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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 Waller-Lacrosse                             

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.

Sam Maunder-Rugby                                     

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.

Theo Williams-Sailing                                    

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

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