Theo Williams competing at the 2019 Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships
Scholar stand outs-1st Term Sports Scholar & Bursar Achievements
Heading into the New Year we took the opportunity to catch up with our Sports Scholars and Performance Bursars on their 2019-2020 academic year so far...
Poppy, an ever present member in the EUWLC 1st team that has gone unbeaten throughout 1st term, has represented her country at Wales U19 Level. However, come the summer of 2019, Poppy was called up to the Wales Senior Squad, and has maintained her place ever since. She hopes to become a mainstay in the squad and reach the 2024 World Cup.
Rebekah Nixon-Cross Country
Third year BSc Sport & Exercise Medical Sciences student Rebekah has made two selection to run for Northern Ireland twice in her first term of 2019-20, one for the Senior Cross-Country team and one for the U23 squad. Rebekah has stated her Sport Performance Bursary will allow to cover the costs of her travel.
Exeter Chiefs scrum-half, Sam Maunder had seen himself selected into the England U20 Rugby Union squad for the 2020 Six Nations. On top of this, Sam has appeared for the Chiefs in the Premiership Rugby Cup, helping them to top their pool.
First year Mathematics student Theo had a strong start to his University sailing by throwing himself in at the deep end – competing in the NACRA 15 World Open Championships with his sister, placing 20th out of 80. On top of this, Theo finished 3rd at BUCS Fleet Racing Championships, gaining the University vital BUCS Points.
Amelia Hatlapa Lacrosse Selected to England Womens U23 Lacrosse Squad
Anya Haji-Michael Sailing Represented GB at the U21 Radial World Championships, Sailing
Christina Shaw Netball Represented Wales Senior Netball Team in Netball Europe 2019
Emily Becconsall Netball Selected into the NPL Bath U19 Short Squad & named Captain
Emily Drysdale Hockey Represented Wales Women’s Senior Team in match’s v GB EDP
Emily Mollard Golf Individual BUCS Gold
Freya Black Sailing 3rd overall at 470 (senior class) ranker event
George Chatterton Rugby Represented England 7’s and senior appearance for Sale Sharks
James Spencer-Boyce Water Polo Played in national league team, high league in the UK and competed for Wales
Lasha Jaiani Rugby Represented Georgian 2nd XV National Team
Lily Stoeger Rugby Regular appearances for Bristol Bears in the Women’s Rugby Premiership
Luke Mehson Rugby Represented Exeter Chiefs in the Premiership 7’s Rugby Tournament
Max Lowrey Hockey Being selected to GB Elite Develop Programme
Merryn Doidge Rugby Selected to the Women’s U20 Rugby National Team for the 2019/20 season
Date: 14 January 2020