- Team Southampton Kick Off Varsity 2017 With Equestrian Triumph
- Southampton Extend Early Varsity Lead Following Sunday’s Action
- Varsity 2017 Recap: Swimming
- Varsity 2017 Interview: Sailing
- Varsity 2017 Recap: Gymnastics
- Varsity 2017 Recap: Softball
- Varsity 2017 Interview: Lacrosse
- Varsity 2017 Interview: Mens Rugby
- Varsity 2017 Interview: Womens Rubgy
- Team Southampton Sweep Wednesday’s Varsity Fixtures
- Varsity 2017 Interview: Mens Football
- Varsity 2017 Interview: Womens Football
- An Interview With 2017 Varsity Officer: Stephen Gore
- Varsity 2017 Timetable
- Varsity 2017 Roundup Through Social Media
- A Guide To Varsity For Those Who ‘Don’t Get’ Varsity
- Southampton Have Won Varsity 2017
The main event of Varsity 2017 draws closer, with less than a week to go before the central day kicks off in Portsmouth this Saturday. The swimming took place last night on our home turf, as the main day clashed with BUCS League next week. With familiar territory on our side, we welcomed the Portsmouth team, who brought a significantly stronger team this year…
With several races to get underway, both Team Southampton and Portsmouth put their best foot forward. Jubilee was kitted out, both teams eager to show off the talent they have. This talent on both sides resulted in a draw overall. The races aren’t as simple as you may think. There is no 1st to 4th place, but only 2 winners- the winner of the A team, and the winner of the B team. So think of it as 4 teams competing, and at the end the points won come together for the overall total.
So the results are as followed:
- Southampton University A: 8.00
- Portsmouth University A: 4.00
- Southampton University B: 11.00
- Portsmouth University B: 1.00
- Southampton University A: 4.00
- Portsmouth University A: 8.00
- Southampton University B: 5.00
- Portsmouth University B: 7.00
With a win for Southampton Mens over Pompey, and a close loss for our Womens, we ended the night in a draw. It can’t go unnoticed that Pompey brought an incredibly strong team to us this year, and their Womens’ win was well deserved.
Special mention goes out to ex Southampton Captains Courtney Rowan and Christian Rotundu, current Captains Abbie Goldfinch and Leon Berchie, and to Coach Mateo Maciuniak, who smashed their races, proving that Southampton really does have an incredibly strong team.
And well done to the Mens and Womens 4×50 Metre Freestyle Relay teams, who continued to show Portsmouth who the stronger team is.
Overall, Southampton were put through their paces, and each win was well deserved for both sides!