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BUCS Round Up: Week Three

Posted by Emily Watkinson

BUCS Round Up: Week Three
Lacrosse Celebrated Double BUCS Victory This Week

Another busy week of BUCS action saw Northumbria University bag 16 wins from 31 matches – with 17 games on the road.

The day’s results kicked off early with a walkover win against Teesside for W2 Basketball. In a late fixture at Sport Central, W1 Basketball took on Edinburgh University firsts. The hosts delivered an amazing performance and finished the game with a huge 78-40 victory.

And the success didn’t stop there with M3 Basketball also securing a great 74-51 home win against Teesside firsts and M2 fighting hard at Sheffield Hallam in a closely contested game to come away with a 65-58 win.

It was also a great day for the Lacrosse teams, With a brand new team and a defeat last week, our women’s lacrosse team put in the hard work away at York and earned an essential three points with a 5-4 win. The men followed suit and beat Leeds with a huge 15-2 victory.

Tennis saw a sensational fightback as our men’s team came back from being 6-2 down after singles to get a draw against Durham University thirds. But the women’s team lost their first match in three years against a very strong Leeds Met team.

W1 Hockey travelled to Sheffield sensing a chance to redeem themselves following a disappointing 2-0 loss to Newcastle University firsts last week. In a very close and competitive game, the girls fought all the way to the end to win 1-0 and gain a well-deserved three points.

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