The University’s Talented Athlete Programme offers sport scholarships for University of Hull students who compete to an elite level in their chosen sport. The programme offers a range of support options: financial support, gym membership, strength & conditioning training, rehabilitation, yoga, flexibility & mindfulness, personal development mentoring and nutrition advice.
This year we have 19 students on TAP, including nine elite squash players.
The tournament comes three months before the University will host one of the world’s most prestigious squash championships, the Allam British Open.
It is the first time the University will host the entire tournament, having been the venue for qualifying and round one matches in the past.
In addition, England Squash and England Squash Masters have also announced the 2019 British Open Masters Championships will be played alongside the Allam British Open in Hull from 20th to 27th May.
The move will see close-to 500 of the world’s top squash players in the city with the Allam British Open running from May 18 to 26.
Girls Under 19 top seed and five-time champion, Elise Lazarus.
The move to bring back the Masters tournament to Hull follows the £16 million redevelopment of the University of Hull sport’s arena which boasts a six-court squash facility allowing for both championships to be staged concurrently.
For information about the Junior Championships, including matches, visit the English Squash official championships website.