University sport

  • Calder reacts to Hull “out-enthusing” Sunderland

    Calder reacts to Hull “out-enthusing” Sunderland

    December 4, 2017 at 1:00 pm

    University of Sunderland men’s basketball coach Brian Calder has admitted his side were out-enthused in a 71-53 defeat against Hull University. A poor defensive performance, combined with Hull’s consistent attack, saw Sunderland outscored 45-26 by the visitors in the second half. Calder highlighted his side’s lack of enthusiasm and poor […]

     
  • Spartans beaten by Napier Knights in one-sided game

    Spartans beaten by Napier Knights in one-sided game

    December 4, 2017 at 10:12 am

    Sunderland Spartans failed to score for the second time this season as they lost 35-0 to Edinburgh Napier Knights. In their last game before the Christmas break, the Spartans also lost QB Trevor Hill early in the fourth quarter to a shoulder injury, leaving back-up QB Mark Daniel Laing to […]

     
  • Spartans march on in search of second win

    Spartans march on in search of second win

    December 1, 2017 at 3:00 pm

      Sunderland Spartans are hoping to keep up the momentum as they march on in search of their second win of the season. The Spartans will be hosting the Edinburgh Napier Knights on December 3 at Druids Park, hoping that last weeks win against Northumbria Mustangs will prove to be […]

     
  • Sunderland Men’s tennis match at Teesside postponed

    Sunderland Men’s tennis match at Teesside postponed

    December 1, 2017 at 2:00 pm

        Sunderland Men’s Tennis 1st’s match against Teesside 1st’s on Wednesday was postponed due to bad weather. BUCS are yet to announce a new date but the sides are now unlikely to meet until the turn of the year. The match was set to see the BUCS Northern 4B […]

     
  • Kendal looks at the positives despite diasppointing defeat to York St John

    Kendal looks at the positives despite diasppointing defeat to York St John

    December 1, 2017 at 1:15 pm

    University of Sunderland men’s football 3rd team coach Daniel Kendal insisted the performances have been “getting better and better every week” despite the team currently sitting bottom of the Northern 6B league table, still without a point.  “We played really well in the second half” said Kendal. “We should have […]

     
  • Solid Sunderland make it three in a row

    Solid Sunderland make it three in a row

    December 1, 2017 at 11:00 am

    The University of Sunderland’s Men’s Volleyball team won their third consecutive game in all competitions following last night’s entertaining 3-2 victory over Leeds Beckett 1st’s. The result followed on from two straight-sets victories over Lancaster in the Northern 2B division and Durham in the Northern Conference Cup, and the confidence is now […]

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

    Coach Wood praises Sunderland’s breaks in win over York

    December 1, 2017 at 10:10 am

    Coach Harry Wood said breaks were “the key to success” as University of Sunderland Women’s Basketball 1st’s cruised to 73-61 victory over the University of York. Sunderland’s women dominated to open up a 20-point lead at the end of the first quarter, with York struggling to break the defence and […]

     
  • Sunderland have struggled in the league so far this year.

    Hull storm to victory against below par Sunderland

    November 30, 2017 at 3:55 pm

    University of Sunderland Men’s Basketball 1st’s suffered a disappointing 71-53 defeat against University of Hull 1st’s at CitySpace on Wednesday night. Sunderland, who started the night in second place and three points clear of Hull, were outscored 45-26 in the second period as Brian Calder’s men saw their one-point half-time lead […]

     
  • York St John beat Sunderland in seven-goal thriller

    York St John beat Sunderland in seven-goal thriller

    November 30, 2017 at 9:35 am

    York St John’s 4th team inflicted a fifth consecutive league defeat on Sunderland Men’s 3rds after a comprehensive 5-2 win at Silksworth Sports Complex.    The visitors struck four times in the first half and scored a sensational fifth late on, as goals from Stuart Bushby and Jack Mensforth could […]

     
  • Men’s Futsal 1st’s Victorious at York St John’s

    Men’s Futsal 1st’s Victorious at York St John’s

    November 29, 2017 at 3:15 pm

    Sunderland Men’s Futsal 1st’s grabbed impressive victories over the weekend after beating York seconds and York St John seconds. Victory over rivals pushed Sunderland Men’s Futsal 1st’s right up the table after beating York 10-1 and York St John 7-6 in the second round-robin tournament of the season. Sunderland had […]