Former Sydney University students Megan Rivers and Emily Hurtz contributed four goals apiece in the Hockeyroos successful defence of their Commonwealth Games title in Delhi.
Australian diving star and Sydney University student Matthew Mitcham has once again had to settle for silver, his fourth of the Commonwealth Games, this time being piped for gold by English sensation Tom Daley in the 10m platform event overnight.
Australia’s golden boy of diving and Sydney University’s own, Matthew Mitcham, could be excused if he developed a shade of grey yesterday, after adding two Commonwealth Games silver medals to the one he claimed on Sunday.
Sydney University rugby representatives and Elite Athlete Program Members Pat McCutcheon, Nick Phipps, Bernard Foley and Ed Jenkins have won silver medals at the Delhi Commonwealth Games, claiming Australia’s first Sevens medal since winning bronze in Kuala Lumpur 1998, when Rugby Sevens was first granted entry to the Games.
Sydney University’s Alexander Croak created history at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi on Sunday when she became the first Australian athlete to win gold medals in gymnastics and diving.
Australia’s Olympic platform champion Matthew Mitcham has finished with a silver medal in the 1 metre springboard in Delhi.
Australian and Sydney University gymnast Prashanth Sellathurai, now going by the special sobriquet “Prince of the Pommel”, could be paying extra baggage fees on his return from India.
Sydney University opener Greg Mail is looking at yet another 1000+ run season in the Sydney Grade competition, after posting back-to-back centuries in the first two limited overs fixtures for 2010-11.
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.
Australian and Sydney University Gymnast Prashanth Sellathurai won his second 2010 Commonwealth Games Gold in Delhi overnight.
Despite a golden Friday, when teams events reached their finale, Sydney University finished third on the overall pointscore at the 2010 Australian University Games held in Perth during the mid-semester break.
Former Sydney University student Kaarle McCulloch yesterday started her Commonwealth Games campaign strongly, claiming a silver medal in the 500m cycling time trial event.
An impressive six Sydney University representatives have been selected by Wallabies coach Robbie Deans in the Australian Rugby Union 40 man training squad.
Sydney University Gymnast Prashanth Sellathurai has helped the Australian Men’s Gymnastic team to claim Commonwealth Games Gold at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in Delhi.
An impregnable defensive line and astute play from five-eighth Berrick Barnes were the keys to Sydney University’s 46-6 demolition of Randwick in the 2010 Shute Shield decider played at a wet and windy Concord Oval on Saturday.
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