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Did you know that SFAC Doves’ Iconic Brothers, Yancy and Ranidel de Ocampo started to play organized basketball at Saint Francis of Assisi College? Yancy “The Post Man” de Ocampo came in 1996 to play for the high school team of the Doves. A year after, Ranidel “RDO” de Ocampo then decided to follow his elder brother to play for the same team. The De Ocampo brothers led the varsity squad to several NCRAA titles. After they won many championships for the SFAC up until college years, Ranidel and Yancy took their talent to the next level. The De Ocampo brothers turned pro and was selected by Federal Express in 2002 and 2004 respectively. Both of them became an inspiration not only for our Franciscan athletes who wants to go pro, as well as a great number of Filipino basketball fans.
Facts about Yancy:
  1. Before turning pro, Yancy de Ocampo made sure his last year at SFAC would be memorable/meaningful, leading SFAC to win its 2nd straight NCRAA basketball crown against Lyceum Pirates.
  2. Yancy de Ocampo was the first over-all draft pick of Fedex in 2002.
  3. Yancy de Ocampo won 9x PBA Championships and was selected in the Mythical Second team in 2008.
  4. Yancy de Ocampo was also a member of the Philippine Basketball League Top 20 players of all-time.
Facts about Ranidel:
  1. Ranidel de Ocampo won four NCRAA MVP awards making him arguably the finest player in the history of NCRAA.
  2. Ranidel was the 4th over-all pick in the 2004 PBA draft and was selected by the Fedex who drafted his elder brother in 2002.
  3. Ranidel was 5x National Team member, 6x PBA champion and he was named PBA Finals MVP twice.
  4. RDO played 9x in PBA All-star and was selected in the PBA Mythical First team twice.
  5. Ranidel de Ocampo also played for Gilas Pilipinas (Philippine National Team) and won many medals including the silver-medal finish here in Manila that qualified Philippines for the Fiba World Cup 2014.

Sources:        

https://wikivisually.com/wiki/Yancy_de_Ocampo
https://wikivisually.com/wiki/Ranidel_de_Ocampo

http://pilipinasbasketball.com/ncraa-league-history-champions-record/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ranidel_de_Ocampo
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yancy_de_Ocampo


 
 
The National Capital Region Athletic Association or NCRAA was founded in 1993. Saint Francis of Assisi College - Senior Basketball Team, now known as SFAC Doves, had 12 out of 15 appearances in the NCRAA championship before joining another league in 2008. Out of the 12 appearances, the Las Piñas-based squad bagged 8 championship titles. SFAC Doves was able to complete a rare 4-peat championship in the years 2000 to 2004.
 
 

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