News Archive, Category: Scholars

Sporting scholar Aleeya Sibbons leads University of Bath to golden sprint double at BUCS Outdoor Athletics Championships

02 May 2022

Sporting scholar Aleeya Sibbons sprinted to double gold as University of Bath track and field student-athletes impressed at the 2022 BUCS and BT Outdoor Athletics Championships in Chelmsford over the Bank Holiday Weekend. Sibbons, a first-year Architecture student who is supported by a Santander Scholarship, eased to victory in both her 100m heat and semi-final before taking the individual title in 11.70 – just two-hundredths of a second clear of Edinburgh’s Alyson Bell. [caption id="attachment_67227"...

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...

Picture of University of Bath-based swimmers (from left) Freya Anderson, Jacob Peters, Ben Proud, Kieran Bird, James Guy, Brodie Williams, Matt Richards, Tom Dean and Calum Jarvis in their Team GB kit at the London 2012 Legacy Pool. CREDIT: Clare Green/Matchtight.

World and Commonwealth places up for grabs as a host of Bath-based swimmers compete in British Swimming Championships

04 April 2022

Nearly 50 University of Bath-based swimmers are heading to the Ponds Forge International Sports Centre in Sheffield this week to compete in the British Swimming Championships 2022. Among those in action are nine Tokyo Olympians, five of whom won gold for Team GB last summer, and a host of talented students in both the British Swimming National Centre Bath and University of Bath swimming squads. Six promising youngsters from the Team Bath AS community club...

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...

Students Emma Whitaker and Ross Charlton win medals on World Cup debuts as Pentathlon GB make strong start to 2022 campaign

27 March 2022

Sports Performance students Emma Whitaker and Ross Charlton both won medals on their UIPM Modern Pentathlon World Cup debuts as University of Bath-based Pentathlon GB enjoyed a strong start to the Paris 2024 Olympic cycle. Whitaker, who is supported by a Santander Sporting Scholarship, enjoyed a dream week in Cairo, Egypt as she progressed through the qualifying round and semi-finals to reach a World Cup women’s individual final at her first attempt. The 20-year-old then...

University of Bath fencers fight back from early deficit to be crowned as Women’s National Trophy champions on BUCS Big Wednesday

26 March 2022

The women’s fencing first team at the University of Bath are celebrating after winning the National Trophy Final at BUCS Big Wednesday in Nottingham. The team of captain Olivia Wray (Politics and International Relations), Alice Moffat (MSc Drug Discovery), Catherine Bishop (Pharmacy), Catriona Gilmour (Mechanical Engineering), Gaia Guido (International Management), Katie Little (Chemical Engineering PhD) and GB international Louise Sadler (Modern Languages), who is supported by a Trendell Sporting Scholarship, have been in great form throughout...

Most successful year yet for University of Bath sportspeople as gold rush and trophy triumphs provided plenty to lift the spirits during 2021

26 December 2021

An incredible 19 medals at the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, 10 of them gold, is the headline stat from an outstanding year of sport at the University of Bath but there was plenty more to celebrate during an unforgettable 2021. From students winning the Premiership Rugby title at Twickenham and conquering the rowing world from their kitchen to Team Bath Netball lifting their first trophy for eight years and tennis players serving up a...

Tokyo Olympian among high-performing student-athletes to be awarded University of Bath Sporting Scholarships for 2021-22

07 December 2021

Tokyo 2020 Olympian Kate Shortman is among an exciting new intake of University of Bath sporting scholars for the 2021-22 academic year. Shortman, who represented Team GB in the women’s duet event this summer, is joined among the scholars by fellow artistic swimmer Daniella Lloyd. Swimmer Cam Brooker, rower Phoebe Hayden, cricketer Gemma Lane, fencer Louise Sadler, judoka Josh Shipp and sprinter Aleeya Sibbons are the other high-performing student-athletes who have received a cash award...

Record-breaking Ben Proud helps Energy Standard win International Swimming League during busy weekend at home and abroad for Bath swimmers

05 December 2021

University of Bath swimmer Ben Proud smashed his British 50m freestyle record for the second time in a fortnight to help Energy Standard win the 2021 International Swimming League title. Proud, coached by Mark Skimming at the Team Bath Sports Training Village, has been in brilliant form throughout the ISL season and ended it on a fitting note by slicing 0.24 seconds off the time he set in the play-offs and touching the wall first...

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