Baseball at the Australian University Games

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The AUG Cup was first awarded in 1925

Baseball at the Australian University Games has been part of the Australian University Games program since the 2004 games. The games are held in the last week of September during mid-Semester break. The reigning champions are Griffith University, and the most successful team is The University of Sydney who are members of the Sydney Uni Baseball Club.

History

The first university baseball was established by the Sydney Uni Baseball Club when it formed in 1899. By 1904, it was playing in the New South Wales Baseball Association Second Grade.[1] The next earliest reports of university baseball was the University of Melbourne playing in the Victorian league in 1908.[2] Inter-varsity baseball started in Australia in 1923 when Sydney, Adelaide and Melbourne played a triangular inter-varsity series.[3]

Historical results

  • 1923 - Adelaide[4]
  • 1924 - Sydney
  • 1925 - Sydney
  • 1926 - Sydney[5]
  • 1927 - Sydney
  • 1928 - Adelaide/Sydney
  • 1931 - Adelaide [6]

Wollongong 1994

The 1994 Australian University Games were hosted by the University of Wollongong. The baseball was held at Fred Finch Reserve at Berkeley, Wollongong. A massive 16 teams from around Australia participated. The finals were contested with -

Perth 2004

The 2004 Australian University Games were held in Perth, Western Australia. Edith Cowan University won the gold medal match over Monash University. University of Wollongong won bronze over University of Western Australia.

14 teams participated including University of Wollongong, University of Sydney, University of Ballarat, University of Western Sydney, RMIT University, University of New South Wales, University of Queensland, Queensland University of Technology, Melbourne University, Monash University and University of Notre Dame Australia.[7][8]

Brisbane 2005

The 2005 Australian University Games was hosted in Brisbane, Queensland. Griffith University were the overall winners, while the Queensland University of Technology won the baseball sports program.

Results

2005 AUG Results
26 September Macquarie University 6-1 University of Western Sydney Pool B
University of Wollongong 4-4 University of Sydney Pool A
Monash University 6-2 University of Queensland Pool B
University of Western Australia 9-6 University of Western Sydney Pool B
University of Wollongong 8-8 Southern Cross University Pool A
University of Western Australia 6-2 University of New South Wales Pool B
Queensland University of Technology 1-5 University of Melbourne Pool A
Macquarie University 2-6 University of New South Wales Pool B
Queensland University of Technology 1-5 University of Melbourne Pool A

27 September University of Wollongong 3-5 University of Melbourne Pool A
Southern Cross University 7-2 University of Sydney Pool A
University of Wollongong 4-10 Monash University Pool B
University of Queensland 1-7 University of Western Sydney Pool B
Queensland University of Technology 8-5 Southern Cross University Pool A
University of Melbourne 2-1 University of Sydney Pool A
Macquarie University 7-1 University of Queensland Pool B
Monash University 1-8 University of New South Wales Pool B

28 September University of New South Wales 11-2 University of Western Sydney Pool B
University of Western Australia 3-11 University of Queensland Pool B
Queensland University of Technology 11-0 University of Wollongong Pool A
Macquarie University 13-3 Monash University Pool B
University of Queensland 2-8 University of New South Wales Pool B
University of Melbourne 16-3 Southern Cross University Pool A
Macquarie University 6-2 University of Western Australia Pool B
Monash University 15-0 University of Western Sydney Pool B

29 September University of Sydney 8-1 University of Western Sydney 9th Playoff
University of Wollongong 7-4 University of Western Australia 7th Playoff
University of Queensland 2-1 University of Western Sydney 10th Playoff
Southern Cross University 1-5 Monash University 5th Playoff
University of Melbourne 10-0 Macquarie University Semi-Final
University of New South Wales 10-0 Queensland University of Technology Semi-Final

30 September Macquarie University 11-4 University of New South Wales Bronze Playoff
University of Melbourne 5-8 Queensland University of Technology Final

Adelaide 2006

The 2006 Australian University Games was hosted in Adelaide, South Australia. The University of Adelaide, University of South Australia and Flinders University were the overall winners, while the University of Sydney won the baseball sports program.

Results

Final Standings
Rank University Points
1st University of Sydney   27
2nd Monash University   24
3rd University of Western Australia   22
4th Macquarie University   21
5th University of Melbourne   19
6th Griffith University   18
7th University of New South Wales   17
8th Australian National University   16
9th University of Ballarat   14
10th Victoria University   12
11th University of Western Sydney   11


Gold Coast 2007

The 2007 Australian University Games was hosted on the Gold Coast, Queensland. Griffith University were the overall winners, while the University of Western Australia won the baseball sports program. The baseball program was split into two divisions.

Results

Division 1 Standings
Rank University Wins Draws Losses Points
1st University of Western Australia   5   1   0   17
2nd University of Melbourne   4   1   1   15
3rd Macquarie University   4   0   2   14
4th Monash University   3   1   2   13
5th University of Sydney   2   1   3   11
6th Griffith University 1   1   0   5   8
7th QUT   0   0   6   6
Division 2 Standings
Rank University Wins Draws Losses Points
1st Australian College of PE   4   1   0   14
2nd Southern Cross University   3   1   1   12
3rd Macquarie University   3   1   1   12
4th Griffith University 2   3   0   2   11
5th University of Western Sydney   3   0   2   11
6th University of New South Wales   1   0   4   7
7th Victorian University   0   0   5   5

Melbourne 2008

The 2008 Australian University Games was hosted in Melbourne, Victoria. Victoria University and Monash University were the overall winners, while the University of Melbourne won the baseball sports program. Silver went to The University of Sydney.

Pool A Standings
Rank University Wins Draws Losses Points
1st Macquarie University   4   0   0   12
2nd Flinders University   2   0   2   8
3rd University of Sydney   1   1   2   7
4th La Trobe University   1   1   2   7
5th Griffith University   1   0   3   6
Pool B Standings
Rank University Wins Draws Losses Points
1st University of Melbourne   3   0   0   9
2nd Monash University   2   0   1   7
3rd Victoria University   1   0   2   5
4th University of New South Wales   0   0   3   3
2008 AUG Results
29 September Flinders University 8-3 University of Sydney Pool A
Griffith University 7-3 La Trobe University Pool A
Victoria University 2-12 University of Melbourne Pool B
Monash University 8-0 University of New South Wales Pool B
La Trobe University 0-8 Macquarie University Pool A
Flinders University 4-3 Griffith University Pool A

30 September Griffith University 2-7 Macquarie University Pool A
University of New South Wales 1-14 Victoria University Pool B
Monash University 5-6 University of Melbourne Pool B
Flinders University 2-4 La Trobe University Pool A
University of Sydney 1-5 Macquarie University Pool A

1 October La Trobe University 8-8 University of Sydney Pool A
Victoria University 3-10 Monash University Pool B
University of Melbourne 10-0 University of New South Wales Pool B
Macquarie University 13-3 Monash University Pool B
Macquarie University 9-1 Flinders University Pool A
Griffith University 4-7 University of Sydney Pool A

2 October University of New South Wales 1-13 Griffith University Group J (7th-9th)
Flinders University 1-4 Victoria University Repechage - A2 vs B3
University of Sydney 10-1 Monash University Repechage - A3 vs B2
Macquarie University 2-7 University of Sydney Semi Final - A1 vs Winner R2
University of Melbourne 31-6 Victoria University Semi-Final - B1 vs Winner R1

3 October Griffith University 12-2 La Trobe University Group J (7th-9th)
La Trobe University 15-3 University of New South Wales Group J (7th-9th)
Flinders University 13-11 Monash University 5th Playoff
Macquarie University 12-2 Victoria University 3rd Playoff
University of Sydney 3-12 University of Melbourne Final
  Repechage     Semi-Finals     Grand-Final
                           
      B1 University of Melbourne 31  
  A2 Flinders University 1     R1 Victoria University 6    
  B3 Victoria University 4         S1 University of Melbourne 12
      S2 University of Sydney 3
      A1 Macquarie University 2    
  A3 University of Sydney 10     R2 University of Sydney 7  
  B2 Monash University 1  

Gold Coast 2009

The 2009 Australian University Games were held on the Gold Coast, Queensland from 27 September - 2 October between 8 teams.

The University of Sydney won gold at with an 8-5 victory over Griffith University at Sir Bruce Small Park.

Pool A Standings
Rank University Wins Draws Losses Win%
1st Monash University   3   0   0   100%
2nd University of Melbourne   2   0   1   66%
3rd Flinders University   1   0   2   33%
4th University of New England   0   0   3   0%
Pool B Standings
Rank University Wins Draws Losses Win %
1st Macquarie University   3   0   0   100%
2nd Griffith University   2   0   1   66%
3rd University of Sydney   1   0   2   33%
4th University of New South Wales   0   0   3   0%
Quarter finals Semi finals Final
                 
A1 Monash University 2
B4 University of New South Wales 1
A1 Monash University 8
B2 Griffith University 9
A2 University of Melbourne 2
B3 University of Sydney 9
B2 Griffith University 5
B3 University of Sydney 8
A3 Flinders University 5
B2 Griffith University 8
B3 University of Sydney 10
A1 Macquarie University 6
A4 University of New England 9
B1 Macquarie University 23

Perth 2010

The 2010 Australian University Games were held at Perth, Western Australia from 26 September to 1 October 2010. University of Sydney defeated Monash University 8-7 for the gold medal. The games had the lowest number of entrants since its inception, with only hosts University of Western Australia and bronze medallists University of Melbourne being the other two entrants.

Gold Coast 2011

The 2011 Australian University Games were held on the Gold Coast, Queensland from 25 September to 30 September 2011. There was a total of 10 teams competing with Monash University defeating University of Queensland 8-7 in the final game. Griffith University won the bronze.

Adelaide 2012

The 2012 Australian University Games were hosted in Adelaide, South Australia from 23 September to 28 September 2012. A total of 10 teams competing with University of Melbourne defeating University of Newcastle 9-2. The previous year's winners Monash University were awarded the bronze.

Gold Coast 2013

The 2013 Australian University Games were hosted on the Gold Coast, Queensland from 29 September to 4 October 2013. A total of 12 teams competed, the most since 2007, with University of Melbourne defeating Monash University 9-5 to win their second consecutive gold. Griffith University won the bronze.

Sydney 2014

The 2014 Australian University Games were held in Sydney, New South Wales, the first time since 2001, from 28 September to 3 October 2014 with 10 teams competing. The University of Sydney won gold with a 15-10 win over Monash University in the championship game, while The University of Melbourne defeated University of Newcastle 13-3 in the bronze medal match.

Gold Coast 2015

The 2015 Australian University Games were hosted on the Gold Coast, Queensland from 28 September to 2 October 2015. A total of 13 teams competed, the most since 2013, with Griffith University defeating University of Sydney 9-4 to win their first gold medal since 2005. Queensland University of Technology won the bronze with a 9-8 win over Monash University.

Perth 2016

The 2016 Australian University Games will be held in Perth, Western Australia from 26 to 30 September 2016. A total of 9 teams will compete in the tournament being held at Kingsway Regional Sporting Complex, the home of the Wanneroo Giants Baseball Club.

See also

References

  1. ^ "New South Wales Association Annual Meeting". The Sydney Morning Herland. 15 April 1904. Retrieved 22 March 2010.
  2. ^ "BASEBALL". Melbourne, Victoria: The Argus. 24 August 1908. Retrieved 22 March 2010.
  3. ^ "Baseball". The Sydney Morning Herald. 15 August 1923. Retrieved 18 March 2010.
  4. ^ [1]
  5. ^ [2]
  6. ^ [3]
  7. ^ UWA Go For Bronze - Baseball WA
  8. ^ W. A. Baseball Umpires Association (Inc.) Australian University Games - Perth 2004 - Baseball WA

External links

  • Australian University Games Baseball
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