News Archive, Month: December 2021

Encouraging start to new NPL season for Team Bath Netball U21s and U19s as youthful Superleague squad enjoys good pre-season contests

13 December 2021

Team Bath Netball’s NPL sides started their season with three wins out of four and there were several well-contested pre-season matches for the Superleague squad during a busy weekend for the Blue & Gold. The University of Nottingham hosted the opening day of the new NPL campaign on Saturday, with Team Bath’s U21s (pictured top) – coached by Natalie Roddy and Anya Le Monnier – producing two impressive performances to beat Saracens Mavericks 59-35 and...

Dual Career duo reach latter stages of U19 English Badminton Champs as Paralympics medallist Dan Bethell wins trio of titles

13 December 2021

Team Bath Dual Career student-athletes Cara Collins and Toby Dillingham both produced impressive performances at the U19 English National Badminton Championships in Milton Keynes. Fresh from picking up a trophy at the Wiltshire Senior Silver competition, University of Bath Sports Performance student Collins reached the last four of both the ladies’ and mixed doubles with partners Chloe Dennis (Suffolk) and Harry Goode (Hertfordshire) respectively (pictured). [caption id="attachment_66526" align="alignright" width="292"] Dan Bethell (right) won three titles...

Another World Cup four-man silver for Brad Hall and his crew as Great Britain’s outstanding start to Olympic bobsleigh season continues

12 December 2021

Brad Hall and his crew continued an outstanding start to the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games season for University of Bath-based British Bobsleigh as they won four-man silver in Germany on Sunday. Hall, Taylor Lawrence, Nick Gleeson and Greg Cackett clocked a combined time of 1 minute 49.68 seconds to finish second behind Olympic Champion Francesco Friedrich in the fifth World Cup competition of the season in Winterberg. It was the second silver of the...

CUSTOMER NOTICE: Face coverings are mandatory in our sports facilities again from Monday 13th December 2021

10 December 2021

In light of the Government’s recent announcements about Coronavirus 'Plan B' protocols, it will be mandatory to wear a face covering in all areas of the Team Bath Sports Training Village and our other sports facilities from Monday 13th December 2021 except when exercising or when eating or drinking in the Sports Cafe*. This is in line with a University of Bath-wide approach to all indoor areas on campus. Our building can get very busy,...

Exciting Team Bath Netball U21 and U19 squads all set to start 2021-22 NPL season with December double header

10 December 2021

Team Bath Netball’s exciting U21 and U19 squads begin their 2021-22 Netball Performance League (NPL) campaigns this weekend with double headers at the University of Nottingham. Both teams face Mavericks and Loughborough on Saturday (11th), with the U19s in action at 10am and 3.15pm and the U21s taking to the court at 11.45am and 5pm. The U21 squad includes Molly Hole and Lily Jones, who are both in the Blue & Gold Superleague squad too....

Students win three titles at Wiltshire Senior Silver during impressive weekend of competition for University of Bath badminton players

09 December 2021

There was plenty of success for University of Bath badminton players when they competed at the Wiltshire Senior Silver competition. [caption id="attachment_66504" align="alignright" width="292"] Cara Collins and her women's doubles partner[/caption] Physics student Kaylan Jensen won the men's singles title and Katie Scott (pictured top), who studies Psychology, came out on top in the women’s singles. [caption id="attachment_66503" align="alignleft" width="292"] Alicia Chu and her mixed doubles partner[/caption] She was also runner-up in a women’s doubles...

Belief and character earns Team Bath a bonus-point win over high-flying Loughborough after brilliant BUCS Super Rugby display

08 December 2021

Aaron James praised the belief and character of his players after Team Bath produced their best performance of the season to beat BUCS Super Rugby high-fliers Loughborough at the Sports Training Village tonight. The Rengen-sponsored men’s 1st XV were outstanding in every aspect on a blustery evening, particularly during the second half as they turned a narrow 15-14 deficit at the break into an excellent bonus-point 33-20 victory thanks to some disciplined defending and expansive,...

Christmas cracker on the cards as Team Bath take on old rivals Loughborough in last BUCS Super Rugby home match of the year

08 December 2021

Team Bath will be looking to end their 2021 BUCS Super Rugby home campaign on a good note when they welcome old rivals Loughborough to the Sports Training Village tonight (Wednesday). The Rengen-sponsored men's 1st XV suffered a setback against Leeds Beckett last week but had won their previous  match against Northumbria and will be seeking a repeat of that form in their last home fixture before the Christmas break. It will be a tough...

Tokyo Olympian among high-performing student-athletes to be awarded University of Bath Sporting Scholarships for 2021-22

07 December 2021

Tokyo 2020 Olympian Kate Shortman is among an exciting new intake of University of Bath sporting scholars for the 2021-22 academic year. Shortman, who represented Team GB in the women’s duet event this summer, is joined among the scholars by fellow artistic swimmer Daniella Lloyd. Swimmer Cam Brooker, rower Phoebe Hayden, cricketer Gemma Lane, fencer Louise Sadler, judoka Josh Shipp and sprinter Aleeya Sibbons are the other high-performing student-athletes who have received a cash award...

Team Bath Netball stars help England head into Commonwealth Games year on a high with Roses Reunited Series win over Jamaica

06 December 2021

Team Bath quartet Imogen Allison, Sophie Drakeford-Lewis, Layla Guscoth and Serena Guthrie helped England Netball record a Vitality Roses Reunited Series victory over Jamaica. Guthrie captained the Roses and was joined in the starting seven for all three matches by Guscoth as England won 55-45 in the opening fixture at London’s Copper Box Arena and 66-47 in the second match at Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena before the Sunshine Girls took the third contest 63-53. University of...

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