News Archive, Month: October 2012

Imogen Allison

25 October 2012

Position: Wing defence, wing attack, centre Date of Birth: 24/04/1998 Height: 1.74m Occupation: Student Social media:  Twitter: @imoallison Previous clubs: Yorkshire Jets International honours: U17 Netball Europe U21 Australia Tour Biography: At just 18, Imogen has already gained plenty of Superleague experience with former club Yorkshire Jets. Her netball hero is former Team Bath legend Serena Guthrie who won five Superleague titles in Blue and Gold between 2006-2014. England U21 international Imogen has started a Sports & Exercise Science...

Alexandra Rickham (photo Sam Farr)

University graduate Rickham wins pair of British Sailing awards

24 October 2012

University of Bath graduate Alexandra Rickham has collected a pair of top titles at the Skandia Team GBR annual prize giving dinner. Rickham won bronze in sailing’s SKUD 18 class at the London 2012 Paralympic Games partnering Nikki Birrell. The pair were awarded the inaugural RYA Paralympic Classes Athlete of the Year trophy as well as collecting the overall Skandia Team GBR Athlete of the Year title at the dinner. It rounded off a terrific...

Sam Murray

Samantha Murray lands TeamBath MCTA’s first Challenger title

22 October 2012

Team Bath MCTA tennis player Samantha Murray has won the Aegon GB Pro-Series Glasgow title. The victory marks the first Challenger event title for a Team Bath tennis player. In the final, 25 year-old Murray defeated seventh seed Alison Van Uytvanck of Belgium 6-3, 2-6, 6-3 to win her first ever title at a Futures level. On her way to the final, unseeded Murray recorded some impressive wins over second seeded Romanian Cristina-Andreea Mitu, whom...

Match Report Hockey > Investec Cup Round 2

21 October 2012

Match Report: Investec Cup Round 2 Fixture: Team Bath Buccaneers v Bowden Hightown Date: Sunday 21 October Score: TBB 0-5 BH Venue: University of Bath Sports Training Village This was going to be the biggest game of the season for Team Bath Buccaneers against Investec Premier Division Bowden Hightown. Following yesterday's defeat against Lydney Buccs were determined to work on areas of their game that had let them down , and they made an excellent...

Match Report Hockey > MHL TBB v University of Birmingham

21 October 2012

Match Report : Mens Hockey League – West Conference (Men) Fixture: Team Bath Buccaneers v University of Birmingham Date and time: Sunday 21 October at 1pm Score:  TBB 3-1 UoBirmingham Venue  University of  Bath Sports Training Vllage Team Bath Buccaneers went back to the top of the West Conference on Sunday, but were made to work hard by a tough Birmingham University team at the Sports Training Village. Jody Paul’s side fell behind early on...

Match Report Hockey > WWL Premier v Lydney

20 October 2012

Match Report: Womens West League –Premier Fixture: Team Bath Buccaneers v Lydney Date: Saturday 20 October 2012 Score:  TBB 3-5 Lydney Venue University of Bath Sports Training Village In this expected hard fought contest, Buccs started slowly and were not able to match the tempo set by the visitors who capitalised on this by taking full advantage of quick counter attacks and long ball play. Lydney raced into a 3- 0 lead. As Buccs came...

Serita Shone

Serita Shone returns to bobsleigh training

19 October 2012

At the University of Bath's push start track last week athlete Serita Shone has pushed a bobsleigh for the first time, less than a year after being told she would not walk again. Doctors feared the Briton, 23, might be paralysed after she fractured her spine in a shocking crash last October. But she has astounded friends, team members and medical experts by returning to action in Bath. Doctors have described her as "a walking...

Students’ Union Weekly Sports Update 2

17 October 2012

Sports people of Bath It’s been a busy week for sport; we had the London 2012 medallist celebration last Wednesday 10 October, alongside the first round of BUCS fixtures and this weeks round of fixtures also. After one full set of results we currently sit in seventh place in the BUCS league table (although I wouldn’t read into this too much given it’s only the end of week two). Having said that, we do currently...

Laura Birks

16 October 2012

Sport/Event > Judo Date and Place of Birth > 28 August 1996 Bath, UK Height > 165 cm Coached by > Adam Hall Date started the Talent Development Programme > 2 October 2012 School of Study> Ralph Allen Clubs > Team Bath Biography > Laura has been doing Judo for eight years and in that time has competed regularly at regional, national and international level. She trains three times a week as part of the...

Courtney Bishop

16 October 2012

Sport/Event > Rugby Date and Place of Birth > 14 November 1995 Frimley, UK Height > 157cm Coached by > Andy Roder, Kevin Moggridge Date started the Talent Development Programme > September 2013 School of Study > Yeovil college Clubs > Yeovil College, Yatton, Somerset, England South West, National Talent Development Programme. Biography > For Courtney, sport has played a big part in her life from a very young age; ranging from swimming, athletics, gymnastics,...

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