Two Ilongga athletes received the Mayor’s Citation for their exemplary accomplishments in beach volleyball.
Jovelyn Gonzaga and Fiola Mae Ceballos, of Central Philippine University, won the 16th Nestea Beach 2 on 2 National Women’s Inter-Collegiate Beach Volleyball Championship held April 18-20 at the Crystal Sand Beach Resort in Boracay, Aklan.
They defeated the duo from University of Sto. Tomas-Manila in the finals.But the road to the championship was tough.
In the elimination round, they had to win over De La Salle University-Dasmariñas, Adamson University-Manila and Southwestern University-Cebu.
In the semis, they faced-off with De La Salle University-Taft.
With the win, Gonzaga and Ceballos are already the holder of “three-peat” grand slam championship, having dominated also the 14th and 15th edition of Nestea Beach Volleyball.
The partners received a cash prize of P100,000.