5 Student-Athletes Repping The PH In The SEA Games 2019

by Mylene Mendoza   |  Dec 1, 2019
Image: INSTAGRAM/JARVEYGAYOSO (LEFT), INSTAGRAM/EYALAURE (RIGHT)
Share This!

The 2019 SEA Games officially opened on November 30, 2019 at the Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan which showcased the Philippine culture in the most festive way possible. The players and teams from all the participating countries showed up and proudly paraded to rep their respective nations.

For the Philippines, some of the players repping the flag might look familiar to you—you’ve probably seen them compete in the UAAP, too! Below, we round up five student-athletes participating in this year’s SEA Games.

Eya Laure, UST

Eya Laure joins the women's volleyball team competing on behalf of the country. She also plays for the UST Golden Tigresses, the same school her older sister EJ Laure played for.

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

Jarvey Gayoso, ADMU

The Ateneo forward joins the U-22 football team repping the Philippines in the SEA Games. He's also one of the star players of UAAP football and was last season's MVP. 

Sacho Ilustre, DLSU

This Green Archer was Rookie of the Year in UAAP Season 81 before bagging the MVP award later on in Season 82. Now, he will represent the Philippines in swimming.

CONTINUE READING BELOW
watch now

AJ Arcilla, ADMU

The UAAP 81 Best Goalkeeper awardee joins Ateneo teammate Jarvey in the lineup for the Philippines' football team in this year's SEA Games. 

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

Pocholo Bugas, FEU

This Baby Tamaraw has been making waves as early as the UAAP Juniors tournament. He scored the winning goal that led his team to take home their ninth consecutive UAAP Juniors title. His older brother Paolo Bugas also played for FEU in his collegiate years.

REAX!
How do you feel about this article?
About the author
Mylene Mendoza
Candy Staff Writer
VIEW OTHER ARTICLES FROM Mylene
How do you feel?
Click on your mood to read related stories
The Latest
These adorable pieces deserve to be in your workout rotation!
You'll realize that there's more to multimedia arts than just drawing.
They're proof that white dresses *always* look classy!
If you're an aspiring agriculturist, this could be the perfect school for you!
It's definitely one of the most creative and diverse courses out there.
Her first trip abroad was also with her "Goin' Bulilit" castmates.
He played the claw machine so many times just to get Francine a penguin plush toy. Kilig!
According to Sharon Cuneta, Miel is planning to pursue her college degree abroad.
LOAD MORE ARTICLES
CONNECT WITH US