By Keziah G. Huelar


The CPU Golden Lions Volleyball Team with coach Mr.  Giovanni Yu.

The Central Philippine University Golden Lions was hailed as Champions during the Wilson 3×3 Basketball Challenge and 2018 Hukbong Dagat Volleyball League held at PAREF-Westbridge School for Boys Gym and Iloilo Doctors’ College Gymnasium respectively.

On November 3, 2018, the CPU Golden Lions Basketball Team led by Victor Demadara, Christian Caturas, Elcyd Pascual, and Jose Glen Cudo bagged the Wilson 3×3 Basketball Challenge championship, 19 and Under Category.

They will represent Iloilo in the national level in May 2019.

CPU Golden Lions Volleyball Team Tertiary Men claimed the 2018 Hukbong Dagat Volleyball League championship on November 5, 2018.


The CPU Golden Lions Basketball Team receiving their certificates for being hailed as Champions in the Wilson 3×3 Basketball Challenge. Photo Credit: Tobbe Diaz De Leon-Abad

CPU was represented by head coach, Giovanni Yu and players Dan Miguel Yu, Harry Flores, John Reece Infante, John Paul Guzman, John Paul Guzman, Joven Malihan, John Peter Orbina, John Louie Sorgon, Deo Ampardo, Kian Royce Andrade, Gifred Caoyonan, Jason Lloyd Dadivas, Paolo Doronila, and Francis Michael Espinosa. They were led by team captain, Jason Gabo.

They defeated the Hukbong Dagat team, ending the game with 21-23, 21-15, 15-11.

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