27th Orienteering Varsity Match, Brown Clee, 14th March 1998

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Team Profiles

Oxford University Ladies Team

Christine Ashton
College Jesus
Subject Physics
School Monmouth Girls
Previous Orienteering Won VM last year, but is worried about being beaten by her cousin at Cambridge in '98. GB Junior Squad member. Three time JWOC runner.
Small but surprisingly fast is one description of Christine. Keen gossip spreader when she writes the OUOC newsletter.
Nicky King
College Trinity
Subject Biology
School Sunny Hill, Bruton
Previous Orienteering Half-blue in first year, team colours last year.
Orienteering has slipped a bit recently due to an unhealthy interest in rowing, but is fighting back now - won a yellow course last term! Known to turn up on a Sunday morning wearing last night's mini-skirt.
Pauline Sinclair
College Merton
Subject Physics PhD
School The Queen's School, Chester
Previous Orienteering 1994 5th, 1995 6th, 1996 8th, 1997 Ret'd injured.
Just started a DPhil in Atmospheric Physics, working on air pollution in Oxford. Started orienteering twelve years ago. When not orienteering or working, then might be found ballroom dancing, fencing or doing archery.

Cambridge University Ladies Team

Catherine Ashton
College Clare
School Bacup and Rawtenstall Grammar School
Previous VM positions 4th Women's A last year
Top O Performances JK 97/BUSA 97 top 10. Star performance at British Nights 97 - W20 winner!
The Oxford/Cambridge (not very) friendly rivalry is set to be intensified with personal Ashton matches to be settled this weekend!
Helen Cooper
College Churchill
School Barton Peveril College
Previous VM positions Her debut appearance!
Top O Performances 2nd JK 1997 W20L (only because elite has been invented). 3rd British 1997 W20L.
The Tabs mean business.
Claire Louise Warner
College Magdalene
School Central Newcastle High School
Previous VM positions 2nd in VM B Team last year.
Top O Performances Ran in 2nd team for Cross Country VM. BOC 1997 - winner of W20L.
Rosalind Murray
College Downing
School Turton High School, Bolton
Previous VM positions 1st Lady on B course.
5th in Mountain Trail. Like Long O Fell Running (2nd in intermediate champs 96), climbing etc.
Gaynor Barrett (Reserve)
College Clare
School Monmouth Comprehensive School
Previous VM positions None!

Oxford University Mens Team

Duncan Archer
College Merton
Subject Maths and Computation
School Yarm School, The North
Won VM in 1996 and second in 1997. Received full blue last year. Enjoys a pint of vodka on tour each summer. According to his girlfriend, "This stunning six foot blonde has been orienteering since his tender years. Since then he has progressed from wearing baby rompers to sexy lycra and from running into sofas to fighting with trees, barbed wire fences, and the odd sheep tick. He has orienteered extensively throughout Europe and has lots of mugs and coasters to prove this." Selected to run JWOC in 1996.
Ian Cumpstey
College St John's
Subject Chemistry
School Manchester Grammer School
Previous VMs 1996 - 9th (5th Oxford). 1997 - 11th (5th Oxford).
His most depressing injury was a 6 month off walking bit in 1995. Doesn't remember having any dead good runs ever, although did win the White Rose overall prize last year. Avid attendee and drinker at OUOC social events (even if no-one else turns up).
Dave Currie
College St John's
Subject Engineering and Computer Science
School Roundwood Park School, Harpenden
Half blues in last two VMs. Has been orienteering since the age of 8 but still unlikely to make it round 11.8km alive.
Dave Donaldson
College Trinity
Subject Physics
School Oakville Trafalgar High School, Oakville, Canada.
When not training (!) Dave spends his time in Physics labs, watching 'Due South' on the TV, explaining that he is not American, and trying to find someone who will play ice hockey with him.
Steve Fisher
College Nuffield (previously New College)
Subject Some social science PhD
School St Alban's School, Hertfordshire (1985-1992)
Was the 4th Oxford runner in 94, 95 and 97 (consistency). Having survived frequent attacks of Covey-Crump as an undergraduate, Steve is enjoying the freedom to train that graduate life has afforded him. He is expecting this Varisty Match to be his best yet. In his own words, "The Tabs have about as much chance as a bag of drowning kittens."

Cambridge University Mens Team

Alistair Hindle
College Selwyn
School Edinburgh Academy
Previous VM Positions 1997 - 5th, 1996 - 8th, 1995 (B race) - 1st.
Top O Performances 27/220 M21L JK 1997. Relay bronze medal BUSA 1997. Top Brit on M21L, Day 3 of Scottish 6-day.
Andy Hodgson
College Downing
School Stockton Sixth Form College
Previous VM Positions 1995 - 6th, 1996 - Did he finish?, 1997 - 3rd, 1998 - Last!
Other Oxbridge Blues Cruelly cheated out of a lightweight rowing half blue this year.
Top O Performances VM'96 - In the attic dormitory with Tania before dinner on the Saturday night. He was magnificent until the whole of C/OUOC interrupted! BUSA - 18 pints, a toothpaste sandwich and ~9th position in 1996.
Swing it, shake it, move it, make it. Who do you think you are?
Anthony Horn
College Fitzwilliam
School Scarborough VI Form College
Previous VM Positions None due to field trips and injury.
Top O Performances Went to the JK 96 cause it was near home but can't remember where he came in the results (but it was somewhere near the middle).
Nearly fully recovered from a torn muscle caused by excessive jiving to 'Come on Eileen'.
Simon Richardson
College Queens'
School Upton-by-Chester County High
Previous VM Positions A-team last he believes.
Top O Performances 2nd JK, 2nd JK relays, 1st Northern Champs, 2nd BSOC, 1st BSOC relay (wouldn't tell us which year or age class).
Newsletter editor with a track record of ONE issue a year.
Mark Collis
College Pembroke
School Whitgift
Previous VM Positions 4th Men's B 97, can't remember 96.
Top O Performances British Champion M20s 97
Peter Forester
College Downing
School Nottingham High School
Top O Performances 4th M20 JK 97, 14th in M20E BOC 97.

OUOC Reserves

Andy Macleod
College Brasenose
Subject Chemistry
Well known for his appalling hand writing that has earned him his alias name 'Nailest'. No need for specialist O-kit when orienteering. Known to take the odd photo or two at OUOC socials catching all unawares.
Pete Murphy
College St Catz
Subject Physics
Another keen physicist (a sad fact that half of OUOC is plagued with this disease). Previous owner of "Chunder Chunks Award" for dedication and enthusiasm at social events. Also does a spot of orienteering.
Hedley Procter
College University
Subject Physics
School Bablake School, Coventry
He started orienteering in 1996 and has quickly progressed onto the international stage as one of Britain's rising stars. Briefly flummoxed by the Scandinavian terrain last summer, Hedley showed remarkable rates of improvement at the O-Ringen, where he radically ditched his "UNIV tacky bottoms". Unfortunately this term Hedley has not orienteered much as he has been in and out of the alcholol rehab. centre, again. And he has had finals. If he had been able to maintain his meteoric rise up the colour coded league, he would surely be world champion by now.

CUOC Reserves

John Lydon
College Wolfson
School Various (Got expelled a lot!)
Previous VM Positions None.
Who's afraid of the big bad wolf.
Sinisa Slijepcevic

Individual Day Results

Course A

D ARCHER OUOC MA 71.34
E ROLLER DRONGO MA 72.55
P FORESTER CUOC MA 85.42
A HINDLE CUOC MA 88.52
M MAHR DRONGO MA 88.54
J QUAYLE JOK MA 89.22
B HUGHES HOC MA 94.57
P REES JOK MA 96.39
A HODGSON CUOC MA 96.48
S FISHER OUOC MA 96.53
T MITCHELL OUOC MA 97.33
A HORN CUOC MA 98.09
I CUMPSTEY OUOC MA 98.29
D CURRIE OUOC MA 99.10
P WARREN JOK MA 99.47
T WIEGAND DRONGO MA 102.45
S RICHARDSON CUOC MA 104.56
P NEWBURY JOK MA 109.50
M COLIS CUOC MA 109.58
D DONALDSON OUOC MA 115.46

Course B

I CHAFER HOC MB 65.43
L NILSSON BUOC WA 66.34
H WOOTTON HOC WA 69.48
J SKITTRALL JOK WA 72.52
A COLLYER DRONGO WA 73.28
C ASHTON CUOC WA 77.02
S CHIVERTON HOC MB 79.20
S SLIJEPCEVIC CUOC MB 79.57
H PROCTOR OUOC MB 80.21
V KAYE DRONGO WA 81.26
R MURRAY CUOC WA 82.53
T COVEY-CRUMP JOK MB 84.05
C WARNER CUOC WA 86.24
S BUSS DRONGO MB 87.13
A MACLEOD OUOC MB 87.53
M DUGMORE HOC MB 88.29
N KING OUOC WA 89.14
J LYDON CUOC MB 94.23
H COOPER CUOC WA 99.46
T BERRY OUOC MB 102.54
B HALL-THOMPSON OUOC WA 107.00
P SINCLAIR OUOC WA 109.16
G COOK CUOC MB 121.04

Course C

C MORLEY CUOC MC 54.00
M SPILLER BUOC WB 58.12
R VICKERS HOC MC 61.48
B HOUGHTON HOC MC 63.22
H WALTON JOK WB 63.58
E SMITH CUOC WB 81.48
G BARRETT CUOC WB 89.18
K HUGHES HOC WB 107.08
G HARDY OUOC WB 110.38
K WILKINSON OUOC WB 136.48
L GOODWIN OUOC WB 148.53

Result

OUOC CUOC
Men's A 364.29 369.31
Women's A 305.30 246.19
Men's B 271.08 295.24

Relay Results

Long Lap

N BARRABLE 33.05
D ARCHER 35.46
P FORESTER 36.13
A HEMSTED 36.47
A WILIAMS 41.01
D DONALDSON 42.29
T MITCHELL 42.33
S FISHER 42.35
T WIEGAND 47.24
J QUAYLE 50.09
A HINDLE 52.15
I CUMPSTEY 53.01
CHRIS ASHTON 55.09
T ALLMAN 60.03
S SLIJEPCEVIC 62.43

Medium Lap

D CURRIE 35.16
P REES 38.16
M SPILLAR 39.41
P WARREN 40.08
P NEWBERRY 41.56
CATH ASHTON 43.01
M COLLIS 47.15
J SKITTRALL 47.47
H PROCTOR 48.23
V KAYE 52.39
R VICKERS 58.01
H WALTON 60.49
H COOPER 61.19
A MCLEOD 74.05

Short Lap

H WOOTTON 27.37
T COVEY-CRUMP 30.01
A COLLYER 32.46
G COOK 32.49
S BUSS 34.31
M DUGMORE 35.55
I CHAFER 39.33
T BERRY 40.31
R MURRAY 42.57
J LYDON 43.23
L WIEGAND 47.55
K WILKINSON 54.19
G BARRETT 58.34
M LUCAS 60.39

Result

NAME TIME POS 1 NAME TIME TOTAL POS 2 NAME TIME TOTAL FINAL
S FISHER 42.35 8 A COLLYER 32.46 75.21 5 D CURRIE 35.16 110.37 1
T MITCHELL 42.33 7 H WOOTTON 27.37 70.10 2 M COLLIS 47.15 117.25 2
D DONALDSON 42.29 6 G COOK 32.49 75.18 4 CATH ASHTON 43.01 118.19 3
D ARCHER 35.46 2 T COVEY-CRUMP 30.01 65.47 1 V KAYE 52.39 118.26 4
P FORESTER 36.13 3 M DUGMORE 35.55 72.08 3 H PROCTOR 48.23 120.31 5
N BARRABLE 33.05 1 K WILKINSON 54.19 87.24 7 P REES 38.16 125.40 6
I CUMPSTEY 53.01 12 S BUSS 34.31 87.32 8 M SPILLAR 39.41 127.13 7
A WILIAMS 41.01 5 I CHAFER 39.33 80.34 6 R VICKERS 58.01 138.35 8
T WIEGAND 47.24 9 L WIEGAND 47.55 95.19 11 J SKITTRALL 47.47 143.06 9
S SLIJEPCEVIC 62.43 15 R MURRAY 42.57 105.40 13 P WARREN 40.08 146.48 10
A HINDLE 52.15 11 T BERRY 40.31 92.46 9 H WALTON 60.49 153.35 11
J QUAYLE 50.09 10 J LYDON 43.23 93.32 10 H COOPER 61.19 154.51 12
CHRIS ASHTON 55.09 13 M LUCAS 60.39 115.54 14 P NEWBERRY 41.56 157.44 13
A HEMSTED 36.47 4 G BARRETT 58.34 95.21 12 A MCLEOD 74.05 169.26 14
T ALLMAN 60.03 14                

Organiser/Planner's Comments

I have no items of lost property - although there may be a pair of shorts and some dark socks left in the hall that could be ours?. I'm not going to waffle on, but thanks for coming, thanks to all the helpers - glad you liked it - thanks for gifts and kind words. I enjoyed doing it! Brown Clee National Event in Year 2000!


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