Congratulations CAFS Sports Fest Winners

Posted by Joey Domingo

The College of Agriculture and Food Science (CAFS) Sports Committee declared winners of the recently held inter-unit sports festival. Around 150 medals were awarded to the winning players during the closing ceremony at the Baker Hall on February 8.

The three-day sports festival, held on February 6 - 8, 2019 and participated in by CAFS faculty and staff, was organized into four teams: GREEN - Institute of Plant Breeding (IPB); GOLD - Institute of Animal Science (IAS), Dairy Training and Research Institute (DTRI), and Agricultural Systems Institute (ASI); MAROON Team - Institute of Weed Science, Entomology and Plant Pathology (IWEP), National Crop Protection Center (NCPC), and Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST); and WHITE Team - Dean’s Office (DO), Institute of Crop Science (ICropS), Postharvest Horticulture Training and Research Center (PHTRC), and the Central Experimental Station (CES).

Winners of the 12 sports events were as follows:

1. Athletics

• 100-meter run – GREEN (men and women)

• 200-meter run – GREEN (men); GOLD (women)

• 400-meter run – GREEN (men); GOLD (women)

• 4x100-meter relay – WHITE (men and women) 

• Swedish relay – GREEN (men); WHITE (women)

• Long Jump – GREEN (men); WHITE (women)

• Triple Jump – GOLD (men); GREEN (women)

• Discus throw – MAROON (men); WHITE (women)

2. Badminton

• Men’s Double – GOLD

• Women’s Double – WHITE

3. Basketball – GREEN (men and women)

4. Bowling – GOLD (men); MAROON (women)

5. Chess – GOLD 

6. Dama – GREEN 

7. Patintero - GREEN

8. Softball – WHITE 

9. Scrabble – GREEN 

10. Table tennis – GREEN (men); WHITE (women)

11. Tamaang tao – WHITE 

12. Volleyball – GREEN (men and women)

CAFS Dean Dr. Elpidio M. Agbisit, Jr., in his closing message, challenged the winning teams to start training soon as the Palarong UPLB 2019 is just around the corner. In fact, the sports fest was a preparation for the said event this coming March 2019. 

And true enough according to Mike Marshall (American former Major League baseball pitcher), “Victory is in the quality of the competition, not just the final score.” May we as CAFS family give the best we can because WE CAN!

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THOSE WHO DID THEIR BEST. (ROBatocabe; photos courtesy of JMDomingo)

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