University volleyball

  • 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'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 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 […]

  • Women's volleyball sit top of their BUCS league.

    Sunderland women’s volleyball claim Northern 3B title

    March 17, 2017 at 1:56 pm

    University of Sunderland women’s volleyball 1sts have won the BUCS Women’s Volleyball Northern 3B title after a walkover victory against Leeds 2nds on Wednesday ensured they finished the season unbeaten. Sunderland went into the last game of the season knowing that if they avoided defeat in their game they would be champions. […]

  • Sunderland men’s volleyball crowned champions despite defeat against Bradford

    Sunderland men’s volleyball crowned champions despite defeat against Bradford

    March 16, 2017 at 11:31 am

    The University of Sunderland men’s volleyball 1sts have been crowned BUCS Northern Division 3B winners despite losing 3-2 in their final game of the season against Bradford 1sts on Wednesday. Bradford were the nearest challengers for the title but played their last game today knowing that even if they won it wouldn’t be enough […]

  • Women's volleyball sit top of their BUCS league.

    Women’s volleyball coach insists his side are “aiming for the title”

    December 15, 2016 at 4:50 pm

    University of Sunderland women’s volleyball team sit top of the table with four wins from four and 1sts coach Geno Spasov claims he is “aiming for the title” ahead of the winter break. Sunderland won their latest game 3-0 away at Durham 3rds and that result moved them joint top […]

  • York St John claimed the Clash of Minsters trophy on Wednesday.

    York beat Sunderland to win Clash of the Minsters trophy

    October 6, 2016 at 1:11 pm

    Sunderland were out-done in the annual Clash of the Minsters event on Wednesday with York St John running out 42-18 victors. A total of 30 matches were played at a number of locations across Sunderland, with both universities competing for points and the chance to lift the Clash of the […]

  • 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 […]