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Three medals for Rhodes at Supa-Pool champs

Date Released: Fri, 14 December 2012 10:59 +0200

Rhodes University walked away with three medals at last week's University Sport South Africa (USSA) National Institutional Supa-Pool Championship.

Rhodes hosted the event in conjunction with USSA. All matches took place at the Alec Mullins Hall on campus. Cwenga Blekiwe was the top-ranked singles player from Rhodes in the tournament, winning the championship bronze medal.

Fellow Rhodes student Zweli Hlatshwayo was the number one ranked team player at the end of the tournament.

The Rhodes team consisting of Blekiwe, Shaun Gordon, Manqoba and Zweli Hlatshwayo and Marc Jacobs took bronze in the team competition.

The Supa-Pool champs were played under Black Ball rules and took place from Monday, 3 December until last Friday, ending with a prize-giving ceremony after the final matches.

BRONZE WINNER... Cwenga Blekiwe of the Rhodes University Pool club won the championship bronze medal in the singles event of the University Sport South Africa National Institutional Supa-Pool Championship last week. The competition took place on Rhodes campus.

Photo: Stephen Penney

By Stephen Penney

Source: Grocott's Mail