News Archive, Month: January 2020

Team Bath Tennis players bidding to secure place at Australian Open as qualifying for first Grand Slam of 2020 begins

11 January 2020

Team Bath Tennis players Samantha Murray Sharan and Liam Broady are both bidding to earn a place in the Australian Open main draw when they compete in qualifying this week. Murray Sharan, who is coached by Ian MacDonald, will take on China’s Yan Yuan in the first round – they go into the tournament ranked 218 and 228 in the world respectively. Broady, coached by David Sammel, has been drawn against Ilya Ivashka of Belarus...

Best international result yet for Team Bath Dual Career fencer Becci Curwen at Coupe de Monde U20 World Cup in Italy

10 January 2020

University of Bath student Becci Curwen achieved the best result of her international fencing career when she represented Great Britain at the Coupe du Monde U20 Fencing World Cup in Udine, Italy. It was the 20th time that foil fencer Curwen, who is in the first year of a Sports Performance course, had competed on the international stage and her travel and competition costs were part-funded by the Team Bath Elite Athlete Fund. “As well...

Free netball at the Sports Training Village this weekend as Team Bath’s rising stars host Manchester Thunder in double header

08 January 2020

Netball fans will have chance to watch the next generation of Team Bath stars in action for free at the University of Bath Sports Training Village this weekend. The U19s and U21s are both taking on Manchester Thunder on Saturday (January 11), with the matches starting at 1.30pm and 3.30pm respectively. They are the first home matches of the 2019-20 NPL [Netball Performance League] season for the Blue & Gold, who are both keen to...

Blue & Gold supporters enjoy meet and greet with Team Bath Netball Superleague stars as Fan Day kicks off 2020

06 January 2020

Team Bath Netball supporters were able to get their New Year off to a memorable start by meeting the 2020 Superleague squad during a Fan Day at the University of Bath Sports Training Village on Saturday. Players took part in a meet and greet, followed by a lively question and answer session, before posing for selfies with supporters and signing posters. It was all part of a busy day of activities to kick off the...

Emphatic victory, comeback draw and last-minute winner leave Team Bath Buccaneers well placed in Jaffa Super 6s

05 January 2020

Team Bath Buccaneers’ men sit just three points off top spot after a solid start to their 2020 Jaffa Super 6s Division 1 indoor hockey campaign. After losing 5-3 to Repton in the opening match at Nottingham Trent University, Buccs hit back strongly with a 10-3 victory over Harleston Magpies. They then recovered from 4-2 down to draw with Loughborough Students before grabbing a last-minute winner in their 5-4 victory over Ipswich to sit in...

England Rugby call-up University of Bath student Max Ojomoh for U20 squad ahead of Six Nations and World Championships

03 January 2020

University of Bath student Max Ojomoh has been named in the England Rugby men’s U20 squad for an exciting 2020 that includes the Six Nations Championship and this summer’s World Rugby U20 Championship in Italy. Ojomoh, who is in the first year of a Business Administration degree, combines study with training and playing for both Bath Rugby Academy and University’s BUCS Super Rugby team. The talented centre – son of former England and Bath flanker...

Team Bath duo Sophie Drakeford-Lewis and Khanyisa Chawane selected for Vitality Netball Nations Cup

02 January 2020

Team Bath Netball stars Sophie Drakeford-Lewis and Khanyisa Chawane will be representing England and South Africa respectively at the Vitality Netball Nations Cup this January. University of Bath sporting scholar Drakeford-Lewis has been selected in a 14-strong Roses squad for the tournament, which also features reigning World Champions New Zealand and Jamaica. Stacey Francis, a member of the University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport, and Sports Performance graduate Kadeen Corbin are also in...

VIDEO: Team Bath sportspeople step up countdown to Tokyo 2020 as a new Olympic and Paralympic year dawns

01 January 2020

2020 is here and with it the dawn of a new Olympic and Paralympic year for sportspeople based at the University of Bath Sports Training Village. Athletes across a host of sports - including judo, modern pentathlon, swimming, track and field, triathlon and wheelchair fencing - and nationalities are bidding to represent their countries at the Tokyo 2020 Games, which take place this summer. They are also looking to emulate the success of some of...

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