Seneca Falls: Ninety-nine New York Chiropractic College students participated in 13 different sporting events at the annual Chiro Games in Cocoa Beach, Florida, this past weekend, October 31 – November 1. NYCC placed second overall out of the 11 teams competing – close behind Parker University – and bringing home the silver. Last year NYCC took third place overall.
NYCC claimed gold medals in men’s basketball, women’s soccer, and flag football; silver medals in women’s basketball and tennis; and bronze medals in table tennis, softball, swimming, and ice hockey. The running, volleyball, golf, and men’s soccer teams placed fourth.
Director of Health and Fitness Education at NYCC, Rhett Ticconi accompanied the teams to Florida. “We trained for nearly six months for this competition and the hard work paid off. Nine teams out of 13 medaled and all teams finished in the top 4,” he said.
New York Chiropractic College has participated in the Chiro Games since their inception in 1992. In addition to offering a chance to participate in competitive sports, the Chiro Games also provide students with an opportunity to meet, befriend, and network with their counterparts from other chiropractic colleges from across the country.