News Archive, Tag: Santander Sports Scholarship

University of Bath swimmer Jay Lelliott

Sporting scholar Jay Lelliott swaps pool for open-water – and earns GB Euro call-up

06 July 2016

University of Bath sporting scholar Jay Lelliott will make his international open-water swimming debut next week after being selected to represent Britain at the LEN European Marathon Swimming Championships.  The Sports Performance student will contest both the 5km individual and team events at the championships, taking place at Hoorn in the Netherlands from July 10-14. It is a new challenge for Lelliott, who has represented Britain in the pool but only tried open-water swimming for...

Lloyd Wallace celebrates after finishing seventh at the Aerial Skiing World Cup in Deer Valley, February 2016

Vote skiing scholar Lloyd Wallace for emerging talent award and £1,000 prize!

12 May 2016

University of Bath sporting scholar Lloyd Wallace has been shortlisted for an emerging talent award by the Ski Club of Great Britain. The Evie Pinching Award celebrates the next generation of young, up-and-coming snow sports athletes and is named after a British alpine skier who won the women's downhill and combined events at the 1936 World Championships in Innsbruck. Sport Performance student Wallace, supported by a Santander Sports Scholarship and the University’s Dual Career programme,...

Tom Edwards (left) and Chris Hay (right) won epee silver and bronze respectively at the 2016 British Fencing Championships

Silver and bronze for University of Bath fencers at British Championships

22 April 2016

University of Bath-based fencers Tom Edwards and Chris Hay both finished on the podium at the British Fencing Championships in London Docklands. Only a narrow 15-14 defeat for Biology graduate Hay to Calum Johnston in the semi-finals prevented an all-Bath epee final. Edinburgh’s Johnston went on to edge out defending champion Edwards 13-12 to take gold, with Hay sharing the bronze medal with Aberdeen City’s Neill Tannock. Sports & Exercise Science Masters student Edwards was...

Natural Sciences student Alice MacAulay, Santander Sporting Scholar, skier

Injury cannot stop skiing scholar Alice MacAulay taking gold and silver at British Champs

30 March 2016

University of Bath sporting scholar Alice MacAulay won gold and silver medals at the 2016 Delancey British National Alpine Ski Championships, which were staged in Tignes, France. The Natural Sciences student, supported by a Santander Sports Scholarship, saved her best performance of a mixed week until last as she won the National Junior Championship Giant Slalom title in 2:19.44. “It feels great to be champion and it’s always nice to finish off the week with...

Fencer Noah Rogerson on the attack at the 2015 Boston Grand Prix, staged at Harvard University

BLOG: Harvard University test as sporting scholar Noah Rogerson takes on world’s best sabre fencers

25 February 2016

University of Bath sporting scholar Noah Rogerson gained valuable international fencing experience when he represented Great Britain at the prestigious Boston Grand Prix in the United States. More than 300 elite sabre fencers – including two Olympic champions and five World Championship gold-medallists – took part in the event at the historic Harvard University, one of the last competitions in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games qualifying calendar. Rogerson, a Mathematics student who is supported by...

Thomas Tsiopanis has been named as Cypriot Male Swimmer of the Year 2015

Record-breaking sporting scholar Thomas Tsiopanis named as Cypriot Male Swimmer of the Year

18 February 2016

University of Bath sporting scholar Thomas Tsiopanis has been named as Cypriot Male Swimmer of the Year. The 22-year-old, who is in the second year of a Sports Performance degree, received the accolade after a 2015 that saw him set six national records – two of them while competing at the World University Games in South Korea. He clocked 2:07.74 in the 200m individual medley, beating the record he had previously set at the 2015 Games...

Lloyd Wallace celebrates after finishing seventh at the Aerial Skiing World Cup in Deer Valley, February 2016

Big PBs for aerial skiing scholar Lloyd Wallace at Deer Valley World Cup

05 February 2016

University of Bath student Lloyd Wallace produced two personal bests as he finished a fantastic seventh at the Aerial Skiing World Cup in Deer Valley, Utah. The 20-year-old, who is supported by a Santander Sports Scholarship, landed two triple-twisting somersaults – a move he has been working on in training – to achieve his impressive result. “I am absolutely ecstatic!” said the Sport Performance student. “Both jumps were the best I’ve ever done on snow....

Lloyd Wallace on the podium and in action at the 2015 World Junior Championships

Sporting scholar Lloyd Wallace ready to unleash triple twisting triples on aerial skiing circuit

15 January 2016

After making history during 2015, University of Bath sporting scholar Lloyd Wallace has been working on a new move as he looks to continue his progress on the international aerial skiing stage. The Sports Performance student, who won Britain’s first-ever Europa Cup Aerials gold last year, has been hard at work in the world-class Sports Training Village gym and on the ski slopes of Switzerland as he prepares for the 2016 campaign. “I did triples...

Chris Hay and Tom Edwards

Sporting scholars earn GB call for fencing Olympic qualifier in Switzerland

24 September 2015

University of Bath students Tom Edwards and Chris Hay have been selected by British Fencing for an Olympic qualifying competition in Switzerland next month. The 52nd Tissot Grand Prix of Bern – a World Cup event – will feature a world-class field as the Rio 2016 Games draw ever closer. Biology student Hay (left in the picture) will be making his second senior international appearance, having represented Britain at the Challenge RFF-Trophée Monal in Paris in...

Sports Performance student Lizzy Rees won both the BUCS Indoor and Outdoor archery titles in 2015

Archer Lizzy Rees on target with double BUCS gold for University of Bath

26 June 2015

Lizzy Rees believes her maximum-points haul in BUCS competitions this year was the perfect way to thank the University of Bath for supporting her archery and academic careers. The Sports Performance student, a Santander Sports Scholar, won gold in the WA 1440 Ladies Barebow category at the recent BUCS [British Universities & Colleges Sport] Archery Outdoor Championships at Lilleshall National Sports Centre – setting a new record of 974 points in the process. That followed...

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