Netball girls head to National final after double success
Wednesday, 27 November 2013
Seevic Storm Netball have qualified for the British College Sport National Finals after becoming East Region champions.
The girls clinched the regional championship after two back-to-back days of netball on Wednesday 13 and Thursday 14 November.
Wednesday saw the 12-strong squad defeat Hills Road Sixth-Form College in Cambridge to take home the East Region trophy.
As East Region champions the girls will now compete against the best Colleges in the country at the National Championships, held at Bath University between 4-6 April 2014.
And on Thursday the girls extended their successful week by reaching the Regional Round of the National Schools Netball Championships, after winning the county-wide stage of the tournament held at Great Baddow High School in Chelmsford.
Seevic Storm Head Netball Coach Jadie Kent said: “The girls have worked so hard to become regional champions. Across both days they played so well and gave absolutely everything. If the girls carry on performing well and working as a team, I’m sure they will be successful in the next rounds too.”
"Our team spirit carried us through." Captain Nicole Smith
Team captain Nicole Smith is 18 and previously attended The Appleton School in Benfleet. She said: “It was a really exciting two days to be part of. We were all tired by the end of Thursday, but our team spirit carried us through.”
Seevic College caters for a range of abilities and welcomes players of all standards to train and play within Seevic Storm Netball.
Seevic Storm Netball has been incredibly successful in recent years, wining two national titles. In 2010/2011 Seevic Storm Netball were crowned BCS National Champions and the following year the College’s returned to win the National Cup.
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Seevic Storm Netball (from left to right): Lucy Freeman, Callie Worth, Hannah Burrows, Jodi O’Sullivan, Paizley Clare, Zara Heath, Roni Hause, Jessica Bowen, Nicola Stockman, Rhianna Ward, Nicole Smith.