Competition continued to be intense on the second day of the 10th annual SSN Trophy all-India collegiate sports festival here on Wednesday. Apart from the home team players, competitors from SRMC, RED, and St. Joseph’s attracted attention in tennis and chess.
In the women’s section Lady Doak College, Madurai, beat SSN in a close basketball match at 59-54. In chess, Velammal drew with Muhammad Sadek College 2-2.
Men: Basketball: SSN 41 (Sam Sundar 11, Gokul 10) bt CIT 37 (Nivedhan 14); CIT 44 (Nivedhan 12) bt KLU 21. Badminton: St. Joseph’s bt VNR VJIET 3-1; Hindustan bt Agni 3-0; PSNA bt Kalasalinam 3-1; SSN B bt Bharath University 3-0. Table Tennis: SSN B bt AMET University 3-0; KCG Tech bt Thyagaraja College of Engineering, Madurai 3-0; Sairam bt BSA Univeristy 3-1; AIHT bt Sathyabama 3-2. Tennis: REC bt Easwari 2-1; SRMC bt Rajalakshmi Institute of Technology 2-1; MIT bt VNR VJIET 2-0. Chess: St. Joseph’s bt Alpha 4-0; SSN bt AMET 4-0; Rajalakshmi Institute bt SRMC 3-1; Velammal drew with Mohammed Sathak AJ 2-2.
Women: Basketball: Lady Doak, Madurai 59 (Jayapradeepa 40) bt SSN 54 (Santoshini 19, Shruti 10); Jeppiaar Institute 43 bt St. Francis, Hyderabad 12. Badminton: Hindustan University bt Easwari Engineering 2-0; REC bt Sriram Engineering 2-1; PSNA bt Meenakshi 2-1. Table Tennis: Velammal bt SRMC 3-1; SSN A bt Hindustan 3-1; SSN B bt Indira Gandhi 3-0. Tennis: St. Francis bt SSN A 2-0; SBM Jain bt SSN B 2-0.