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Jays vs Oxford Roos 25/11/2015 WIN

With the Cambridge Jays and Oxford Roos now playing in different BUCS leagues, this Cup match was the only opportunity for the sides to meet each other before much anticipated Varsity 2016 - therefore a crucial fixture. Playing away in Oxford, the Jays were keen to use the momentum from their recent run of league wins to proceed to the third round of the Cup. The game started well with strong shooting and a quick turnover, however Oxford played with determination and refused to let us get away with any unforced errors on the court, fighting hard for 50/50 balls and loose tips. Implementing the faster decisions and stronger drives practised in training, especially from centre and captain Catrin Bush, the Jays led by 2 after both the first and second quarters. Eager to dig deep and increase this lead, Kate Garnett subbed onto WD at half time as the Jays found their stride and embarked on a phenomenal third quarter, described by vice Becca Hitchings as "the stuff of dreams." GK Kate Garden marked the hold with great success and the team, as practiced in training, successfully converted defensive interceptions into points on the board. Feeds into the circle space by Zoe and Trin were flawless as was GS Emily Elliott and GA Maddy Eno's shooting stats.The Jays went into the final quarter leading by 10 yet eager to push themselves to the end, with an improved team determination and feist keeping the Roos at bay. The final whistle blew 54-42 to the Light Blues and both players' player and man of the match was awarded to star Maddy Eno. GDBO