News Archive, Month: June 2013

Barry Scollo Director of Tennis

Barry Scollo Monthly Blog June 2013

14 June 2013

International High Performance Centre It is a busy but hard month for most juniors undergoing exams whilst maintaining a good level of training ready for the summer tournaments. For the seniors the grass is well underway and gives them a great chance to prove themselves vs top international players in the lead up to Wimbledon. We have also been waiting for the news re wildcards for Wimbledon and it gives me great pleasure to announce...

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Murray and Whybourn poised for Wimbledon main draw debuts

12 June 2013

Team Bath MCTA Tennis Academy players Samantha Murray and Lisa Whybourn are set to make their debuts in the Wimbledon main draw after being handed wildcards for The Championships today (Wednesday). They are joined by another Team Bath MCTA player, Mel South, who returns to play at Wimbledon in the women’s doubles main draw. Murray has been given a wildcard to play in both the singles and the women’s doubles at this year’s Wimbledon. She...

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More Bath athletes set for World University Games

12 June 2013

Rugby players, footballers and judo players feature in the latest batch of University of Bath-based athletes selected to represent Great Britain at this summer’s World University Games in Russia. University of Bath students Amy Wilson-Hardy and graduates Katie Mason and Deb Fleming are named in the GB women’s rugby sevens team for the Games, which take place in the city of Kazan. Mason, a Sport and Exercise Science graduate, is one of four members of...

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Team Bath 7-a-side Hockey Challenge 2013

11 June 2013

The seventh annual Team Bath 7-a-Side hockey event took place at the University of Bath Sports Training Village on Saturday 8 June 2013. In the Men's event all the group matches were close fought leading to two semi finals. In the first home side Team Bath Buccaneers overcame neighbours West Wilts 3-1 and the other Gillingham came through an end to end thriller 5-3 over Trupac who had made the long trip from Dubai in...

Gosiewski wins silver in Estonia

11 June 2013

University of Bath student and judo player Jan Gosiewski has achieved the biggest win of his career to date by taking silver at the European Open in Estonia. Gosiewski, who is studying for an MSc in Design Engineering at the University after already graduating with a Mechanical Engineering degree, took silver in the under-73kg class in Tallinn on Saturday. After winning his opening four contests, Gosiewski went down to Israel’s Sagi Muki in the final....

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Get on your marks for a day of family fun

10 June 2013

A feast of family fun with a sporting theme will be on the menu at the University of Bath Sports Training Village on Saturday 22 June. Team Bath’s Family Fun Day is packed full of opportunities for people to have a go at a wide range of fun and free activities at the world-leading Sports Training Village. LazyTown’s Sportacus will be one of the stars of the show – he’ll be performing throughout the day....

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Heathcote set for first Scotland start

05 June 2013

University of Bath student Tom Heathcote makes his first start for the senior Scotland team in Saturday’s rugby international against Samoa. The 21-year-old Bath Rugby player is studying for a degree in Politics with Economics at the University. He has come off the bench against Tonga last autumn but Saturday’s test against Samoa in Durban is the fly-half’s first senior international start. Meanwhile Politics with Economics student Max Maidment, has signed a contract with Championship...

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Quartet selected for World Youth Champs

04 June 2013

Four Team Bath netballers were today named in the 12-strong England squad to contest this summer’s World Youth Netball Championships. Shooters Rosie Allison and Shaunagh Craig join defender Samantha Cook and midcourt player Yasmin Parsons in the squad. The quartet were all members of the Team Bath squad that won the 2013 Superleague title last month – Team Bath’s fifth Superleague title from eight campaigns. Three of them combine training with studying at the University...

Students’ Union Sport – Review of the Year

03 June 2013

On 25 June 2012, Jonathan Gleave began his term as Sport Officer for 2012-13. ‘The Sports Association’ (and the Union as a whole), underwent a complete rebranding in mid June. Being renamed ‘Students’ Union Sport’ See the Students' Union Sport timeline for some of the landmark sporting events and achievements of 2012 - 2013. What an incredible year!

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Bath swimmers impress in Edinburgh

03 June 2013

University of Bath-based swimmers were in impressive form in Edinburgh at the weekend with Joe Roebuck collecting a hat-trick of titles and Siobhan-Marie O’Connor and Stacey Tadd winning a brace of golds a-piece. London 2012 Olympian Roebuck, who transferred train at British Swimming’s Bath Intensive Training Centre earlier this year, won golds in the 100m butterfly (53.40), 200m butterfly (1:59.10) and 200m individual medley (2:02.42) at the East District Open SASA Grand Prix. Seventeen-year-old O’Connor,...

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