UDINUS’ BASKETBALL TEAM WON THE COMPETITION AT PORSIMAPTAR 2017
Student Activity Unit (UKM) of Basketball Dian Nuswantoro University (Udinus) once again reached the top position in the match. In the prestigious event of Sport and Art Week of Students and Police Cadets (Porsimaptar) XVII which was held by Police Academy (Akpol), Udinusquad (the nick name of Udinus’ Basketball UKM) won as the 1st winner in a basketball competition for both male and female category.
The competition which was held on Friday 24th of November went fierce. For the male team, they were successfully defeated Akamigas in the preliminary round, beat Unnes in the top 8, and outperformed USM in the semifinal. Finally in the final round, the male team of Udinusquad beat UKSW with score 57-51.
For the players as well as members of Udinusquad, Porsimaptar 2017 was a warming up event for them. "Thank God we can win Porsimaptar 2017. This game is a warm up for us to join the LA Campus League in January 2018, "said Lutfi, The Chairman of The Student Activity Unit of Basketball Udinus.
Besides won the basketball competition, Udinus also won in badminton competition at Porsimaptar 2017. In the female single category, Putri Sri Prikustyowati, an athlete from Student Activity Unit of Badminton Udinus, won and ended up in the 3rd place after defeated Andalas University, USM and Unisulla in the preliminary round. But Putri had to satisfy in the 3rd place after the rematch with USM.
In addition to the female single category, Student Activity Unit of Badminton Udinus also sent athletes in female double category. In this category Putri Sri returned to compete, in pair with Sandra Rahayu Salim. The preliminary round was run smoothly, they defeated STIE BPD Jateng and Unisulla. But unfortunately, they had to stop after they were defeated by USM in semifinal. (* PR / ning