Nidhi struck five goals, including a hat-trick, as Hemawati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University (Srinagar) blanked Dayalbagh Educational Institute (Agra) 5-0 to reach the quarterfinals of the North Zone inter-university women’s football tournament at the Delhi University Stadium here on Tuesday.

University of Allahabad, Punjabi University (Patiala) and Guru Nanak Dev University (Amritsar) also recorded convincing wins to enter the last eight.

The results: University of Allahabad 3 (Komal Kanojia, Ankita Singh, Vartika Yadav) bt Chaudhary Devi Lal University (Sirsa) 0; Punjabi University (Patiala) 4 (Amarjeet Kaur 2, Neha Kumari 2) bt Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj University (Kanpur) 0; Guru Nanak Dev University (Amritsar) 5 (Nirmaljeet Kaur, Jaswinder Kaur, Sharamjeet Kaur, Pooja Rani and Sonia) bt Ram Manohar Lohia Avadh University (Faizabad) 0; Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University (Srinagar) 5 (Nidhi 5) bt Dayalbagh Educational Institute (Agra) 0. — Principal Correspondent

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