Sports Updates - March, 5-11

By Diana Meso & Hilda Indasi

As the Kenya Universities Sports Association (KUSA) University League continues, the men’s basketball team was hosted by Mt. Kenya University, where they emerged victorious in the two games played on Saturday, March 5 and Sunday, March 6. The team thrashed Mt. Kenya University 70-48 and beat Kenyatta University 51-45.

In hockey, the ladies’ and men’s hockey teams doubled their victory against Daystar University and St. Paul’s University by beating both teams 3-0 at Gen. Kago Primary School-Ruiru on Saturday, March 5. On Sunday, March 6, the men’s team tied 1-1 with Sailors in their first match in the Kenya Hockey Union Premier League that just commenced.

In other KUSA games, the soccer and the netball teams lost 1-3 and 16-20 to St. Paul’s University and Daystar University respectively at Mt. Kenya University sports grounds. Additionally, the ladies’ handball team lost 5-7 to their host Mt. Kenya University in a friendly match.

In rugby, the men’s team lost 19-26 to University of Eldoret at USIU-Africa grounds on Saturday, March 5. This was after they lost 17-20 to their host, Catholic University of Eastern Africa on Saturday, February 26 in the ongoing Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) league.

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