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Stirling golfer wins R&A Student Order of Merit

University of Stirling golf scholar, Lorna McClymont, ended her student golf season in style this past week after finishing top of the R&A Student Tour Series Order of Merit.

Lorna McClymont swinging golf club

Student golfer set for Augusta challenge

University of Stirling golfer, Louise Duncan, is taking on a unique challenge this week as she competes in the prestigious Augusta National Women’s Amateur in Georgia, US.

Louise Duncan hitting golf shot

Swimmers selected for Para World Champs

University of Stirling students, Toni Shaw and Ollie Carter, will be Stirling’s latest athletes to compete on the world stage after being selected to represent Britain at the Para Swimming World Championships in Madeira this summer.

Ollie Carter in swimming pool

McClymont seals R&A hat-trick

University of Stirling golfer, Lorna McClymont, held off some of Europe's best university golfers this past week to win her third straight R&A Student Tour Series event at Infinitum Golf in Tarragona, Spain.

Lorna McClymont swinging golf club

Students prepared for Paralympic challenge

University of Stirling students, Scott Meenagh and Hugh Nibloe, are set to test themselves against the world’s best para-athletes this month as they represent ParalympicsGB at the Beijing 2022 Winter Paralympic Games.

Scott Meenagh in front of sports centre

Stirling graduates win gold at Winter Olympics

University of Stirling graduates Hailey Duff and Mili Smith, and honorary graduate Eve Muirhead, have won gold in curling at the Winter Olympics.

Mili Smith

University of Stirling sports scholars heading to the Winter Olympics

A University of Stirling student and two recent graduates of the sports scholarship programme will leave for Beijing in the coming days after being selected to represent Team GB in curling at the Winter Olympics.

Ross Whyte and Bobby Lammie, Team GB curlers

University of Stirling Olympic medallists’ royal honour

University of Stirling swimmers Duncan Scott and Kathleen Dawson – who both won gold at the 2020 Olympic Games – have been recognised in the New Year Honours list.

Duncan Scott

Footballers crowned BUCS Premier North Champions

University of Stirling footballers have sealed back-to-back British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Premier North titles with a 3-0 win over Durham University.

Football team lined up

Shaw and Carter lead the way for Stirling at BUCS swimming champs

Toni Shaw and Ollie Carter were the University of Stirling’s top performers at the BUCS Short Course Swimming Championships this past weekend as the team won 24 medals in Sheffield.

Toni Shaw swimming

Stirling student selected for Winter Olympics

University of Stirling student, Ross Whyte, has been selected to represent Team GB at the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games.

Ross Whyte pushing curling stone

Paralympian Rowlings taking new approach to Tokyo

Wheelchair racer Ben Rowlings will be calling on past experience this week as he prepares to compete in his second Paralympic Games in Tokyo.

Ben Rowlings smiling in gym

Stirling triathletes on the world stage in Edmonton

University of Stirling triathletes Sophia Green and Cameron Main will line up against the best athletes in the world this weekend as they compete at the under 23 World Triathlon Championship Finals in Edmonton, Canada.

Sophia Green and Cameron Main in front of their bikes.

University golfer set for Open and Curtis Cup

University of Stirling golfer Louise Duncan embarks on the most important fortnight of her career this week with back-to-back debuts in two of the world’s top competitions.

Louise Duncan hitting golf shot

Stirling's Scott becomes most decorated Olympian at a single Games

University of Stirling swimmer Duncan Scott has made history by becoming the most successful British Olympian at a single Olympic Games - winning a record four medals.

Duncan Scott wins fourth medal of the Tokyo Games

Stirling swimmer Kathleen Dawson crowned Olympic champion

University of Stirling swimmer Kathleen Dawson has won Olympic gold after Team GB smashed the world record in the Mixed 4x100m Medley Relay.

Kathleen Dawson (right) wins gold

University swimmer Scott scoops third medal in Tokyo

Olympic champion and University of Stirling-based swimmer Duncan Scott has won his third medal of the Tokyo Games - taking silver after obliterating his own British record in the Men's 200m Individual Medley.

Duncan Scott with silver medal from the 200IM

Stirling swimmer Scott crowned Olympic champion

University of Stirling swimmer Duncan Scott has won his first Olympic gold after helping power Team GB to victory in the Men's 4x200m Freestyle final.

Duncan Scott on podium

Duncan Scott wins Olympic silver

Duncan Scott was part of a historic Team GB one-two in Tokyo - winning Olympic silver in the Men's 200m Freestyle, just 0.04 seconds behind teammate Tom Dean.

Duncan Scott

Stirling student is the first female judoka to compete at the Olympics for Trinidad and Tobago

A University of Stirling sports scholar will this month become the first woman – and second person ever – to represent Trinidad and Tobago in judo at the Olympics.

Gabriella Wood

First senior Euro title for Stirling triathlete

University of Stirling triathlete Sophia Green has hit the ground running on the senior European Cup circuit after landing her first ETU Cup title in Coimbra, Portugal.

Sophia Green running

Stirling golfer makes history at Women’s Amateur Champs

University of Stirling golf scholar, Louise Duncan, made history this past weekend as she won the The 118th Women’s Amateur Championship at Kilmarnock (Barassie).

Louise Duncan with golf trophies

Stirling golfer set for coveted Arnold Palmer Cup

University of Stirling golf star, Penny Brown, is heading to America next week after being selected to play in the Arnold Palmer Cup at the Rich Harvest Farms club in Illinois.

Penny Brown playing golf shot

Dawson leads swimming medal haul at Euros

University of Stirling swimmer, Kathleen Dawson, delivered a performance to remember as she claimed four medals at the LEN European Aquatics Championships in Budapest.

Kathleen Dawson celebrating in pool

Five Stirling swimmers selected for Team GB Olympics team

Five University of Stirling swimmers will make the trip to the Tokyo Olympics this summer after being selected for Team GB.

University of Stirling swimmers off to Tokyo

Record-breaker swimmer Duncan Scott leads Stirling success at British Trials

Duncan Scott has broken yet another British record in the pool - shaving 0.74 seconds off the Men’s 200m Individual Medley - in a successful week for University of Stirling swimmers.

Duncan Scott in the pool

University of Stirling swimmer named in GB Olympic squad

University of Stirling swimmer, Duncan Scott, has been selected by the British Olympic Association to represent Team GB at the Tokyo Olympic Games.

Duncan Scott in pool

University of Stirling swimmer scoops top UK award

Olympian and Commonwealth Games record breaker Duncan Scott has retained his Sportsman of the Year title at the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Awards.

Duncan Scott

University fitness programme goes global

The University of Stirling Sport team has seen its lockdown fitness programme go global over recent months with participants joining from all corners of the world.

Fitness instructor delivering online class

Stirling student golfer selected for Arnold Palmer Cup

University of Stirling golf star, Hazel MacGarvie, will take on some of the world’s best amateur golfers later this year after being selected to play in the Arnold Palmer Cup.

Golfer Hazel MacGarvie driving off tee

Footballers crowned kings in the north after BUCS victory

The University of Stirling men’s football team won their first league title since 2013 yesterday as they defeated Nottingham Trent University 1-0 to become BUCS Premier North champions.

Men's football BUCS champs

Stirling swimmers strike gold at Scottish Champs

The University of Stirling reinforced its dominance in Scottish swimming this week as the team claimed 49 medals and six national records at the Scottish Short Course Championships in Edinburgh.

Ross Murdoch celebrating in pool

Top accolade for Stirling wheelchair curling scholar

University of Stirling sports scholar Hugh Nibloe is celebrating after winning a top award at the Sunday Mail sportscotland Scottish Sports Awards.

hugh nibloe

Euro medals for Stirling swim duo

University of Stirling swimmers Duncan Scott and Scott McLay enjoyed international success this past weekend – as they won three medals at the 2019 European Short Course Swimming Championships.

Duncan Scott in pool

Records tumble at BUCS swimming champs

The University of Stirling swimming team enjoyed another successful as they broke 12 records and won 36 medals at the BUCS Short Course Championships in Sheffield.

Craig Benson in pool

New £350,000 project to promote education in sport

Experts at the University of Stirling will research and promote education in sport as part of a new £350,000 collaboration with European partners.

athlete

New boxing archive has a nice ring to it

Scotland’s proud boxing history is to be preserved in a new archive - housed at the University of Stirling - following a funding award by The National Lottery Heritage Fund.

Scottish boxer Hugh Riley training on board the SS Tamora en route to the 1950 Games in Auckland, New Zealand

Top coach selected for Team GB at Tokyo Olympics

Award-winning coach Steven Tigg is set to travel to Tokyo with Team GB for the 2020 Olympic Games – making him the first University of Stirling representative to be selected for next year’s competition.

swimmer

Stirling students targeting the Scottish Cup Third Round

Student footballers at the University of Stirling are preparing for one of their biggest games of the season – as they aim to make the Scottish Cup Third Round for the second consecutive year.

Craig Brown

Sport facilities hit new heights at the University of Stirling

The University of Stirling’s £20 million sports facilities redevelopment has reached another major milestone after building work reached its highest point.

University of Stirling and Morrison Construction senior managers and student representative of the site of the sports facilities redevelopment project

MEP joins Stirling swimmers to celebrate sporting accolade

A Member of the European Parliament has visited the University of Stirling to celebrate its designation as Sports University of the Year 2020.

Alyn Smith MEP visits swimmers

Stirling crowned UK Sports University of the Year

The University of Stirling has been crowned the UK’s Sports University of the Year in recognition of its world-class facilities and excellence across sports performance, research and education.

Sports University of the Year

Clean sweep for Stirling golfers at season opener

University of Stirling golfers have made a fine start to the student season as they won a clean sweep of titles at the Stirling International tournament at the Fairmont St Andrews.

Laird Shepherd with Stirling International trophy

Green qualifies for Triathlon World Champs

University of Stirling triathlete, Sophia Green, is set to take on the world’s best later this month after qualifying for the ITU Junior World Triathlon Grand Final in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Sophia Green running at the World Junior Championships qualifying event in Wales

Stirling swimming star Scott leads Team GB to world gold

A stunning performance from University of Stirling swimming sensation Duncan Scott helped Great Britain to win 4x100m medley gold at the World Championships in South Korea.

An image of Duncan Scott

Student footballers aim to get new season off to a good start

The University of Stirling men’s football team kick-off their 2019/20 league campaign this weekend – and coach Chris Geddes believes his squad can improve on last season’s impressive showing.

Chris Geddes

Maia makes her mark in spell of success for Stirling athletes

Maia Lumsden’s first WTA tour win was a highlight in an impressive series of performances by University of Stirling athletes.Check out the latest sporting headlines.

Maia Lumsden tennis player hitting backhand shot

MacGarvie Rules at St Andrews

University of Stirling golfer Hazel MacGarvie claimed the biggest victory of her career this weekend as she won the St Rule Trophy at St Andrews.

Hazel MacGarvie sitting on the Swilken Bridge with the St Rule Trophy at the Old Course, St Andrews

Stirling athletes nominated for Unsung Hero campaign

Six University of Stirling athletes have been recognised as part of the inaugural Watermans Unsung Sporting Hero campaign which celebrates personalities making their mark across the sporting landscape.

Tennis player Maia Lumsden hitting backhand shot

Back-to-back British titles for Stirling golfers

The University of Stirling’s golf team retained the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Team Championship this past week after a dominant performance against the University of the Highlands and Islands.

The winning University of Stirling golf team with the BUCS Championship trophy