University sport

  • Sunderland lost 15-2 against high-flying Hull.

    Season Review: Sunderland Ultimate Frisbee flatter to deceive after winless season

    May 14, 2018 at 10:36 am

    It was a season to forget for Sunderland Ultimate Frisbee as they ended the season bottom of the table with minus three points from their seven games in their BUCS campaign, as well as a first round defeat in the cup. At the start of the season, only their third […]

     
  • Song discusses decline in table tennis participation at Sunderland

    Song discusses decline in table tennis participation at Sunderland

    May 11, 2018 at 11:25 am

    Popularity of other sports such as football and basketball is the main reason for a decline in table tennis participation at the University of Sunderland, according to team member Eddy Song. Song also mentioned the difference in popularity in Asia compared to Europe and the Americas and how it is […]

     
  • End of Year Review: Futsal

    End of Year Review: Futsal

    May 11, 2018 at 11:18 am

    Sunderland Men’s Futsal have had quite a remarkable year as the BUCS League comes to end but just how much has the society grown over the last 12 months? For the first time the Men’s Futsal 1st’s challenged for the title which was a closely contested between themselves as well as […]

     
  • VIDEO: Sunderland University 80-78 Teesside University

    VIDEO: Sunderland University 80-78 Teesside University

    March 29, 2018 at 4:46 pm

     A thriller at CitySpace resulted in Sunderland University getting the win in the Tees-Wear Varsity. Sunderland who were leading from the first whistle to the last came through a nail biter as they were up by 16 but, allowed Teessideto  fight back. The away side came within two points […]

     
  • A new-look Sunderland side suffered a heavy defeat against York

    Sunderland Women’s football suffer heavy defeat at Varsity

    March 23, 2018 at 11:52 am

    The Sunderland Women’s football team fell to a heavy 11-1 defeat against unbeaten runaway league winners Teesside University in their Varsity fixture. Last time out, in February, the result was 5-2 to Teesside and was their smallest winning margin of the season. Teesside showed their quality and proved why they […]

     
  • Sunderland Men’s Tennis team claim dramatic draw in Tees-Wear Varsity

    Sunderland Men’s Tennis team claim dramatic draw in Tees-Wear Varsity

    March 23, 2018 at 10:38 am

    Sunderland’s Tennis team claimed two wins in their singles matches as they dug deep for a 3-3 draw against Teesside University. Straight sets victories for captain Paddy Horne and Joseph Nicholson saw Sunderland lead 3-2 going into the final game before the pair lost ten points to five in the […]

     
  • Sunderland’s Jordan Hudson feels he ‘bottled’ tie-break in defeat to Teesside in Varsity Tennis

    Sunderland’s Jordan Hudson feels he ‘bottled’ tie-break in defeat to Teesside in Varsity Tennis

    March 23, 2018 at 10:30 am

    Sunderland University were dealt a blow in their hopes of winning the men’s tennis at Varsity as Jordan Hudson lost in straight sets against Teesside’s Tom Hollingworth. Both sets ended in a tie-breaker and Sunderland’s Hudson had chances to win both sets but fell short. He said: “It was a really tough game […]

     
  • Varsity success for Sunderland badminton

    Varsity success for Sunderland badminton

    March 23, 2018 at 10:20 am

    Sunderland University men’s badminton claimed an impressive 6-2 win over Teesside in the Tees-Wear Varsity on Wednesday afternoon. Despite missing key players, Sunderland claimed wins in all four doubles matches, as well as wins in two of the four singles matches. The doubles partnership of Usman Mahmood and Jonny Gilchrist […]

     
  • Lyons insists there’s a “good feeling” among his squad ahead of TeesWear Varsity clash

    Lyons insists there’s a “good feeling” among his squad ahead of TeesWear Varsity clash

    March 20, 2018 at 4:53 pm

    Sunderland Men’s Football 2nds will face Teesside in their Varsity fixture tomorrow, and boss Matty Lions claims his side are relishing the opportunity. The Wearsiders secured their first win of the season against Teesside following a 2-1 victory in October, and they’ll be looking to earn the bragging rights once […]

     
  • Sunderland 2nds manager devastated after relegation confirmed against York

    Sunderland 2nds manager devastated after relegation confirmed against York

    March 20, 2018 at 3:40 pm

    Sunderland Men’s 2nds were beaten 2-1 away at York 3rds on Wednesday and Sunderland 2nds manager Matty Lyons admitted feeling “let down” after the defeat confirmed his side were relegated from the BUCS Northern 5B league. Lyons watched his side lose to their relegation rivals in a game Sunderland had […]