BIGGER prizes await the champions of both the women and men’s division of the Ateneo Open when the third edition of the volleyball tournament reels off on June 9 at the Blue Eagle gym.
Winners will receive P15,000 while runners-up and third placers get P9,000 and P6,000 respectively, during the three-day event.
Veteran setter Chie Saet, former University of Santo Tomas star Bernice Co, and high school standout Desiree Cheng delivered for Hope Alumni in a surprising 25-21, 25-19 win over Unicorns in the women’s finals.
Unicorns was powered by former Ateneo and La Salle standouts.
Dante Alinsunurin, meanwhile, carried Agot-A to a 25-15, 25-19 victory against All-Stars in the men’s finale.
Saet and Alinsunurin claimed the MVP honors in the women’s and men’s division.
Ers Iratay led Team ASC to the women’s volleyball crown, while All Stars claimed the men’s title during the inaugural edition of the meet in 2011.
Tournament fee is pegged at P4,000. For more details like the event’s Facebook account or check the website at www.ateneoopen.com.