UAAP online awarding ceremony a success

Fr. Richard Ang of UST during the livestream (

By Leobert Julian A. de la Peña


The UAAP Season 82 got what they wished for, and that’s to end their season with a closing ceremony fit to honor all those who participated, recognizing their efforts despite the cancelation of their season due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The online awarding ceremony was broadcasted by ABS-CBN Sports on YouTube and Facebook.

The awarding featured University of Santo Tomas’ general championship for both the collegiate and high school divisions, cementing their school’s name with their 50th overall championship.

“The very successful 82nd UAAP season had just concluded. The UAAP is proof that excellence in sports continues to thrive and flourish in university campuses. And that the rigorous training our athletes undergo and the unwavering support of the community, coaches, fans, and friends make them the champions they really are,” said UST rector Fr. Richard Ang, OP.

However, due to some unfinished games in the overall sports of Season 82, one of the most-awaited awards, the Athlete of the Year award, was scrapped.

“At this point, I would like to extend my heartfelt congratulations to all UAAP athletes for doing their very best, and whose triumph in the UAAP inspires all. We are mighty proud of you,” added Fr. Ang.