BUCS Weekly Round-Up: The last fixtures before Varsity

BUCS Weekly Round Up is back! This Wednesday saw the last round of BUCS games before Varsity.

If you missed last weeks round-up, click here

Check out the official Varsity Video made by Sports President Chloe Woolaway.

Men’s Basketball

The boys are still undefeated in the BUCS league as they beat Hertfordshire seconds 91-76!

Men’s Lacrosse

Another big win for the boys as they beat Reading 8-3!

Captain Harvey Veasy was very happy with the discipline his team showed throughout the game, he said: “This week we were back up at the fortress Chaucer against Reading. Due to heavy rainfall in the previous days the game promised to a real battle in the mud.

“We started the game strongly storming into a 3-0 lead at the end of the 1st quarter. The game continued to test both sides with the pitch deteriorating rapidly, however Mens Lacrosse always had a firm grip on the game, adding to the score line at regular intervals. Even though, Reading managed to pull a couple of goals back, it was too little too late as another impressive victory was firmly on the horizon.

“During the final quarter we consolidated our control of the game by adding to our already healthy advantage, while limiting the opposition goal scoring opportunities through a solid defensive performance. Captains player of the match was Dom Bailey, a fine performance coming off the bench to assist in attack and defence. Creating some great scoring opportunities through his strong running from midfield, only a goal would of improved his performance. Final score CCCU 8- Reading 3, Goal scorers; Giorgio-5 Harvey-2 Josh-1

“This sets us up nicely for our Varsity showdown next Friday!”

The boys brought home an impressive victory this week. Could this make them Varsity favourites?

Equestrian A Team

Overall the team came third, with some promising individual performances from Bekka Barrow who finished second and Haley Pughe came sixth.

Captain Morwenna Killen said she was very pleased and proud of the team overall!

With varsity just round the corner this is the perfect time for the team to be putting in solid performances!

Women’s Hockey 2’s

The girls, beat Sussex thirds 3-1! Captain Holly Harrison said: “We fought to the end, and my player of the match is Megan Haylett”

Women’s Basketball

Another big win for the girls as they beat LSE 61-46! Captain Eftychia Panayiotou said that her MVP was Zita Mendes.

Will we be seeing the Varsity Champions sign again at this years Basketball Varsity?

Men’s Rugby 3’s

Unfortunately the lads lost 24-0 to UFCB Wembley. Captain Daniel Smith, said: “It was a tough game but the everyone played well. Man of the Match is Henry Lawn”

Men’s Football 1’s

The boys lost 6-4 to Hertfordshire 1’s. Captain Aaron Elliot gave his player of the match award to Harry collins

Men’s Cricket

The boys did well to reach the last 16 in the country, but unfortunately could not make it out their group but finished 9th overall.

The boys are looking prepared for this years varsity

 

American Football

Unfortunately the boys lost 46-0 at the weekend against UKC which was both their Varsity match and their league fixture. If you missed any of the action and would like to see what happened, click here!

Unified will be covering this years Varsity so keep checking our social media or website to keep up to date if you are unable to attend events!

Good luck to everyone competing in this years varsity!

For more information about this years Varsity, click here

 

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