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2023 SCUAA Bulacan State University Emerges as a Collegiate SuperPower
Along with VMUF and Univ of Baguio in the PRISAA. Bulacan State University (BULSU) emerged after the pandemic as another collegiate athletic superpower that shows good athletes can be developed outside the UAAP at the tertiary level. It’s good showing at the recent SCUAA CLRAA is a testament to its hard-working Head coach Nehemiah Philip and his wife, former national athlete Honey Joy Ortaliz and their team of coaches. During the pandemic, a lot of athletes lost scholarships in Manila, so athletes felt more secure staying in Bulacan. Consequently, Bulacan ended up with its biggest-ever athletic team in the school’s history.
Among the stand-out performances was Marilyn Martin, who won the 400 in 1:00.2 and 400 Hurdles in 1:04.8.
Bohlen, with a cap on backward, takes A shocking win in 1500m.
In what was a shocking turn of events. Andrew Villabroza Bohlen!! of BPSU (Bataan Peninsula State University) Athletics Stallions executed a devastating kick overhauling the highly favoured Bulacan State athletes and in the process, dethroning reigning champion Jerico Mendiona and finishing ahead of former Palaro Steeples Champion Jerry Vasquez of TAU. To win the Mens 1500m at the 2023 SCUAA CLRAA held at the 6 lanes 400m track at Tarlac Agricultural University, the event this morning, after taking bronze in 5000m on day 1. For his efforts, Andrew Bohlen not only receives the Gold Medal but has secured qualification for National SCUAA. Bohlen, who recently won the PinoyAthletics Summer Series on January 29 1500/3000m. Bohlen improved his 1500 PB from 4:29 on Jan 29 to 4:14.8 today.
2023 SCUAA CLRAA RETURNS
After last being staged in 2020.
The CLRAA SCUAA returned on February 20, hosted at Tarlac Agricultural University, which has a 6-lane, 400m Oval inside its campus.
As expected, Athletes from Bulacan State University (Malolos) dominated on day 1 of the Athletics.
Performances were hand time, and no wind gauge was present.
Long jump men’s finals ruled by Tarlac Agricultural University at the SUC 3 Olympics here at TAU track oval, Camiling Tarlac.
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2022 CLRAA SCUAA Bulacan State University dominates Regional with 41 Golds
The Gold Gears of Bulacan State University (BulSU) have retained their title as the overall champion in the athletics category.
- 41 gold
- 11 silver
- 7 bronze medals
during the three-day competition held on February 3-5 at the Sports Stadium of New Clark City (NCC) in Capas, Tarlac.
Their dominance in the field has put a wide margin to settle the Firefoxes of Tarlac State University (TSU) in the second spot with six golds, 12 silvers, and 10 bronzes.
While the Green Cobras of Central Luzon State University (CLSU) have secured the third spot in the overall ranking with their three golds, four silvers, and four bronzes.
Report by Eugene Quiazon
Final Medal Tally
2020 SCUAA Olympics in New Clark City
NEW CLARK CITY, Tarlac, Feb.3 (PIA) — About 3,000 delegates from 13 educational institutions in Central Luzon. They gathered Sunday as the State Colleges and Universities Athletics Association (SCUAA) III Olympics. Officially opened in New Clark City (NCC).
Tarlac State University (TSU) is the host for this year’s edition which carries the theme. “Trust is where the Strength of Unity begins.”
Therefore in his keynote message, Bases Conversion and Development Authority President and CEO Vivencio Dizon. In addition, said the world-class facilities in NCC are not only for the Southeast Asian Games but also for the youth and the Philippines’ future medalists in sports.
“The government will closely work on building more sports facilities for you [athletes] and the development of our sports program. Please enjoy as you compete fearlessly here in NCC,” Dizon noted.
In addition, apart from host TSU, other participating institutions include Aurora State College of Technology, Bulacan Agricultural State College, Bataan Peninsula State University, Bulacan State University, Central Luzon State University, Don Honorio Ventura State University, Nueva Ecija University of Science and Technology and Pampanga State Agricultural University.
While the Philippine Merchant Marine Academy, Philippine State College of Aeronautics, President Ramon Magsaysay State University, and Tarlac Agricultural University.
Therefore a total of 18 sports will be played from February 3-8 at NCC. And they are surrounding areas in the municipality of Capas. Above all, up for grabs are medals in arnis, archery, athletics, badminton, basketball, baseball, beach volleyball, boxing, chess, football, futsal, Karatedo, lawn tennis, sepak takraw, softball, swimming, table tennis, and volleyball.
Above all, winners will represent the region in the upcoming SCUAA National Games this March. (CLJD/TJBM-PIA 3)
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