University volleyball

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

    Sunderland ladies Volleyballers looking for revenge

    November 4, 2014 at 4:20 pm

    University of Sunderland Women’s volleyball team host York St. John tomorrow in what is going to be a rematch of last month’s Varsity. Team coach Geno Spasov believes the team has improved since the last meeting between them and stressed Sunderland are looking to have their own back. “We are […]

     
  • Even Geno Spasov's acrobatics couldn't inspire Sunderland to victory

    Spasov lauds ‘sweet’ victory

    October 24, 2014 at 10:00 am

    Following Wednesday’s victory over Newcastle, the University of Sunderland men’s volleyball team can celebrate beating a local rival on home soil. Regardless of the sport the Tyne-Wear derby is always fiercely contests. This was clear from the outset of this week’s thrilling meeting between the rival sides. “It was a […]

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

    Sunderland claim victory against local rival

    October 23, 2014 at 12:20 pm

    Following last week’s disappointing defeat away at Leeds, the University of Sunderland men’s volleyball team earned their first points of the season against a Newcastle side who were also pointless. Both teams started strong, showing their intent from the outset. However, following a flurry of errors from the away side, […]

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

    Sunderland look to build on Leeds defeat

    October 22, 2014 at 11:30 am

    After opening their season with a loss to Leeds, the University of Sunderland men’s Volleyball team are looking to pick up their first points against local rivals, Newcastle this afternoon. Any problems that were highlighted in last week’s match have been worked on during training, specifically focussing on the team’s […]

     
  • Sunderland (far) lost out to Northumbria (near) in their opening BUCS game. Picture credit: Tudor Tamas

    Women’s volleyball team look to bounce back against Durham

    October 21, 2014 at 11:15 am

    University of Sunderland women’s Volleyball team will be looking to impress in their first home game of the season when they host Durham University women’s 2nds. Despite losing their season opener away at Northumbria University 3rds in three sets Sunderland captain Rebecca Jordan described her team’s performance as “better than […]

     
  • Local league team start season with defeat

    Local league team start season with defeat

    October 20, 2014 at 12:58 pm

    Sunderland University local league women’s Volleyball team lost the first game of the season 0-3, at home against Tynedale Ladies, but the improved performance gives hope for the future. The girls were coming in this game after another 0-3 loss in midweek against Northumbria University in the BUCS Championship, but […]

     
  • Even Geno Spasov's acrobatics couldn't inspire Sunderland to victory

    Disappointing defeat for men’s Volleyballers

    October 16, 2014 at 5:00 pm

    After losing in consecutive sets, the University of Sunderland men’s Volleyball team return to the drawing board after a disappointing performance away from home against Leeds 1sts yesterday.  Captain Geno Spasov was disappointed with the Wearsiders performance and admitted that the Leeds team were a class above his men. He […]

     
  • Sunderland (far) lost out to Northumbria (near) in their opening BUCS game. Picture credit: Tudor Tamas

    Opening day defeat for women’s Volleyball team

    October 16, 2014 at 3:30 pm

    University of Sunderland women’s Volleyball team couldn’t find any response to Northumbria University’s good play, losing 3-0 in the first fixture of BUCS Championship. The home side took advantage of Sunderland’s nervous start and secured an early lead 12-4. The away side was suffering  partly from some lack in communication […]

     
  • 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 […]