Celebration of the University of Glasgow’s talented athletes

The University of Glasgow hosted an inaugural reception to honour the recent success of our students in sport and to celebrate the selection of this year’s sport bursars.

The event, held in the university chapel on Tuesday 19th November, celebrated the significant number of talented athletes at the University all looking to combine a first class degree while competing at national and international levels in their sport.Lauren Gray curling

One of the athletes is Laura Muir, current 3rd year Veterinary Medicine student, who has already been selected to compete in the 800m at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in 2014.

Another is Lauren Gray who won the World Curling Championship earlier this year.

Euan Smith, Assistant Director,Sport and Recreation Service said “This is a fantastic opportunity to celebrate the success of many of our talented athletes that form part of our student body and alumni.  We wish them all the very best in the coming year which will be a fantastic year of sport for the city and the University”.


For more information contact Cara MacDowall, cara.macdowall@glasgow.ac.uk or call 0141 330 3683

 

Below is a full list of students who are receiving bursaries

 

Athletics

Laura Muir

Taeknowdo

Hazel Bracken

Basketball

Calum Nicol

Swimming

Camilla Hattersley

Athletics

Jo Patterson

Karate

Stephanie Connell

Kite Surfing

Holly Kennedy

Rowing

Emma McDonald

Rugby

Megan Gaffney

Badminton

Matthew Carder

Track Cycling

Kenny Ayre

Rowing

Rebecca Lightfoot

Figure Skating & Ice Dance

Ashley mitchell

Karate

Giovanni Rossi

Cricket

Samantha Haggo

Volleyball

Caitlin McEwan

Volleyball

Kirsty McLean

Squash

Mhairi Charlton

Hockey

Fiona Bruce

Hockey

Michael McKenzie

Basketball

Aljosa Alilovic

Lacrosse

Aidan Bundy

Lacrosse

Matthew Hill

Cycling

Stuart Wilcox

Karate

Marc Macaulay

Table Tennis

Lynda Flaws

Athletics

Lachlan Oates

Athletics

Kathryn Pennel

High Jump

Nikki Manson

Curling

Rachel Hannen

Athletics

Andrew Murphy

Rugby

Ben Johnston

Curling

Lauren Gray

First published: 19 November 2013