University sport

  • The Spinners talk tactics before their away loss to Northumbria 1sts

    Sunderland Spinners captain looks ahead to second half of the season

    December 15, 2017 at 4:58 pm

      University of Sunderland’s Ultimate Frisbee team, Sunderland Spinners, and captain James Davison are looking forward to restarting the season in the new year, despite sitting bottom of the BUCS league. So far the Spinners have lost all 5 of their games played, including a walkover loss to Hull 1st’s […]

     
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    Mid-season review: Men’s Hockey

    December 15, 2017 at 4:23 pm

    Sunderland Men’s Hockey have had a disappointing season not picking up any points, the team have lost all 4 games so far in the campaign and ends the year with a goal difference of -31.   Sunderland started the campaign with a 4-0 defeat to the University of York 3rd’s at home. […]

     
  • Volleyball mid-season review: Tsagakis analyses “frustrating” season

    Volleyball mid-season review: Tsagakis analyses “frustrating” season

    December 15, 2017 at 1:07 pm

    The University of Sunderland’s Men’s Volleyball captain, Georgios Tsagakis, says the team haven’t done as well as he’d like this year, despite their good run of form. Tsagakis does hope that the team can push on from January, and even go on to win the Northern Conference Cup. The team […]

     
  • Men’s football 1st team mid-season review: The story so far

    Men’s football 1st team mid-season review: The story so far

    December 15, 2017 at 12:22 pm

    As the first half of the season comes to an end for the University Men’s Football 1st’s, SportsByte reviews what we have learnt so far, and what could be improved in the remaining games of the season in 2018. League form The Wearsiders last game saw them on the receiving end […]

     
  • Sunderland 1st’s end year on a low with defeat to Durham

    Sunderland 1st’s end year on a low with defeat to Durham

    December 14, 2017 at 2:15 pm

    The final game of 2017 was one to forget for the University of Sunderland Men’s Football 1st’s as they were thrashed once again at home in the BUCS Northern 4B league. The result now means Sunderland have conceded four or more goals in four of their last seven games. The home […]

     
  • Paddy Horne (left) and Phil Rudd (right) in action against York last season.

    Sunderland Men’s tennis: Mid-season review

    December 13, 2017 at 10:05 am

    The 2017/18 BUCS tennis season has reached its mid-season winter break and it has been a struggle so far for Sunderland Men’s tennis 1st’s. The side currently sit bottom of the six-team Northern 4B league on minus-two points after five matches and are yet to register a win. With no […]

     
  • Sunderland 2nd’s: Mid-season review

    Sunderland 2nd’s: Mid-season review

    December 13, 2017 at 12:15 am

    It’s been a tough start to the 2017/18 season for the University of Sunderland men’s second team. With just one point to their name, the Sunderland side currently lie bottom of the BUCS Northern 5B league. A 6-2 defeat away to the Leeds Trinity was the worst possible start for […]

     
  • Match Reaction: Captain Ollie Watt on getting a win, playing in defence and new striker Joe Tunc

    Match Reaction: Captain Ollie Watt on getting a win, playing in defence and new striker Joe Tunc

    December 12, 2017 at 10:05 am

    After Wednesday’s win against the University of Sheffield’s 3rd team, University of Sunderland Men’s Football 1st team captain Ollie Watt gave his perspective on the season so far. The leading goal scorer for the oranges began by summarising the key to the teams win on Wednesday: “I think our most important […]

     
  • Ollie Watt is hoping Sunderland can improve on last season's Varsity disappointment.

    Sunderland 1st’s defeat Sheffield 3rd’s to finally taste victory after winless run

    December 11, 2017 at 12:59 pm

    The University of Sunderland Men’s Football 1st’s got their first victory since October as they secured a 2-1 home win against the University of Sheffield’s 3rd’s on Wednesday. A goal from Ahmed Terek and a Sheffield own goal were enough to give Sunderland an important victory and move them above their Northern 4B […]

     
  • University of Sunderland Women's Basketball 1st's team | Photo Credit: Mantas Baranauskas

    Gouda looks at areas of improvement following defeat to Mohawks Teesside

    December 11, 2017 at 10:03 am

    University of Sunderland Women’s Basketball 1st’s captain Martina Gouda feels there are improvements to be made following a 44-91 defeat to Mohawks Teesside in the Durham County Basketball League on Sunday. The first quarter saw Sunderland miss their rebound shots as the visitors took advantage, using breaks to give themselves […]