News Archive, Month: April 2012

Gemma Fletcher in action

Trio named in England squad

23 April 2012

Three Team Bath netabllers have been named in the England squad to contest the Netball Europe Open Championships next month. Shooter Kadeen Corbin, mid court player Mia Ritchie and defender Gemma Fletcher feature in the 12-strong squad. Mia, who like Kadeen is a Sports Performance student at the University of Bath, made her senior England debut when the University of Bath hosted the England v Barbados fixture two weeks ago. The squad also features three...

Murray wins first World Cup medal with bronze in Russia

23 April 2012

University of Bath student Samantha Murray collected the first Modern Pentathlon World Cup medal of her career when she took bronze in Russia on Saturday. The 22-year-old French and Politics student followed up her fourth place in Hungary a week ago and sixth in the USA last month with the best result of her career to date. Her performance comes as the battle for places on the GB Olympic team intensifies – there were five...

Great Britain Rhythmic Gymnastics Celebration Night. Photo by Digitalscape

GB rhythmic group receive cash boost from celebration event

20 April 2012

Hundreds of people turned out to show their support to the GB rhythmic gymnastics group and enjoy an inspirational evening of entertainment at Team Bath last night (Thursday). And the group will receive a cash boost of almost £4,000 from the event to help them prepare to compete at the London 2012 Olympic Games. The group are completely self-funded – they receive no National Lottery support – and have been taking part in a range...

Zambia IDEALS Project - Team Bath t-shirts

Zambia IDEALS Project update

19 April 2012

The Department of Sports Development & Recreation continues to support the IDEALS Zambia Project in conjunction with the Wallace Group Universities and UK Sport. The project is now in its seventh summer of delivery with student recruitment for summer 2013 now in progress. IDEALS induction event Over 60 IDEALS volunteers and staff across the country came together for this years three days induction event hosted by Durham University, the group were also joined by Joanna...

GB Senior Rhythmic Group standing by TeamBath logo banner

Join in the celebrations with the GB rhythmic gymnastics group

17 April 2012

People are being invited to turn out in force to show their support and raise funds for the GB rhythmic gymnastics group at Thursday (19 April) night’s 2012 Celebrations event. The event is being hosted by Team Bath at the University of Bath Sports Training Village to celebrate the group’s achievement in achieving the Olympic qualifying standard. The group are completely self-funded – they receive no National Lottery support – and the event is also...

Darren Harris Paralympic athlete

Darren named in ParalympicsGB five-a-side squad for London 2012

17 April 2012

Former Team Bath judo player Darren Harris had been selected to compete at his second successive Paralympic Games – but this time as a footballer. Darren is a visually impaired athlete and currently does some of his conditioning work at Team Bath. He represented Great Britain in the judo competition at the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games and returns to action at London 2012, this time as a member of the Great Britain five-a-side football squad...

Laura wins individual bronze and team gold at European Champs

16 April 2012

Team Bath trampolinist Laura Gallagher won an individual bronze medal and helped Great Britain to team gold at the European Championships in Russia. Laura climbed from sixth to third in the final of the individual competition, taking bronze with a score of 53.940 behind gold medallist Tatsiana Piatrenia of Belarus and Victoria Vorononia of Russia, who took silver. The 23-year-old joined forces with Kat Driscoll, Amanda Parker and Emma Smith to take the team gold...

Murray equals her World Cup best

16 April 2012

University of Bath student Samantha Murray equalled the best performance of her modern pentathlon career but just missed out on the medals in Hungary at the weekend. The French and Politics student finished fourth at the World Cup in Szazhalombatta, equaling her best World Cup finish achieved in Budapest two years ago. The 22-year-old arrived at the competition ranked 23rd in the world but produced a terrific run/shoot to climb from 20th and just miss...

Match Report Hockey: EHL Premier League Play-Offs (men)

14 April 2012

Fixture: Team Bath Buccaneers v Exeter University & Brooklands MU Date: Saturday 14 & Sunday 15 April 2012 Score: 0-6 & 2-2 Venue: Cannock Sports Club Team Bath Buccaneers missed out on promotion to hockey’s top flight this weekend, losing their opening fixture to Exeter University at the Play-Offs in Cannock. In what was a must win fixture for both teams, Buccs struggled to get a grip on the match and found themselves 4-0 down...

Mia Ritchie

Ritchie makes winning start on senior England debut

13 April 2012

Team Bath’s Mia Ritchie made her senior international debut as England ran-out 53-48 winners over Barbados at the University of Bath last night (Thursday). The victory meant England wrapped up the three-game series following their earlier victory in the opening game in Birmingham on Tuesday. The effervescent Ritchie, who is studying Sports Performance at the University of Bath, shone in midcourt for England in a side that also featured Team Bath team-mate Gemma Fletcher in...

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