The second edition of the tournament which is becoming popular saw participation of thirty engineering colleges from across Karnataka and University of Colombo. The cricket and badminton event organized by PES University was held from Jan 19 to 23, 2018.
Budding cricketers in PES University were all excited at the inauguration of the PES Cricket Ground. INFINI 2017, the annual international sports fest of PES also got underway on the same day, 11th October. Dr. M. R. Doreswamy, Chancellor and Dr. K.N.B Murthy, Vice Chancellor graced the occasions. The 3-day fest saw participation of forty colleges including university of Colombo and University of Moratuwa from Sri Lanka. The games at Infini 2017 include cricket, Futsal, basket-ball, throw-ball, badminton and pro-Kabaddi.
PES University clashed with University of Colombo in Masterminds’ International Cricket Tournament 2017 and was declared Runner-up. The tournament is the first of its kind T20 cricket league at University level. Mithun M Bhat, student of MBA program, was declared Best batsman.
Our chess team won third place at the South Zone chess competition held at Anna University. The chess wizards are Pavan Shiralagi, Naren Kumar, Akshay Bharatwaj, Anantharam, Yashskara, students of engineering program. The team will be representing PES University at the all India university games to be held at Bhopal.
Sports Awards are given every year to recognize and reward excellence in sports by Department of Physical Education & Sports. The awardees received their awards from Prof. D. Jawahar, Pro-Chancellor and Dr. KNB Murthy, Vice Chancellor.
The second edition of Sports Magazine SPARDHA was unveiled by Prof. D. Jawahar. It was an afternoon of fun and excitement as everyone experienced the magazine come alive through enlightening engaging discussions centred on Sports & Fitness.
PES University participated in inter collegiate basketball tournament at REVAMP ’17 to finish as the undisputed champions. In the opening game, the team took on CMRIT and scored a comfortable 40-16 win. In the next round, encountering relatively taller Acharya IT players and after a closely contested first half, the team went on a scoring run to win the game 49-24. Facing MVJCE in the semifinals, after taking a massive lead at the end of the first quarter, the team cruised to a 39-11 win over their opponents. The stage was set for the finals against MVIT. Both the teams gave their best and at the end it was PES University who held onto their nerves and closed out the game with a 43-42 win. Akshat Devrani, captain of PES University, was awarded the best player of the tournament.
Standing(L to R) : Anish Kasi, Toby Sam, Ankit Narasimhan, R Rakesh (Coach), Sarang Pramode, Arvind Baskar, Sriram Veeraraaghavan
Kneeling(L to R) : Aditya Venkatesh, Vishal Nagarajan, Dhruv Deokuliar, Akshat Devrani, Himanshu Hegde, Mohamed Hafeez
PES College of Pharmacy, won the Bengaluru zonal kabaddi championship of Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences.
The closely fought Sindhi College State level Diamond Jubilee Inter-collegiate 20-20 Cricket tournament saw an unbeatable performance by the PES university cricket team to emerge as the winners.
Keertana clinched third position at All India Inter University Rowing Championship organized by Punjabi University and held at Sukuna Lake, Chandigarh. Keertana is a first year undergraduate student of CSE.
THE SPORTS AWARDS 2016 – The annual award ceremony honoring remarkable individuals from sports along with the greatest sporting achievements throughout the year was organized by Department of Physical Education & Sports on Thursday, April 7.