News Archive, Month: September 2011

Florence Abbott

29 September 2011

Sport/Event > Tennis Date and Place of Birth > 1992, Kent, UK Coached by > Eve Langley Date Arrived at Team Bath > September 2010

Match Report Rugby: Team Bath Rugby 1st Team vs UWE

27 September 2011

Match Report: Mens Rugby Pre Season Fixture: Team Bath Rugby 1st Team vs UWE Date: Tuesday 27 September 2011, 15.00 Venue: Sulis Sports Club, University of Bath In the last of this years pre season fixtures a squad of 40 players varying in experience in terms of university rugby, welcomed the arrival of a UWE squad eager to impress. With the demanding format of three 40 minute periods to play, the first set of players...

Sarah Beth Askew

27 September 2011

Sport / Event > Team Bath Tennis Academy Date and Place of Birth > 1995, Merseyside, UK Coached by > Jim Edgar Arrived at Team Bath > 2011 Competitive Record > - Great Britain U18 Summer Cup & Euro Champs - National Championships Runner up u16 & 18 - Won Edinburgh ITF

Match Report Rugby: Team Bath vs Nottingham University

21 September 2011

Name of Event: Men’s Rugby Pre Season Fixture: Team Bath Rugby Squad vs Nottingham University Date and time: Wednesday 21 September 2011, 15.00pm Venue: Nottingham University Playing Fields Progressing on from the encouraging performance against a strong Richmond outfit, it was now time for the University of Bath’s men’s rugby team to compete against another University in a trial match. The opponents were Nottingham University, a repeat fixture from last year’s pre season match and...

Trio win European Junior gold

20 September 2011

University of Bath student Freyja Prentice and graduates Kate French and Lydia Rosling are celebrating winning the first gold medal of the European Junior Championships in Poland. The GB trio won the women's team relay gold at Drzonkow at yesterday's (Monday) opening day of the championships. Prentice is currently studying for a degree in Biology at the University, while  French and Rosling are both Sports Performance gradautes. The GB team beat a strong Hungarian team...

Kadeen thrilled by England selection

20 September 2011

Nineteen-year-old University of Bath Sports Performance student Kadeen Corbin is thrilled to have been called into the senior England netball squad for the first time after being selected for the upcoming tour of Australia and New Zealand. “I’m so excited, I can’t wait,” said Kadeen, who plays for Team Bath Toucans and has played just two Fiat Netball Superleague fixtures for Team Bath. Kadeen is one of five Team Bath players named in England’s 14-strong...

Vote for Dai and Jack

19 September 2011

Two University of Bath-based athletes have been named on shortlists for prestigious European Athletics awards. Dai Greene is named on the shortlist for the 2011 European Athlete of the Year award and University of Bath student Jack Green features on the European Rising Star award shortlist. The awards will be determined by an online vote via the European Athletics website with polls open until Monday 26 September – so vote now. Dai Greene is on...

Louise Hunt in action

Hunt wins back-to-back doubles titles

19 September 2011

University of Bath student Louise Hunt and partner Lucy Shuker have won back-to-back wheelchair tennis women’s doubles titles in North America. A week ago the British pair won the TennisCanada International in Montreal, beating Shelby Baron (USA) and Kgothatso Montjane (RSA) 6-1, 6-1 in the final of Hunt’s first North American tournament. And on Saturday they followed that up by taking the PTR Wheelchair Tennis Championships in Hilton Head in South Carolina. The top seeds...

Watch Dai Greene’s BBC interview

15 September 2011

World, European and Commonwealth champion hurdler Dai Greene talks to the BBC about his achievements to date and his Olympic ambitions. Greene, Bath's newest world champion, spoke to the BBC at the Sports Training Village when the University of Bath held a reception to mark his World Championship gold medal in the 400m hurdles.

Staff, students and athletes pay tributes to Bath’s newest World Champion

13 September 2011

Staff, students and athletes at the University of Bath have paid tribute to Bath’s newest World Champion at a reception for Dai Greene today (Tuesday). Greene produced an outstanding performance to strike gold in the 400m hurdles at the World Championships in Daegu, South Korea on 1st September. It means Greene has added the World title to the European and Commonwealth crowns he won last year. He was officially welcomed back to his Sports Training...

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