first_img“I don’t quit, I never give up, and I’m teaching that to all of them. Taking pressure as a challenge and a privilege, I think that’s what I’m bringing to this program and to Adamson.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Chinese-manned vessel unsettles Bohol town “It helps that our guys in the basketball team kind of set the example that anything’s possible,” said Padda Tuesday after the Lady Falcons’ practice at Adamson University Gym.The Soaring Falcons were at the cellar in Season 78 with a 3-11 record, but in just one year managed to turn it around, making the Season 79 Final Four with an 8-6 slate and even coming close to stunning eventual champions La Salle in the semifinals.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra teammates show love for SlaughterSPORTSFreddie Roach: Manny Pacquiao is my Muhammad AliSPORTSWe are youngThe accomplishment of their basketball counterparts is what Padda wants to emulate for her girls.“I think showing them that they are good, they can compete with a lot of teams in the UAAP, I know we are good enough to be in the Final Four and they have to believe it,” said Padda of her team which finished with a disappointing 3-11 card last season. Adamson Lady Falcons during their training for the upcoming UAAP women’s volleyball season. Photo by Bong Lozada/INQUIRER.netAdamson University head coach Airess Padda’s first order of business at the helm for the Lady Falcons is to lift them above mediocrity and into a higher plane of excellence.And she has found a familiar source of inspiration for her team’s bid in the upcoming UAAP Season 79—the Soaring Falcons’ surprising run in the UAAP basketball tournament.ADVERTISEMENT Taal volcano ejects smoke and ash, villagers flee PLAY LIST 01:31Taal volcano ejects smoke and ash, villagers flee02:43Philippines make clean sweep in Men’s and Women’s 3×3 Basketball02:43Philippines make clean sweep in Men’s and Women’s 3×3 Basketball01:31Taiwan minister boards cruise ship turned away by Japan01:33WHO: ‘Global stocks of masks and respirators are now insufficient’01:01WHO: now 31,211 virus cases in China 102:02Vitamin C prevents but doesn’t cure diseases like coronavirus—medic03:07’HINDI PANG-SPORTS LANG!’03:03SILIP SA INTEL FUND NBA: Antetokounmpo surprised to know Coach Kidd was a great player Shanghai officials reveal novel coronavirus transmission modes Senators to proceed with review of VFA Smart’s Siklab Saya: A multi-city approach to esports Ginebra teammates show love for Slaughter Smart hosts first 5G-powered esports exhibition match in PH PH among economies most vulnerable to virus EDITORS’ PICK We are young Where did they go? Millions left Wuhan before quarantine Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Chinese-manned vessel unsettles Bohol town MOST READ View commentslast_img