Loughborough Men’s Basketball team were presented their jersey’s for the season by Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Karen Bradley in a ceremony involving Loughborough University Vice Chancellor Robert Allison, Nicky Morgan MP, Leicester Riders Managing Director Russell Levenston and Loughborough University Head Coach Mark Jarram.
The Loughborough Basketball programme has gone from strength to strength since the formation of the partnership with the Leicester Riders and Loughborough College, with back-to-back BUCS Championship victories as well as progressing to the Play-off Final of the top division in the National Basketball League.
Loughborough Students Basketball open regular season competition this weekend and ahead of the games were presented their jersey’s by Loughborough University’s Vice Chancellor Robert Allison and Secretary State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Karen Bradley MP celebrating the honour that it is to represent Loughborough University.
Head Coach Mark Jarram was pleased for the event ahead of the start of his fifth season at the helm of the Men’s programme at Loughborough.
“This was an amazing opportunity for this years team to meet VC Bob and a privilege to share the moment with two influential people shaping sport at the highest level.
“It was excellent to just hit pause in our season preparations to think about what an honour it is to play for Loughborough and represent so many different people, partnerships and such a rich history and tradition.
“It was very inspiring for the group and a great way to celebrate the start of our season and the journey we are on.”
Loughborough Student Riders take on Bradford Dragons on the road this weekend as NBL Division league action begins for the team’s second season in the top division.
Be sure to follow Loughborough Basketball on social media for updates throughout the season on BUCS and National League performances of the team.