News Archive, Month: April 2013

Emmanuel Nartey (by Sam Farr)

Nartey dedicates medal to his late father

22 April 2013

Team Bath judo player Emmanuel Nartey dedicated his first African Championships medal to the memory of his father, who died 10 years ago. The Ghanaian London 2012 Olympian won bronze in the under-73kg class at the championships in Maputo, Mozambique. “It was emotional week for me, but I got there in the end,” he said, who won his medal on Friday, the day after his 30th birthday. Nartey won his opening two preliminary round contests...

Match Report Futsal > FA National Futsal Super League (Group C)

21 April 2013

Fixture: FA National Futsal Super League (Group C) Date: Sunday 21st April 2013 Score: Team Bath 4 – 5 London United Venue: Founders Sports Hall, University of Bath London United Steal Victory with Late Surge! On match day two of the FA Futsal Superleague Team Bath hosted London United Futsal Club in Group C. The southern league qualifiers lost their first match to Middlesbrough 5-4 and were looking to get their campaign back on track...

Jamie Barrow

Bath graduate sets British record

19 April 2013

University of Bath graduate Jamie Barrow is celebrating a British snowboard record after clocking a speed of 94.2 mph at Verbier in Switzerland. The Sports Performance graduate Barrow recorded 88.7 mph on his first run and followed that with the record of 94.2 mph on his second. The conditions on the 880m long Mont Fort speed track were ideal for the speed run, with a temperature of 12°C, next to no wind and perfect visibility....

Pamela Cookey taking a shot vs Celtic

Team Bath battle back to take win against Hertfordshire Mavericks

18 April 2013

Team Bath were made to fight every step of the way to keep their winning Superleague streak intact tonight at the University of Bath Sports Training Village. After losing the opening quarter 9-13, they pulled back to 23-23 at half-time before grinding out the victory at 52-38. “It was good that questions were asked of us today”, said coach Jess Thirlby after the encounter. “That’s the way it should be in the top four and...

University of Bath Women win BUCS Championships 2013

University of Bath Women win BUCS Championships for Second Year Running

18 April 2013

The Womens 1st team travelled to Leeds to play the final of the BUCS Championship against Exeter. The team consisting of Steph Cornish, Alex Walker, Natasha Starling and Barbara Pietrkiewicz had already retained the Premier League South title earlier in the year. The match was highly competitive throughout and the team showed great desire in winning some close matches on their way to winning the title for a second successive year. Captain Alex Walker said...

Netball Superleague Team Bath v Celtic Dragons

Netball Superleague Tickets – Buy One Get One Free!

18 April 2013

Be part of the action at the Sports Training Village. Buy one ticket and get one free to see Team Bath play on Monday 29 April their third and final home Superleague Showdown fixture against Celtic Dragons. Open to everyone. Please call Team Bath on 01225 386339 for ticket availability. Doors: 7pm Start: 8pm Venue: Sports Training Village, University of Bath [nggallery id=7]

Frazier Christie

Late crew change for Frazier as he steps up bid for World Under-23 Champs

17 April 2013

University of Bath student Frazier Christie faces another big step at the weekend en route to his goal of rowing at this year’s World Under-23 Championships. The Economics student competes in the Great Britain Senior and Under-23 Trials at Caversham. The top under-23s will be asked to stay at Caversham next week to take part in seat racing trials. Christie needs to make sure he reaches the seat-racing phase to have a chance of securing...

Tim Davenport scoring Team Bath Buccaneers goal

Davenport named Conference West player of season

17 April 2013

Team Bath Buccaneers forward Tim Davenport has been named England Hockey League Conference West Player of the Season. Davenport netted 22 goals in Buccs’ Conference West campaign this season. The Coach Education and Sports Development graduate was one of three Buccaneers players named in England Hockey’s All-Stars Conference West team. Davenport was was joined by captain George Farrant, a University of Sports Performance student and Trendell Sports Scholar, and by midfielder Sam Hatherley, also a...

Team Bath get Showdown off to strong start with 65-39 win

15 April 2013

Team Bath buried memories of their only Superleague defeat this season by thrashing Surrey Storm 65-39 at the University of Bath tonight (Monday). Team Bath topped Phase One of the Superleague with Surrey Storm finishing second. But with Storm winning the Phase One fixture between the two teams 61-46, the signs suggested we were in store for a close encounter at the Sports Training Village. But starting with a seven featuring five players just back...

Countdown to Bath 2013 continues with formal contract signing

15 April 2013

The countdown to the country’s biggest multi-sport disability event of the year continued with the formal signing of contracts for the University of Bath to host the Special Olympics GB 2013 National Summer Games. The Games run from 28 August through to 1 September and will see more than 1700 athletes with intellectual disabilities from across Great Britain taking part in a programme featuring 12 different sports. The majority of sports will be held at...

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