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College Wins Place at National Basketball Final

Updated: 21/04/2016

Sheffield College students have fought their way through to a national basketball cup final.

College Wins Place at National Basketball Final

Sheffield College students have fought their way through to a national basketball cup final.

Sheffield College students have fought their way through to a national basketball cup final.

The Association of Colleges (AoC) National Basketball Cup final takes place at the Nottingham Wildcats Arena on Thursday April 28th.

The College has been unbeaten all season in the league and cup, and has won all of the 20 games played. The top three scorers so far are Leonardo Lopes, Jacob Paredes and Rickyle Anderson, and they have been coached by lecturer Bradley Connor.

There were 139 colleges and sixth forms from across the country that entered the competition. The Sheffield College students will play St Charles College at the final.

Heather Smith, Principal, The Sheffield College, said: “Well done to our students on this great result. I hope our basketball team can bring back another trophy for the cabinet. Our reputation for sporting excellence and participation is growing. Sport is so important for wellbeing and confidence and the College encourages all students to participate whatever their level of expertise.”

AoC Sport is the lead organisation for college sport and physical activity, and delivers competitions and activities that promote the health as well as education benefits of sport.

The College has a strong reputation for sports courses. For more information on full-time courses starting this September, click here or call 0114 2602600.