News Archive, Month: June 2017

Laura Macro and Steph Clutterbuck Rowing Scholarships

University of Bath students to make history at 2017 Henley Royal Regatta

28 June 2017

Four crews will represent the University of Bath at the 2017 Henley Royal Regatta this week, including its first-ever women’s crew to qualify for the world-famous event. Management Masters student Steph Clutterbuck and Laura Macro, who studies Sports & Exercise Science, successfully came through the qualification regatta to take their place in The Women’s Double Sculls competition. It capped a great week for the duo, supported by Santander and Matrix Sporting Scholarships respectively, who won...

(From left) Rachel Shaw, Layla Guscoth and Samantha Cook were all winners in the 2017 Team Bath Netball Player of the Season awards

Superleague stars and rising talent rewarded at Team Bath Netball end-of-season awards

27 June 2017

Team Bath Netball celebrated the 2017 season when the Superleague, U21 and U19 squads got together for the annual Player of the Season awards dinner. Attacking ace Rachel Shaw won the Superleague Players’ Player prize, while the Coaches’ Player award went to star defender Layla Guscoth after a season where the Sitec-sponsored Blue and Gold reached the Final Four. MJ Church ambassador Samantha Cook won the public vote for Fans’ Player of the Year and...

Liam Broady at Wimbledon qualifying, June 2017

Liam Broady takes step closer to joining fellow Team Bath Tennis aces at Wimbledon 2017

26 June 2017

Team Bath MCTA Tennis player Liam Broady is just two wins away from a place in the Wimbledon men’s singles main draw after starting his qualifying campaign in fine style on Monday. Broady, coached by Dave Sammel and Ian MacDonald at the University of Bath, took less than an hour to beat Canada’s Frank Dancevic 6-2 6-3 on Court 16 at Roehampton. Next up in round two is fellow Brit Marcus Willis, who famously faced...

Twins Olivia and Sophie Hamilton, who both play for Team Bath Buccaneers ladies, have been selected for England U16s

England call on Team Bath hockey players as Buccaneers star helps Ireland to Hamburg Masters title

26 June 2017

A number of talented Team Bath Buccaneers players, including twins Olivia and Sophie Hamilton, have been named in England Hockey National Age-Group Squads for this summer’s international matches. The sisters (pictured), who both attend Kings Bruton School in Somerset, were part of the successful Buccs women’s 1st XI squad that won promotion to the Investec Women’s Hockey League during the 2016-17 season, their first with the club. They have been selected to represent England U16s...

Eilidh Doyle warms up for London 2017 trials with Euro Team Athletics Champs win

25 June 2017

University of Bath-based Eilidh Doyle recorded a season’s-best time as she claimed 400m hurdles victory for Great Britain at the European Team Athletics Championships in Lille, France. The Rio 2016 medallist, coached by Brian Doyle at the Sports Training Village, eased away from the field to secure a clear victory in 54.60. “That’s what I was looking for, no big stutters and putting together a technically much better race,” she said. “Even there it wasn’t...

29305 Honorary Degree Jason Gardener MBE and Amy Williams MBE 23 June 2017. Amy Williams and Jason Gardener are awarded the degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa. Orator is Stepehn Baddeley of the STV and Prof Simone Fullagar for Amy and Jason respectively. Client: Gail Gillespie - Corp Comms Events

Olympic champs Amy Williams and Jason Gardener receive honorary degrees from University of Bath

23 June 2017

Olympic Gold medallists Amy Williams MBE and Jason Gardener MBE were today awarded honorary degrees from the University of Bath. Amy, who won gold in the women’s Skeleton event at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic Games, has been honoured in recognition of her distinguished sporting career as a skeleton racer. Jason, known as the Bath Bullet, is an Olympic Gold Medallist, World and European Indoor Champion and has been honoured in recognition of his distinguished sporting...

The IKON Construction-sponsored University of Bath BUCS Super Rugby squad after their win against Cardiff Met, February 2017

Dates for your diary – Blue & Gold BUCS Super Rugby fixtures announced for 2017-18

23 June 2017

The University of Bath men’s 1st XV will start their 2017-18 BUCS Super Rugby season with a home match at the Sports Training Village against Leeds Beckett. The fixture list was officially announced on Friday morning, with the IKON Construction-sponsored Blue & Gold returning to The Rec – home of Bath Rugby – on October 25 to face Northumbria University. There are nine teams in Super Rugby next season following Nottingham Trent’s promotion, meaning there...

Laura Macro and Steph Clutterbuck celebrate after winning the Senior double scull title at the 2017 Henley Women's Regatta. CREDIT: Lewis Todd

Oarsome students earn GB selection for European University Rowing Champs

23 June 2017

Three University of Bath students have been selected to represent Great Britain at the European University Rowing Championships in Serbia next month. Management Masters student Steph Clutterbuck, supported by a Santander Sports Scholarship, will race in the women’s single scull in Subotica where GB will be looking to defend the EUSA Rowing Salver won in 2016. Matrix Sporting Scholar Laura Macro, who studies Sports & Exercise Science, will team up with Business Administration student Carlotta...

University of Bath students backing Olympic champion in Zambia 5050 fundraising appeal

22 June 2017

University of Bath students are playing a key role in a fundraising campaign led by Olympian Mel Marshal and Olympic swimming champion Adam Peaty to create sporting opportunities for some of Africa’s poorest children. Zambia 5050 will see Marshal and Peaty, along with their team, undertake ten hours of sport with children each day for five days at five different locations in the capital city of Lusaka and its surrounding communities with the aim of...

Jason Gardener and Amy Williams with their Olympic gold medals

Join us as we honour two of Bath’s best – Amy Williams and Jason Gardener

21 June 2017

Staff, students and members of the public are invited to the conferment of Honorary Degrees on Olympic Champions Jason Gardener MBE and Amy Williams MBE on Friday (June 23). Both are not only outstanding Olympic gold medallists but contribute significantly to the life of the University and the City of Bath. The degree ceremony will start at 4pm in The Edge and will be followed by an interactive talk-show session hosted by BBC Radio 5 presenter Kate Grey, herself a...

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