Monash finished 3rd overall at the 2015 Australian University Games!

Monash University finished 3rd overall with a total medal tally of 5 Gold Medals, 9 Silver Medals and 7 Bronze Medals! Over half of our teams finished with a medal, and 27 of our 40 teams made it to the semi-finals of their sport. These amazing results capped off a fantastic week in the Gold Coast.

Monash University are now the reigning Australian Champions in Men's Hockey, Men's Taekwondo, Women's Taekwondo, Men's Tennis and Men's Squash.

2015 AUG Team Captains: Craig Dent and Amanda Fung

A huge thank you and congratulations must go to our team captains, Amanda Fung and Craig Dent. Amanda and Craig represented the 764 strong Monash cohort, speaking with passion and pride at functions and media events throughout the week. It was a pleasure to have Amanda and Craig as the face of Monash for the week. 
Men's Hockey Green & Gold recipients:
Callum Fraser, Tom Sinclair & Jack Walker

Monash also had 43 athletes selected to be members of the Green and Gold team at this years AUG. The Green and Gold awards are given to athletes for each sport who are chosen in the all-star team for the competition. The full list of Green and Gold medal recipients is here.

Worth special mention are our cheerleaders, who competed at the Australian University Games as well. However they competed in an individual sport Championship that was not counted toward the overall medal tally for AUG. Monash was crowned overall Cheerleading Champions and won this pennant.

To see more photographs from the week visit the TeamMONASH facebook page. 

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