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News From November 2016

BASKETBALL - Cambridge Women's 1sts vs Chichester

28 November 2016

Final Score: 72-33 (Cambridge) The Blues Top Scorers: Léonie de Jonge (16), Becky Illingworth (12), Paloma Navarro (12), Jess Hunt (12), Pia Hecher (6) Average Free-throw Accuracy: 60% After the loss against Nottingham University and a week off in the Midlands 1A League due to a postponed match, the Cambridge Blues were...

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Black Friday Membership Deal!

25 November 2016

We know that this time of year can get expensive, so what better time to take advantage of our amazing Black Friday membership deal? From now until the end of the year, for everyone who signs up for an upfront or 12 month Direct Debit membership, you'll get the rest of 2016 FREE! That's five extra weeks of membership. So...

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RUGBY FIVES - Silverware for CURFC’s Ladies Captain at the U23 Championships

24 November 2016

Lottie Simpson and Georgina Shepherd competed in the inaugural Ladies U23 Fives championships, held on the courts of St. Paul’s School in London. Now in only their second year of playing Lottie & Georgina reached the semi-final of the Doubles and subsequently won the 3rd place play-off match against the National U14...

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RUGBY FIVES - Double Gold for CURFC at the British Universities Championships

24 November 2016

CURFC sent a squad of 5 players to the British Universities and Student Fives Championships (BUSF): Ed Kay, Ben Beltrami, Matt Shaw, Andrew Boyd and Jeremy Manger. Ed Kay was defending his Singles title from 2015; Ben & Matt were defending the Doubles title they had won the previous two years. Freshmen Jeremy and...

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ROWING - CUWBC Produce Fastest Coxless Four at Fours Head

15 November 2016

Cambridge fielded the fastest women’s coxless four of the 2016 Fours Head of the River, winning the elite category by The Cambridge crew of Myriam Goudet (Lucy Cavedish), Melissa Wilson (Lucy Cavendish), Holly Hill (Downing) and Alice White (Homerton) covered the 4 ¼ mile course from Mortlake to Putney in 20:02, over 30...

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ROWING - CUWBC's Light Blues Impress at GB Rowing Team Trials

10 November 2016

8 of the CUWBC Squad travelled to Boston, Lincolnshire for the 1st U23/Senior GB Rowing Team Assessment of the season this weekend. The trials are the first step of the Tokyo Olympiad and towards the World Senior & U23 Rowing Championships in 2017. The assessment involved a 2000m on the ergometer (rowing machine) on...

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MODERN PENTATHLON - Novice Varsity Match Report

1 November 2016

On the 23rd of October, Cambridge University Modern Pentathlon Club’s novice athletes took part in their first battle against ‘the other place’ in the novice varsity match. The club had a huge turnout out taking 13 new recruits who all performed incredibly well and put their newly learnt skills to the test with some great...

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