Sacho Ilustre and Nico Jacinto Receive Major Awards in PSA Annual Awards Night

Two of our very own Lasallian swimmers secured major awards in the recently concluded PHILIPPINE SPORTSWRITERS ASSOCIATION (PSA) last February 27, 2018 held at the Maynila Ballroom of the Manila Hotel.

Four-time UAAP MVP and multiple national record holderMaurice Sacho C. Ilustre (DLSZ 2018) was awarded PSA and MILO Junior Athlete of the Year awards for his accomplishments both locally and internationally in the sport of swimming.

Also, our very own Jerard Dominic S. Jacinto (DLSZ 2020)  was awarded the TONY SIDAYAO Award for swimming. Jerard is likewise a multiple record holder for swimming specialising in backstroke. It will be his first time to swim for DLSZ this coming season 81 of the UAAP. Sacho is a graduating student from DLSZ and is all set to dominate the UAAP seniors division swimming for De La Salle University.

Sacho likewise won a special award that evening as the “ Prince of The Night “. The PSA is an organization of over a hundred sports editors, columnists, and correspondents representing broadsheets and major sporting websites. The organization gives recognition to the best of Philippine sports in 2017 through a grand celebration dubbed as Philippine Sportswriters Association Annual Awards Night.

Congratulations, Sacho and Jerard! Animo La Salle!

(L-R) Jerard Jacinto and Sacho Ilustre

(L-R) Jerard Jacinto and Sacho Ilustre