Alcott to attempt world record in 24 hour tennis marathon
8 December; Rod Warnecke
Commerce student Dylan Alcott will attempt to play wheelchair tennis no-stop for 24 hours from this Thursday morning at Melbourne Park. The Elite Athlete Program scholar, and reigning British Open champion, will have a number of high-profile hitting partners in his quest to raise $100,000 for charity. Find our more.
Volleyballers Defend National Title
8 December 2014; Rod Warnecke
The Melbourne University Blues women’s team won back-to-back Australian Volleyball League titles with a come-from-behind win over UTS-SU at the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre yesterday. Continue Reading
Rowing Champions Still Making a Splash
8 December; VOICE
Australia’s first International Rowing Championship gold medallists – also Melbourne Boat Club rowers – recently celebrated the fortieth anniversary of their victory. Continue Reading
Raising the Bar with Athletics
8 December; VOICE
The University is proud to join with Athletics Australia to provide the Raise the Bar program in 2015, which will provide opportunities for indigenous students to discover pathways to higher education and sporting careers. Continue Reading
Lightning Star Wins Australian Netballer of the Year
1 December; Rod Warnecke
Melbourne University Lightning and Melbourne Vixen netballer Madison Robinson has capped off another outstanding year by winning her second Liz Ellis Diamond for Australia’s best performed player for 2014. Read the full story here
Student Athletes Recognised at Blues and Sport Awards Gala Presentation
24 November 2014; Rod Warnecke
122 Student athletes were recognised for their sporting achievements representing the University of Melbourne at the annual Blues and Sport Awards Presentation. Full report here.
Tin Alley Closure
03 December 2014
Please note: Tin Alley is closed to traffic from Royal Parade due to building works at Trinity College, effective immediately until further notice.
All vehicle access to and from the Sports Precinct via Tin Alley must enter and exit at Swanston Street.
Cricketers Inducted into inaugural Hall of Fame
24 November 2014; Rod Warnecke and Chris Grant
On Saturday 22 November, eleven of the University’s finest cricketers were inducted into the Melbourne University Cricket Club Hall of Fame at a gala function in the Ernie Cropley Pavlion.