News Archive, Month: October 2012

Siobhan-Marie O'Connor

O’Connor and Jarvis named in GB Euro Short Course team

31 October 2012

University of Bath-based swimmers Siobahn-Marie O’Connor and Calum Jarvis have been selected to compete at the European Short Course Championships in France next month – the first international swimming championships since London 2012. The pair are members of an 18-strong GB team for the championships, which take place in Chartres from 22 to 25 November. O’Connor and Jarvis both train at the British Swimming’s British Gas Bath Intensive Training Centre. O’Connor returns to action after...

Moustaches galore expected as Movember arrives at the Sports Training Village

31 October 2012

Team Bath is backing the Movember campaign to change the face of men’s health. During November each year Movember is responsible for the sprouting of moustaches on thousands of men’s faces in the UK and around the world. The aim is to raise vital funds and awareness for men’s health, specifically prostate cancer and testicular cancer. To mark Movember this year, Team Bath will waive the joining fee for any new members joining the Team...

Joseph Allen

31 October 2012

Sport/Event > Athletics, T46 800m and 1500m Date and Place of Birth > 29 February 1988,  Dorchester, UK Height > 170cm Weight > 64kg Coached by > Martin Rush Date Arrived at Team Bath > October 2011 Occupation > Athlete Biography > Joseph has been running and competing since he was 10 years old with his hometown running club in Bridport, Dorset. His background is in cross-country running but since joining the Paralympic programme in...

Fiona Burnet

30 October 2012

Sport/Event > Hockey Coached by > Date Arrived at Team Bath > September 2014 Course of Study > Politics and International Relations Club > Team Bath Buccaneers Occupation > Student Biography > Played for Scotland at under-16, under-18 and under-21 levels, making her senior Scotland debut away to Germany in October 2014, shortly after arriving at the University of Bath to study and just days after her 18th birthday.  She scored for Team Bath Buccaneers...

Louise Hunt in action

Louise hunts down doubles title in Nottingham

30 October 2012

University of Bath student Louise Hunt claimed her fifth ITF 2 women’s doubles title of the year with victory at the Nottingham indoor Wheelchair Tennis Tournament at the weekend. The London 2012 Paralympian partnered Germany’s Sabine Ellerbrock as top seeds for the Nottingham tournament. The pair took the title beating Jordanne Whiley and Lauren Jones 6-0 6-2 in the final. "I've been waiting to play doubles with Sabine for ages and it hasn't worked out...

Match Report Hockey > MHL TBB v Guildford

30 October 2012

Match Report: Mens Hockey League – West Conference (Men) Fixture: Team Bath Buccaneers v Guildford Date and time: Saturday 27 October 2012 at 12.30pm Score: TBB 1-1 Guildford Venue: University of  Bath Sports Training Village Team Bath Buccaneers extended their West Conference unbeaten run to six games, but only managed to register a point in a 1-1 draw with Guildford on Saturday. The Surrey side started well and should have gone ahead in the opening...

Sam Murray 2012 ready for action

Murray reaches quarter-finals in Canada

29 October 2012

Team Bath MCTA tennis player Samantha Murray followed up her maiden Challenger title at the Glasgow $25,000 event by reaching the quarter-finals of the $50,000 National Bank Challenger in Saguenay, Canada. Murray took out Marie-Eve Pelletier, the number eight seed from Canada in the first round, and followed that up with a win over Michaela Honcova of the Slovak Republic 6-2, 6-4. That set up a quarter-final match against WTA number 98 ranked Melanie Oudin...

Gregg Varey

Varey takes bronze in Sweden

29 October 2012

Team Bath judo player Gregg Varey collected a bronze medal at the European Cup competition in Sweden at the weekend. The 24-year-old University of Bath Sports Performance graduate finished third in the under-60kg class in the competition at Boras. Varey lost his opening round fight against France’s Thomas Cadoux-Duc, who went on to take gold. But Varey battled back in the repechage, beating two Polish opponents before defeating Sweden’s Alexander Lundqvist in the battle for...

Jon Gleave - Sport Officer

Students Union Weekly Sports Update 3

29 October 2012

Hello sporty students of Bath, This past week has seen the commencement of our Union wide focus week (for more details go to / campaigns) culminating in a debate in the East Building 1.1 Friday 26 October at 5:15. It also saw some heavy mist descend upon campus (looking out from Level 9 of Norwood first thing in the morning and not being able to see Wessex House is always concerning), but sport isn’t...

Olympic medallist tackles piano challenge for Children in Need

26 October 2012

Olympic silver medal winning modern pentahlete Samantha Murray will swap her epee and laser pistol for an evening dress and piano to perform at a charity concert live on BBC Radio 3 on Monday (29 October) night. The 23-year-old University of Bath student agreed to learn to play the piano for Piano Season on the BBC with the aim of playing in a concert supporting the charity Children in Need. And after just a handful...

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