The University of Sheffield continued their impressive form in BUCS with 30 victories, one draw and 15 losses in the fifth week of competition.
The Sheffield Women’s Lacrosse 1s won for the second successive week, beating Liverpool 12-6 to move out of the relegation places in the BUCS Northern 2B table.
It was another successful week for the Sheffield Squash team. The Women’s 1s continued their unbeaten start to the season, beating Leeds 3-1 to have five wins from five. The Men’s Squash 1s also top the table after beating Durham 5-0. They have four wins from five with their only loss coming against Liverpool in week two. Sheffield Men’s 2s are also unbeaten and also top their table after a 3-0 victory over Manchester Metropolitan. Its the same story for the Women’s 2s, who sit unbeaten and top their division after beating Leeds 4-0. And last but not least, the Men’s 4s rounded off another impressive week for squash, beating Liverpool 4-0 to also top their division table.
In netball, Sheffield recorded three victories and one defeat. The Women’s 2s beat Northumbria 39-34 whilst the Women’s 4s comfortably beat Edge Hill 62-15. The only defeat for Sheffield came when the Women’s 3s lost 50-32 against the Sheffield Women’s 1s.
The Sheffield Hockey teams had numerous dramatic contests. The Men’s 3s beat Bradford 7-4 in a back and fourth thriller while the Women’s 1s drew 4-4 against Nottingham Trent. Other results for hockey included a 3-1 victories for the Men’s 1s and 4s over Liverpool while the Women’s 2s drew 1-1 with Manchester.
Other victories for Sheffield teams included three victories for the Men’s indoor cricket team who beat Leeds, Lancaster and Hull. Women’s Fencing 1s, Women’s Basketball 1s Men’s Badminton 1s also put in dominant home displays.
In terms of losses, the Sheffield Table Tennis team suffered a terrible week, with the Men’s 1s losing 10-7 away at Northumbria whilst the Men’s 2s lost 11-6 at Lancaster. There was further heartbreak for the Table Tennis team as the Women’s 2s lost 5-0 to Newcastle and 3-2 to Northumbria. The only bright spot for Table Tennis was a narrow 9-8 victory for the Men’s 3s over Sunderland.
Other disappointing results for Sheffield included a 48-38 loss for the Women’s Basketball 2s against Hull, a 8-0 loss for the Men’s Badminton 2s against Northumbria. The Men’s Lacrosse 1s also felt the full force of Northumbria, succumbing to a 8-3 defeat at home. The Men’s Futsal 1s travelled deep into Scotland to face Stirling, only to lose 5-4 while the Men’s Football 2s and 4s also lost.
Tennis maintained their dominant start, with the three Sheffield teams in action recording three dominant victories. The Women’s 2s beat Lancaster 8-4 at home whilst the Men’s 1s and Men’s 2s beat Bangor and Leeds respectively 12-0.