On September 21-23 of 2018, an interuniversity ice hockey tournament among student teams was held in the city of Tambov, where South Ural State University’s Polytechnic Hockey Team was among participants.
The interuniversity tournament brought together the best student hockey teams from Moscow (MAI Hockey Club), Nizhny Novgorod (NNGU Hockey Club), Chelyabinsk (Polytechnic Hockey Club), and the hosting city’s team – Derzhava Hockey Club. In a tough competition that maintained from the first till the last day of the tournament, the Polytechnic Hockey Team became silver medalist of the tournament, yielding the championship to Nizhny Novgorod.
The tournament featured world’s champions among student hockey teams, including students of the SUSU Institute of Sport, Tourism and Service Maksim Antoshkin and Georgy Yulsky. The best sharpshooter was the university’s student Sergey Krivopustov, and the best goalkeeper was claimed a student of the SUSU ISTS College Artur Singatullin.