The 5D’s of dodgeball

Del Mar College hosted its first intramural dodgeball of the fall semester on Sept. 25. Students gathered for a time to take their minds off of classes and just have fun.

Dodgeball is a game where people try to eliminate opponents on the opposite side by throwing the ball at them. Some say it is a good sport to play as it form of anaerobic exercise, promoting strength, speed and power to the body, which gives you a lot of energy.

Zach Riley, 21, participated in the dodgeball game to take the edge off of school.

“It’s a stress reliever and it makes me confident whenever I’ve had a bad day,” he said.

For 18-year-old Alejandro Lerma Palacios, he was just at the right place at the right time.

“I just wanted to do something to pass time,” he said.

For more information about intramurals, visit the Kinesiology Department on


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