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MIT-A PIP DOC, CLINCH INTER-MAHE VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIP; MCON BAGS WOMEN’S TITLE – The Manipal Journal
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MIT-A PIP DOC, CLINCH INTER-MAHE VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIP; MCON BAGS WOMEN’S TITLE

Manipal: Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT) – A registered a convincing victory over Department of Commerce (DOC) to win the men’s volleyball title in the Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) inter-collegiate volleyball tournament held here on Saturday, 24 February.

The team from DOC gave the engineering students a tough time in the first two sets. Despite trailing repeatedly and taking the lead at times, MIT-A won the last set quite convincingly to clinch the title and continued their dominating run over the inter-MAHE competitions. The final scoreline read as follows: –  25-23, 25-24, 25-15.

The Kasturba Medical College (KMC) team in action. || Photograph Courtesy: Gibin Biju Justus

In the semifinals, MIT-A defeated School of Management (SOM), with a score of 25-11, 25-16. In the second semifinal, DOC registered a victory over Kasturba Medical College (KMC), Mangalore with the final scoreline reading 26-24, 25-21. Both teams won their semi-finals with relative ease, so a tough and competitive final was expected.

In the women’s final, Manipal College of Nursing (MCON) registered a victory over School of Allied Health Sciences (SOAHS) to bag the title. In the semi-finals, MCON had defeated KMC, Mangalore while SOAHS defeated School of Communication (SOC).

A Welcomegroup Graduate School of Hotel Administration (WGSHA) player gears up to serve. || Photograph Courtesy: Gibin Biju Justus

Mr Narayana Prabhu, Assistant Director of Physical Education and the Sports Coordinator for School of Management, the organising college, said he was impressed with the players, and that the talent has improved a lot since the previous years.

The event was held at Sharada Court on February 23 & 24 with the participation of 14 teams in the men’s category and 12 teams in the women’s category from MAHE colleges.

Edited by Sherry Philips

Featured Image Courtesy: Gibin Biju Justus

Tarush Dhume

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