New to the Leeds Varsity programme this year was the headline Netball Varsity event, and the University of Leeds won in thrilling style.
Taking place at taking place at Leeds Beckett’s arena, the event gathered a crowed of over 300 people on the night who made for a brilliant atmosphere cheering on both teams.
The game was quick paced and tense right up until the final buzzer, Beckett started the better side taking the first quarter 8 -5 before The University fought back to take the lead and hold this until half time at 15 – 11.
The 3rd quarter went to the University who extended their lead 27 – 21 and then in the final quarter Beckett fought back. They brought the score to within one point of the University at 29 – 28 with just a few minutes to go, however the University crowd were the loudest and their chanting and support for the team lifted them to hold on and win the game 33 – 29.
It was a tense game right until the end and huge congratulations to our girls who fought hard until the final buzzer.