News Archive, Month: September 2022

Rowing champion Helen Glover representing GB in potential new Olympic discipline after World Rowing Beach Sprint Finals selection

13 September 2022

Double Olympic champion Helen Glover has been selected as part of Great Britain's first home team for a World Rowing Beach Sprint Finals, with the 2022 edition taking place in Saundersfoot, Wales from 14-16 October. Glover, who began her celebrated rowing career with the GB Rowing Team Start talent development programme at the University of Bath, will contest the women's single sculls on the Pembrokeshire coast. “I’m really enjoying trying something new and to take...

Past and present University of Bath students help England women to eighth-placed finish at 2022 Rugby World Cup Sevens

12 September 2022

An England women's squad featuring University of Bath student Grace Crompton and graduate Amy Wilson Hardy had to settle for an eighth-placed finish at the Rugby World Cup 7s tournament in South Africa.  Both players were on the scoresheet during Friday's 29-5 win over Spain, which was preceded by a period of silence following the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. A tough 21-0 defeat to Australia in the Championship Quarter-final sent England into...

The University of Bath pays tribute to Her Majesty The Queen

09 September 2022

The University of Bath community joins the rest of the nation in mourning the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Our thoughts are with the Royal family at this difficult time, especially with our Chancellor, His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex Prince Edward, on the loss of his mother. Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of Bath, and Deputy Lieutenant for Somerset, Professor Ian White, said: “As a University we are deeply saddened...

Young people under care of Bristol Children’s Hospital Make a Move! during fun day of sporting activities at University of Bath

08 September 2022

Young people under the care of Bristol Children’s Hospital got to try out a wide range of sports including skeleton, rowing, climbing and archery when the first-ever Make a Move! event took place at the Team Bath Sports Training Village on Saturday. Olympic Champion Amy Williams and Paralympic medallists Dimitri Coutya, Andy Lewis and Stephanie Millward were among the inspirational sports stars who helped the youngsters and their families get active during a fun-packed day....

England call on University of Bath student-athlete Grace Crompton and alumna Amy Wilson Hardy for Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022

07 September 2022

After representing her country at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, University of Bath student-athlete Grace Crompton is set to compete for England at the Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022 tournament in South Africa. Joining the Sports Management and Coaching student in the women’s squad is University alumna Amy Wilson Hardy as England look to end a busy international season on a high note. Both Crompton and Wilson Hardy helped England qualify for the tournament, which...

Best result yet for Team Bath Netball at School Games as talented U15 squad win brilliant bronze

05 September 2022

Team Bath Netball’s U15s produced the club’s best-ever result at a School Games as they won a brilliant bronze at the 2022 tournament following a series of sparkling performances in Loughborough. Sascha Dale, Amalia Eneanya-Bonito, Camille Collins, Molly Gibbs, Mae Haines, Sophie Lock, Zoe Maynard, Phoebe Moloney, Olivia Pitt, Lily Rutland, Madison Sims and Martha Vujicic made up the talented 12-strong squad that won five of their seven matches over the weekend. The Blue &...

Team Bath’s Alicia Barnett is new British number one women’s doubles player after winning first WTA 250 title with Olivia Nicholls in Canada

02 September 2022

Team Bath Tennis player Alicia Barnett is the new British number one in women’s doubles after she and partner Olivia Nicholls won their first WTA 250 title in Canada this week. Barnett, coached by Ian MacDonald at the Team Bath Sports Training Village, and Nicholls recovered from a set down to beat fellow Brit Harriet Dart and her partner Rosalie Van der Hoek 5-7 6-3 10-1 in the final of the Granby National Bank Championships....

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