Underwater Hockey Gold for Howick College

Howick College Underwater Hockey player have excelled while representing New Zealand at the under-age World Championships in Sheffield, UK recently.

Heath Galloway (Y13), Tim Bavelaar (Y12) and Sam Marshall (Y13) won 8-2 against Great Britain to take gold in the men’s U19 finals.

> Members of Howick College’s gold medal-winning underwater hockey team, from left Tim Bavelaar (Y12), Rebecca Deen (Y13), Heath Galloway (Y13) and Sam Marshall (Y13). Photo supplied

Rebecca Deen (Y13) and the NZ U19 women’s team also brought home gold.

The gold rush continued with former Howick College student, Marieke Bavelaar also won gold as part of the NZ U24 Women’s team and the school’s senior open coach Joel Samuel won bronze with his U24 men’s team.