University volleyball

  • Sunderland and Teesside women's football teams in action at Southern Areas Playing Fields.

    Sunderland crowned Tees-Wear Varsity champions

    April 28, 2016 at 12:00 pm

    The University of Sunderland have won the 2016 Tees-Wear Varsity in one of the closest contested competitions in recent history, as they beat Teesside University 13-12. With over 12 hours of sport taking place across Sunderland and 25 fixtures taking place, Sunderland edged out their Teesside rivals by the narrowest […]

     
  • University teams return to BUCS action

    University teams return to BUCS action

    January 27, 2016 at 11:12 am

    The University of Sunderland’s sports teams return to BUCS Wednesdays action today with ten teams set to play their first fixtures since the winter break. After more than a month without a game the Sunderland teams resume their campaigns this afternoon across seven sports. Men’s Football are the first teams […]

     
  • University women’s volleyball: Mid-season review

    University women’s volleyball: Mid-season review

    December 21, 2015 at 8:30 am

    University of Sunderland women’s volleyball team missed the chance to register another clear victory against favourite rivals in the last game before the winter break. After beating York St John University home and away last season, as well as in the last two Varsity encounters, the Wearsiders were looking forward […]

     
  • Sunderland Men’s volleyball face Newcastle

    Sunderland Men’s volleyball face Newcastle

    December 9, 2015 at 10:00 am

    The University of Sunderland men’s volleyball team will be hoping Christmas comes early with a win against local rivals Newcastle this afternoon. A disappointing season so far sees the men’s team desperate for a win before Christmas, however it won’t be easy playing against a strong Newcastle side. “Not only […]

     
  • Captain confident of second semester success

    Captain confident of second semester success

    December 8, 2015 at 11:35 am

    The start of this year’s campaign hasn’t gone to plan for the University of Sunderland men’s volleyball team. With several match cancellations and some of the team’s key players unable to attend games since September, the squad are hoping for a more successful run following the Christmas break. The volleyball […]

     
  • Sunderland Volleyballers building for the future

    Sunderland Volleyballers building for the future

    November 23, 2015 at 4:00 pm

    With a lot of new faces in this year’s men’s Volleyball team, results haven’t been as good as in previous seasons for the University of Sunderland team. Many of the squad are still new to playing at a competitive level, and the standard of Volleyball is much higher than they […]

     
  • University Volleyball captain critical after defeat

    University Volleyball captain critical after defeat

    November 21, 2015 at 9:00 am

    The University of Sunderland men’s Volleyball team lost to league leaders York in straight sets on Wednesday. With positives coming from the difficult fixture, old habits crept through and cost the home side points. Periods of scrappy play and poor positioning were Sunderland’s biggest downfall. Going into the match, Sunderland […]

     
  • Sunderland coach Jack Deaton leads the inquest after the Wearsiders' dropped the first set

    University volleyballers face league leaders York

    November 18, 2015 at 11:15 am

    The University of Sunderland men’s Volleyball team are set to host league leaders York at CitySpace. With more and more players attending training and the squad continuously improving, Sunderland are heading into tomorrow’s game with high hopes. A victory looks unlikely considering the opposition, however the progress made over recent […]

     
  • Men's captain Geno Spasov is expecting a good game away to Teesside

    Frustration sets in for University volleyballers

    November 4, 2015 at 4:26 pm

    The University of Sunderland men’s volleyball team suffered more disappointment today as their match against Teesside was postponed. After the cancellation of last week’s game against Sheffield, the men’s volleyball team were anticipating their match against Varsity rivals Teesside. However, yet another cancellation sees them without a competitive league game […]

     
  • Sunderland men’s Volleyball show signs of improvement

    Sunderland men’s Volleyball show signs of improvement

    October 22, 2015 at 2:07 pm

    The University of Sunderland men’s Volleyballers took positives from a disappointing defeat against Leeds Becket yesterday. Since losing their first game of the season to York, the Sunderland men’s Volleyball team showed huge signs of improvement against this weeks opponents. Although losing 3-0 in straight sets, the newer faces of the team were […]