SOUTHAMPTON VS PORTSMOUTH VARSITY 2012. Results are in……………….
The day is Sunday March 4th 2012. Wet, windy, cold, bleak. A day that epitomises the Great British winter (yes I know, March is definitely not winter but it’s England. You never know what you’re going to get). Yet this day sets the scene for one of the most epic Varsity events in the Southampton VS Portsmouth Varsity series.
Both sides braved harsh weather conditions and heavily flooded pitches to showcase the outstanding talents and determination that our student athletes possess. Wide Lane saw many rugby games go ahead with players head to toe covered in the turf they played on. Lacrosse, Tennis and men and women brave the cold and play their hearts out. Every club out there representing our University went out and showed the passion that makes Southampton great.
On Highfield campus was where we really dominated. Trampoline, Swimming and Ladies Basketball kicking us off in the Jubilee and all teams won for Southampton. Southampton walked away with a whitewash in snooker. This culminated in one of the tightest and most epic finishes with the netball 2nd team taking a 32-31 win in the final 30 seconds of the match.
The Overall score at the end of the day:
Southampton 105 vs 66 Portsmouth
For the 4th year running Southampton are victorious over Portsmouth in the Southampton VS Portsmouth varsity series and we look forward to another victory next year lead by the new VP Sports Development elect Dean Jones.
For the full live blog from the Wessex Scene click here. For the full live blog from the Soton Tab click here. Stay tuned on SUSUtv thoughout the week for the Varsity videos to come. Massive thanks go out to Wessex Scene, Soton Tab, SUSUtv, SURGE and Photosoc for making the day even better and braving the weather to get coverage of the event.
Meanwhile, we may have won this battle (again) but the war goes on…………
P.S. While we wait for the Varsity videos to come, we may as well have a look at our very own promo video made by Will Handley 🙂