UAAP 82: Seniors shine as Ateneo overwhelms UP in women's hoops


Posted at Oct 30 2019 02:46 PM

UAAP 82: Seniors shine as Ateneo overwhelms UP in women's hoops 1
Alyssa Villamor had 16 points in her final game for Ateneo. Handout

MANILA, Philippines—Ateneo leaned on its graduating players to take a 62-46 wire-to-wire victory over University of the Philippines in its final game of UAAP Season 82 women's basketball at Quadricentennial Pavilion on Wednesday.

Graduating Lady Eagles Katrina Guytingco and Alyssa Villamor starred in the wire-to-wire one, with both scoring 16 points. 

Guytingco added 10 rebounds, while Villammor had 7 rebounds, 3 assists, and 3 steals.

"They really wanted to give their best since this is their last game. But not just Kat, everybody wanted to play well," said first-year Ateneo head coach Kat Quimpo.

Ateneo was in full control, holding a double-digit lead for majority of the contest on the way to victory and a 5-9 record to end the tournament.

Besides Guytingco and Villamor, Pam Payac, Zoe Chu, Nic Cancio, and Mel Newsome also played their final game for the Blue and White.

UP ended its campaign with a 1-13 slate.

Pat Pesquera had 19 points, 12 rebounds, two assists, and a steal in her final game for the Lady Maroons while rookie Rei Sanchez added 10 points and 16 rebounds.

Lulu Ordoveza also donned UP's colors for one last time.

The Scores:

ADMU 62 - Guytingco 16, Villamor 16, Yam 13, Payac 5, Chu 4, Moslares 3, Cancio 2, Newsome 2, De Dios 1, Aquisap 0, Joson 0, Villacruz 0.

UP 46 - Pesquera 19, Sanchez 10, Larrosa 7, Ordoveza 6, Gusilatar 4, De Leon 0, Gonzales 0, Hidalgo 0, Lebico 0, Lucman 0, Rivera 0, Taulava 0.

Quarterscores: 10-6, 25-17, 43-32, 62-46

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