In collaboration with the University’s Office for the Development of Alumni Relations, we are pleased to announce the launch of our Sports Clubs’ Coronavirus Appeal. The aim of the appeal is to raise money to help students continue participating in sports to the fullest extent possible during the coronavirus pandemic.
In a normal year, the Students’ Union is able to give a reasonable amount of funding to our sports clubs, allowing them to compete against other universities in competitions such as BUCS and to be able to afford coaching and equipment. Unfortunately, the impact of the coronavirus pandemic has … Read the rest
Out of all the Universities competing in BUCS and the Student National Championships Series, Southampton came joint 1st for number of qualifying athletes and were the only club to have athletes qualify in sparring and poomsae (non-contact patterns of moves).
To encourage donations 66 members of SUCC walked, ran or cycled a collective distance of over 5,000km in 2 weeks – over three times their original target distance! The original target of 1661km is the distance to Glen Etive and back, where the team would have been heading for a week long trip until it was cancelled due to Coronavirus.
On their post announcing their success, the club said: “After two … Read the rest
SULLC decided for their fundraising challenge to collectively run the length of the UK, from John O’Groats in Scotland to Southampton, over 11 days. The club provided updates on their virtual location along with some great images saying hello from where they would be!
Their initial target was to run 1100km and £1,000, so well done to everyone involved for running even further and … Read the rest
Congratulations to all our awards winners and Athletic Union Colours recipients in the Athletic Union Ball 2020. Team Southampton has seen some incredible sporting successes this year and we are so pleased we could still celebrate them all with you. If you missed the ceremony live, you can catch up here…
Athletic Union Colours Club Colours
Club Colours are awarded to individuals who have shown outstanding dedication and commitment at Club level. Our winners are…
American Football – Tom Sears, Scott Devlin, Mathias Hogden, Roberts Kalnins, Shane Payn, Ed Franks-Moore Athletics & Cross Country – Liam Barry-Carroll, Sophie Coady, Joseph … Read the rest
Congratulations to our Ladies Lacrosse 1st Team, who played Exeter 5ths on Wednesday 11 March in the final of the Western Conference Cup, winning with a score of 19-7! Their Club Captain, Amy, tells us more about their achievements this year…
Our Ladies 1st Team have won their league this year with a clean sheet! Seeing scores against Bournemouth 1st 15-3, Plymouth 1st 15-5 and UWE 1st 15-5.
Our team have worked hard this year, through both team bonding and training, to see our team move up the league, and ultimately push Southampton into higher levels of Lacrosse.
We are excited to announce our longlist of nominees for the AU Ball 2020! We plan to hold a virtual awards ceremony on Friday 01 May on our Facebook page. We will announce more details for this soon!
In the meantime, here are your nominees…
1st Year Sportsperson
Jessy Marin – Canoe Polo Club Kate Callaghan Benton – Canoe Polo Club Sam Sterling – Canoe Polo Club Rowan Kettle – Canoe Polo Club Patrick Stuckle – Canoe Polo Club Harry Burns – Men’s Football Club Kai Major – Table Tennis Club Ellie Brown – Netball Club
Congratulations to our Taekwondo Club who placed second overall in the first ever BUCS Taekwondo Championships!
On their winning announcement on Facebook, SUTKD said: “The team spirit at this competition was through the roof. It’s great to have ex members still coming to support SUTKD at these events – Man Fai Ng and Rhys Thomas – and thank you for helping out on the day with helping with match numbers and cheering competitors in the ring.”
“Whether you won or lost, you all got out there and performed to the best of your ability. That’s all we ask for and … Read the rest