Magalang, Pampanga – The Association of State Colleges and University- Solid North, with its spear-heading university host, Mariano Marcos State University, held the 2019 ASCU-SN Summer Olympics at Batac City, Ilocos Norte last May 6-10, 2019 with 24 participating schools.
With 27 delegates from PSAU, the team brought 4 awards in the following fields: Dart (men and women), gold; hiphop dance competition, 1st runner up; beach volleyball (men), champion; indoor volleyball (men), champion; and athletics, 4th place.
Gold recipients of the dart competition were Minnie Liangco (women’s category) and Dong Padilla (men’s category). The hiphop dancers were composed of Mark Eivan Sigua, Odinell Cuyugan, Bernardo Petil Jr., Arvin Estoque, Paul Derick Policarpio, Jefferson Mesina, Patrick Castro and Ericson Guiao. The volleyball players were the same group of the hiphop dancers with Fernan Fernandez and Eric Dungca to complete the lineup of players. The men behind the beach volleyball were Arvin Estoque and Gerald Magtoto while Jeronie Baltazar represented the athletics event. (SS Baltazar, OL Cuyugan, AD Lumanlan, MCDC Pelaez)