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Meet our Sport Scholars

Our athletes

We are pleased to introduce you to our Sport Scholars for the 2021/22 academic year. Our sports scholars compete across 15 different sports, representing NTU at both BUCS and external leagues or competitions. A number of our athletes also compete at a professional and / or international level.

Alexis Bower | Lacrosse

On the Athletic Honour Roll in 2018, 2019 and 2020, as well as MAAC All-Academic Team in 2020, Alexis is one of our highest achieving Lacrosse athletes. She previously competed in the NCAA Division 1 for Sienna College.

Alice Huddlestone | Hockey

Having come through the England Futures programme and now involved with GB on the Elite Develop Programme. Alice helped NTU win promotion to the BUCS Hockey National League in 2019/20 and plays her club hockey with Beeston HC.

Emily Lewis | Canoe

Current Team GB member and Olympic Games competitor, having competed and finished 18th at the Tokyo 2020 games. Emily also has numerous top 10 finishes at world and European events and is one of the highest achieving Sport Scholars currently studying at NTU.

Gianluca Bucci | Football

Starting out as an apprentice with Lincoln City FC, Luca now plays his professional football for Gainsborough Trinity FC. He was also named in the LFE '11' during his first year as an apprentice footballer.

Liam Bishop | Rugby Union

Selected to play for Ireland during the 2021 U20's Six Nations campaign and contracted to Nottingham RFC in the English Championship. Liam has won a BUCS Premier North league title, is a Trent College Alumni and involved in the Munster RFC pathway.

William Shirt | Lacrosse

Current England U21 and TASS athlete, Will is a former Fred Perry Young Sportsperson of the year for 2019 and a European Champion with the England U19's. He plays his club Lacrosse with home club Cheadle.

Camilla Tomlinson | Squash

A former World University Games Champion and World Top 20, Camilla plays on the Professional Squash

Jessica Haynes | Netball

Currently playing at Loughborough Lightning and part of the Vitality Superleague Champion side from 2020/21. Jessica has also been part of the England national pathway and London Pulse U21's in the NPL.

Joe Waterston | Hockey

EuroHockey Trophy Gold medallist in 2018, U21's European B Division Gold medallist in 2019 and a BUCS Gold.

Cira Fletcher | Swimming

An Olympic Trialist in the 2020/21 season in 4 events, Cira competes for NOVA Centurions and has made multiple national and BUCS finals.

Zoe Matthewman | Netball

A senior international player for Wales, Zoe gained her first caps in 2021 during the test series with the Isle of Man, as preparation for the Commonwealth Games 2022. She also competes for Loughborough Lightning U21's alongside NTU.

Charlie Brown | Swimming

Charlie is an athlete on the Team GB pathway for British Swimming. He is a multiple time international medallist, most notably with two silver medals and a bronze at the Canada, Ontario International meet. Charlie is also a multiple time BUCS and national finalist.

Kai Aichinger | Hockey

Playing for Germany at both U18's & U21's level, winning the European Championship twice and being an EHL champion. Kai is one of the highest achieving international athletes in the sport scholarship programme.

Ella Bowen | Netball

Ella competes for both England U21's and Loughborough Lightning, having made her England U17's debut in 2019 at the Netball Europe competition. She is also a TASS athlete with England Netball and NTU.

Connor Stuart | Swimming

Connor is a CPISRA World Games 2018 Gold, Silver and Bronze medallist. He holds multiple East Region Paraswimming S6 records and is currently part of the NOVA Centurions swimming programme, but also represents his home club of City of Cambridge.

Scott Hall | Rugby Union

Having begun his career in the Wasps Academy at Henley College, Scott is now contracted to Nottingham RFC as a professional player and has made his debut for Leicester Tigers this year in the Premiership Cup. He has played in the BUCS Super Rugby league and is a BUCS Premier North Champion.

Melissa Nealon | Hockey

Melissa is part of the USA Development programme, having competed for the University of Albany during her undergraduate years. She was names in the 2019 NFHCA All-Northeat Region First Team and is the 2019 America-East Scholar of the year.

Michael Moyosoreoluwa Adekeye | Basketball

Playing professionally for Hoods Basketball in the National Basketball Leagues, Division 1, Michael has also represented England at U16's level. In 2018/19 he also won the EABL League title with his home club Harrington Hawks.

Joe Browning | Rugby Union

Joe was part of the Leicester Tigers Academy for many years and is now part of the Senior squad. He has also represented England at U18's level.

Benjamin Carroll | Lacrosse

A two time state champion and named in three All-Star team selections at both undergraduate and senior level, Benjamin spent his undergraduate years studying at the University of Maine. He played as a scholar in their NCAA Division 1 Lacrosse programme, before making the move to the UK for postgraduate study with us at NTU.

Our 2021/22 scholars


Amari Price
MRes Sport Science

Andrew Vickers
MSc Cyberpsychology

Brahe Ashton
BSc (Hons) Sport Science and Coaching

Caitlyn Riley
BA (Hons) Child Learning and Development

Diogo Soares
BSc (Hons) Forensic Science

Elizabeth Moormann
MA Public Health

Hesro Johnson
MSc Management and International Business

Ines Guerreiro
BEng (Hons) Sport Engineering

Jacob Cirtautas
BA (Hons) Business Management Accelerated

Lindsey Cleary
MSc Project Management

Logan Bailey
MSc Biomedical Science

Mari Stewart
MRes Sport Science

Michael Moyosoreoluwa Adekeye
BA (Hons) Criminology

Riyadh Asad
MRes Sport and Exercise Psychology

Stewart Matimba
BA (Hons) Sociology

Victor Olarerin
BSc (Hons) Film Production Technology


Alexander Bunyon
BA (Hons) Economics

Alix Aitchison
BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science

Emily Lewis
BSc (Hons) Forensic Science

Eren Yalkin
BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science

Gabrielle Ridge
PGCE SD Secondary Education (Biology)

Kerry Christie
BA (Hons) Product Design

Robert Fernie
BA (Hons) Business Management and Marketing

Zach Pearson
BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science


Sarah Spice
MSc Property Development and Planning


Arryana Daniels
MA Public Health

Bea Hembrough
BA (Hons) Fashion Communication and Promotion

Deaglan O'Hare
BSc (Hons) Coaching and Sport Science

Eloise Hembrough
BA (Hons) Fashion Communication and Promotion

Eve Marshall
BSc (Hons) Psychology

Gianluca Bucci
BSc (Hons) Sport Science and Management

Jack Gibson
BA (Hons) Sport Science and Coaching

Jacqes Etiq
BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science

Katie Middleton
LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology

Mai Moncaster
BSc (Hons) Coaching and Sport Science

Niamh Reynolds
BSc (Hons) Sport Science and Management

Rio Molyneaux
BA (Hons) Broadcast Journalism

Thomas Weaver
BSc (Hons) Coaching and Sport Science

Tiana Hicks
BSc (Hons) Psychology with Criminology

Wilfred Peel-Evans
BSc (Hons) Sport Science and Management


Alexander Blumfield 
MSc Management and Marketing

Alice Huddlestone
FdA Business Management

Brooke Butler
MSc Management and Business Analytics

Charlotte Harmer
LLB (Hons) Law

Harriet Dougan
BEng (Hons) Biomedical Engineering

James Hunt
BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science

Jessica Hood
BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering

Joe Waterston
BA (Hons) Textile Design

Kate McKee
BA (Hons) Fashion Management

Kyle Marshall
BSc (Hons) Financial Maths

Lucas Garcia Alcalde
MA Media and Globalization

Lucas Ward
BSc (Hons) Property Finance and Investment

Megan DuVernois
MRes Sport Science

Nadia Benallal
BSc (Hons) Sport Science and Management

Nick Park
BSc (Hons) Sport Science and Management

Paige Gillott
Graduate Diploma in Law

Oliver Kidd
BA (Hons) Business Management & Accounting and Finance

Sophie McDowell
BSc (Hons) Geography

Stuart Kentwell
BA (Hons) Business Management and Economics

Tara Aitchison
MRes Cancer Biology


Alexandra Wessel
MSc Management and Business Analytics

Alexis Bower
MSc Digital Marketing

Benjamin Carroll
BA (Hons) English and TESOL

Caitlyn Whitton
BSc Psychology

Connor Dick
MSc Project Management

Daniel Flisk
BEng (Hons) Sport Engineering

Elizabeth Ott
MRes Exercise Physiology

Emma Kaplan
MSc Marketing

Emma Knapp
MSc Management and Marketing

Fiona Cameron
BA (Hons) Management and Marketing

Georgia Green
BA (Hons) Business Management and Marketing

Harley Tideswell
BA (Hons) Textile Design

Isabella Ferraro
MRes Sport and Exercise Psychology

Jack Granahan
MA Criminology

John Cook
MSc Marketing

Joshua Poke
BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science

Joshua Simpson-Pink
BA (Hons) Communication and Society and Media

Luca Schurink
BA (Hons) Business Management and Marketing

Riordon Hall
BA (Hons) Education

Sean Edwards
PG Diploma Law

Sofia Wise
BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science

Thomas Mapstone
MSc Management and Finance

Tyler Stinson
MSc Advertising and Marketing Communications

William Shirt
BSc (Hons) Sport Science and Coaching


Ella Bowen
BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science

Erin Peters
BSc (Hons) Sport Science and Management

Hannah Williams
MSc Forensic Psychology

Indya Masser
BA (Hons) Fine Art

Jessica Haynes
BSc (Hons) Sport Science and Coaching

Kelsie Rattigan Taylor
BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science

Millie Van Nierop
BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science

Nikki Green
MSc Human Resource Management

Rachel Duckers
BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science

Zoe Matthewman
LLM Legal Practice Course

Pole Vault

Daisy Barnes
BA (Hons) International Fashion Business


Callum Allen
BSc (Hons) Sport Science and Management

Charlie Dodd
MSc Project Management (Construction)

Ehimen Osebor
BSc (Hons) Sport Science and Management

Jay Ecclesfield
Sport Science and Coaching

Joe Browning
BA (Hons) Business management and Entrepreneurship

Joseph Britton
BA (Hons) Business

Jose Adrade
BSc (Hons) Sport Science and Management

Joshua Goodwin
BSc (Hons) Sport Science and Exercise Science

Liam Bishop
BSc (Hons) Sport Science and Coaching

Luke Bouchier
MRes Sport Science

Scott Hall
MSc Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship

Theo Manihera
BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science

Shot Put

Alexandra Adeniji
BA (Hons) Economics


Ellis Greatrex
BSc (Hons) Sport Science and Maths

Jose Duhaney
BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science

Richard Akinyebo
BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science

Sharhnee Skervin
BA (Hons) Education


Brieanna Burki
BSc (Hons) Sport Science and Mathematics

Mariana Martins
BEng (Hons) Sport Engineering

Millie Tomlinson
Graduate Diploma Law


Anya Preece
BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science

Charlie Brown
Fd Business and Management

Cira Fletcher
MSc Psychological Research Methods

Connor Stuart
BSc (Hons) Wildlife Conservation

Joseph Kingsand
BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science

Thomas White
BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science

Table Tennis

Israel Awolaia
BSc (Hons) Coaching and Sport Science

James Hobson
MSc Psychology

Will Dobinson
BEng (Hons) Sport Engineering


Aleksa Petrovic
MSc Data Science

Track Cycling

Elodie Gage
BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences

Eve Mcinerney
BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science

Triple Jump

Andrew Adegbite
BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance

Sport Scholarships 2021/22

Our 2021/22 sport scholarships are now open for applications. If you have both academic and sporting ambitions, visit our Scholarships page to find out more.

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