Glasgow University honours sports students

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

The event, held in the university chapel today, 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.

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 (photographed) 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”.

This is is a full list of students 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

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