News Archive, Month: December 2009

Heather to partner European champ

21 December 2009

University of Bath graduate and badminton player Heather Olver is forming a new mixed doubles partnership with European mixed doubles champion Anthony Clark. The 23-year-old has been asked to partner Clark following the retirement of Donna Kellogg. The pair will play their first tournament together at the Proton Malaysia Open in January. Heather graduated from the University of Bath with a degree in Coach Education and Sports Development in 2008. In 2007 she received a...

Buccs Ladies win right to play in Indoor National League

15 December 2009

Team Bath Buccaneers Ladies won the West Indoor tournament at the weekend to qualify to play in the  Women’s Indoor England Hockey League for the first time. It means Buccs are one of just a handful of clubs to have men’s and ladies’ teams playing in both the England Hockey League outdoor and indoor leagues. Buccs were handed a walkover against West Wilts for their first game in Saturday’s competition at the University of Bath...

Life’s a beach for Lucy

15 December 2009

University of Bath-based beach volleyball player and Team 2012 athlete Lucy Boulton is profiled on the Team 2012 website, discussing her ambitions, the highs and lows of life on the beach volleyball circuit, and her goal of reaching the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Bath take hard-fought rugby win over Bristol

12 December 2009

The University of Bath Mens’ Rugby 1sts got their BUCS Premier South A campaign off to a flying start with a hard fought 15-8 victory over local rivals Bristol last week. Wet conditions at The Rec meant that try-scoring opportunities were hard to come by, and it was ultimately Bath’s kicking which saw off a spirited Bristol challenge. Both teams certainly struggled at the start of the game to keep hold of the ball, and...

Sophie Skinner

08 December 2009

Sport/Event > Athletics/Hurdles and Heptathlon Date and Place of Birth > 1989, Exeter, UK Height > 165cm Weight > 53kg Coached by > Colin Bovell Date Arrived at Team Bath > October 2008 Course of Study > Sport and Exercise Science Length of Course > 4 years Clubs > Team Bath Exeter Harriers Occupation > Student Biography > Sophie started competing at the age of 13 and could never decide which event she liked the...

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