SUCC - SUCC Old Boys 2009

SUCC Old Boys

Every year it is unfortunate that Wessex has to lose men that have made SUCC the way it is. However they may be gone, but definitely not forgotten. This page is to appreciate past members who have helped pave the way to a successful SUCC future.

(2007 | 2008 | 2009)

Class of 2009

Adam Carmichael - RHB RM
(5th XI Captain 2008-09)

Trademark Shot:
Sweep shot, solid forward defensive
Trademark Ball:
Off break, but anything outside the off stump is cause for celebration
Do Mention:
A love for the game that blinds him to his own limited ability
Don't Mention:
Lack of appearances at Jesters, success with Southampton Uni rat
Nickname:
Mr Adam, The Bandit, Carmichael

Chris Cole - RHB RM

(Social Secretary 2008-09)

Trademark Shot: You WILL come to leg
Trademark Ball: Medium and sloggable
Do Mention: 50's in freshers year, worst 5-for ever in Barbados
Don't Mention: Wearing a ball on the head vs Solent in 20/20, being knifed in Pourtourgal
Nickname: Keeno


Jeremy Connell - RHB RM

(4th XI Captain 2008)
Trademark Shot:
Trademark Ball:
Do Mention:
Don't Mention:
Nickname:
Jez


Matthew Gill - RHB RM/RMF
Trademark Shot:
On Drive
Trademark Ball:
Outswinger catching the edge of Nick Jones' bat many times
Do Mention:
Being reasonably well received in the first couple of weeks of term....
Don't Mention:
Everything that has happened from the third week onwards, his dance moves - shocking
Nickname:
Gilly

Jon Gregory - DNB RS
Trademark Shot:
Front foot nurdle
Trademark Ball:
Flighted leg break
Do Mention: Match photography, creating the 'Summer Spitfire' © in Portugal
Don't Mention:
Being one of Laas' victims on the way to him getting a 5-for against SUCC 5th XI, a delivery going for 8 runs v Bath III, non-boozing
Nickname:
Spitfire

Nick Jones - RHB RMF

(Social Secretary 2006-08, Tour Secretary 2007-08)
Trademark Shot:
Trademark Ball:
Do Mention:
Don't Mention:
Nickname:
Fresherer


Kyle Linzell - RHB RMF
Trademark Shot:
Straight over the top
Trademark Ball:
Incredibly slow leg cutter
Do Mention:
2nd XI player of the year, 1st XI player of the year
Don't Mention:
Crying about 'exhaustion' on tour
Nickname:
Scruff

James Lipscombe - RHB WK

(Club Officer 2008-09)
Trademark Shot:
Trademark Ball:
Do Mention:
Don't Mention:
Nickname:
Lippy


Paul Miller - RHB RMF

(Club Captain 2008-09, 3rd XI Captain 2009, Treasurer 2007-08)
Trademark Shot: Attempted heave over midwicket resulting in the ball missing the off stump
Trademark Ball:
Gentle away swinger
Do Mention:
'Cllr P. Miller', being in love with Power and Shiv, 2:1 degree
Don't Mention:
Prostitutes in Barbados, abortions/nearly being a father, attempting to run the club into debt, being unpopular, huge weight gain over three years at Uni, substandard boozing, sulking and going home on nights out, resigning as Club Captain by email in Clowns, appointing himself 3rd team captain, drink driving, throwing away a girlfriend who was out of his league
Nickname:
Miller, Tubby Taffy


Jim Palmer - RHB RMF
Trademark Shot:
Mistimed slog down the ground
Trademark Ball:
Reasonably nippy long hop
Do Mention:
Being massive, good attendance at socials
Don't Mention:
Non-boozing, ginger, only 1 wicket and no runs in BUSA 2008
Nickname:


Henry Potter - RHB RM

(Vice Club Captain 2006-07, Club Captain 2007-08, Athletic Union President 2008-09)
Trademark Shot: Pull
Trademark Ball:
Reverse-swinging yorker that nips back off the seam
Do Mention:
Three Manzils in 25 hours
Don't Mention:
Anytime he has picked up a ball to bowl
Nickname:
Potter


Sam Villiers - RHB RM

(4th XI Captain 2007)
Trademark Shot: Pietersen-inspired reverse slog sweep
Trademark Ball:
Slower ball beamer
Do Mention:
Fantastic technique when implementing "The Leave", very tall
Don't Mention:
Being able to run faster than he bowls, only drinks spirits
Nickname:
Big Sam

(2007 | 2008 |2009)