A fantastic century to Georgia Redmayne has guided Universities into the NSW Women’s McDonald’s Premier Cricket finals.
The win for Universities ensured it finished in fourth place and will now play Gordon in a do or die semi-final this Sunday at Alan Border Oval.
In the other semi-final, Bankstown will face second-placed Sydney Rangers on Sunday at Ryde Oval.
Universities claimed a 63-run victory over Campbelltown-Camden at David Phillips South last Sunday.
Redmayne's innings of 141 was the highlight of round 10, with her innings included 16 boundaries in what was her first century for the season.
Having already hit two half-centuries coming into this match, Redmayne took her season average to an impressive 59 in all formats.
She was well supported by Carly Leeson (49) as the students powered to 6-256 from 50 overs.
In reply, Campbelltown-Camden put up a good fight in posting 193, however were undone by Oliver Porter’s 3-22 from five overs and an economical spell by Sydney Thunder squad member Maisy Gibson of 2-21 from 10 overs.
Gordon wrapped up top spot with an eight-wicket win against St George-Sutherland at Chatswood Oval.
Three Gordon bowlers collected two wickets a piece and were backed up by a good effort in the field. It restricted the visitors to a modest 115 all out in the 39th over.
Gordon had few issues in reply as Laura Delany anchored the innings with a patient 43 not out and was joined by Saskia Horley who made 25 not out. They passed the required total in 28 overs with just two wickets down.
In the final fixture of the weekend, Bankstown Sports had a thumping nine-wicket win over Penrith which has seen it finish third on the ladder.
It chased down a modest 86 after bowling brilliantly to dismiss Penrith for just 85.
Emma Newman collected 2-11 from six overs and was the standout with the ball for Bankstown, bowling economically and collecting wickets.
Prudence Roebuck collected figures of 2-5 off 1.5 overs to clean up the Penrith innings.
Bankstown chased down the required total of 86 just one wicket down and in just 16.4 overs with Laura Wright 33 not out top scoring.