University Challenge: Southampton in quarter-finals against Queens University, Belfast tonight

Southampton are through to the quarter-finals of University Challenge and will be up against Queen’s University, Belfast tonight. Southampton lost to the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in […]


Southampton are through to the quarter-finals of University Challenge and will be up against Queen’s University, Belfast tonight.

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Southampton lost to the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in August after finishing with 155 points to SOAS’ 230. But in a highest scoring loser play-off with Loughborough, they beat them to a place in the second round last month 185-80.

Southampton then went on to smash the University of Bangor in the second round with 335 points to Bangor’s 60.

The team from Southampton captained by Bob De Caux comprises of Matt Loxham, David Bishop and Richard Evans.

The University of Southampton team will be up against Queen’s University, Belfast on BBC2 at 8pm, Monday 3rd February. The Bridge Bar on campus will be screening the episode.