ISLAMABAD - Punjab University becomes the champion of the Third All-Pakistan Inter Varsity Women Netball Championship after edging out Lahore College for Women University by 20-17 in a tough final here at the NUML University Gymnasium Hall on Saturday by 20-17.

Both teams exhibited superb skills and kept match tiling either way. But in the finishing moments PU players held their nerves to snatch match from the Lahore College of Women University players by 20-17.

Razia scored 11 points while Rizwana scored 9 points for Punjab University. Sumen scored five points for Lahore College for Women University. Both teams provided entertainment to a mammoth crowd who their skills. Earlier Government College University Faisalabad bagged third position by beating Karachi University 26-16 in the third place play-off match. Sadaf top scored for Faisalabad with 18 points; Sosheena scored nine points for Karachi.

NUML University Reactor, Major General (R) Masood Hasan and Director General NUML University, Azam Jamal were the chief guests on the final. Punjab University were awarded Rs 12,000 cash and trophy, Lahore College for Women University received runners-up trophy and Rs 9,000 while GCUFaisalabad were given Rs 6000.