News Archive, Month: March 2021

Team Bath Netball overcame tough challenge from Surrey Storm to make it six wins from six in 2021 Vitality Superleague

21 March 2021

Team Bath Netball came through a well-contested match against Surrey Storm with their 100 per cent record intact on Sunday as they made it six wins from six in the 2021 Vitality Superleague. Storm made the Haines Watts-sponsored Blue & Gold work hard for their 12-9 lead at the end of a tight first quarter and it continued to be well contested during the second period, although Team Bath were able to stretch their advantage...

Do you have what it takes to win skeleton gold at the Winter Olympic Games? New talent ID campaign launched to find next female star

20 March 2021

British Skeleton have begun their search for the next Amy Williams or Lizzy Yarnold, with females aged 17-25 encouraged to try out for a new talent identification campaign taking place at the University of Bath this spring and summer. Project Milano: Girls4Gold is targeted at athletic, ambitious young sportswomen who believe they have the drive and ability to win the Olympic title at the 2026 Winter Games in Italy. British Skeleton has an outstanding record...

Serena Guthrie looking to build on consistent performances as Team Bath Netball face Surrey Storm and Strathclyde Sirens in Superleague

19 March 2021

Consistency has been the key to Team Bath Netball’s unbeaten start to the 2021 season, according to Serena Guthrie, and she is looking for more of the same going into another Vitality Superleague double header in Wakefield. The Haines Watts-sponsored Blue & Gold travel to the centralised venue to face Surrey Storm on Sunday (4pm centre-pass) before taking on Strathclyde Sirens on Monday (5.15pm). Both matches will be streamed live by Sky Sports on YouTube...

The fitter you are the better you burn fat, according to new research from University of Bath Department for Health

18 March 2021

Females who are fit and healthy tend to burn more fat when they exercise than men, according to new research from a team of sports nutritionists at the University of Bath. The research, comprising two new studies from academics led by the University’s Centre for Nutrition, Exercise & Metabolism, analysed the factors that most influenced individuals’ capacity to burn body fat when undertaking endurance sports such as running or cycling. Ollie Chrzanowski-Smith, lead author on...

Student Arthur Cordwell becomes latest University of Bath BUCS Super Rugby player to make step up to Premiership Rugby

17 March 2021

Arthur Cordwell became the latest University of Bath student to make his Premiership Rugby debut when he came on for Bath Rugby in Saturday's 38-19 victory at Newcastle Falcons.  The talented prop, who studies Physics, replaced Juan Schoeman in the 72nd minute of a match that featured two tries for University of Bath graduate Tom Dunn. Natural Sciences student Ethan Staddon also came on for Bath in the second half, while Sports Performance graduate Miles...

Individual World Cup debut for scholar Olivia Green as Pentathlon GB athletes make eagerly-awaited return to competition in Hungary

16 March 2021

University of Bath sporting scholar Olivia Green will make her first individual appearance at a UIPM World Cup in Hungary next week as Pentathlon GB athletes return to competition for the first time in more than a year. Sport & Exercise Science student Green (pictured), who is supported by an Alumni Fund Scholarship, has been named in an eight-strong GB squad – all of whom train at the Team Bath Sports Training Village – for...

Customer notice: Outdoor facilities now available to use at Team Bath Sports Training Village – book in advance

15 March 2021

Phase One of the return of sporting activities at Team Bath began on Monday, March 29th, 2021 with the following Sports Training Village outdoor facilities now available to book for University of Bath students and staff, all Team Bath members and the public:  Facility Weekday hours Weekend hours Astro pitches 8am-10pm 8am-7pm 3G training strip 8am-8pm 8am-7pm Outdoor tennis courts 9am-8pm 9am-7pm Outdoor athletics track 8am-10pm 8am-7pm Beach volleyball courts 8am-8pm 8am-7pm Outdoor personal training...

No shortage of podium places as University of Bath-based swimmers continue Olympic Trials build-up at British Swimming Invitation Meet

14 March 2021

University of Bath-based swimmers continued their build-up to next month’s Tokyo Olympic selection trials by recording 21 podium places between them at the British Swimming Invitation Meet in Manchester over the weekend. Olympic medallist James Guy (pictured), coached by David McNulty at the British Swimming National Centre Bath, was in fantastic form once again as he won both the men’s 100m and 200m butterfly. His time of 51.71 put him just over a second clear...

VIDEO: Watch Vitality Superleague highlights as Team Bath Netball continue winning start with back-to-back victories

13 March 2021

It was another winning weekend for Team Bath Netball in the 2021 Vitality Superleague as they recorded back-to-back victories over defending champions Manchester Thunder and West Country rivals Severn Stars. The Haines Watts-sponsored Blue & Gold produced an outstanding performance on Friday to record an emphatic 60-35 victory over Thunder, who were the league's only other unbeaten team going into the match. Rengen Player of the Match Kim Borger and University of Bath sporting scholar...

Semi-final run for Team Bath Tennis player Alicia Barnett

10 March 2021

Team Bath’s Alicia Barnett was in great form at the weekend’s inaugural UK Pro League tennis series event, reaching the semis in an event won by Surrey’s Emily Appleton. Barnett won all five of her opening group games to set up the semi-final which turned into a three-set thriller against Beth Grey. Grey took the first but Barnett bounced back to win the second before Grey just got the upper hand in the final-set where...

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