News Archive, Month: September 2012

Amy Oram

30 September 2012

Sport/Event > Judo Date and Place of Birth > 1998, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, UK Height > 142 cm Coached by > Jason Parsons Date started the Talent Development Programme > April 2013 School of Study> Corsham Secondary School Clubs > Devizes Budo Club Biography > Amy started Judo at the age of six and started competing in 2007. Her first major breakthrough was a bronze medal in the Welsh Junior Open in 2009. Since then she...

Match Report Hockey > Womens West League – Premier v Bristol University

29 September 2012

Fixture > Bristol University v Team Bath Buccaneers Date > Saturday 29 September 2012 Score >  Bristol University 0-8 TBB Venue > Coombe Dingle Another great win for the Team Bath Buccaneers ladies 1st team against Bristol university resulting in a 8-0 win. From the start of the match, Buccs went out strong and scored a early goal from a short corner which was struck by Rosie Bennett from the top of the D and...

Match Report Hockey > MHL – West Conference (Men) v Havant

29 September 2012

Fixture > Havant v Team Bath Buccaneers Date > Saturday 29 September 2012 Score > Havant  0-5 TBB Venue > Bancroft Way Havant Team Bath Buccaneers look to have put their stuttering start behind them as they picked up their second West Conference win of the season at Havant on Saturday. Buccs travelled to the South-Coast club with no less than four former Havant players in their squad and it was a number of these...

Kye Orledge

28 September 2012

Sport / Event > Judo Place of Birth > 1999, Bath, UK Height > 150cm Coached by > Adam Hall Date started the Talent Development Programme > September 2012 School of Study> Beechen Cliff School Clubs > Team Bath Judo Club England Judo squad Biography > Kye started Judo at the age of four but has only been competing for the last three years. In this time he has won some great medals like silver...

2012 Freshers

Talented young athletes are among 2012 Freshers

27 September 2012

An array of talented young athletes who compete across a range of sports are among the Freshers who have just arrived to study at the University of Bath. The new arrivals include two athletes who have already competed on the world’s greatest sporting stage, at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Judo player Gemma Howell is studying for a degree in Sport and Exercise Science at the University of Bath and will combine that with training...

Graduate Carl returns to Bath for one final training session

27 September 2012

University of Bath graduate and former English number one badminton player Carl Baxter returned to the Sports Training Village to thank his former coach. Baxter spent four years training and studying at the University of Bath and graduated with a first class degree in Coach Education and Sports Development in 2007. He announced his retirement from the international game earlier this year to concentrate on his career working in the Sport and Entertainment Department of...

Dan Osborne

26 September 2012

Sport/Event > Hockey – goalkeeper Date and Place of Birth > 1997, Worcester, UK Height > 178cm Coached by > Nick Lewis Date started the Talent Development Programme > 1 May 2013 School of Study> Evesham High School Clubs > Evesham Hockey Club Biography > Dan has played at county and regional level for four years. He was selected for HiPAC (U15s) in 2011 and Futures Cup (U16s) in 2012. Headline Result > Dan represented...

Special Olympics National Summer Games heading to Bath

25 September 2012

Bath will host the Special Olympics GB National Summer Games for the first time next year, with most of the 12-sport event taking place at the University of Bath, it was announced today (Tuesday). Special Olympics GB is the largest registered charity providing year round sports training and competition opportunities for people with intellectual (learning) disabilities. The 2013 National Summer Games will be held in Bath from Wednesday 28 August to Sunday 1 September. More...

Gregg Varey

Gregg wins European Cup silver

25 September 2012

Team Bath judo player Gregg Varey is celebrating winning silver at the European Cup in Finland at the weekend. The 24-year-old scored preliminary round wins over Bas Koffijberg of the Netherlands, Alexander Lundqvist of Sweden and Finland’s Eetu Laaksonen in the under-60kg class in Tampere. That earned him a place in the semi-final against another Dutch player, Wessel van de Ploeg. Varey, a University of Bath Sports Performance graduate, won that one with an Ippon...

Match Report Hockey > MHL West Conference (Men) v Cardiff & UWIC

23 September 2012

Match Report > Men's Hockey League – West Conference (Men) Fixture > Team Bath Buccaneers v Cardiff & UWIC Date > Sunday 23 September 2012 Score >  4-1 Venue > University of Bath, Sports Training Village Team Bath Buccaneers responded well to their opening day defeat at Cheltenham with a convincing 4-1 home win over Cardiff + UWIC. On a wet and windy day at the STV the home side, bolstered by the arrival of...

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