University volleyball

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]