With the academic year having come to a close and at a time where we would normally be looking forward to graduation, it’s been a great opportunity to reflect on some of the fantastic achievements from our graduating Sports Scholars and Sports Performance Bursars throughout their time at Exeter.
Emily Becconsall (current EUNC 2nd team vice-captain and Exeter Netball Regional 1 squad member) and Rachael Fee (current UoE TASS athlete and Exeter Netball Premier 3 squad member), have won coaches player and players player of the season for Team Bath U19 and U21 National Performance League (NPL) squads at the virtual end of season award ceremonies.
UoE Sports Clubs Still #BleedingGreen-How our students have been staying physically distanced but socially connected during lockdown
With the BUCS season coming to a premature end, we caught up with our AU clubs to see what they have been getting up to during lockdown.
2019/20 Colours and Awards has arrived!
UoE Performance Netballers Emily Becconsall (BSc Geography) and Kaitlin Lawrence (BA History) have both been selected for the English Universities squad who are working towards playing a series of matches against U21 Home Nations squads and the British Colleges side.
The University of Exeter Men’s Indoor Cricket 1st team pulled off a fantastic performance on BUCS finals day to take home the BUCS Gold and Champions title for 2020.
We caught up with our Sports Scholars and Performance Bursars on their 2019-2020 academic year so far...
Partnership Bursar and EUNC 2nd team Vice-Captain Emily Becconsall has recently been named captain of Team Bath’s Netball Performance League (NPL) U19 squad.
The British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Fleet Racing Championships includes 4 fleets of 130 boats representing Universities from all over the country. Exeter continued their long standing success at this event finishing the weekend with a total of 76 BUCS points, topping last years record score of 74 and firmly establishing themselves as the leading University competing at the event.
Exeter Netball have won the Netball South West League for the past 2 seasons, qualifying for Premier League 3 playoffs on their 2nd attempt. Now up and running in their new national league with 2 wins under their belt Exeter continue their season with the overall aim of securing their spot once again next season.
Current University of Exeter students Christina Shaw, Carys Llewellyn and Clare Jones have all been selected to represent Wales at the Netball Europe Championships in the U21 or open categories.
Formed with a unique consortium approach when University of Exeter, Somerset County Cricket Club and Gloucestershire County Cricket Club joined to secure the hosting rights for Western Storm 4 years ago, they have become the most successful team in the leagues history when winning the Kia Super League title for the second time in 2019.
6 current University of Exeter students will feature for Exeter Chiefs in the Premiership Rugby 7s which includes all 12 Premiership sides and is the first opportunity for clubs to test themselves ahead of the regular season.
Bidding to reach Finals Day for a fourth consecutive season, Storm completed the double over Lightning and now boast a 100 per cent record from four games in 2019.
Spotlight on Performance Coordinator Nicky Savill, as she shows how hard work and consistency pays off for an international call up this weekend!
For the 2018-2019 season University of Exeter have finished 5th in the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) table with a total of 3747 BUCS points and an increase of 293 points from 2017-2018. This ranks them as the top sporting institution in the South of England and Wales.
A fitting end to the University’s cricket season for 2019 as we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Sir Christopher Ondaatje Devon Cricket Centre opening on the 6th July and the achievements of all our teams this year.
Each year the University of Exeter Performance Programme welcomes a number of sports science placement students-we caught up with some of them as they reflect on their placement experience.
Ranked No. 1 in Rugby Union in the BUCS rankings for the past 5 consecutive seasons, the University of Exeter Rugby Performance Programme continues to produce and nurture elite Rugby players.
With 18 BUCS leagues wins across all BUCS sports for University of Exeter we take a closer look at the teams who have come through playoffs and achieved promotions or retained their position in BUCS Premier Leagues for next season #BleedGreen!
Streatham Sports Park, University of Exeter has achieved an ‘Excellent’ rating in a tough assessment by Sport England’s leading national quality scheme, Quest.
BUCS Golden double triumph!
Exeter Netball Club who are partnered with University of Exeter have made it through the England Netball Premier playoffs to earn a spot in Premier 3 next season.
The University of Exeter Sailing Club have had their best season to date taking BUCS Gold in Yachting, Fleet and Team racing Championships. They finish the season as the no.1 ranked University institution for sailing in the UK.
It was a fairy tale send off for Head of Women’s Rugby Jo Yapp with EUWRFC taking the BUCS Championship title for the second year in a row, following an exceptional display of women’s rugby at Twickenham stadium.
Exeter Men’s Hockey 1st team have taken BUCS Championship Gold at Big BUCS Wednesday for the first time since 2011-2012.
As we head towards the climax of the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) season Women’s Lacrosse 4th team, Women’s Rugby 2nd team, Men’s Badminton 1st team, Men’s Waterpolo 1st team and Men’s Hockey 1st team all line up in the bid for BUCS Gold.
Two games and two results for EURFC as the Green Machine marches into the Semi Finals of Knockout Rugby.
Stepping onto the field for her 1st England cap former UoE Sports Scholar Freya Davies made an immediate impact on the international stage as England cruised to a comfortable eight-wicket win over Sri Lanka to go one-nil up in their IT20 series in Colombo.
The University of Exeter Netball Club (EUNC) 1st team and Exeter Netball Club (ENC) Regional 1 side have ended their league season undefeated with the opportunity to progress through playoffs into Premier South and Premier 3 next year. Showing the strength and depth of the University Netball Performance Programme EUNC 2nd team have also won their BUCS league with the ENC Regional 2 side taking the Regional 2 title, both who are automatically promoted for next season.
Back-to-Back Titles - EURFC Reigning League Champions in the Men’s Super BUCS RUGBY and the Women’s 1st XV go Unbeaten to Stamp their Authority in the South.
Sports Scholar Emily Toy was selected for her first senior cap as part of a mixed squad of six players to represent England Golf on a tour to Australia in January.
The University of Exeter Women’s Indoor Cricket 1st team headed to BUCS finals day at in Manchester facing Worcester, Sheffield and Nottingham in their initial group games.
First Year BSc Geography Student and Rugby Chief, Sam Maunder, Starts at Scrum Half for England U20s
First year BSc Geography Student to Welcome France to Exeter at Sandy Park on Saturday
University of Exeter alumnae Freya Davies (LLB Law 2014-2017) has been announced in the new central contracts for England Cricket in 2019.
Spotlight on Sports Scholars and Performance Bursars-Monika Mikkola, George Chatterton and Sylvia Misztal
We caught up with three of our 1st year elite student athletes to see how they are finding juggling their sport and academic studies at the University of Exeter.
The University’s Men’s Hockey Club have enjoyed a successful indoor season, culminating in promotion into National Division 1.