University sport

  • Basketball

    BUCS Basketball: Sunderland overcome tough Leeds test

    October 20, 2017 at 5:55 pm

    University of Sunderland basketball made it two wins from two in the Northern 3B division with a 69-64 victory against Leeds Beckett. Both sides held double-digit leads during the game but the teams were well-matched and it proved to be an entertaining tie at CitySpace. Theodoros Axiorlis and Hilo Silva […]

     
  • Sunderland Spartans (in black) against Newcastle last season. Picture credit: Ganesh Rao

    Training camp concludes as Spartans begin quest for glory

    October 19, 2017 at 8:30 am

    The University of Sunderland’s American Football team, the Spartans, wrapped up their training camp schedule this week, at the Raich Carter Sports Centre, in preparation for their pre-season opener away at Manchester Tyrants. Having narrowly avoided relegation last season from the BUCS 1A North Division, the Spartans will hope that […]

     
  • Men’s 3rds suffer heavy defeat in first home match of season

    Men’s 3rds suffer heavy defeat in first home match of season

    October 18, 2017 at 8:42 pm

    University of Sunderland men’s football 3rd team kicked off their home campaign with a 7-1 defeat against Hull.  Sloppy defensive mistakes allowed Hull to score seven despite a spirited first-half performance from Sunderland. A late consolation from Ross Snaith gave the home side something to cheer about, though the manner […]

     
  • Badminton president Wong delighted with the “experience” of his squad

    Badminton president Wong delighted with the “experience” of his squad

    October 18, 2017 at 10:00 am

    University of Sunderland Badminton president Brandon Wong believes “experience” will be vital when his side face Durham University 3rds today at City Space. This will be Sunderland’s first league game of the season, as they could not field a team last week which resulted in a walkover defeat to York […]

     
  • Both sides have been in close-knit matches this season.

    Karpinskas: Leeds Beckett are ‘one of the best teams’ in Northern 3B

    October 17, 2017 at 6:00 pm

    University of Sunderland basketball captain Dom Karpinskas has given high praise to Leeds Beckett ahead of tomorrow’s fixture between the two sides. Sunderland got off to a winning start last week with a 70-62 victory over local rivals Teesside while Leeds didn’t play. Karpinskas, who showed his quality with an impressive performance on […]

     
  • Coach Brian Calder knows improvement is needed

    Calder reacts to Sunderland basketball’s opening night win

    October 16, 2017 at 9:00 am

    University of Sunderland basketball coach Brian Calder was in an upbeat mood after his side started their league campaign with victory over Teesside at CitySpace. Despite a complacent final quarter, which saw Teesside move to within single digits of the hosts, Sunderland had enough in the locker to gain the […]

     
  • In Pictures: Women’s Volleyball complete double as they beat Leeds

    In Pictures: Women’s Volleyball complete double as they beat Leeds

    October 12, 2017 at 10:39 pm

    University of Sunderland women’s Volleyball beat Leeds Beckett 3-1 on Wednesday to make it two wins out of two for the Wearsiders over the Yorkshire university. After the men’s team beat Leeds 3-1 earlier in the afternoon, the Wearside women replicated that score meaning they also started the BUCS season with […]

     
  • Both sides have been in close-knit matches this season.

    Sunderland Basketball 1sts beat rivals Teesside

    October 12, 2017 at 3:58 pm

    University of Sunderland Basketball 1sts marked the start of their Northern 3B campaign with a 70-62 victory against Teesside University at CitySpace on Wednesday. Led by the scoring of Domantas Karpinskas and Charles Sayers, Sunderland managed to fight off a late comeback from the visitors, whose point guard had an […]

     
  • In Pictures: Sunderland men beat Leeds in Volleyball opener

    In Pictures: Sunderland men beat Leeds in Volleyball opener

    October 12, 2017 at 3:50 pm

    The University of Sunderland men’s Volleyball team beat Leeds Beckett 1sts 3-1 yesterday. Below is a gallery of the best images as Geno Spasov’s men started the BUCS season on a high. Pictures by Iam Burn.

     
  • A new-look Sunderland side suffered a heavy defeat against York

    Women’s 1sts suffer defeat on opening day

    October 11, 2017 at 8:01 pm

    Sheffield University 2nds scored two goals in quick succession, as Sunderland’s women’s Football 1st team suffer a 2-0 defeat to start their BUCS season. Despite Sunderland having the majority of the chances, Sheffield found a breakthrough in the 77th minute, before doubling the advantage only two minutes later and confirming […]