BUCS Weekly sports round up: Christ Church Girls Can

BUCS round seven fell on the week where Christ Church teamed up with ‘this girl can’  and the women teams showed that Christ Church Girls Can.


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The SU supporting Christ Churches female athletes.

Women’s Football

In an all C4 affair the women’s football first and second team faced off against each other.

The first team won 20-0 and go through to the quarter finals in the cup.

Chloe Woolaway said: “I thought it was a great game for all to be involved in.”

Chloe also said why she loves ‘this girl can’.

She said: “The ‘this girl can’ campaign means we can all celebrate women playing sport and no matter your ability we should make all feel welcome to take part in getting active.

“I’m so grateful to be able to play sports.
“I do without feeling judged and it’s great to see how supported this campaign is at CCCU from all sports teams.”
The prematch huddle before the 20 goal thriller.

Men’s Football

The first team won convincingly 4-0 in a dominating performance against Surrey second team

Goals came from: Aaron Elliott, Junior Kamanzi, Danio Brown and Max Brunetti-Leach. 

They like the women are through to the quarter final in their cup

Ollie Mentessi said: “Ecstatic with everyone’s work rate as we’re really making a statement at the moment.

“Hopefully we can better our performance from last time where we made the semi finals.”

Elsewhere, the second team won 3-1 on penalties after a it being 2-2 at full time against Essex first team.

Essex equalised at the death in the 90th minute.

Lee Bird post match said: “It was lucky to get to penalties.

“But it was another impressive performance.

I’m feeling confident for the rest of the season.”

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Women’s Volleyball

Women’s Volleyball won against Brighton 3-0.

Chole Stone said: “It was a fantastic game full of energy and great teamwork.

“With more training I can really see the team going far.”

Men’s Volleyball

The men were on the other end of a 3-0 scoreline as they lost against Kent.

Women’s Lacrosse

The women were too strong for Kingston’s first team beating them 22-8.

Women’s Lax wishing all the teams good luck.

Men’s Lacrosse

The men beat Kingston’s first team 6-5 in the cup.

Jordan Durrant (old boy) said: “After a close first half the team rallied together to bring home a 6-5 victory sending us through to the next round of the cup”

The men were in high spirits after their 6-5 win.

Mens Cricket

The Men’s team are now through to the final 16 in the Regional Finals after beating fierce rivals UKC by three wickets.

They also beat Surrey’s first team by three wickets and their second team by 56 runs.

Afterwards Jack Wheeler said: “I just wanted to congratulate the boys on making it through to the final 16 in the region.

“They all put so much into it so they deserve it.

“Also just a thank you to everyone who came and supported us on Sunday.”

The men’s cricket team made it through to the final 16.

Women’s Cricket

On Saturday women’s cricket lost to Kent by 72 runs.

They also lost to Portsmouth by 89 runs.

Men’s Hockey

The first team were awarded a walkover in their game as opponents St George’s were unable to field a team.

The Men’s second team lost 4-3 to UCL in the cup.

Women’s Hockey

The Women had a tricky away tie against Southampton and lost 5-2 to the South coast University

Women’s Rugby

In the Women’s game opponents Southampton conceded defeat meaning they are automatically through to the next round of the cup.

Aegean Leech said: “Well I think for us as a team, regardless of the result we were raring to go.’

Aegean expressed her love for ‘this girl can as well

She said: “For me, the ‘this girl can’ campaign is fantastic for women’s rugby.

“A sport thought to be associated with men is always difficult for women to join.

“The ‘this girl can’ campaign shows women and men that we are capable and we are successful in anything we put our mind to.”

Men’s Rugby

The men’s first team lost to Kent by 49-22 which Ed Ellson saying it was ‘tough on the boys’.

The second team also fell to a defeat losing 34-17 to East London.

Henry Taylor said: “The scoreline doesn’t reflect our performance 

Netball

The second team lost 41-21 to Queen Mary’s fourth team.

The third team also lost 16-26 to Goldsmiths first team.

Futsal

Futsal were unfortunate this week after losing 12-9 to Hertfordshire University.

Men’s Tennis

Men’s Tennis first team beat Kent Men’s first team 10-2 in the cup. 

Equestrian

The result from Equestrian were fourth A team equestrian and seventh individual for Leyla Maria Under.

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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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