De La Salle University and University of Santo Tomas (UST) started their title-retention drive on a high note in UAAP tae kwon do on Wednesday at The Arena in San Juan City.
The reigning champion De La Salle lady jins opened the season with a victory over University of the East, 4-3, and beat National University, 6-1, for the early lead in the women’s team event.
In the men’s side, the Growling Tigers ripped Ateneo de Manila University, 5-2.
In the other men’s matches, De La Salle trounced UE, 5-2, and University of the Philippines beat Far Eastern University, 4-3.
The Tigresses defeated the Lady Bulldogs, while the Lady Eagles outplayed the Lady Warriors, 4-3. The lady jins of NU and UE dropped to 0-2.
JOSEF T. RAMOS