News Archive, Month: May 2012

Team Bath Netball

Netballers through to superleague semis

15 May 2012

Team Bath are through to the Showdown Weekend – the climax of this season’s Fiat Netball Super League – after crushing Celtic Dragons 52-50 last night at the University of Bath’s Sports Training Village. Roared on by the home crowd they made a stunning start to the must-win fixture, leading 6-0 before closing out the opening quarter 16-9. “We couldn't have asked for a better start, fantastic to go 9-0 up and deny them of...

Trio win European Cup judo medals

14 May 2012

Team Bath judo players produced some terrific performances to win three medals at the European Cup competition in Crawley. Tom Reed won silver in the under-81kg class. Reed lost the final in a sudden death golden score to fellow Brit Tom Davis. Jan Gosiewski took bronze in the under-73kg class. He won six of his seven contests, beating Holland’s Richard Smit in the battle for bronze. Megan Fletcher produced a solid performance to take bronze...

Hockey at Team Bath, Sports Training Village

Savills Junior Hockey Cup & Plate Results

14 May 2012

This popular event took place at the University of Bath Sports Training village on Sunday 13 May in near perfect weather conditions. 38 teams from 16 schools and clubs took part which is a record for this annual event. In the U10 competitions the Plate was won by St Stephens A who overcame City of Bath in the final.  In the Cup hosts Team Bath Buccaneers pipped St Michaels in a round robin event. In...

Mairhi Spence - Modern Pentathlete

Spence & Murray achieve Olympic qualifying standard with World Championships gold and bronze

12 May 2012

University of Bath graduate Mhairi Spence achieved the London 2012 Olympic qualifying standard in style by winning gold at the Modern Pentathlon World Championships in Rome today (Saturday). And there was further success for the British team with University of Bath student Samantha Murray producing a terrific finish to take bronze and also achieve the Olympic qualifying standard. It means three British women have achieved the 2012 Olympic standard to date – Biology student Freyja...

Match Report Futsal: FA National Play Offs

12 May 2012

Fitxture: FA National Play Offs Date: Saturday 12 May 2012 Score: Middlesbrough 8 – 4 Team Bath Venue: Mayesbrook Sports House, London Team Bath entered the FA National League Play offs as one of the best six teams in the country all fighting to be crowned National Champions. Middlesbrough 8 - 4 Team Bath In group game one Bath entertained Northern League runners up Middlesbrough. The game started at a good tempo with both teams...

Match Report Hockey: In2Hockey Club U12 Championship National Finals

12 May 2012

Fixture: In2Hockey Club U12 Championship National Finals Date: Saturday 12 May 2012 Score: Team Bath Buccaneers are U12 National Champions Venue: Cannock Hockey Club The championship consists of 10 teams taken from five regions.  The teams are placed into two pools and to reach the final, a team has to top its group. The TBB boys were fast out of the blocks in their first match was against Harleston with Sam Young and Will Arney...

Netball Superleague 2012 - Kay Hayes

Team Bath must slay Dragons for semi-final place

08 May 2012

Team Bath’s netballers face the biggest game of their season to date when they tackle Celtic Dragons at the University of Bath on Monday (14 May). The winner of the contest will book a place in the Superleague Showdown – the new climax to the Fiat Netball Superleague season. “It’s definitely now or never, there won’t be any other chances for us,” said Jess Garland, Team Bath’s head coach, ahead of Monday’s play-off. “On paper...

Katy Burke

Bath trio win bronze on opening day of World Champs

08 May 2012

Great Britain opened their campaign at the 2012 Modern Pentathlon World Championships by taking bronze in the women’s team relay. The trio of Katy Burke, Kate French and Katy Livingston, who train at the Pentathlon GB High Performance Centre at the University of Bath, came home in third place behind Germany and China at the championships in Rome today (Monday). With 12 teams contesting the women’s team relay on the opening day of the championships,...

Helen Glover

06 May 2012

Sport / Event: Rowing (womens pair, with Heather Stanning) Date and Place of Birth: 17 June 1986, Truro, UK Height: 178cm Weight: 70kg Biography: All-rounder Helen grew up in Penzance in a sporty family and from an early age was involved in sport. At the age of 14 she was playing hockey for the England satellite squad, captaining her county team and also playing tennis and swimming for her county. After being selected to run...

Alex is University of Bath Sports Personality of the Year

04 May 2012

Badminton player Alex Huttunen has been named 2012 University of Bath Sports Personality of the Year Award at a ceremony at Bath’s Assembly Rooms. Alex, who is in his fourth year of a Mathematics degree at the University of Bath, received the award following a vote of members of the Students’ Union Sport Association. He featured on a shortlist of five athletes featuring swimmers Jess Dickson, Michael Jamieson and Andrew Willis, as well as hurdler...

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