News Archive, Month: October 2013

British Skeleton announces World Cup selections

24 October 2013

British Skeleton, which has its headquarters at the University of Bath, has named the athletes that will compete on the World Cup and Intercontinental Cup circuits in the lead-up to the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games. The announcement comes after two days of selection racing on the Altenberg track in Germany. Lizzy Yarnold won the women’s selections races with Ed Smith winning the men’s competition. University of Bath Coach Education and Sports Performance graduate Shelley...

Clare Elsley

23 October 2013

Sport/Event > Netball, position: centre, wing defence Date and Place of Birth > 1979, Edmonton, London Coached by> Jan Crabtree Biography> Joined the University of Bath from Hertfordshire as a promising under-21 player, having also played at under-16 and under-18 levels. A feisty mid-court player, she was first called into the senior England squad in 2004. Clare is a member of the current England set-up and played for the team on its end of the...

Michael Jamieson (photo: Sam Farr)

Jamieson and Allen continue impressive form in Dubai and Doha

22 October 2013

University of Bath-based swimmers Michael Jamieson and Sophie Allen continued their impressive FINA World Cup performances in Dubai and Doha. The pair, who train at British Swimming’s Bath Intensive Training Centre (ITC), landed a brace of silver medals apiece at the Moscow World Cup. Michael, Britain’s London 2012 Olympic 200m breaststroke silver medalist, followed that up with gold in the 200m breaststroke in Dubai and silver in the 100m breaststroke. The University of Bath Sports...

Match Report Hockey > Team Bath Buccs v Fareham

21 October 2013

Match Report > Now Pension West Conference Fixture > Team Bath Buccaneers v Fareham Date > Sunday 20 October 2013 Score > Team Bath Buccaneers 7-5 Fareham Venue > University of Bath Sports Training Village Team Bath Buccaneers picked up their second Now Pensions West Conference win in a row on Sunday as they defeated Fareham 7-5 in a crazy game at the STV. Looking to build on last weekend’s fine win at Birmingham University,...

Match Report Hockey > Yeovil & Sherborne v Team Bath Buccs

21 October 2013

Match Report > West Women's League Premier Division Fixture > Yeovil & Sherborne v Team Bath Buccaneers Date > Saturday 19 October 2013 Score > Yeovil & Sherborne 0-5 Team Bath Buccs Venue > Yeovil Recreation Ground Buccs Ladies 1sts travelled to Yeovil ready for a challenging match, but aiming to remain undefeated. Buccs started brightly with some great attacking runs from Jo Adams and pressure from the other attackers. They were soon rewarded for...

Siobhan-Marie O'Connor (photo: Sam Farr)

Bath ITC swimmers selected for European Short Course Champs

21 October 2013

University of Bath-based swimmers will make up half of the British team competing at the European Short Course Championships in Denmark in December. Six swimmers who train at British Swimming’s Bath Intensive Training Centre (ITC) feature in the 12-strong team to compete at Herning on 12 to 15 December. Andrew Willis, a University of Bath Chemical Engineering student, is joined by fellow Bath ITC swimmer Michael Jamieson, a University of Bath Sports Performance graduate, as...

Tom Janicot - Students’ Union Sport Officer

SU Sport Newsletter Issue 4

21 October 2013

Hello all, and before we start talking about anything else I would like to congratulate you all for making it through the first month of Uni! The last couple of weeks have been incredibly active and the highlight came last Wednesday when our teams competed in 50 BUCS fixtures. We are still getting warmed up as we (only) came back with 25 wins! Outstanding result for Lacrosse Men's 1st who won their first ever Premier...

Silver linings for judo brother and sister

21 October 2013

There was a double silver lining for Team Bath judo brother and sister Ben and Megan Fletcher as both produced impressive performances to finish runners-up at major international judo competitions at the weekend. The University of Bath-based pair were both in European Open action, with Megan competing in Rome and Ben in Glasgow. Megan contested the under-70kg class at the Rome European Open on Saturday (19 October).  She fought her way to the final with...

Stacey Francis

19 October 2013

Sport/Event: Netball Positions: Goal Keeper, Goal Defence, Wing Defence Date and Place of Birth: 1 January 1988, Birmingham, UK Height: 180cm Weight: 73kg Coached by: Jess Thirlby Date Arrived at Team Bath: 2005 Course of Study: Graduated in 2009 with a BSc in Sports Performance Length of Course: 3 years Occupation: PR and Marketing Clubs: Team Bath, Canterbury Tactix Biography: Stacey was part of every Team Bath Superleague title-winning side (2006, 2007, 2009, 2010 and 2013)....

Talented students receive sports scholarships

18 October 2013

Fifteen talented student athletes, including a world champion, a world junior champion, a European Junior Championship medalist and World Youth Championship medalists are among the latest recipients of University of Bath scholarships. University of Bath students who have displayed potential to succeed both academically and in their chosen sport can apply for the scholarships. They receive a cash award that runs over the period of their course and helps them meet the demands of training,...

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