News Archive, Category: Hockey

Experience life as a Team Bath Futures athlete by coming along to free talent development taster day during October half-term

07 October 2022

Young athletes looking to progress in their sporting journey are being invited to attend a free Team Bath Futures Athlete Development taster day during October half-term. The event, taking place on Wednesday 26th October, is open to all sportspeople and athletes aged between 10 and 18 who compete in sport or show great athletic potential. Team Bath Futures athletes have access to bespoke coaching sessions at Team Bath’s world-class Sports Training Village facilities, designed to...

Birmingham 2022: Magnificent 33-medal haul for University of Bath-associated athletes as Commonwealth Games come to a close

08 August 2022

History-making athletes who train, study or studied at the University of Bath finished the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games with a fantastic 33 medals between them– seven gold, 17 silver and nine bronze. They came across three different sports – a first-ever athletics medal for Guernsey from Sports Performance alumnus Alastair Chalmers; two brilliant judo medals for Team Bath’s Rhys Thompson and Sports & Exercise Science alumna Gemma Howell; and an incredible 30-medal haul in the...

Birmingham 2022: Bath graduate Alastair Chalmers makes athletics history for Guernsey but netballers miss out on Birmingham 2022 final

06 August 2022

University of Bath alumnus Alastair Chalmers made athletics history for Guernsey but there was semi-final disappointment for Team Bath Netball’s England stars at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games on Saturday. Chalmers, who studied Sports Performance and was supported by a King Sporting Scholarship, produced a gutsy run from the inside lane to take 400m hurdles bronze at the Alexander Stadium in 49.97 – Guernsey’s first-ever track and field medal at a Commonwealth Games. “I gritted...

Young sportspeople invited to apply for 2022-23 Team Bath Futures Athlete Development programme – register by 15th August

05 August 2022

Young athletes looking to maximise their potential and progress in their sporting journey are being invited to apply for the 2022-23 Team Bath Futures Athlete Development programme. It is open to sportspeople aged between 10 and 18 who compete at county/regional level or above in their chosen sport or those who show great athletic potential. They can access bespoke coaching sessions at Team Bath’s world-class Sports Training Village facilities, designed to maximise gains and reduce the...

Birmingham 2022: Team Bath’s Imogen Allison makes big impact as England defeat Silver Ferns and top netball group at Commonwealth Games

04 August 2022

Team Bath star Imogen Allison produced one of the moments of the Commonwealth Games netball competition to help England defeat New Zealand and progress to the Birmingham 2022 semi-finals as Pool B winners. Allison, who studied Sports & Exercise Science at the University of Bath, made a huge impact after coming onto the court at wing-defence with 20 minutes to go, including an incredible interception which she then chased down to feed Eleanor Cardwell for...

Birmingham 2022: Gold caps magnificent seven for record-breaker Tom Dean as Bath swimmers finish Commonwealth Games with 27 medals

03 August 2022

Swimmers from the University of Bath finished the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games with an incredible 27 medals between them after securing more gold, silver and bronze on an electric last evening of racing in Sandwell Aquatics Centre. Sporting scholar Tom Dean became Team England’s most decorated swimmer at a single Games as he won his sixth silver in the 200m individual medley before anchoring a quartet also featuring British Swimming Performance Centre Bath team-mates Brodie...

Birmingham 2022: Swimmers secure silver at end of busy first day of Commonwealth Games competition for University of Bath-based athletes

29 July 2022

Swimmers Tom Dean, Freya Anderson and Ed Mildred became the first University of Bath-based athletes to win medals at Birmingham 2022 as they helped Team England to mixed 4x100m freestyle relay silver on the opening day of the Commonwealth Games. Dean and Anderson, of the British Swimming Performance Centre based at the Team Bath Sports Training Village, teamed up with fellow Olympic Champion Anna Hopkin – a University of Bath alumna – and Lewis Burras...

Birmingham 2022: Who to watch as 24 University of Bath-based sportspeople and 12 graduates compete at Commonwealth Games

28 July 2022

The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games officially begin today (Thursday) and there will once again be plenty of University of Bath interest at an international multi-sport championships. Thirty-six athletes who either train, study or studied at the University will competing in the West Midlands over the next 11 days, looking to add to the 44 medals won by Bath-based sportspeople at the two previous Commonwealth Games – Glasgow 2014 and Gold Coast 2018. Here are some...

Birmingham 2022: Forensic Psychology student Holly Munro all set for homecoming after earning Wales hockey call-up for Commonwealth Games

21 July 2022

Having been part of the Queen’s Baton Relay, University of Bath postgraduate student Holly Munro is set to complete her personal Commonwealth Games journey by representing Wales in hockey at Birmingham 2022. Munro, who completes a two-year Masters course in Applied Forensic Psychology with Counselling this month, carried the baton when it came through the Welsh city of Newport on its way to the opening ceremony for the Games, which is taking place on Thursday...

No mixed feelings for University of Bath hockey players as they win national England Hockey title in fine style after brilliant season

19 June 2022

The University of Bath mixed hockey team produced a five-star performance to claim the England Hockey Mixed Tier 2 title when the national finals took place at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre on Saturday. They got off to the perfect start on the Olympic pitch, captain Hannah Egerton (Biomedical Sciences) opening the scoring after just two minutes, before Hertfordshire-based opponents Blueharts levelled from a penalty corner midway through the first half. James Smith...

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