Current scholars

St Leonards College Masters Scholars


Charlotte Etsy

St Leonards College Masters Scholar | Football

International Relations MLitt

  • Boston, Massachusetts
  • Dartmouth College
Charlotte Etsy

Charlotte Etsy

St Leonards College Masters Scholar | Football

International Relations MLitt

Why St Andrews?
It seems like the perfect blend of top-notch academics and competitive athletics. Plus being away from home is pushing me out of my comfort zone.
Website
football.wp.st-andrews.ac.uk
Twitter
@UStAFootball


Aidan Wood

St Leonards College Masters Scholar | Football

Geochemistry MSc

  • Ipswich, Massachusetts
  • Hamilton College
Aidan Wood

Aidan Wood

St Leonards College Masters Scholar | Football

Geochemistry MSc

Why St Andrews?
Website
football.wp.st-andrews.ac.uk
Twitter
@UStAFootball


Braden Salvati

St Leonards College Masters Scholar | Football

Sustainable Development MSc

  • San Diego, California
  • Dartmouth College
Braden Salvati

Braden Salvati

St Leonards College Masters Scholar | Football

Sustainable Development MSc

Why St Andrews?
The sports scholar program was a big part of it. Being able to continue my education at a good university, and also being able to keep playing at a high level.
Website
football.wp.st-andrews.ac.uk
Twitter
@UStAFootball


James Randall

St Leonards College Masters Scholar | Football

Finance and Management MSc

  • Brampton, Canada
  • Gannon University
James Randall

James Randall

St Leonards College Masters Scholar | Football

Finance and Management MSc

Why St Andrews?
St Andrews has a really good academic reputation and the football programme is really good as well and is growing. The facilites are also good. Being abroad and exploring Scotland is also a big plus.
Website
football.wp.st-andrews.ac.uk
Twitter
@UStAFootball


Trevor Hecht

St Leonards College Masters Scholar | 600 Club Performance Golf Scholar

Marketing MSc

  • Arizona, USA
  • College of William & Mary
Trevor Hecht

Trevor Hecht

St Leonards College Masters Scholar | 600 Club Performance Golf Scholar

Marketing MSc

Why St Andrews?
St Andrews is the mecca of golf. As a golfer and a student there is no place I’d rather be.
Website
st-andrews600club.com
Twitter
@UStA600Club


Benjamin Morris

St Leonards College Masters Scholar | 600 Club Performance Golf Scholar

Marketing MSc

  • Baltimore, Maryland
  • College of William & Mary
Benjamin Morris

Benjamin Morris

St Leonards College Masters Scholar | 600 Club Performance Golf Scholar

Marketing MSc

Why St Andrews?
Best place to play golf in the world and the facilities are amazing. There are also further opportunities to compete in other courses around Scotland.
Website
st-andrews600club.com
Twitter
@UStA600Club


Claire Webb

St Leonards College Masters Scholar | Hockey

Neuroscience MSc

  • Baltimore, Maryland
  • College of William & Mary
Claire Webb

Claire Webb

St Leonards College Masters Scholar | Hockey

Neuroscience MSc

Why St Andrews?
Website
www.saints-hockey.com
Twitter
@UStAHockey


Anne Snead

St Leonards College Masters Scholar | Hockey

Management MSc

  • Virginia, USA
  • College of William & Mary
Anne Snead

Anne Snead

St Leonards College Masters Scholar | Hockey

Management MSc

Why St Andrews?
I met the coach during a summer camp and got to know about the program that way. St Andrews is a strong institution and has great sporting facilities, which makes this a perfect opportunity.
Website
www.saints-hockey.com
Twitter
@UStAHockey


Woodard Hooper

St Leonards College Masters Scholar | Hockey

Neuroscience MSc

  • Virginia, USA
  • College of William & Mary
Woodard Hooper

Woodard Hooper

St Leonards College Masters Scholar | Hockey

Neuroscience MSc

Why St Andrews?
To further my academic career, and it was a great opportunity to get moving on from college. Different opportunity to the US.
Website
www.saints-hockey.com
Twitter
@UStAHockey


Johann Van Niekerk

St Leonards College Masters Scholar | Rugby

Information Technology with Management MSc

  • Kirkwood, South Africa
  • Stellenbosch University
Johann Van Niekerk

Johann Van Niekerk

St Leonards College Masters Scholar | Rugby

Information Technology with Management MSc

Why St Andrews?
With no real plans on what I wanted to do next, when one of my friends came up with the idea to be a sports scholar in St Andrews I just went for it.
Website
www.saints-rugby.com
Twitter
@UStARugby


Jake Blew

St Leonards College Masters Scholar | Rugby

Finance and Management MSc

  • Pretoria, South Africa
  • Stellenbosch University
Jake Blew

Jake Blew

St Leonards College Masters Scholar | Rugby

Finance and Management MSc

Why St Andrews?
It is such an unbelievable opportunity, academically the qualification we get here is something to dream about. Also, the director of sport painted a really good picture for us. And I would be lying if I wouldn’t say I enjoy a bit of golf as well.
Website
www.saints-rugby.com
Twitter
@UStARugby


Dundre Maritz

St Leonards College Masters Scholar | Rugby

International Business MSc

  • Pretoria, South Africa
  • Nelson Mandela University
Dundre Maritz

Dundre Maritz

St Leonards College Masters Scholar | Rugby

International Business MSc

Why St Andrews?
St Andrews is a top 3 university in the UK, and coming from a small town in South Africa it’s been great. The facilities, the Saints Sport team, and services at the University are incredible.
Website
www.saints-rugby.com
Twitter
@UStARugby


Gerard Pieterse

St Leonards College Masters Scholar | Rugby

Finance and Management MSc

  • South Africa
  • University of Cape Town
Gerard Pieterse

Gerard Pieterse

St Leonards College Masters Scholar | Rugby

Finance and Management MSc

Why St Andrews?
The academic reputation of St Andrews speaks for itself and the standard sports facilities are world class. I am also a massive golfer.
Website
www.saints-rugby.com
Twitter
@UStARugby


Katie Jo Nedrow

St Leonards College Masters Scholar | Water Polo

Finance and Management MSc

  • Dallas, Texas
  • Bucknell University
Katie Jo Nedrow

Katie Jo Nedrow

St Leonards College Masters Scholar | Water Polo

Finance and Management MSc

Why St Andrews?
It was my undergrad coach who called my attention to it. I wasn’t going to go back to water polo but he planted a seed in me and I applied.
Website
water-polo.wp.st-andrews.ac.uk
Twitter
@UStAWaterPolo


Lauren Charter

St Leonards College Masters Scholar | Water Polo

Management MLitt

  • Sacramento, California
  • University of California, Berkeley
Lauren Charter

Lauren Charter

St Leonards College Masters Scholar | Water Polo

Management MLitt

Why St Andrews?
It is a great school; I have heard about it before. I liked the idea of small classes and closer connection to professors. And water polo wise it is a very good program in the UK.
Website
water-polo.wp.st-andrews.ac.uk
Twitter
@UStAWaterPolo


Pedro Stellet

St Leonards College Masters Scholar | Water Polo

Finance and Management MSc

  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • University of California, Berkeley
Pedro Stellet

Pedro Stellet

St Leonards College Masters Scholar | Water Polo

Finance and Management MSc

Why St Andrews?
St Andrews is academically amazing, and its such a small cosy city.
Website
water-polo.wp.st-andrews.ac.uk
Twitter
@UStAWaterPolo

600 Club Performance Golf Scholars


Megan Ashley

600 Club Performance Golf Scholar

French MA (Hons)

  • Blairgowrie, Scotland
Megan Ashley

Megan Ashley

600 Club Performance Golf Scholar

French MA (Hons)

Why St Andrews?
Why not? – I have been coming here for many years and grew up playing golf in St Andrews. The town makes me happy and
the course is one of the best.
Website
st-andrews600club.com
Twitter
@UStA600Club


Josie Baker

600 Club Performance Golf Scholar

Management BSc

  • Los Angeles, USA
Josie Baker

Josie Baker

600 Club Performance Golf Scholar

Management BSc

Why St Andrews?
Website
st-andrews600club.com
Twitter
@UStA600Club


Lucy Jamieson

600 Club Performance Golf Scholar

Chemistry BSc

  • Wirral, UK
Lucy Jamieson

Lucy Jamieson

600 Club Performance Golf Scholar

Chemistry BSc

Why St Andrews?
Website
st-andrews600club.com
Twitter
@UStA600Club


Elsa Lundquist

600 Club Performance Golf Scholar

International Business MSc

  • Stockholm, Sweden
Elsa Lundquist

Elsa Lundquist

600 Club Performance Golf Scholar

International Business MSc

Why St Andrews?
Website
st-andrews600club.com
Twitter
@UStA600Club


Roddy McAuley

600 Club Performance Golf Scholar

Sustainable Development BSc

  • Glasgow, Scotland
Roddy McAuley

Roddy McAuley

600 Club Performance Golf Scholar

Sustainable Development BSc

Why St Andrews?
Website
st-andrews600club.com
Twitter
@UStA600Club


Connor Rochon

600 Club Performance Golf Scholar

Management BSc

  • Toronto, Canada
Connor Rochon

Connor Rochon

600 Club Performance Golf Scholar

Management BSc

Why St Andrews?
It was important to me to play golf at university and the amount of help being offered to golfers here made St Andrews really attractive.
Website
st-andrews600club.com
Twitter
@UStA600Club


Andrew Whitford

600 Club Performance Golf Scholar

Classics MA (Hons)

Andrew Whitford

Andrew Whitford

600 Club Performance Golf Scholar

Classics MA (Hons)

Why St Andrews?
Website
st-andrews600club.com
Twitter
@UStA600Club

Scott Lang High Performance Athletes


Ellen Peden

Scott Lang High Performance Athlete | Canoe

International Relations and Spanish

  • Dollar Academy
Ellen Peden

Ellen Peden

Scott Lang High Performance Athlete | Canoe

International Relations and Spanish

Sporting achievements
  • Part of the Scottish Performance Squad which is on the British Canoeing Talent Pathway and regularly train with members of the GB Team.
  • UK Premier Division paddler since 2018
  • Current position: 31 in UK Premier Division, 10th K1W paddler in Scotland
  • Ranked 11th Junior 18 Kayak Woman (K1W) in the UK
  • Ranked 2nd Junior 18 K1W in Scotland
  • Have competed for Scotland since I was 14 (2016)
  • Competed in Junior and U23 GB Selection since 2019
  • Reached the final (top 6) in first GB selection in 2019
  • Reached the final at 3 ECA (European Junior) Cups in 2019. In Krakow, 5th place twice, in Bratislava, 6th place.
  • Qualified as a slalom coach with British Canoeing
  • Involved in the organisation Slalom Inspires since 2018, helping girls to get involved in slalom.
Website
canoe.wp.st-andrews.ac.uk
Twitter
@UStACanoe


Amelia Peters

Scott Lang High Performance Athlete | Water Polo

Chemistry BSc (Hons)

  • Kesteven & Grantham Girls School
Amelia Peters

Amelia Peters

Scott Lang High Performance Athlete | Water Polo

Chemistry BSc (hons)

Sporting achievements
  • Represented GB in the U19 Women’s European Water Polo Championships in Madeira – Sept 2018, playing up two years in the 1999 born competition.
  • Played in the EU nations Cup in Czechia for the Senior Women’s England squad; I was top goal scorer for the team – May 2019.
  • Captained the team and won Silver for Rotherham in the National Age Groups U19 Cup – May 2019
  • Reselected for the new GB U19 squad, training monthly in Manchester and abroad in school holidays for the upcoming tournament in Ostia, Italy. Selected for training squad in Eger, Hungry in February 2020.
  • Play for City of Sheffield BWPL (British Water Polo League) in Division 1 – progressed to Super 5s (the top 5 teams in Britain) for second half of the season – currently third in the table and top goal scorer for Sheffield in Super 5s.
Website
water-polo.wp.st-andrews.ac.uk
Twitter
@UStAWaterpolo


Vinson Wong

Scott Lang High Performance Athlete | Fencing

Physics and Applied Mathematics

  • Ryde School
Vinson Wong

Vinson Wong

Scott Lang High Performance Athlete | Fencing

Physics and Applied Mathematics

Sporting achievements
Academic Year of 2019-2020

  • Saint Andrews Distinction of Full Blue For Fencing
  • Finalist for the Sir Menzies Campbell Athlete of the Year Award
  • Acquired by Tier 1 Italian Club (Comense Scherma)
  • Qualified for the Italian Nationals
  • Turin Grand Prix Men’s Foil Category representing the Hong Kong national team – 208th
  • Captain of St Andrews Men’s Fencing Team
  • Re-elected as captain for 2020-2021 academic year
  • V Trofeo Scherma di Carnago (Italian regional open) Men’s Foil Category – 1st
  • Trofeo Pietro Ferrante Open Fioretto M. (Italian regional open) Men’s Foil Category -3rd
  • Zona Nord Gerenzano (Italian National Qualifiers) Men’s Foil Category – 12th
  • Stirling Sword Individual Men’s Foil Category – 1st
  • Stirling Sword Team Men’s Foil Category – 1st
  • Scottish 1A League- 1st Place
  • BUCS Men’s Team Trophy Finals (Couldn’t complete due to COVID-19)
  • Scottish Student Sports Individuals (Foil)-1st
  • Scottish Student Sports Individuals (Epee)-2nd
  • Scottish Student Sports Individuals (Sabre)-3rd
Website
fencing.wp.st-andrews.ac.uk
Twitter
@UStAFencing


Ruby Versfeld

Scott Lang High Performance Athlete | Water Polo

Management

  • Westerford High School
  • Cape Town, South Africa
Ruby Versfeld

Ruby Versfeld

Scott Lang High Performance Athlete | Water Polo

Management

Sporting achievements
  • 2013: Won the Interprovincial tournament with the U19 Western Province team in East London, South Africa
  • 2013: Played for the U18 South African National Team at the U18 Trinations in Tournament in Sydney
  • 2014: Won the interprovincial Currie Cup tournament with the U18 Western Province team
  • 2014: Awarded Player of the Tournament for interprovincial Currie Cup tournament
  • 2014: Played for the U18 South African National Team at the U18 World Championships in Madrid
  • 2014: Won the Interprovincial tournament with the U19 Western Province team in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 2014: Awarded Best Attacker and Player of the Tournament at the Interprovincial tournament
  • 2014: Awarded Best Water polo player at Westerford High School
  • 2015: Won the interprovincial Currie Cup tournament with the Senior Western Province team
  • 2015: Won the 8 Nations Tournament in Dublin with the Senior South African National Team
  • 2015: Played for the Senior South African National Team in the World Aquatic Championships in Kazan, Russia and tied for highest goal-scorer from the team
  • 2015: Played for the U20 South African National Team in the U20 World Championships
  • 2015-2017: Received a scholarship to play for California State University, Bakersfield – played for two years in the MPSF conference
  • 2017: Shortlisted for the Student- athlete Academic award at CSU, Bakersfield
  • 2017: Received water polo scholarship to play for University of St Andrews
  • 2017: Joined Coventry Water polo Club to play in the National League
  • 2018: Chosen as Captain for the University of St Andrews Water Polo team
  • 2018: Selected as starting seven for the Scottish Universities Team
Website
water-polo.wp.st-andrews.ac.uk
Twitter
@UStAWaterpolo


Emily Dark

Scott Lang High Performance Athlete | Hockey

Physics

  • Newburgh, Scotland
Emily Dark

Emily Dark

Scott Lang High Performance Athlete | Hockey

Physics

Sporting achievements
  • Scottish Institute Supported Athlete.
  • Scotland Senior Women’s Hockey Team – 32 Caps (Outdoor), 11 Caps (Indoor).
  • GB Elite Development Programme, 2018 – present.
  • Gold Medal and U21 Player of the Tournament at the European Championship II Division for Scotland – Glasgow – August – 2020.
  • Bronze at the Indoor European Championship II division – Croatia – Jan 2020.
  • Captain of Dundee Wanderers Ladies 1sts, 2018 – present.
  • Gold Medal and player of the tournament at the Indoor European Club Challenge I – Porto – Feb 2020.
  • Selected to play for Scotland v New Zealand and USA and for GB EDP v Belgium before these games were called off due to the coronavirus outbreak.
  • Invited to train at Bisham Abbey with the full Senior GB Women’s Hockey team – October 2020.
  • Selected for the Senior Great Britain squad against The Netherlands and Belgium – October 2020
Website
www.saints-hockey.com
Twitter
@UStAHockey


Carla Carrega

Scott Lang High Performance Athlete | Water Polo

Masters in Marketing

  • University of California Berkeley
  • Imperia, Italy
Carla Carrega

Carla Carrega

Scott Lang High Performance Athlete | Water Polo

Masters in Marketing

Sporting achievements
    • Studied and played water polo in the US at UC Berkeley
      • Nominated All-American and one of the MPSF most valuable players while being co-captain
    • Played for the Italian Senior National Team at the European Championships
    • In the squad for the Olympics qualifiers (before Covid-19)
    • Competed at the highest level in Europe at Imperia
      • 2011-2015 competed in several European Cup and Italian Cup tournaments
      • 2 time European Champions
      • 2 time Italian Cup runner up
      • 1 time Italian Champions
    • Been part of the youth and senior national team since the age of 14
    • Participated in several tournaments including University Games, two World Leagues, two World Championships and three European Championships
Website
water-polo.wp.st-andrews.ac.uk
Twitter
@UStAWaterpolo