Varsity

  • York St John won all three Netball fixtures at this year's Clash of the Minsters

    York beat Sunderland to Clash of Minsters crown

    October 4, 2017 at 11:55 pm

    University of Sunderland suffered defeat in the Clash of the Minsters as York St John were crowned 18-8 winners. The annual curtain-raiser to the university sporting year took place in York with both universities competing across 26 sports and it was the home side who comfortably won in the end. […]

     
  • Netball 2nds team, captain Mildred Lee (third from left)

    Netball 2nds suffer unfortunate defeat against Varsity rivals Teesside

    March 25, 2017 at 9:14 am

    University of Sunderland netball 2nds missed the chance to make it three victories against local rivals Teesside this season, losing 39-31 at Varsity. Sunderland narrowly trailed by one point at the end of the first quarter, with the score at 7-6 to the home side. But Teesside capitalised their lead making the […]

     
  • Sunderland struggle against strong Teesside team

    Netball 3rds record a disappointing defeat at Varsity

    March 24, 2017 at 7:53 pm

    University of Sunderland’s netball 3rds suffered a heavy defeat against varsity rivals Teesside, after being beaten 34-12. The home side dominated the first quarter and scored 11 goals in response to Sunderland’s two points on the scoreboard. Sunderland managed to score seven goals in the second quarter and narrowed the […]

     
  • Sunderland Stars squad, president Natalie Gray (back row, fifth from right)

    Sunderland Stars narrowly miss out on a Varsity victory over Teesside Wildcats

    March 24, 2017 at 6:10 pm

    University of Sunderland’s cheerleaders missed out on taking the Varsity crown after losing out to Teesside Wildcats by 3.4 points. Both teams produced fantastic routines that demonstrated both dance and acrobatic ability. Routines were scored out of 80, with Stars scoring 71.9 and Wildcats carding 75.3. The home side snatched […]

     
  • Sunderland Dancer squad 2016/17

    Carter is ‘proud’ of dancers despite Varsity loss

    March 24, 2017 at 4:29 pm

    University of Sunderland dance squad lost out to their Teesside rivals for the Varsity title in Middlesbrough on Wednesday. Both teams performed two routines – one street routine and one mixed routine. Head coach Molly Carter said: “We choreographed and rehearsed those routines in a week and a half, we […]

     
  • Netball's point had levelled the scores at 2-2 overall.

    Teesside regain Varsity title with big win over Sunderland

    March 23, 2017 at 11:18 am

    University of Sunderland were unable to retain their Tees Wear Varsity crown as they fell to a heavy defeat to Teesside University on Wednesday. The Wearsiders claimed wins in American football, cricket, netball and basketball. Rowing shared a point in contentious circumstances, adding to Sunderland’s equestrian victory from earlier in the […]

     
  • Men's tennis gave Teesside a run for their money on Wednesday.

    Men’s tennis taste narrow Varsity defeat in Teesside

    March 23, 2017 at 10:30 am

    University of Sunderland men’s tennis 1sts were defeated 4-2 by an impressive Teesside outfit in the Tees-Wear Varsity on Wednesday afternoon. Teesside won three of the four singles matches while the points were shared in the doubles. Sunderland’s team consisted of captain Phil Rudd, president Paddy Horne, Jordan Wilson and […]

     
  • Men's volleyball have enjoyed a successful season but fell short on Wednesday.

    Poor start costs Sunderland in Varsity men’s volleyball match

    March 23, 2017 at 10:07 am

    University of Sunderland’s men volleyball’s excellent season so far came to a stumbling halt in the Varsity clash against Teesside University. This year’s Varsity saw the winners of the Northern 3B volleyball men’s league visit the team that finished third in this years Northern 2B. The Teesiders were in control […]

     
  • Sunderland won the point but celebrations were muted after the injury.

    American football’s Varsity clash abandoned due to Teesside injury

    March 23, 2017 at 9:27 am

    University of Sunderland’s American football team had their Tees-Wear Varsity match abandoned due to a serious injury to a Teesside player. The injury occurred midway through the third quarter, with Sunderland leading 16-8. And given the circumstances, the referees had no option but to bring the game to an early […]

     
  • Netball's point had levelled the scores at 2-2 overall.

    Netball firsts pull off stunning Varsity victory with last-gasp winner

    March 23, 2017 at 9:10 am

    University of Sunderland’s netball 1sts took arguably the most dramatic point of Varsity after a winner at the death gave them a 44-43 win over Teesside. A fantastic start to the match saw Sunderland ahead at the end of the first quarter, putting away nine scores to Teesside’s eight. And it was starting to […]