The College of Agriculture and Food Science (CAFS)’ Green Hunters (student division) emerged as winner in the recently concluded PALARONG UPLB 2017, obtaining a total of 1,805 points from various sports events and other contests such as ballroom dancing, Filipino games and DOTA.
The College of Engineering and Agro-Industrial Technology (CEAT)’s Royal White placed second with 1,693 points. In third place was the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Yellow Raptors with 1,464 points.
Meanwhile, the Green Hunters’ faculty and staff placed second in the overall ranking, garnering a total of 1, 123 points behind the College of Arts and Sciences’ Blue Champs with 1,170 points. The Yellow Raptors (composed of the Colleges of Forestry and Natural Resources, Human Ecology, and Veterinary Medicine) was third place with 1,096 points.
The Palarong UPLB is an annual university-wide sports competition conducted by the UPLB Sports and Recreation Committee in coordination with the Department of Human Kinetics; and hosted by the different Colleges.
With this year’s theme, “Gear UP”, Palarong UPLB 2017 opened last March 27 and commenced last April 7. This was hosted and organized by CEAT and UPLB Sports and Recreation Committee. (Imelda M. Gesmundo with information from www.uplb.edu.ph)