Annie Boyd, Korfball scholar profile

Annie Boyd  

Sport: Korfball

Academic course: Law 

Hometown: Rochester, Kent 

Best sporting achievement/personal best: Bronze medal at the u17 Korfball World Cup 2018 where I was joint captain. 

2021/22 goal in sport: My goals this year in sport are to compete with my new club and reach top 4 in the league to compete in the grand finals. But also to help grow korfball at the university as due to the pandemic recruitment has suffered.

What did you miss the most regarding your Sport during the various Covid-19 Lockdowns and imposed restrictions? I have missed the buzz that training and competing gives me and the friendships that are made.

What attracted you to study at Kent and what are you most looking forward to at University? I loved how the campus created a community of people and I am most looking forward to living back with my friends and hopefully actually being able to attend scholarship sessions and seminars.

Ayishah Chaudry

Ayishah Chaudry 

Sport: Korfball

Academic Course: Sport and Exercise for Health

Hometown: Maidstone, Kent 

Best sporting achievement/personal best: European and World Bronze Medallists at U17 and U19 tournaments and representing England Seniors in South Africa  

2021/22 goal in sport: Represent England Seniors in Belgium and win the English National Korfball League   

What did you miss the most regarding your Sport during the various Covid-19 Lockdowns and imposed restrictions? Playing and training at a high level, also as a very competitive athlete, winning matches

What attracted you to study at Kent and what are you most looking forward to at University? The sporting facilities and opportunities as well as the gold standard of teaching ad high levels of student satisfaction.

Daisy Tighe

Daisy Tighe 

Sport: Korfball

Academic Course: Sport and Exercise Science

Hometown: London 

Best sporting achievement/personal best: Bronze medal at the U17 Korfball World Championship in 2018.  

2021/22 goal in sport: My goals this season are to get to Nationals in BUCS, and compete and play for the England U21s  

What did you miss the most regarding your Sport during the various Covid-19 Lockdowns and imposed restrictions? Spending time and training with team members, and actually being able to compete without restrictions and guarded rules.

What attracted you to study at Kent and what are you most looking forward to at University? I am looking forward to competing at BUCS.

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