A night of Champions

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Posted on Monday, March 25th, 2019 by Erik D Unger under Recreation & Wellness. Tags:

Intramural Championship Night| March 20th, 2019

Team 187 Spring Basketball GoldThere were championships aplenty last Wednesday at the Kaplan Center as several intramural leagues brought their seasons to a close. First up was the “War of the Roses” dodgeball match, where Chi Omega sorority beat Alpha Delta Pi.

“It feels good,” said Chi Omega member Shelby Williams. “We worked really good together as a team.”

In the Blue bracket for indoor soccer, 808Red, White, Blie defeated the Invisible Hand, 11-2. Downstairs in the two-court gym, the FleBallers pulled out a victory in a closely-fought contest with the UNCG Hunters, 55-53, to win the Blue bracket in intramural basketball.

Chi Omega Dodgeball“I like being able to play basketball after high school,” said freshmen Christian Stephens, a member of the FleBallers, about the popular intramural basketball competitions. “It’s great to put something together with teamwork and chemistry and win.”

Following the Blue bracket, Team 187 defeated the Splash Brothers 55-51 in overtime to take the the Gold bracket championship.

“Feels great,” said Team 187 member Evan James, a junior. The victory came on the heels of team’s victory in the flag football intramural championship earlier in the semester, a win that James credited to the team’s chemistry.

“We’re been playing together for a while,” said Evans. “The new guys fit in great and work well with the chemistry.”

Blue Team Unified BasketballIn the Unified championship, the Blue team won. The Special Olympics Unified League is an inclusive program that combines athletes with disabilities with partners without disabilities where everyone gets an opportunity to play together.

“We’re a good team and we played awesome,” said Blue team member Katie Carter, a junior. “Everyone played great.”