NYUAD Falcons Intercollegiate teams finished out the ADISL Season! Here’s a recap and standings for each of our competitive teams:
Men’s Basketball (7-0)
The Men’s Basketball team finished the season on top for the third year in a row! The “three-peat” champions were undefeated this season and look forward to upcoming HESF quarter-finals.
Women’s Basketball (1-4)
Although the Women’s team finished the season in 5th place in December, they continue with practices and scrimmages to come back next season as a more mature entity.
Men’s Football (4-2, Division II)
The Men’s Football team ascended to the ADISL playoffs for the first time, defeating Al Ain in the semi-finals. They played a hard game in the finals against UAEU, who won 3-0 leaving NYUAD in second place for Division II.
Women’s Football (W-2, D-3, L-1)
The Women’s Football team ended the season before playoffs in 5th place but had equal standings with two other teams. The total number of goals scored determined playoff qualifications leaving NYUAD out of ADISL championship play. One of our Athletics photography interns, Suraiya, reflects on the Women’s Football team at the close of the competitive season on the Athletics blog.
Men’s Badminton (5-3)
The Men’s Badminton team completed the season in 2nd place after losing in the semi-finals to Masdar Institute, but then bested Paris Sorbonne University of Abu Dhabi in a consolation match.
Women’s Badminton (6-0)
The the Women’s Badminton team finished at the top of the ADISL League, beating Abu Dhabi University in the semi-finals and Zayed University in the finals.
The Cricket team finished 5th in the League. The team saw a lot of spirited new players this year, and hope to use this energy to build confidence and skills for next year.
Table Tennis (5-3)
The Table Tennis team tied with Abu Dhabi University to take 4th place in the League. They also had the opportunity to compete in the HESF matches in Sharjah with five other universities from the UAE, and took second place.