World University Winter Games: Team Announcement: Scholar Josh Crane Selected for Men’s Ice Hockey Team

Posted by lcj11 at Jan 31, 2019 09:39 AM |
British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS), the National Governing Body for higher education sport, today, Thursday 24th January 2019, confirmed the Great Britain team of 58 student athletes and support staff will be heading to compete in the 29th World University Winter Games in Krasnoyarsk, Russia in March 2019.

University of Leicester, Chemistry student, Josh Crane has been confirmed as one of the three Goal Minders for the Men’s Ice Hockey Team.

The World University Games will be Josh’s first major International team selection.

“I've really enjoyed the selection process over the last year, it has been a lot of hard work, on and off the ice, but coming towards the event, I'm getting more and more excited by the day.

The tournament will be the first time I have experienced a multi-sport environment. I am really looking forward to heading out with the team to compete against the world's best in a tournament of this stature. I have been dreaming of doing for a long time, but to do it with a team like this, one with so much team spirit excites me even more.

I would also like to thank all of the sports and active lifestyle team at the University of Leicester, especially my P.T. Mark Simmonds, Steve Bayley, Liz Jennings, for helping me get selected, prepare and take on this event. It really means a lot to me”

The 2019 Winter Universiade will be held in Krasnoyarsk, Russia from the 2nd-12th March.

To view the full BUCS press release and Great Britain team selection click here

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