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2023 Battle of the Fields

The 5th Optimizers Battle of the Field was held on Saturday April 29, 2023 at Kaminsky Park Soccer Field in front of a large number of Economics Faculty, Staff, Students and their families.

Game Highlights

The Game

The Micro-Health team in white and the Macro-Econometrics team in blue started the game refereed by John Latting. During the regulation time the game tide 3-3, a result that was maintained until the end of the overtime. A penalty shootout ensued that led to Micro-Health victory with 3 successful penalties against 1 for Macro-Econometrics.  The Micro-Health team lifted the battle of the fields trophy for the third time against two championships by the Macro-Econometrics team. 

Faculty as well as graduate and undergraduate students made up the two co-rec teams.  The participants held a picnic after the game. The department is now awaiting with anticipation for the 6th battle of the fields set for April of 2024 to see if Macro-Econometrics can catch up in trophy count or Micro-Health will extend their lead.