Volleyball

  • An experienced Sunderland side could do little to prevent York St John from taking the win

    Women’s volleyball team set for difficult first fixture

    October 15, 2014 at 10:30 am

    University of Sunderland women’s volleyball team are traveling away to Northumbria University for what could be the “hardest game of the season”, according to coach Geno Spasov. Sunderland are coming into this match after a heavy 3-0 defeat against York St. John University but morale is high throughout the team […]

     
  • Sunderland women's volleyball team suffered a straight set defeat in their varsity clash.

    Sunderland Women’s Volleyball team succumb to defeat

    October 10, 2014 at 10:30 am

    Despite putting in a good performance, the lack of playing time for a newly-built women’s volleyball team proved to be too much a handicap against York St. John in Sunderland’s Clash of the Minsters match. The home side’s experience was a big factor in Wednesday’s game, as York St. John’s […]

     
  • UoS Men's 1st team win varsity clash 3-2

    Sunderland Men’s Volleyball team clinch win in nail-biting game.

    October 9, 2014 at 1:00 am

    In a tight game, impressive communication throughout a confident Sunderland University 1st team  proved key in their victory over a York St. John side coached by former Sunderland player, Jack Deaton. The game exhibited impressive periods of play from both sides, meaning that regular timeouts were used to alter strategies […]

     
  • Volleyball teams take a point each at Varsity

    Volleyball teams take a point each at Varsity

    April 30, 2014 at 5:45 pm

    University of Sunderland men’s Volleyball team won but the Mixed Team lost in their Varsity matches against Teesside at CitySpace. The men won their match in straight sets – 25-20, 25-9, 27-25, while a closer mixed game was won by Teesside – 25-20, 25-17, 20-25, 25-23. Initially, only the men’s […]

     
  • Sunderland City Predators beat Loughborough Students for the second time in a month. Picture credit: Matt Riggs

    Predators end season at home to the Rockets

    April 4, 2014 at 1:00 pm

    Sunderland City Predators men’s Volleyball coach Keith Sowden expects Sunday’s visit of Nottingham Rockets to be a tough encounter. The Predators’ final match of the season sees them host the Rockets who can still win the division, but Sunderland can achieve a finish as high as fourth place in their first […]