News Archive, Category: Hockey

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...

Team Bath announce major new three-year partnership with Bath Building Society, supporting sport at all levels

30 May 2022

Team Bath, the sports department for the University of Bath, is delighted to announce a new three-year partnership with Bath Building Society. The link-up between two of the city’s most recognised brands, both within the local community and nationally, will see Bath Building Society support sport and fitness at all levels within Team Bath – student, recreational and high-performance. It will also provide additional backing to the Team Bath Netball Superleague team, the University of...

University of Bath recruiting for Assistant Hockey Coach to join programme and help develop student performance players

17 May 2022

The University of Bath is recruiting for an Assistant Hockey Coach to work alongside newly-appointed Head Hockey Coach Ian Cordwell.  The part-time role will see the successful applicant play a vital role in developing and coaching one of our BUCS National League hockey teams, delivering high-quality coaching and managing the student performance players. They will be expected to maintain and continue to develop a strong link with our partner hockey club, Team Bath Buccaneers, and...

Sporting scholar Vicki McCabe makes step up from junior to senior ranks with England Hockey Women following World Cup medal

21 April 2022

University of Bath sporting scholar Vicki McCabe has been rewarded for her role in helping England Hockey win bronze at the Women’s Junior World Cup by being called up to the senior squad for the first time. The Sports Performance student, who is supported by an Ivor Powell Scholarship, is in contention to make her senior debut when England take on the United States in a FIH Hockey Pro League double-header in North Carolina on...

Sporting scholar Vicki McCabe helps England Hockey make history with bronze at the Women’s Junior World Cup in South Africa

13 April 2022

University of Bath sporting scholar Vicki McCabe helped England win their first-ever medal at a FIH Hockey Women's Junior World Cup as they secured bronze in dramatic style in South Africa. The Sports Performance student (left in picture), who is supported by an Ivor Powell Scholarship, featured in all five on England’s games in Potchefstroom and started three of them, including Tuesday’s third-place play-off with India. A thrilling contest saw England take the lead, then...

University of Bath claims Varsity spoils for fantastic fifth year as thousands of spectators enjoy action-packed day of student sport

08 April 2022

More than 4,000 spectators enjoyed an action-packed day of student sport at the Team Bath Sports Training Village when the University of Bath took on Cardiff Met University in the long-awaited return of Varsity. And the hosts made it five wins in a row as they beat their opposition from Wales 63-27 overall after 17 matches were played across 10 sports in the first Varsity fixture since 2019. Sport Bath Cardiff Met Bath Varsity Points...

11 sports, 17 fixtures, 1 action-packed student showdown as University of Bath take on Cardiff Met in Varsity 2022

05 April 2022

After a three-year gap, the annual Varsity student sporting showdown between the University of Bath and Cardiff Met University makes its long-awaited return on Wednesday 6th April. There will 17 fixtures in 11 different sports – basketball, football, hockey, lacrosse, netball, rugby union, tennis, volleyball, water polo, weightlifting and wheelchair basketball – with all the action taking place from midday in the Team Bath Sports Training Village and Founders Hall. You will need to buy a...

Sporting scholar Vicki McCabe excited to finally be representing England Hockey at Women’s Junior World Cup in South Africa

29 March 2022

University of Bath sporting scholar Vicki McCabe is looking forward to finally experiencing a Hockey World Cup for the first time as she prepares to represent England in South Africa five months later than planned. The Sports Performance student, who is supported by an Ivor Powell Scholarship, was originally selected for the FIH Hockey Women’s Junior World Cup in Potchefstroom, South Africa back in November. However, the tournament was postponed just days before it was...

Graduate Tim Nurse wins first senior England Hockey caps as Team Bath Buccs history-maker Liam Sanford reaches milestone

21 February 2022

University of Bath graduate Tim Nurse made his senior England Hockey debut when the national men's team travelled to Argentina for a FIH Hockey Pro League double-header in Buenos Aires. Nurse, who was supported by a King Sporting Scholarship as he combined hockey and studying Sports Performance, came off the bench for his first cap in Saturday's 2-0 defeat and also got game-time in the following day's 3-1 reverse. Team-mate Jack Turner said after Saturday's...

University of Bath Head of Hockey Jody Paul appointed as assistant coach to GB and England senior women’s squads

26 January 2022

Jody Paul, Head of Hockey at Team Bath, will soon step into a new role at a national level. The former South African international and 2004 Olympian has been appointed as assistant coach to the GB and England senior women’s squads. He will transition into the role over the next two months before taking up fully. It is a great step up for this popular figure whose coaching journey began at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan...

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