News Archive, Tag: Trendell Sports Scholarship

Students to gain more international rugby education as England Women U20s face Canada

17 August 2016

University of Bath students Sydney Gregson and Lottie Holland will gain more international rugby experience this week as they represent England Women U20 in a three-game series against Canada. Gregson – a Trendell Sports Scholar and Ambassador for Team Bath’s partners, MJ Church – and Holland met their 24 fellow squad members last weekend for a two-week training camp at Nottingham Trent College. As part of that, they will take on Canada’s age-group team on...

Gold and bronze for scholar Jenny Nesbitt in Turkey on GB track debut to remember

06 June 2016

University of Bath sporting scholar Jenny Nesbitt added to her growing medal collection by winning both gold and bronze at the European 10,000m Cup in Mersin, Turkey on Sunday. On her track debut for Great Britain, Nesbitt ran 33:45.46 – just a couple of seconds shy of her personal best – to secure third place in the individual rankings behind Turkey’s Esma Aydemir and Italy’s Rosaria Console. Fellow Brits Lauren Deadman and Louise Small finished...

Athlete Jenny Nesbitt is a Trendell Sports Scholar for 2015-16

Scholar Jenny Nesbitt set for GB track debut in Turkey after setting 10,000m PB

26 May 2016

University of Bath sporting scholar Jenny Nesbitt will make her track debut for Great Britain at the European Cup 10,000m in Turkey next month. The Sports & Social Science student, supported by a Trendell Sports Scholarship, has been selected along with Lauren Deadman and Jessica Coulson in the women’s team. Ben Connor, Andy Maud and Luke Caldwell will represent British Athletics in the men’s race in Mersin on Sunday, June 5. Nesbitt goes to Turkey...

Dream debut for scholar Jenny Nesbitt as she wins Reading Half-Marathon

04 April 2016

University of Bath student Jenny Nesbitt made a winning debut over the half-marathon distance when she was first woman home in the Vitality Reading Half-Marathon on Sunday. The Trendell Sports Scholar, who is in the first year of a Sports & Social Science course, was all smiles as she crossed the line in 1:12:54 – the second-fastest half-marathon by a British woman this year. She tweeted: “Can't believe what just happened! Amazing morning @readinghalf Think...

Hockey player Peter Scott is a Trendell Sporting Scholar for 2015-16

Team Bath Buccaneers trio join head coach on England Hockey duty

17 March 2016

Sporting scholar Peter Scott (pictured) is one of three Team Bath Buccaneers Hockey Club players who will be representing England at age-group level over Easter. The University of Bath Sport Performance student, supported by a Trendell Sports Scholarship, will be joined by Liam Sanford in the England U21 squad to face Germany at Bisham Abbey. Both Scott and Sanford helped Great Britain U21s win gold at the Sultan of Johor Cup in Malaysia earlier this...

Emma Hurst won the BUCS women's singles tennis title in March 2016

Sporting scholar Emma Hurst wins BUCS tennis gold as men’s team reach national final

08 March 2016

University of Bath sporting scholar Emma Hurst lived up to her billing as number one seed when she won the women’s singles title at the BUCS [British Universities & Colleges Sport] Individual Tennis Championships. The Sport & Exercise Science student, supported by a Trendell Sports Scholarship, was in impressive form over the weekend as she beat Tatiana Zheleznyak 6-3 6-3 and Jessica Ren 6-2 6-0 to reach the semi-finals. She then overcame number three seed...

Students learn from the best as they help England Rugby’s Six Nations preparations

07 March 2016

Players from the University of Bath rugby team got to take on some of the best in the game when they took part in an England training session. Eddie Jones and his England team used the Sports Training Village facilities to prepare for their RBS Six Nations match against Wales on Saturday, March 12 at Twickenham. And as part of their on-pitch training, they invited nine rugby-playing students to help with the drills. Sports &...

University of Bath Rugby tweeted this picture of England Women U20 internationals Jessie Hood, Lottie Holland and Chantelle Miell

England Women name four University of Bath students in match-day squad to face France

02 March 2016

University of Bath sporting scholar Sydney Gregson has been named in the England Women U20 starting XV for Saturday’s rugby international against France. The Sport Performance student, who is supported by a Trendell Sports Scholarship, will start at full-back for the match at Esher RFC (2pm). Three of Gregson’s University of Bath team-mates are on the bench for England – Jessie Hood, Chantelle Miell and Lottie Holland. All four, who play their club rugby for...

An emotional Alex Lane celebrates after reaching the English National Badminton Championships men's singles final, February 2016

Badminton scholar Alex Lane reaches English National final as Heather Olver retains doubles crown

09 February 2016

University of Bath student Alex Lane produced some of the best badminton of his career so far to reach the men’s singles final at the English National Championships. Lane, who is studying Sports Performance and is supported by a Trendell Sports Scholarship, beat fellow Bath-based player Henley Ngan 21-10 21-8 in the quarter-finals. He then recorded an excellent 21-9 21-14 victory over number-two seed Toby Penty – ranked in the world’s top 100 – to...

Jenny Nesbitt won bronze at the BUCS Cross-Country Championships in February 2016

Wind and rain can’t stop Jenny Nesbitt booking place at World University Cross-Country Champs in Italy

08 February 2016

Sporting scholar Jenny Nesbitt booked her place at the World University Cross-Country Championships with a top-three finish at a muddy British Universities & Colleges Sports [BUCS] Championships in Gloucester. The Sports & Social Sciences student, who is supported by a Trendell Sports Scholarship, was making her first BUCS appearance for the University of Bath and wore blue and gold face paint to mark the occasion. And she produced a battling performance at a very wet...

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