St. Benilde Blazers

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St. Benilde Blazers
De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde
De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde logo
St. Benilde Blazers logo
League NCAA and WNCAA
Joined 1998
Seniors' general championships NCAA: 1 (2005-06)
Juniors' general championships NCAA: 2 (2003-04, 2004-05)
Location Taft Avenue, Manila (Srs.)
Greenhills, Mandaluyong City (Jrs.)
Team colors Green, White and Black
Juniors' team LSGH Greenies
Women's team Lady Blazers
Staple cheer Animo Benilde!

The St. Benilde Blazers (also as CSB Blazers) are the NCAA basketball team of the College of Saint Benilde. Their first NCAA seniors basketball title in 2000 was the fastest for an expansion squad (the Blazers joined in 1998).

The other seniors varsity teams may also be referred to as the Blazers. The juniors team are the Greenies of La Salle Green Hills, while the women's teams (volleyball and taekwondo) are the St. Benilde Lady Blazers. The school is also an affiliate of the Rain or Shine ElastoPaints in the Philippine Basketball League.

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Name

As homage to the school which introduced several pioneering courses in the country, the college adopted the blazer as their monicker. It is a short term for trail blazers, which emphasizes the college's commitment to set a standard for education as well as sports development.<ref>The League of Extraordinary Players, The LANCE June 2005</ref>

Basketball

Notable players

  • Jondan Salvador
  • Sunday Salvacion
  • Jay Sagad
  • Paolo Orbeta
  • Mark Magsumbol
  • Al Magpayo
  • Ferdinand
  • Martin Reyes
  • Mar Ong
  • Win Teco

References

  1. The League of Extraordinary Players, The LANCE June 2005

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