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by Kelsey Blair

The Indoor Soccer League came to an end as the championship games were played this past Sunday. The night started off with the Co-Rec Championship game, where it was Townies Elite versus Nikki and the Trackies. Townies Elite and Nikki and the Trackies both went into the game having undefeated records. Townies Elite got off to a quick start scoring three goals in a row. It looked like the game was going to be a blowout as Nikki and the Trackies struggled to find their footing. However, near the end of the half Nikki and the Trackies were able to connect with the back of the net and get a goal on the board. The half ended at a score of 3-1. During the second half, Townies Elite scored two quick goals again. Nikki and the Trackies were able score two more goals themselves, however they were just never able to catch up to Townies Elite. Townies Elite went home with the Championship T-Shirt winning the game by a score of 6-3. Anthony Barone was the MVP of Townies Elite scoring four out of five of their goals. He said, "Finally winning the soccer tournament was very enjoyable for our team since we've been competing in this league for two years now. All throughout the playoffs we played a lot of skillful teams, so it feels nice that our efforts paid off. I think the team came together when we needed it most, and we are happy to have our first T-shirts for indoor soccer."

The Men's Championship game was between NARP Life and Shatta Movemment. NARP Life and Shatta Movemmentwere both undefeated going into the championship game. NARP took the lead early on in the half, and continued to score from there on out. Shatta Movemment was able to score one goal during the half. Going into halftime the score was 3-1. During the second half NARP Life scored another two goals. The score was 5-1 with NARP Life in the lead and it looked like the game was all over. However, Shatta Movemment got on a hot streak and scored three quick goals and were back in it 5-4. However, NARP Life did not let them ever catch up and scored two more goals of their own. In the end, NARP Life took home the Championship T-Shirt, winning the game 7-4. Captain of NARP Life, Nick Pittari said, "We thought it was a great tournament with a lot of tough competition, which made it feel even better to win. My teammates and I had a good time and we are excited to do it all again next year!"

Intramural Indoor Soccer Champions Men's Indoor Soccer Champions

Photo by Gabriela Santos

Also, this past week was the Hot Shot Contest and the 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament. The Hot Shot Contest was won by senior Matt Stone who said, "It feels great to win. I got hot from downtown and carried that momentum throughout the competition. It's my senior year so to win is a great memory." For the Men's 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament the Lee Hall Legends took home the championship title, while for the Women's 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament the Average Joe's won the Championship T-Shirt.

Hot Shot Contest Winner

Hot Shot Contest winner Matt Stone

Photo by Gabriela Santos

In the Women's Dodgeball League this week, Dillon's Destroyers were able to beat Ballsanga two games to none, and Ball is Lyfe just edged out the Dodging Ducks two games to one.

In the Men's Competitive League, Duck beat Cock It Back three games to one, and All-Alley Cat beat No $wag Zone two games to none. The Pontys were also able to pull out a win over Eatin' Ain't Cheatin' two games to one. In the Co-Rec Competitive League, The Dodgefathers beat Balls Deep three games to none.

In Men's Competitive Handball League this week, the Lee Hall Legends dominated Phi Tau ten goals to none, Stop and Dangle beat Snipe Chirp Cele five goals to one, and in a close game, Delta Kappa Kappa just beat out the Ball Handlers three games to two.

In the Co-Rec Softball Tournament this week, Where My Pitches beat Pitch Perfect to advance to the next round eight runs to four, and the Squids ousted Benchwarmers twelve runs to two to advance to the next roundas well. In another blowout game Thots You're Out beat The Nightcrawlers fifteen runs to three. In the Men's Tournament, The Guild Beat Breaking Bats fifteen runs to five, the Windy City Cloths beat The Lakeritos twelve runs to none, and in a nail biter, the MasterBatters beat Balls Deep twelve runs to eleven to help them advance.

In other Campus Recreation news, the 7 v 7 Flag Football Tournament is this weekend, the championship games will be held on Sunday, April 19th starting at 2pm, and registration is open for the Spring Golf Tournament on May 3rd.

Player of the Week

Elliot Altland

 by Kelsey Blair

Elliot Altland has been chosen as the Campus Recreation Player of the Week for his efforts in the Men's Flag Football Tournament. Altland is a Senior business Administration and Communication and Social Interaction Double Major from West Irondequoit Rochester, NY.

Altland helped his Flag Football Team, the Dawg Pound, take home the Men's Championship title. The Dawg Pound beat the Hustllin' Homies in the finals by a score of 8-7. Altland was a big part of his team's success throughout the tournament. He had a strong defensive presence that allowed his team to wingames even when their offense was not clicking. In the championship game he was able to get seven sacks on the opposing quarterback. He says, "Consistently I was just able to establish a defensive presence and energy that kept their offense confused and flustered while our offense was then able to take control of the game."

He describes himselfas competitive, energetic and passionate, and his friends say he is a fun person to be around. Altland has thoroughlyenjoyed his time playing sports through Campus Recreation saying, "I love intramural sports because it has given me an opportunity to competitively play sports my entire 4 years here at Oswego."

Before Altland was involved in intramurals at Oswego he played Varsity Tennis for four yearsalong with football and indoor track in high school. Here at Oswego he was won the Men's Dodgeball Tournament, Men's Volleyball Championship and has competed in every other intramural sports except Broomball and Badminton. As far the Flag Football goes Altland says, "I have competed in the men's competitive flag football league/tournament 8 times now and this final tournament was my first win. It's a great way to have fun with friends, and the best way to stay fit and active in a competitive environment."

Past Players of the Week:

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