Scoreboard is a wrap-up of the efforts of Sydney University athletes and teams through the past week, compiled by Graham Croker. Stories on some of the performances also appear in the News section.


119th NSW Championships – Sydney Olympic Park

SUAC competitors finished the weekend with 24 medals, including 13 gold, five silver and six bronze medals.

Gold medals:

Nick van Gelder – Long Jump

Angus Armstrong ­­‑ Pole vault

Nicola McDermott – High Jump

Nick Hough – 110m hurdles

Shelly Jenneke – 100m hurdles

Angie Ballard – 200m wheelchair and 800m wheelchair

Chris Le Count Gordon – Masters 10km, plus a PB

Tavleen Singh – 200m plus a PB

Jenny Blundel l – 800m

Nicole Fagan – 5000m walk

Paige Campbell – 3000m steeplechase

James Nipperess – 3000m steeplechase

Silver medals:

Courtney Schultz – 400m plus a PB

Nicole Fagan – 10,000m

Katrina Blackett – Javelin plus a PB

Jack Colreavy – 5000m plus a PB

Holly Campbell – 1500m

Bronze medals:

Mel Witchard – 1500m

Alex Pettigrew – 800m

Gen Cowie – 400m hurdles plus a PB

Shelly Jenneke – 100m

Isabella Murell – Pole Vault

Chrissie Grun – Javelin

Other finalists from SUAC were: Andrew Giltrap ( throws), Matty Mountford ( throws where he recorded two PB’s), Elliot Lang (javelin), Andries van Woroerkom (javelin), Katrina Blackett (shotput), Seb Gray (high jump), Harry Day (high jump), Miles Cole Clark (highjump), Jack Colreavy (1500m plus a PB), Joe Burgess (1500m), Tav Singh (100m), Jin Su Jung (100m), Jarrod Geddes (100m), Doguardo Lozada (400 hurdles) and Jo Cubis (800m plus a PB).

Water Polo

National Water Polo League – Rounds 19 and 20

Women: Sydney University Lions 16 (Keesja Gofers 7, Hannah Buckling 2, Bronte Halligan 2, Matilda Kearns 2, Danielle Lewis, Emma Lewis and Daisy Nankervis goals) defeated UTS Balmain Tigers 12 (Pascalle Casey 3, Bronwyn Smith 3, Chloe Wilcox 2, Eliza Davey, Jane Moran, Devon Boyle goals) atPeter Montgomery Pool, Sydney Uni Sports and Aquatic Centre on Friday.

Women: Sydney University Lions 9 (Bronte Halligan 4, Keesja Gofers 3, Hannah Buckling 2 goals) defeated Cronulla Sharks 2 (Jana Liessman and Nicola Zagame goals) atSutherland Pool on Sunday.


Men: Sydney University Lions 16 (Johnno Cotterill 5, Goran Tomasevic 4, Michael Rosenthal 2, Trent Franklin, Clayton Whittaker, Tom Kearns, Jeremy Davie and James Butcher goals) defeated UTS Balmain Tigers 7 (James Falzon and Alejandro Lopez 3, Joel Davis goals) atPeter Montgomery Pool, Sydney Uni Sports and Aquatic Centre on Friday.

Men: The match between the Lions and the Sharks was drawn 8-all at the conclusion of normal time. Both teams are awarded 2 points. The penalty shoot-out was won by the Lions 3-2 – the Lions receive the bonus point.

Sydney University Lions 8 (Michael Rosenthal 3, Goran Tomasevic 2, Chris Dyson, Tom Kearns and Johnno Cotterill goals) drew with Cronulla Sharks 8 (Blake Buckley 3, Joe Kayes 2, Rhys Holden, Uga Mihailocic, Carlo di Fulvio goals) at Sutherland Pool on Sunday.


Sydney Men’s Grade competition – Round 14 (Two-day matches)

First Grade: Sydney University 176 off 59 overs (Mark Faraday 35, James Crowley 30, Jonte Pattison 28, Nicky Craze 27; Ryan Smith 5-53, Kaine Balgowan 2-18, Jake Wholohan 3-72) versus Penrith 1-65 off 37 overs (Ryan Hackney 25 not out, Matthew Hopkins 24 not out; Tim Ley 1-21) stumps, day one, at Howell Oval. Toss: Sydney University. Batted first: Sydney University.

Second Grade: Penrith 215 off 77 overs (Brent Williams 56, Shannon Finemore 53, Cameron Weir 37, James Newton 34; Max Hope 5-15, Jack Holloway 2-42) versus Sydney University 3-49 (no details) stumps, day one, at Sydney University No.1 Oval. Toss: Sydney University. Batted first: Penrith.

Third Grade: Penrith 219 off 75.2 overs (Luke Hodges 46, Peter Betros 44, Jacob New 41, David Short 34) versus Sydney University 0-5, stumps, day one, at Bill Ball Oval. Toss: Penrith. Batted first: Penrith.

Fourth Grade: No details available.

Fifth Grade: Penrith 87 off 42.2 overs (Daniel Dent 21; Nicholas Powys 6-44, Tyan Holcroft 2-8) versus Penrith 2-101 off 43 overs (Alexander Bell 38 not out, Kone Carroll 30 not out) stumps, day one, at Rance Oval. Toss: Sydney University. Batted first: Penrith.


Sydney Women’s Grade competition – Round 19 (Limited overs)

First Grade: Universities 2-144 off 33.4 overs (Georgia Redmayne 65 not out, Kate Owen 30; Maitlan Brown 1-18) defeated Sydney 143 off 44.4 overs (Maitlan Brown 52, Nicole Goodwin 22; Nell Gibson 3-11, Malina Rumble 1-1, Kate Owen 1-26, Emily Mifsud 1-32) by eight wickets at Drummoyne Oval. Toss: Sydney. Batted first: Sydney. Points: Universities 6, Sydney 0.

Third Grade – Round 18 (Twenty20)

Campbelltown-Camden 6-111 off 20 overs (Jessica Langford 31 ret-not out, Sophie Heath 25 not out; Renee Hebden 1-6, Lisa Molden 1-8, Alison Chisholm 1-9) defeated Universities Blue 89 off 19.2 overs (Malina Rumble 33 not out, Lisa Molden 21; Yardley Polsen 4-13) by 22 runs at Tempe Reserve Oval 2 on Saturday. Toss: Universities Blue. Batted first: Universities Blue. Points: Campbelltown-Camden 6, Universities Blue 0.

Bankstown 5-92 off 18.5 overs (Kellie Gauci 30 ret-not out; Ellie Newsome 21 ret-not out; Isabella Needham 1-6) defeated Universities Gold 6-87 off 20 overs (Cleo Arathoon 25 not out, Sarah Barkham 18; Garifalia Papos 2-8) by five wickets at Amour Park on Saturday. Toss: Bankstown. Batted first: Universities Gold. Points: Bankstown 6, Universities Gold 0.