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Interschool champions honored at AUS Sports Day 2012
The Student Athletics and Recreation Department of the Office of Student Affairs at American University of Sharjah (AUS) celebrated its annual Sports Day on May 1 at the Sports Complex with participation from AUS athletes in a festive mood marking the end of all competitive and recreational sports programs for this academic year.
The day's activities started with the finals of the Sixth AUS Men's and Women's Interschool Tournament in volleyball, basketball, cricket and soccer. After the finals, participants assembled in front of the Sports Complex for the much awaited games.
In the interschool tournaments, the College of Arts and Science (CAS) won in women's basketball and were runners up in women's volleyball and cricket. The College of Architecture, Art and Design (CAAD) won first place in men's and women's volleyball and secured second place in women's basketball and third place in men's basketball and soccer. The School of Business and Management (SBM) were the champions of men's basketball and soccer and placed third in men's and women's volleyball. The College of Engineering (CEN) won in cricket and placed second place in men's volleyball and soccer. CEN also secured third place in women's basketball and men's cricket.
Dr. Peter Heath, AUS Chancellor, and Dr. Moza Al Shehhi, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, awarded the winners of the intramural and interschool tournaments in the presence of Munketh Taha, Director of Student Development and Organization; Dr. Mohamed Helal, Manager of Sports Programs; and Louise Abdul Rahman Garcia, President of the AUS Student Council.
Dr. Moza Al Shehhi congratulated the winners and AUS team members for their achievements and she encouraged the students to join the AUS sports teams.