The Melbourne University Hockey Club (MUHC) Men’s Premier League Team are continuing their most successful season in Premier League to date, beating Yarra Valley 6-1 on Sunday. One of MUHC’s newest recruits Seb Ewing scored four of the six goals, bringing him to a total of 9 goals for the season, drawing as the fourth highest goal scorer in the competition along with student-athlete Oscar Wookey.
In Australian Rules, the Men’s University Blacks team came out victors against the Old Haileyburians, 83-54 at ‘Wan’diny bun’ma at the Main’, the club’s Indigenous celebration round. The Women’s Melbourne University team had a strong win on Sunday at home over Marcellin OC, winning 35-20. Both the Men’s Blacks and Women’s Melbourne University sides are sitting third on the Premier B and William Buck Premier Women’s ladders respectively.
Additionally, University Blacks player Lochy Dornauf, and University Blues player Tom Quinn have both this week been named in the Big V senior men’s squad of 30, while Melbourne University players Caitlin Greiser, Mietta Macdonald, Ruby Grounds and Stephanie Kierce have been named in the women’s squad of 30. The final, 22-member teams will be announced on Thursday night in the lead up to Saturday’s games against the Adelaide Football League in Adelaide.
The Melbourne University Tennis Club Men’s Pennant team have taken control of the Grade 3 competition, currently sitting on top of the division ladder following a narrow victory over the Strathmore Tennis Club on Saturday. Results and ladders can be viewed here.
The Melbourne University Lightning women’s netball team’s dominating season has continued, with a loss to the now table-topping Hawks Netball team last Wednesday, followed by a strong win over the Ariels in round seven on Sunday. The team are sitting in a close second position on the VNL Championship Ladder.
The Melbourne University Black Angels basketball team defeated Latrobe City Energy 83-66 in the Division 1 competition over the weekend, with Brandon Armstrong netting 12 shots for the team, four of which were three pointers in an impressive team performance.
The Melbourne University Soccer Club’s (MUSC) State League 1 Women prevailed over the Essendon Royals Soccer Club 6-0, with Nathalie Chea putting on a performance, scoring three of the team’s goals for the match. Following this performance, the women have claimed the top spot on the ladder. Next Sunday MUSC are hosting a SPOTaTHON mental health awareness round at Princes Park oval 1 against the Eltham Redbacks Football Club. See more on the club’s Facebook page.
Both Men’s and Women’s Melbourne University Renegades volleyball teams had 3-0 wins on Saturday, with the men beating the Southern Cross Cobras, and the women beating Heidelberg, to sit third and fourth on their respective ladders with six rounds left for the season.
The pregrame ceremony before the Indigenous Round game at the University Oval. Image: University Blacks