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WARWICK SPORT BUCS REVIEW 2010-11 Review of the Warwick Sport Teams competing in the weekly Wednesday afternoon league competition for the 2010-2011 Season Big thanks to the Captains and Players who competed for the University. Joe Barr Sports Administrator


BADMINTON Team League Captain Final League Position. Cup Progress Review

Mens 1sts Midlands 1A Sattawat Sonsin 3RD CHAMPIONSHIP R1 Mixed season in a highly competitive league. Only just missed out on premiership badminton losing to Strathclyde

Mens 2nds Midlands 2B Lixi Pan 2ND Conference Cup Quarters Good league campaign with a 4-4 stand out result v eventual winners Cambridge 1sts.

Womens 1sts Midlands 1A Mei Ting How 2ND CHAMPIONSHIP QF Impressive season finishing as runners up in a tough league. Like the men had a chance of premiership badminton but missed out only on set difference v Manchester.

Womens 2nds Midlands 2A Dorothy Sze BOTTOM TROPHY R2 Tough season for the newly promoted team. Will learn from the campaign and look to bounce back next year. Picked up decent draw at Bedford.

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Mens 3rds Midlands 3B Jack Seok-ho Yoon CHAMPIONS Conference Cup R1 In a league of their own – absolutely smashed everyone in the league. Played 6 Won 6 – Nuff said.


BASKETBALL Team League Captain Final League Position. Cup Progress Review

Mens 1sts Midlands 1A Tom Care 3RD TROPHY SEMI FINAL Picked up pace as the season went on after a below par start looking to defend their title. Robbed of a place in the Trophy Final v Aberdeen (don’t ask)

Womens 1sts Midlands 2B Montanna Cheng 4TH CONFERENCE CUP SEMI FINAL Finished fourth in a very tight league they could have won. Will be pleased with the progress the team has made.

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FENCING Team League Captain Final League Position. Cup Progress Review

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Mens 1sts Midlands 2A Charles Mita CHAMPIONS CONFERENCE CUP WINNERS Double winning unbeaten season for the fencers. Only challenged by Oxford 2s all season. Breezed to victory in both competitions and will retake their place in tier 1 next year.

Womens 1sts Midlands 1A Catherine Hunter 4TH TROPHY R2 After a year out womens fencing returned for Warwick. Played over two weekends the team will be pleased with the season. Highlight victory v Swansea in the Cup.


FOOTBALL (MENS) Team League Captain Final League Position. Cup Progress Review

Mens 1sts Midlands 2A Dave Holmes CHAMPIONS CONFERENCE CUP R1 Won the league (twice) in their debut BUCS football focus year. Were strong defensively. Highlight of the season was the emphatic 6-0 thumping they gave Staffs 1sts. Tier 1 beckons.

Mens 2nds Midlands 3A Dominic Easter 4TH CONFERENCE CUP R4 Following last year’s promotion the main objective was to survive and that they did. Great turnaround after Christmas. Professional approach.

Mens 3rds Midlands 4A Chris Baird 3RD Conference Cup R1 Extremely inconsistent. Highlights were drawing twice with Coventry 2nds. Will walk away with mixed feelings in a league they could have challenged for.

Mens 4ths Midlands 5A Bradley Laws CHAMPIONS Conference Cup R1 Like to refer to themselves as the “academy team” and went all season unbeaten. Early wins laid the platform for a memorable season in which they can be extremely proud.

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FOOTBALL (WOMENS) Team League Captain Final League Position. Cup Progress Review

Womens 1sts Midlands 2B Miranda Atkins 2ND Conference Cup R2 Progressive season for the girls in purple finishing runners up in a competitive league. Stand out result thrashing Cambridge 5-2 back in October

Womens 2nds Midlands 3B Sasha Parkes 8th Conference Cup R1 Again made progress after a tough start in a big division. Encouraging results v Northampton De Montfort and Nottingham 3s.

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GOLF Team League Captain Final League Position. Cup Progress Review

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1sts Midlands 1A Aled Edwards 4TH CHAMPIONSHIP R1 Largely disappointing season for warwick finest golfers in a league they won last year. Missed out to Leeds Met in premier league playoff. Need to find the eye of the tiger next year.

2nds Midlands 2A James Cooke 6TH Conference Cup SF Didn’t make the progress they hoped and disappointed not to make the conference cup final. The club have promised silverware next season.


HOCKEY (MENS) Team League Captain Final League Position. Cup Progress Review

Mens 1sts Midlands 1A Graham Cox 5th Trophy R2 Lost a lot of close matches and if these had been different had a real chance of staying up but relegation to tier 2 it is.

Mens 2nds Midlands 2B Jon Absolun Bottom Conference Cup R1 Early losses were their downfall. Turned it around at the backend of the season including a team of the week 1-0 win v Leicester but it was too late to keep them up.

Mens 3rds Midlands 3B Todd Humphries 2ND CONFERENCE CUP QF Good season for the 3s and if they could have turned draws into wins could have challenged oxford 2s for the title. Enjoyed a decent cup run.

Mens 4ths Midlands 3B Tom Neary 3rd Conference Cup R2 Started off really well but had a disappointing second half. Enjoyed a goalfest 11-0 win v Anglia Ruskin.

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HOCKEY (WOMENS) Team League Captain Final League Position. Cup Progress Review

Womens 1sts Midlands 2B Sarah Cooper CHAMPIONS CONFERENCE CUP R3 Warwick Sport’s team of the season winning promotion back to tier 1. Some thumping wins along the way. Scoring 24 goals in their last 4 games.

Womens 2nds Midlands 3B Geri Burton 5TH Conference Cup R1 Lost their first 6 matches but turned it around remarkably winning 3 of their last 4 matches. Relegation playoff so it’s all to play for the girls in navy.

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LACROSSE Team League Captain Final League Position. Cup Progress Review

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Mens 1sts Premier South Tom Ridings 2ND CHAMPIONSHIP R1 A tale of 2 halves. Were magic winning their 1st 5 matches and looked on course to win the big one as well as being the warwick sport team of the term but threw it all away and were eliminated in the 1st round of the championships.

Womens 1sts Premier North Charissa Welch/Amy Martin 4TH CHAMPIONSHIP QF Really encouraging season for the ladies. Thrashed Edinburgh and Newcastle then pushed L’boro close. Got revenge on Manchester in the knockouts. All round decent season.

Womens 3rds Midlands 3A Sophie England BOTTOM Conference Cup R2 Following last season’s promotion found the step hard difficult. Some encouraging performances most notably v Staffs. Will look to bounce back next season.


NETBALL Team League Captain Final League Position. Cup Progress Review

1sts Midlands 2A Charlotte Gale 4TH CONFERENCE CUP R3 Slightly hit and miss season. Would have liked to finish above arch rival Worcester.

2nds Midlands 2B Sarah Haville 4TH CONFERENCE CUP QF Unlucky not to finish higher as there was nothing between 2nd, 3rd and 4th in this league. Beat both Nottingham and Bham along the way

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RUGBY LEAGUE Team League Captain Final League Position. Cup Progress Review

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Mens 1sts Midlands Robbie Gorman 3RD SHIELD LAST 16 Will be extremely happy with their season. Couple of good wins v Cambridge and a tight victory v Lincoln. Very good at Home.

3rds Midlands 4A Lindsey Hancock 2ND CONFERENCE CUP QF A good season for the 3s. Narrowly lost to winners Harper Adams by one point-could have challenged for the league after 6 wins on the trot Nov- Jan.


RUGBY UNION Team League Captain Final League Position. Cup Progress Review

Mens 1sts Premier North B George Milligan Bottom TROPHY R2 Was always going to be a tough ask to survive in Rugby’s premier division. Picked up a good win v Sheffield Hallam back in November and lost a couple of narrow matches. Gained a lot from the experience.

Mens 2nds Midlands 2A Jamie Godfrey 3RD CONFERENCE CUP QF Would be looking to finish at the top end of the table and only missed out on the runners up spot on points difference against Bham 3rds. Went on a 5 match winning streak nov-jan.

Mens 3rds Midlands 2A Jamie Horton Bottom CONFERENCE CUP R2 Following last year’s promotion joined the 2nd team in the same league. Found life hard.Picked up 2 good results with a draw with Coventry 1sts and beating Bham City 1sts

Womens 1sts Midlands 1A Molly Probert 5th TROPHY R1 Won 6 Lost 6. Improved greatly as the season went on and absolutely smashed Brookes twice. Beat some good uni’s including both Nottingham and Trent as well as Cambridge.

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SQUASH Team League Captain Final League Position. Cup Progress Review

Mens 1sts Midlands 1A Cameron Douglas 4TH TROPHY R1 Progressed nicely following last year’s promotion. Tight league and finished on the same number of points as the runners up.

Mens 2nds Midlands 2A Tom Bensley 3RD CONFERENCE CUP RUNNERS UP Enjoyed a 5 match winning streak during the season and will be largely happy and were only displaced by 1st teams. Disappointed to lose conference cup final to Cambridge.

Mens 3rds Midlands 2A Ben May 5TH CONFERENCE CUP R1 Joined to 2nd team in 2A and did ok. Picking up 3 wins along the way. Beating Oxford 2nds a real highlight.

Womens 1sts Midlands 1A Zoe Balkwell 6TH N/A Some strong uni’s in this league and picked up a draw against L’boro 1sts which is always a top result. Had the potential to finish higher.

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TABLE TENNIS Team League Captain Final League Position. Cup Progress Review

Mens 1sts Premier North Ben Drulia 3RD CHAMPIONSHIP QF Warwick’s most established premier league side did what they did last year and maintained the position. Beating Nottingham away was a standout result.

Mens 2nds Midlands 1A Ben Drulia 6TH N/A With be a bit disappointed with how the season went only picking up the 1 win. But this is a new team and will improve in years to come.

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TENNIS (MENS) Team League Captain Final League Position. Cup Progress Review

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Mens 1sts Midlands 1A Oliver Tritton 2ND TROPHY R2 With be more than happy with their season. There is big potential for Warwick in tennis and the most notably result came in beating Bham 1sts.

Mens 2nds Midlands 1A Kiran Turner BOTTOM TROPHY R2 Struggled in the same league as the 1sts. Improved to the end of the season picking up a good win v Lboro & Bath. Relegation will be a hard pill to swallow.

Mens 3rds Midlands 2B Alex Moor 7TH CONFERENCE CUP R2 Was on the receiving end of some close battles and were probably a bit better than 7th. Will look to show a bit more nerve next season.


TENNIS (WOMENS) Team League Captain Final League Position. Cup Progress Review

Womens 1sts Midlands 1A Jennifer Holgate 3RD TROPHY SF Finished 3rd behind some big sporting uni’s. An excellent term 2 drawing against nottingham and went all the way to the Trophy Semi Finals only to be denied by L’boro.

Womens 2nds Midlands 2A Danielle Hainsby 4TH CONFERENCE CUP SF Slightly inconsistent but in all will be pleased with the campaign. Would have hoped to have made the final of the conference cup.

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VOLLEYBALL Team League Captain Final League Position. Cup Progress Review

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Mens 1sts Midlands 1A Adam Bradbury 2ND CHAMPIONSHIP R1 Following last year’s promotion it’s an extremely successful season. 2 wins v L’boro and only losing narrowly twice to Bham. Things are looking good for Mens Volleyball at Warwick

Womens 1sts Midlands 2A Elsa Kerauden CHAMPIONS CONFERENCE CUP RUNNERS UP Close to completing a league and cup double. Will be pleased to get promotion back to tier 1 next season. Only scheduling cost them the chance at the Cup.

Warwick Sport Wednesday Teams Review 2010-11  

Review of the Warwick Teams who compete in the BUCS Wednesday afternoon Leagues for the 2010-11 Season