PANAJI: St. Xavier’s College, Mapusa, won both the Men and Women Hockey Championship 2022-23, organized by Goa University at Hockey Turf, Dayanand Bandodkar Krida Sankool, Peddem, Mapusa.
In the Men’s championship finals, St. Xavier’s College defeated Sant Sohirobanath Ambiye, Government College of Arts and Commerce Pernem, scoring 5-0.
In the Women’s championship finals, St. Xavier’s College defeated Rosary College of Commerce and Arts, Navelim, again with a final score of 5-0.
Earlier in the semifinals of the Women’s Section, Rosary College defeated Carmel College of Arts, Science and Commerce for Women, Nuvem with a score of 7-0 and St. Xavier’s College defeated Government College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Quepem with a score 5-0.
In the Men’s semifinals, Government College, Pernem defeated Government College, Quepem, 5-0. And St. Xavier’s College defeated SV’s Sridora Caculo College Of Commerce and Management Studies, Mapusa, 5-1
In total, 11 men’s and 5 women’s teams participated in the four days Inter College Hockey Championships.
Presentation ceremony Chief Guest Victor Albuquerque, Hockey Coach, Sports Authority of Goa, presented medals and trophies to the winners and runners-ups.
St. Xavier’s College Women’s team: Santoshi Nagekar, Tanisha Murgod, Anoksha D’souza, Flavina Rodrigues, Kruthika Naik, Namita Govekar, Veena Naik, Prajwala Harmalkar, Sejal Parsekar, Aparna Naik, Prachita Verlekar, Riya Salgaonkar, Diksha Chawdhari, Aditi Naik, Saloni Haldankar and Shruthi Vaigankar.
St. Xavier’s College Men Team: Ashutosh Narvekar, G. Krishnaiah, Pavan Salgaokar, Kaushik Sakhalkar, Yash Tarkar, Sameer Yaligar, Deepak Gurav, Gaurav Palyekar, Abhishek Pathak, Omkar Chavan, Sarang Honakhande, Bansidhar Jha, Akash Pawar, Shubham Sharma, Gaurav Kumar Singh
#Attached photos show the Winners and Runner Up team along with the dignitaries Victor Albuquerque, Balachandra Jadar, Asst. Director of Physical Education and Sports, Goa University, Avidh Morajkar, Asst. Sports Officer, Goa University, Mrs Joslyn D’Souza, College Director of Physical Education and Sports, St. Xavier’s College, Mapusa and glimpses of the matches held at the championship.