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BMet Students Find Sporting Success

BMet students have gone for gold this academic year and have achieved huge successes across a variety of athletic disciplines.

The roll call of sporting success includes wins in the areas of football, basketball, golf, and netball.

The Sutton Coldfield Men’s Basketball team won the West Midlands Division One Championship.

The James Watt Men’s Basketball team made the EABL Final Playoffs which features the top eight teams in England.

BMET Lichfield City FC were the winners of the Men’s Football EFCA West Midlands Championship Division 1 Invitational League.

The Sutton Coldfield Men’s Basketball 2nd Team finished as Champions in their division.

The Golf Academy A Team won the Intercollegiate Golf Tour Midland Division, breaking Hartpury’s 10 year hold on the division. The team also won the British Colleges and Schools Golf Midland Division.

As well as team success there was individual glory also.

18 year old Yassine Oakley from Sutton Coldfield college was the runner up in the British College and Schools Golf Individual Order of Merit.

17 year old Alex Spencer and 18 year old Jack Severn from Stourbridge College and 18 year old Rhys Wallace and 18 year old Ethan Trouth all from Sutton Coldfield college finished 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th respectively in the Intercollegiate Golf Order of Merit.

The Netball A Team finished as Runners Up in the West Midlands Netball League.

Jason Allen, Department Manager for Sport at SuttonColdfield College, said: “Our students always give it their all whenever they enter a competition and the results this year speak for themselves and the results this year have been nothing short of exceptional.

“I have been so impressed with the talent that we have – the energy and dedication and the sheer hard work put in by our students has been awe inspiring.

“They have achieved outstanding sporting success and have remained focused to keep up with their studies at the same time.”

Find out more about how you can combine studying and sports visit the BMet open events on Saturday 15 June between 10am-1pm.   All three Birmingham campuses, James Watt College, Matthew Boulton College and Sutton Coldfield College will be open. Click here to find out more.

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