4 gold, 2 silver, 4 bronze: USC's Commonwealth Games update for Wednesday 8am

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The medal tally for athletes from the University of the Sunshine Coast sits at: 4 gold, 2 silver, 4 bronze.

Below is a full update of how USC’s 17-strong contingent of athletes are faring at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games 

  • GOLD: USC cyclists Leigh Howard, Kelland O’Brien and Sam Welsford (and team mate Alex Porter) have secured a gold medal and a world record time of 3 minutes and 49.804 seconds in the Men’s 4000m Team Pursuit. Results here. Cycling Australia features comments from the cyclists in their news release here.
  • GOLD: USC swimmer Jake Packard and the Australian team win gold in the Men’s 4x100m Medley Relay final, setting a new games record of 3.31.04. Results here.
  • GOLD: USC cyclist Sam Welsford won a gold medal in the Men's 15km Scratch Race Finals cycling. Results here.
  • GOLD: USC swimmer Leah Neale and Australian teammates win gold in Women’s 4x200m freestyle relay and set new Games record of 7.48.04. Results here.
  • SILVER: USC swimmer Blake Cochrane silver medal in SM8 200m individual medley final. Results here.
  • SILVER: USC swimmer Ellie Cole has won a silver medal in the S9 100m Backstroke swimming. Results here.
  • BRONZE: USC swimmer Daniel Fox has won a bronze medal in the S14 200m Freestyle swimming. Results here.
  • BRONZE: USC swimmer Blake Cochrane has won a bronze medal in the SB8 100m breaststroke final.
  • BRONZE: USC swimmer Ellie Cole bronze medal in S9 100m freestyle final. Results here.
  • BRONZE: USC swimmer Logan Powell wins bronze in the S9 100m backstroke final. Results here.

FULL USC RESULTS TO DATE:

Thursday 5 April

  • Kaylee McKeown in 400m individual medley heats:  Placed fourth in her heat. Results here.
  • Leah Neale in 200m freestyle heats. Placed second in heat and sixth in final. Results here.
  • Daniel Fox in S14 200m freestyle heats. Won heat. Bronze medal. Results here.
  • Geva Mentor (playing for England) in netball preliminary match. England won. Results here.
  • Leigh Howard, Kelland O’Brien, Sam Welsford in 4000m team pursuit heats. Gold medal and new world record. Results here.
  • Caitlin Bassett and Stephanie Wood in netball preliminary match - Australia beat Northern Ireland 94-26. Results here

Friday 6 April

  • Jake Packard in 100m breaststroke heats. Won heat qualifying him for final at 8.32pm. Results here.
  • Kaylee McKeown in 100m backstroke heats. Won heat qualifying her for tonight's semi-final after 8.55pm. Results here
  • Ellie Cole in S9 100m backstroke heats. Places second qualifying her for final at 8.43pm. Results here.
  • Karla Mostert (South Africa) in netball preliminary match. 46 - 57 to Jamaica. Results here.
  • Sam Welsford in 4000m individual pursuit heats (final 7-10pm). Placed fifth. Results here.
  • Caitlin Bassett and Stephanie Wood in netball preliminary match. 94-26 win against Northern Ireland. Results here.
  • Geva Mentor (England) in netball preliminary match vs Malawi. Win. Results here.
  • Jake Packard 100m breaststroke semi final. Places second. Results here.
  • Ellie Cole in S9 100m backstroke final. Second place silver. Results here.
  • Kaylee second in 100m backstroke semifinal. Final at 8.03pm Saturday. Results here.

Saturday 7 April

  • Taylor McKeown (won her heat) Tessa Wallace (second in her heat) in 200m breaststroke. Made finals at 9.09pm Saturday. Results here and here.
  • Blake Cochrane placed third in SB8 100m breaststroke heats. Qualifies for final at 9.16pm. Results here.
  • Karla Mostert (South Africa) in netball prelim match. 49-35 win to South Africa. Results here.
  • Jake Packard 100m breaststroke final. Placed fourth. Results here.
  • Kaylee McKeown in women’s 100m backstroke final  Placed fourth. Results here.
  • Tessa Wallace and Taylor McKeown in 200m breaststroke finals. Taylor 5th, Tessa 6th. Results here.
  • Blake Cochrane in SB8 100m breaststroke final. Bronze. Results here.
  • Sam Welsford wins gold in Men's 15km Scratch Race Finals, cycling track. Results here.
  • Leah Neale and Australian teammates win gold in Women’s 4x200m freestyle relay and set new Games record of 7.48.04. Results here.

Sunday 8 April

  • Kaylee McKeown wins 200m backstroke heats (final at 7.37pm). Results here.
  • Jake Packard places second in 50m breaststroke heats (semi-finals from 8.19pm). Results here
  • Blake Cochrane places second in SM8 200m individual medley (final at 8.29pm). Results here.
  • Ellie Cole wins her S9 100m freestyle heat. (final at 8.36pm). Results here.
  • Taylor McKeown in 200m individual medley heats. Ranked fifth. Reserve for final at 9.24pm. Results here.
  • Geva Mentor (England) in netball preliminary match. England won 55-49 vs Uganda. Results here.
  • Karla Mostert (South Africa) in netball preliminary match. Australia won 60-38. Results here.
  • Caitlin Bassett and Stephanie Wood in netball preliminary match
  • Kaylee McKeown in 200m backstroke final. Fourth in final. Results here.
  • Jake Packard in breaststroke semi-final. Placed third. Results here.
  • Blake Cochrane silver medal in SM8 200m individual medley final. Results here.
  • Ellie Cole bronze medal in S9 100m freestyle final. Results here.
  • Taylor McKeown was a reserve but did not race in 200m individual medley final. Results here.

Monday 9 April

  • Caitlin Bassett & Stephanie Wood in netball preliminary match. Win against Fiji 108-23. Results here.
  • Geva Mentor (England) in netball preliminary match. England wins against Wales 85-31. Results here.
  • Jake Packard placed fourth in the Men’s 50m breaststroke final. Results here.

Tuesday 10 April

  • Mikkayla Sheridan places third in 400m freestyle heats, qualifying for final at 7.37pm. Results here.
  • Logan Powell places second in S9 100m backstroke heats, qualifying for final at 8.47pm. Results here.
  • Men’s 4x100m medley relay heats. Jake Packard on the team but did not swim. Results here.
  • Karla Mostert (South Africa) in netball preliminary match. South Africa beat Fiji 92-28. Results here.
  • Mikkayla Sheridan places sixth in 400m freestyle final. Results here.
  • Logan Powell wins bronze in the S9 100m backstroke final. Results here.
  • Jake Packard and the Australian team win gold in the Men’s 4x100m medley relay final, setting a new games record of 3.31.04. Results here.

STILL TO COME

Wednesday 11 April

9am-12.30pm – Geva Mentor (England) in netball preliminary match

9am-12.30pm – Karla Mostert (South Africa) in netball preliminary match

7-10.30pm – Caitlin Bassett and Stephanie Wood in netball preliminary match

Saturday 14 April

3-7pm – Netball semi-finals (may feature Lightning players)

Sunday 15 April

11am-3.05pm – Netball final (may feature Lightning players)

 
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