season 82 women's basketball tournament

QUICK WORK. Jack Animam leads the Lady Bulldogs with a double-double of 16 points and 12 rebounds in just 18 minutes of game time. Photo from release

NU Lady Bulldogs extend UAAP win streak to 82

Sep 07, 2019 - 1:11 PM

Rookie Camille Clarin drops 23 points to power the NU Lady Bulldogs past the Adamson Lady Falcons

YOUNG SENSATION. Camille Clarin leads the NU Lady Bulldogs to a 2-0 start. Photo release

UAAP: NU trounces FEU, cruises to 81 straight wins

Sep 04, 2019 - 11:36 AM

In an early rematch of last year's finals, defending champion NU Lady Bulldogs dominate the FEU Lady Tamaraws anew in the season opener

PERFECT. Jack Animam leads the NU Lady Bulldogs' offense with 17 points. Photo from release

UAAP: 3x3 basketball gains medal sport status

Sep 03, 2019 - 8:59 PM

The Ateneo Blue Eagles and NU Lady Bulldogs look to add to the school medal haul by defending their UAAP 3x3 titles

TITLE DEFENSE. Thirdy Ravena leads Ateneo past UST in the UAAP Season 81 3x3 men's basketball Final. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UST keeps twice-to-beat hopes alive at NU’s expense

Apr 27, 2019 - 4:16 PM

The UST Golden Tigresses stay in the hunt for the remaining twice-to-beat advantage in the Final Four

SOLID. The UST Tigresses get the job done against the NU Lady Bulldogs to boost their bid for the No. 2 spot. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

UST vies to stay in UAAP semis bonus hunt

Apr 27, 2019 - 2:00 PM

The Golden Tigresses try to stay in the running for the remaining twice-to-beat Final Four advantage

CRUCIAL. Sisi Rondina and the UST Tigresses go for a crucial win against the NU Lady Bulldogs. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

NU ‘no intention’ to shatter UP’s Final Four hopes

Apr 14, 2019 - 9:42 PM

The young National University squad says it just wants to to end the season on a high note

LETHAL ROOKIE. Princess Robles scores 20 points to demolish UP's Final Four hopes. Photo by Alvin Go/Rappler

Not up to the hype: NU eliminates UP from Final Four

Apr 14, 2019 - 4:42 PM

(UPDATED) The UP Lady Maroons fail to live up to their billing as preseason favorites

ELIMINATED. The NU Lady Bulldogs knock out the UP Lady Maroons from the Final Four. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UST, FEU dispute Final Four berth as UP vies to stay alive

Apr 14, 2019 - 1:09 PM

UST and FEU inch closer to the UAAP semifinals as UP figures in a must-win game against NU

ROLLING ON. The FEU Lady Tamaraws are one of the teams vying for the Final Four slot. File Photo

FEU rips NU to beef up playoff bid

Apr 10, 2019 - 3:39 PM

(UPDATED) Riding on a hot momentum, FEU dominated NU to claim its first straight-set victory of the season

ONE-SIDED. The Lady Tamaraws overpower the young Lady Bulldogs to post their quickest win yet. Photo byJosh Albelda/Rappler

UST, UP continue playoff fight as FEU looks to avoid spoilers

Apr 10, 2019 - 1:38 PM

A UST sweep of UP will be detrimental to the Lady Maroons' Final Four chances

FINAL FOUR BATTLE. Contenders UST and UP  enter another crucial match. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo ousts NU to clinch Final Four berth

Apr 07, 2019 - 5:48 PM

(UPDATED) The Ateneo Lady Eagles advance to the UAAP women’s volleyball Final Four for the 10th straight season

ON TO THE NEXT. The streaking Ateneo Lady Eagles claim the first semis seat. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Leaders Ateneo, La Salle aim to dominate separate foes

Apr 07, 2019 - 1:31 PM

Ateneo looks to formalize its entry to the Final Four as La Salle nears playoff berth

MVP CANDIDTATE. Kat Tolentino and the Ateneo Lady Eagles are not looking back at their goal for a UAAP title. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

NU survives grueling Adamson duel for 3rd win

Mar 31, 2019 - 4:22 PM

(UPDATED) The NU Lady Bulldogs snap their skid after overcoming the Adamson Lady Falcons' tough challenge

BACK ON TRACK. The young NU Lady Bulldogs return to their winning ways. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

UST aims for La Salle sweep as Adamson, NU vie to snap skids

Mar 31, 2019 - 12:27 PM

The UST Golden Tigresses look to prove they can dominate reigning champion La Salle once again

HIGH MOMENTUM. League No. 2 UST hopes to prove that they can defeat the defending champions again. File photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Embarrassed last game, La Salle vents ire on NU

Mar 27, 2019 - 5:23 PM

(UPDATED) After a shocking loss to UP, reigning champion La Salle bounces back with straight-set demolition of NU

BACK AT IT. The La Salle Lady Spikers show off their champion form agains the hapless NU Lady Bulldogs. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/

La Salle aims NU conquest as UST looks to bounce back vs Adamson

Mar 27, 2019 - 1:27 PM

Reigning champion La Salle tries to avoid another upset while UST vies to get back on track

VETERAN PRESENCE. La Salle's veterans need to step up their presence in order to lead the rookie-laden team. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UE exacts revenge on NU for 2nd win

Mar 20, 2019 - 4:08 PM

(UPDATED) The UE Lady Warriors get their second-round campaign off to a strong start

TURNAROUND. After a lackluster start to the season, the UE Lady Warriors hope to turn their campaign around. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

NU expected to challenge league veterans in 2nd round

Mar 19, 2019 - 9:07 PM

The rookie hotshots of the NU Lady Bulldogs are starting to find their groove in the seniors division

ROOKIE LEADER. Princess Robles proves why she's one of the most highly-recruited outside hitters. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

No letup for top-ranked Ateneo Lady Eagles

Mar 19, 2019 - 6:03 PM

The Ateneo Lady Eagles only need to look at their last game to remind themselves that they can't take any opponent lightly

IMPRESSED. The veteran Ateneo Lady Eagles squad believe that NU gave them the toughest fight to cap off the first round. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Ateneo stays solo on top after 1st round

Mar 16, 2019 - 4:15 PM

(UPDATED) The Ateneo Lady Eagles grind out a win over the young NU squad

ON TOP. The Ateneo Lady Eagles will enter the second round at first seed. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

La Salle, FEU clash in Finals rematch as Ateneo vies to stay solo on top

Mar 16, 2019 - 2:10 PM

Last season's Final Four cast battle it out all hoping to cap their first-round campaign on a high note

REMATCH. La Salle looks to continue its dominance on FEU. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Young, shorthanded NU proves to be a league threat

Mar 14, 2019 - 10:21 AM

Despite fielding a rookie-laden roster, the NU Lady Bulldogs stage an incredible comeback against preseason favorite UP

PROVING THEMSELVES. The NU Lady Bulldogs are out to prove that they can live up to the hype of being the UAAP girls 4-peat title holders.  Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Young NU squad upsets UP in five-set stunner

Mar 13, 2019 - 7:04 PM

(UPDATED) A gritty NU survives multiple match points to steal the game from the favored UP squad

BOUNCE BACK. Tots Carlos makes up for her lackluster outing against Ateneo to lead the Lady Maroons over NU. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UP targets bounce-back win over NU as Ateneo, Adamson battle

Mar 13, 2019 - 12:21 PM

A motivated UP side vies to get back on track versus NU while Ateneo looks to solidify its hold of 1st place over Adamson

BOUNCE-BACK BID. The UP Lady Maroons try to shake off their heartbreaking loss to Ateneo. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Eya Laure leaves behind old juniors rivalry vs NU

Mar 09, 2019 - 10:01 PM

UST's rookie sensation Eya Laure sees no need to reopen old wounds from her UAAP juniors days

NO REVENGE. Eya Laure clarifies everything is a clean slate after she took a win against the talented rookie core of National University. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

UST turns back gritty NU for 2nd straight win

Mar 09, 2019 - 6:06 PM

(UPDATED) After stunning La Salle, the UST Tigresses drub the NU Lady Bulldogs to grab a share of 3rd place in the UAAP women's volleyball tournament

 Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

La Salle looks to regain rhythm vs UE as UST, NU clash

Mar 09, 2019 - 11:36 AM

After absorbing rare back-to-back losses, La Salle vows to rebound against UE as UST and NU rally for their injured players

UNUSUAL. The De La Salle Lady Spikers find themselves struggling with back-to-back losses. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Ateneo Blue Eagles, NU Lady Bulldogs reign supreme in UAAP 3x3

Mar 03, 2019 - 7:07 PM

The Blue Eagles show their champion mettle anew to capture the UAAP 3x3 men's basketball crown as the Lady Bulldogs rule the women's side

UNSTOPPABLE. Thirdy Ravena powers Ateneo past UST in the title match as the Blue Eagles complete a UAAP 3x3 sweep. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Adamson dedicates breakthrough win to ex-coach Air Padda

Mar 03, 2019 - 5:41 PM

The Adamson Lady Falcons prove they can be winners as they dominate the NU Lady Bulldogs

FOCUSED. Despite the coaching shakeup, the Lady Falcons stay focused to overwhelm the Lady Bulldogs. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

After coaching shakeup, Adamson targets 1st win as Ateneo, UE clash

Mar 03, 2019 - 1:22 PM

Adamson tries to snap a winless run versus NU with a new coach at the helm, while Ateneo and UE aim to ride on their winning momentum

IMPROVED ADAMSON? The Adamson Lady Falcons enter their match against NU with a new coach at helm. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

La Salle vies to stay solo on top as Adamson, UE dispute 1st win

Feb 27, 2019 - 11:57 AM

Reigning champion La Salle looks to stop a young NU team, while Adamson and UE try to avoid dropping to a 0-3 hole

UNBEATEN. La Salle looks to conquer the young Lady Bulldogs. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Shorthanded NU routs UE for 1st win

Feb 23, 2019 - 3:55 PM

(UPDATED) Despite losing setter Joyme Cagande to injury, a 10-woman NU squad still earns its first win over UE in straight sets

BREAKTHROUGH. The NU Lady Bulldogs bounce back from an opening-day loss. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

NU's Joyme Cagande 'likely' out of UAAP Season 81

Feb 23, 2019 - 2:02 PM

The former UAAP juniors three-time best setter is diagnosed with high-grade ACL

UNFORTUNATE. Joyme Cagande picks up an ACL injury during her UAAP seniors debut. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

FEU rallies to defeat young NU team

Feb 16, 2019 - 6:54 PM

(UPDATED) The veteran FEU team flashes its championship experience over the rookie-laden NU Lady Bulldogs

VETERAN. The FEU Lady Tamaraws introduce the young NU team to the collegiate scene. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

WATCH: Young NU Lady Bulldogs dare to challenge league vets

Feb 10, 2019 - 9:01 PM

National University remains dauntless even as the Lady Bulldogs parade many new faces

CAPTAIN. Audrey Paran leads a rookie-laden team in Season 81. File photo by Michael Gatpandan

Still perfect: NU Lady Bulldogs bag 5th straight UAAP crown

Dec 05, 2018 - 1:17 PM

National University completes another perfect season in UAAP women's basketball to stay unbeaten in a record 80 games in 5 years

SENSATIONAL. Finals MVP Jack Animam drops a double-double to power the Lady Bulldogs to another title. Photo by Joaqui Flores

NU denies FEU comeback in UAAP women's finals opener

Dec 01, 2018 - 1:54 PM

The National University Lady Bulldogs move within a win of a fifth straight UAAP women's basketball championship

MVP FORM. Jack Animam stars with another all-around performance in Game 1 of the Lady Bulldogs' title duel against the Lady Tamaraws. Photo by Joaqui Flores/Rappler

UAAP: Ateneo splashes to 2nd double championship season

Nov 12, 2018 - 4:23 PM

The Ateneo tankers and NU taekwondo teams bag back-to-back double titles in their respective tournaments

UAAP: NU books 75th straight win; Melecio nabs Player of the Week

Nov 05, 2018 - 7:29 PM

The Lady Bulldogs pocket their 11th consecutive win in Season 81 to move 3 wins from gaining an outright finals berth

UAAP: NU Lady Bulldogs make historic win streak

Oct 29, 2018 - 2:02 PM

Four-time champions NU Lady Bulldogs eclipse the league's longest winning streak with 74 straight wins

UAAP: Ria Nabalan, Angelo Kouame make history

Oct 22, 2018 - 1:33 PM

National University continues to dominate UAAP women's basketball and high school volleyball

UAAP: Nabalan shines as NU Lady Bulldogs sweep 1st round

Oct 15, 2018 - 1:11 PM

National University stars in women's basketball and 4 other sports on the week of October 8 to 14