News Archive, Category: Hockey

Team Bath Buccaneers’ U18 Girls were crowned as England Hockey Tier 2 Champions with an excellent 8-1 victory over Sudbury in the 2019 final

Free-scoring Team Bath Buccaneers U18 Girls are crowned as national England Hockey champions

12 May 2019

Team Bath Buccaneers’ U18 Girls went one better than last year when they were crowned as England Hockey Tier 2 Champions with an excellent 8-1 victory over Sudbury in the final. A fine strike from Sophie Hamilton after just two minutes settled the nerves and she doubled the lead before Olivia Hamilton converted a penalty corner to make it 3-0 at half-time. Alice Dymond and Olivia Hamilton added to the scoreline, either side of a...

2019 Sports Personality of the Year Heleen Maes with Vice-Chancellor Ian White

Volleyballers spike three top prizes as Blues Awards celebrate another great year of student sport in Bath

09 May 2019

The 2019 Blues Awards proved to be a big hit for the University of Bath Volleyball Club as they claimed three of the top honours during the annual celebration of student sport. International Management student Heleen Maes – captain, coach, treasurer and social media officer for the club – was voted by her peers as Sports Personality of the Year and received the award from Vice Chancellor Professor Ian White moments after volleyball had been...

The University of Bath women's hockey 1st team celebrate after winning the BUCS Premier South A title in February 2019

VIDEO: Combining a passion for hockey with studying full-time at the University of Bath

08 May 2019

It has been a 2018-19 to remember for University of Bath Hockey Club, who have won four BUCS league titles, two cups and the most BUCS points of any Bath student club this season. More than 330 students are part of a thriving hockey programme - led by Hockey Development Manager Ian Cordwell and England coach Jody Paul - that fields 12 teams each week in league competition, with many of the players also representing...

Student sporting trio represent England Universities at hockey and football in 2019 Home Nations fixtures

21 April 2019

University of Bath students Phoebe Charnley, Amelie Green and Flo Fyfe represented England Universities Sport during the 2019 Home Nations fixtures against Wales and Scotland in Cardiff. Phoebe and Amelie, who study Architecture and Sports Performance respectively, helped the England women's hockey team beat Wales 4-3 on penalties after an exciting 3-3 draw before narrowly losing out 1-0 to Scotland. [caption id="attachment_61513" align="alignright" width="292"] Flo Fyfe on English Universities duty in Cardiff[/caption] Sports Performance student...

Team Bath Buccaneers players Stuart Rushmere (left) and Tim Nurse helped Great Britain Hockey U21 win the Sultan of Johor Cup in October 2018

More international experience for Team Bath Buccs hockey duo as they head to Belgium with England U21s

19 April 2019

University of Bath sporting scholar Tim Nurse and Team Bath Buccaneers Hockey Club colleague Stuart Rushmere will gain more international hockey experience when they represent England U21s against Belgium over the Easter weekend. MJ Church Ambassador Nurse, who studies Sports Performance and is supported by a King Sports Scholarship, and Rushmere were both part of the England U21 squad that won the Sultan of Johor Cup in Malaysia earlier this season. They are in a...

Buccs teams are on the up as hockey trio are named in Men’s Conference West Team of the Year for 2018-19

16 April 2019

Three Team Bath Buccaneers men’s 1sts players, including two University of Bath students, have been named in the England Hockey Men’s Conference West Team of the Year for 2018-19. Toby Heywood-Bourne and Harry Skinner, who both study Sports Performance, are joined in the representative XI by Ireland international John Jackson. Buccs finished fourth in the final Men’s Conference West table this season and have been promoted to Division 1 South of the newly-restructured national league....

Blue & Gold reign in the rain as they wrap up fourth Varsity victory against Cardiff Met

04 April 2019

Sporting students from the University of Bath are celebrating after winning their annual Varsity fixture against Cardiff Met for the fourth year running. It was a tightly-fought contest in the Welsh capital but, after 21 matches across 15 sports, the Blue & Gold finally took the honours by 59 points to 52. The SU Bath Sports Officer Andy Galloway said: “It was yet another fantastic Varsity over at Cardiff this year, with a record number...

The University of Bath women's hockey 1st team celebrate after winning the BUCS Premier South A title in February 2019

Champagne moment as University of Bath women’s hockey players end wait for BUCS Premier South A title

12 February 2019

The University of Bath women’s hockey 1st team are celebrating after winning the BUCS [British Universities & Colleges Sport] Premier South A title for the first time since 2008. They went into their final game on Wednesday against Cambridge knowing that victory would ensure they could not be caught by nearest challengers Exeter. Cambridge had won at Bath before Christmas, though, and needed a victory themselves to have any chance of avoiding the relegation play-offs....

New Year, New You – watch our expert video guide to health, exercise, nutrition and more for 2019

28 December 2018

With 2019 on the horizon, many people's thoughts are turning to New Year's Resolutions - one of the most popular being doing more exercise and getting active. If you have never been to a gym before, are getting back into exercise after a break or are already active but looking to step things up in the new year, our Team Bath athletes and experts have some top tips to help you on your fitness journey....

Olympic, World and Commonwealth crowns among highlights of unforgettable sporting 2018 at University of Bath

26 December 2018

One historic Olympic title defence, two World crowns, three Commonwealth gold medals and a multitude of other national and international medals added up to another outstanding year of sport at the University of Bath in 2018. The University’s unique push-start track, the only one of its kind in the UK, became the focus of national attention in February when three athletes who train on it with British Skeleton won medals for Team GB at the...

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