Kent Sport news
Staff Spotlight: Jemma Whyman lives for touch rugby
12 June 2018
Former Kent student and current Sports Development Officer in Medway, Jemma Whyman (pictured right) made it all the way to the trials to qualify to play at the Euros for England in touch rugby. Although she wasn't selected, she says it's been a fantastic experience and has made her all the more motivated to keep training. Jemma started playing in the rugby union in her early 20s for Kent while working as a Kent Police Officer. Her love for the game...
Scholar spotlight: Rakim Trapp-Jackson, American Football
6 June 2018
The University of Kent's American Football team, The Falcons, have seen an incredible triumph throughout this past season. Not only did they soar to Division one southeast champions being undefeated in their regular season, they also were recognised as the Club of the Year at Kent Union's Team Kent Ball this past spring. As a new member of their team and a Kent Sport scholar, Rakim Trapp-Jackson helped raise the profile of the team this season and ...
Shaw Award winner
1 June 2018
University of Kent Forensic Science student Lucy Sheldrick has been presented the Kent Sport Shaw Award in recognition of her Commitment through Adversity. Lucy suffered a significant leg injury during a trampolining practice session and the resulting surgery left her on the long road to recovery. Lucy heard about the facilities and expertise at Kent Sport and called into the Sports Centre to seek support. Lucy explains what happened: "On 20 January 2017 a trampolining practice ...
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