BUCS Weekly sports round up: Women’s Lacrosse and Men’s Basketball on fire

This fourth week of BUCS fixtures were exciting as ever with women’s lacrosse winning and men’s basketball remaining undefeated.

Make sure if you’re part of a sport team to email unifiedsport@ccsu.co.uk with all your pictures, quotes, results and notable events to be mentioned in next weeks round up.

Sports President Biba Chuta watching what she loves, C4 Sports.

Women’s Lacrosse

The women’s lacrosse team beat Imperial College London’s second team by the score 14-6.

This result sees the team register their second win in two games after beating The University of Hertfordshire on 18 October by 25-7 away.


Men’s Basketball

The men’s basketball team followed this trend by winning their third game out of three with a 80-61 win over University of Hertfordshire men’s second team.

This follows wins against Anglia Ruskin University men’s second team by 40 – 70 and a 83-40 win over Richmond the American International University in London men’s first team.

The Men’s Basketball team are proving world beaters so far this year.

 Women’s Basketball

Women’ basketball lost to City 48-44

Men’s Football

There was one win and two draws for the men’s football teams this week.

The second team hit five past Queen Mary’s first team, while the third team drew 3-3 against Queen Mary’s second team.

The fourth team drew 4-4 with Tottenham firsts.

Women’s Football

The women are also in fine form with a great 3-1 win over Essex with goals from Danni, Kate and Nicole.

Women’ Hockey

It was a stalemate for the women with a 2-2 draw away at UCL.

Laura Buttimer after the game said:

“It was a solid team performance all around the pitch but a disappointing result considering the amount of pressure we put on UCL in the second half.

“Congrats to fresher Maddy Young on winning player of the month.”

Despite a loss and a draw the Hockey team were in good spirits.

Men’s Cricket

On Sunday the men’s cricket team again were too strong beating all the teams they faced.

They beat Gravesend by four wickets, Street End by five wickets and Sturry by 3 wickets.

Women’s Rugby

The women’s rugby team lost by 23-17 to Royal Holloway

Aegean Leech said:

“Very unfortunate loss this week.

“Royal Holloway were the better team and deserved the win.

“We were sloppy around the defence area and didn’t clock their game plan and did not react to it.

“It’s a case of more knowledge from my team and harder work at training.

“Nothing we can’t manage for next week.”


Netball first team lost 42-40 to Queen Mary’s

The third team lost by the score 26-18 also to Queen Mary’s

Men’s Volleyball

The men’s volleyball lost 3:1 to Roehampton.

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Sonny Snelling

Sonny is a third year multimedia journalism student and Sports Editor for Unified. He hopes to one day have a career in Sports journalism having written for the Daily Mail, Mail Online and Kent Messenger.

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