I have been the Women’s blues’ Goalkeeper since I joined as a fresher and have loved every moment of it. I have played hockey since I was 9 years old and continuing it to university has been so rewarding especially playing at the high level that we do. This year I am continuing to run the academy for OUHC as the director as I seek to increase participation in hockey across the university. I have also loved college hockey, having helped form the Hertble (Hertford x Keble) hockey team this year, even if we could not play any matches due to the weather and then Coronavirus.
I am very excited to be President this year and embrace the changing world we live in today to continue to provide our members with exciting events and the support they need to play sport at the high level that they do. Building on last years work I am looking forward to working with the new committee to continue to increase our diversity, our reach across the university and our number of events. Please feel free to get in touch about anything Atalanta’s related and keep an eye out for all that is going to happen this year!
I’ve been playing lacrosse for 9 years now, but my time playing at Oxford has been the highlight of those years and the highlight of my time at uni. In 1st year I was a member of the Swift’s and in 2nd year moved up to the Blues. I’ve also loved playing college netball and football, and am hoping to try out gymnastics cuppers next year!
I’m really looking forward to being Treasurer for the coming year and will make sure that Atalanta’s can continue to provide its members with fantastic events and grants, even through these uncertain times.
Lizzie Evans and Cat Tiplady
Lizzie ~ College: St Edmund Hall
Lacrosse is a huge part of my life at Oxford and I really enjoyed being co-captain of the Women’s club last year. I am very excited for my last season in the club and hoping for another shoe next February!
In my role as (joint) Social Secretary I will be organising social events for members to meet each other throughout the year–from yoga and brunch, to cocktails and dinner! I am really looking forward to introducing new members to the club and building the fantastic community we have. In Trinity Term, the Atalanta’s Sports Ball celebrates the achievements of sportswomen and men in Oxford over the year.
Cat ~ College: St Annes
I have played lacrosse for over 10 years now, and can’t see myself stopping any time soon! Having gained a full blue in first year, I went on to coach the women’s development squad and have recently joined the OULC committee as Social Media Secretary. I am really passionate about the involvement of women in university sports and I can’t wait to participate further this year in this wonderful group of people.
I am really excited to take on the role of Social Secretary (alongside Lizzie). Having been social sec for lacrosse last year I know how to put on some really fun events (I can’t wait for Varsity cocktails & Sports Ball) and am looking forward to having some informative events with some great female speakers too!
Sport has been a huge part of my university life. I have ridden on the University team for the last two years and was President of OUEC last year, as well as continuing my own discipline, Eventing. This year I plan to try a new sport as well by joining the clay pigeon shooting club.
As Webmaster, I will be keeping everyone up to date with all sporting news, events, developments and successes of the Sportswomen of Oxford! Follow Atalanta’s on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter, as well as our Facebook group to keep up to date with upcoming events and news.
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College: St Hughs
Subject: Human Sciences’
I have really enjoyed my two years in OUNC. Going into my third year I am looking forward to continuing my role as Cuppers and league secretary and (hopefully) playing some more netball!
I am excited to work with Sofia and the rest of committee to help Atalanta continue to promote and elevate women’s sport throughout Oxford.
I’m sure that even if this year is not quite normal, we will be able to continue to provide fun socials and opportunities for all our members!
Please don’t hesitate to get in touch with me at email@example.com if you have any questions.
College: St Edmund Hall
Having picked lacrosse back up at University, after not playing for my final two years of school, I couldn’t have been luckier with my time at OULC. In my first year I played for the Swifts, before moving up to the Women’s Blues last year. Alongside lacrosse, I play college netball, lacrosse and rounders.
As outreach secretary in the period following on from the COVID-19 lockdown, which served to highlight systematic inequality across society, the role has only become more important. My aim is to work with local groups and schools in Oxford, both primary and secondary, to ensure Atalanta’s does their part. Sport is a wonderful medium to communicate to those less fortunate that anything is possible, as showcased by the sporting talent Atalanta’s includes amongst its members who come from a wide range of socio-economic backgrounds.
As membership secretary I hope to promote all the benefits of the wonderful network of athletes we have here at Atalantas and encourage lots of new sign ups! I’m looking forward to working with our new Sports Reps to engage with new members as well as continue to provide exciting events and benefits to our current members.
If you would like to become a member do not hesitate to contact me on firstname.lastname@example.org or fill out the google form here
College: St Catz
Lacrosse is a huge part of my life at Oxford, and the community it has is second to none. I can’t wait to get back to playing in the coming year! I was the social secretary for OUWLC last year and really enjoying organising the social calendar for the squad. The sense of community I felt in OULC prompted me to apply for a role in Atalanta’s because I want to become more involved in the Oxford Sport scene and meet people from more sports.
In my role as sponsorship secretary, I hope to cultivate some long-lasting partnerships with new sponsors through organising networking events, socials, and more to ensure both parties can get as much out of sponsorship as possible!
If you are interested in finding out more about sponsorship, or know any companies that might be interested in our society, please get in touch by sending an email to email@example.com