Surrey Alum Hits the International Stage

Sep 7, 2018

A University of Surrey alum recently stepped up to the international stage at the qualifiers for the 2019 Pan American Games.

Emma Keane, a previous sports scholar at the University, jetted off to the Cayman Islands to represent Bermuda in squash at the tournament.

Having bested fellow trialists, Keane was selected as the no.1 seed for the nation as they made their first appearance in the competition.

Keane played an integral role throughout the tournament as Bermuda placed 11th out of the 20 competing nations, unfortunately just missing out on qualification for the 2019 Games.

We caught up with Keane following her return to Surrey to chat about her time with the national team.

"It was an incredible experience for all of us and a real honour representing Bermuda at such prestigious games."

"I have represented Bermuda internationally since I was 10, and it has always been something I'm very proud of." Keane added.

Keane has recently taken on a coaching role at Surrey Sports Park for the Team Surrey Squash Club, and was quick to praise all the support she has received in her time there whilst at the University.

"Surrey Sports Park has been integral in my squash development throughout the years, particularly the support of Jesse Englebrecht, Jordan Niblock and Mark Garfoot."

"Having been a part of the Club during my time at the University I've seen it grow and develop, and I am so excited to still be a part of that and to continue supporting the club."

Team Surrey would like to congratulate Emma on her achievements, and we hope she can continue to excel in her new coaching role.

Recent News

The Big April Giveaway Month on the SurreyMoves+ app!

The Big April Giveaway Month on the SurreyMoves+ app!

We are looking forward to launching the Big April Giveaway Month on the SurreyMoves+ app from April 1st - with prizes set to include a FitBit, an Amazon Echo, Deliveroo vouchers and more! SurreyMoves+ users can put themselves in with a chance of winning a prize if...

read more
We’re looking for SurreyMoves+ Motivators!

We’re looking for SurreyMoves+ Motivators!

Are you passionate about physical activity? Can you spread the word among your peers and fellow society members? SurreyMoves+ is on the look-out for Motivators to help us engage with students from underrepresented groups on campus. Select the relevant option below for...

read more
Catch up on our Team Surrey Welcome Week Q&A!

Catch up on our Team Surrey Welcome Week Q&A!

Did you miss out on our Welcome Week Q&A earlier in the month? You can now watch back the full session which included an overview of Team Surrey in addition to a Q&A with attendees. This is a great chance to gain a better understanding of the range of sports...

read more

Contact Us

If you're looking to get in touch, please contact us using the below details.

01483 689111

media@surreysportspark.co.uk

ussu.vpactivity@surrey.ac.uk

Address

Surrey Sports Park,
University of Surrey,
Richard Meyjes Road,
Guildford,
Surrey,
GU2 7AD

Can We Contact You?

13 + 11 =