In Round 3 of the NSW Premier League, the Sydney University Women’s Water Polo team produced fantastic results, defeating the Hunter Hurricanes and Cronulla Sharks.
Setting themselves up for a strong run into finals, Sydney Uni defeated the Hurricanes 12-7 on Saturday, at the picturesque Dawn Fraser Baths. Danielle Morrissey scored 5 goals in the match, with Matilda Kearns and Savannah Henshaw both adding 3 goals apiece. It was a great team effort, featuring five born 2002 players and young Ellie Negline made her L1 debut in the contest.
The following day, they defeated Cronulla 9-8 in a very close encounter. Sydney Uni had many contributors across the board, with Savannah Henshaw leading from the front with 3 goals and Kearns, Morrissey and Carla Traplin each adding 2 goals.
Following Round 3, Sydney Uni’s Danielle Morrissey is leading all scores in the competition with 15 goals across the first 5 games. Matilda Kearns is currently sitting fourth with 10 goals.
In the Men’s side of the competition, Sydney University had mixed results at the weekend. On Saturday, they were narrowly defeated by UNSW Wests, 11-9.
On the second day of the Round, it was a scoring frenzy for the Sydney University Lions as they defeated the Hunter Hurricanes 25-14.
The Lions next game, in December, will be a semi-final against Drummoyne with the winner to play for Gold against winner of Semi-final between Wests and Cronulla.