Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that
After notching their first-ever podium finish last season, the Adamson Pep Squad completely got out of the darkness with an 80’s inspired show of lights and finesse to give Adamson University its first-ever UAAP Cheerdance crown, Saturday evening at the state-of-the-art SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasig City.
For the second time in three years, the UST Salinggawi Dance Troupe took home silver with a Crouching Tiger-inspired performance.
The UE Pep Squad finished in third place, taking home bronze and PHP 140,000.
An error-filled start completely doomed defending champions National U Pep Squad from notching a five-peat and even making the podium.
After missing the competition a season ago, the UP Pep Squad’s performance, that was inspired by the stories of the Iskolars ng Bayan, did not finish in the podium for the first time.
In the group stunt competition, the FEU Cheering Squad took home gold — their second championship in the event in four years.
Adamson Pep finished with silver while UP Pep completed the podium in the side event.