News Archive, Category: Hockey

University of Bath Sports Performance student Peter Scott (front right) with the England squad at the EuroHockey Indoor Championships in Turkey, January 2018

More England experience for scholar Peter Scott at EuroHockey Indoor Championships

15 January 2018

University of Bath sporting scholar Peter Scott gained more international experience over the weekend as he represented England at the EuroHockey Indoor Championships. Wins proved elusive for England at the event in Turkey, with Croatia overturning a 2-0 deficit to win the opening match 3-2 and Sweden scoring a last-minute penalty corner to draw 4-4 in the second. England were also edged out 3-2 by Italy, then fought back from 3-1 down to draw 3-3...

The Team Bath Buccaneers men's squad that reached the National Finals of the Jaffa Super 6s for the first time in January 2018

Brace of Buccs teams book their places at Indoor National Hockey finals

08 January 2018

Team Bath Buccaneers Hockey Club are through to the national finals of the Jaffa Super 6s Men’s Indoor Championships for the first time in their history. Buccs confirmed their place in the televised showpiece event – taking place at London’s Copper Box Arena on Sunday, January 28 – after securing a top-four finish in the Premier Division. They went into the second weekend of the league stages sitting at the top of the table after...

Hockey player and Sports Performance student Tim Nurse is receiving a King Sporting Scholarship for 2017-18

Sporting scholar Tim Nurse ready to take next steps towards Olympic ambition with GB Hockey in 2018

28 December 2017

Having gained his first Great Britain international hockey experience and won a major award during 2017, University of Bath student Tim Nurse is ready to continue both his sporting and academic education in the new year. The highly-rated 18-year-old will fly out to Portugal on January 2 for a four-day warm-weather training camp in Lisbon with the GB Men’s Elite Development Programme, a new scheme aimed at developing medal-winning Olympians of the future. It is...

World wins, family fun and a royal return made 2017 memorable at Sports University of the Year

26 December 2017

It was a year that saw the University of Bath named as the country’s top sports university, welcome royalty and thousands of families to the Sports Training Village and celebrate plenty more success on the national and international stage. Now, with a memorable 2017 coming to a close and the dawn of an exciting Olympic and Commonwealth year upon us, it is time to reflect on another outstanding 12 months at one of the country’s...

The BUCS season so far – plenty of promise for student sport clubs going into 2018

20 December 2017

As we head into the Christmas break, SU Bath Sport Officer Will Galloway and BUCS Performance Officer Sophie Thomas provide a sport-by-sport review of an exciting first half of the 2017-18 British Universities & Colleges Sport [BUCS] season for University of Bath students… American Football: Despite introducing a rookies league into their weekly training in an attempt to get more people playing sooner, the team have sadly fallen in all their battles so far this...

National champions and international athletes among exciting new cohort of University of Bath sporting scholars

18 December 2017

Sixteen student-athletes who have already made their mark on the national and international stage are the latest intake of scholars to receive support on both their sporting and academic journeys from the University of Bath. This year’s cohort includes an England Rugby Sevens player, an international heptathlete from the United States, three Team Bath Netball stars, a British swimming champion and emerging talents in hockey, modern pentathlon, rowing, tennis and windsurfing. The talented group, who...

Team Bath Buccaneers top the table after perfect start to Jaffa Super 6s indoor season

17 December 2017

The Team Bath Buccaneers men's 1st team are top of the tree this Christmas after a flawless first weekend of the Jaffa Super 6s indoor tournament, coming home from Bromsgrove with four wins fron four games. After successfully retaining their place in the top tier of English indoor hockey for the first time last season, Buccs got the new campaign off to a flying start as they beat Loughborough 5-2 thanks to some lethal finishing...

Another chance for talented young sportspeople to try out for Team Bath Futures Athlete Development programme

15 December 2017

The Team Bath Futures Athlete Development programme will be staging another free screening day in January, offering young sportspeople looking to maximise their potential the chance to try out for the talent development scheme. As well as testing their physical fitness, speed and power, the screening day – taking place at the University of Bath Sports Training Village from 8.30am on Saturday, January 6 – will also feature an introduction to sports psychology. It is...

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Tokyo 2020 potential earns student Tim Nurse a place in GB Hockey Elite Development Programme

22 November 2017

University of Bath sporting scholar Tim Nurse has been recognised as having Tokyo 2020 Olympic potential after being named in the Great Britain Hockey Men’s Elite Development Programme (EDP). Nurse, who started a Foundation Degree in Sports Performance this term and is supported by a King Scholarship, is one of 35 players selected for the new programme aimed at developing medal-winning Olympians of the future. After a highly-successful junior career with England U16 and U18,...

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Fresher Tim Nurse gets Great Britain Hockey call for Sultan of Johor Cup in Malaysia

20 October 2017

It’s been an exciting few weeks for hockey player Tim Nurse, who started a degree at the University of Bath last month and is now out in Malaysia representing Great Britain U21 in the prestigious Sultan of Johor Cup. Nurse, who is studying Sports Performance, is part of an 18-strong squad for the annual tournament which this year will see GB take on Australia, India, Japan, United States and the host country. The step up...

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