GS Cup sets new eligibility rule-A A +A
Friday, October 26, 2012
THE Gaisano South Cup has set new eligibility requirement with regards to the enrollment of the players in the college division in this year's season.
The playing student-athletes must enroll a minimum of nine units in the coming second semester of the current school year in order for them to be eligible to play in this year's season of the league, the GS Cup board said.
“Since, we will be opening the college division, for the first time, in the second semester, we have set a new enrollment requirement for the players,” the GS cup board added.
“But exception is still granted to the graduating players.”
In the past, the league requires the players to enroll at least 14 units at the start of the school year.
The GS Cup collegiate wars is set to unfold on November 10, according to Karla Giorgia P. Corcino, the ad and promo head of the Gaisano Grand Citimall Davao.
"The preparation has already shifted into high gear as far as the opening of the much-awaited collegiate hoops is concerned. We are finalizing everything to help ensure a smooth sailing conduct of the games en route to a banner GS cup comeback,” said Corcino.
She said the commencement of the collegiate division is expected to boost the interest of the basketball fanatics to the GS Cup in addition to the ongoing mini, cadet and junior boys and girls category.
A total of 18 schools are entered in the collegiate men's division with eleven of them will battle it out for the Division 1 crown. Seven schools will see-action in the division 2 and the same number in the women's category.
Defending champion Jose Maria College Kings and 2012 PCCL Davao City champs Holy Cross of Davao College Crusaders lead the pack of formidable teams starring in the men's division 1.
Other schools entered in men's division 1 are University of Mindanao, AMA Computer College, MATSCollege of Technology, Ateneo de Davao University, DMMA-Davao College of Southern Philippines,Agro Industrial Foundation College, John Paul II College, University of Immaculate Conception and RizalMemorial College.
In men's division 2: Brokenshire College, Philippine Women's College, STI College, University of Southeastern Philippines, Assumption College, Davao Central College and San Pedro College.
In women's division: University of Mindanao, Holy Cross of Davao College, San Pedro College, Ateneo de Davao University and Rizal Memorial College. RJB
Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on October 26, 2012.