Cardiff Fire's Jackson Price is in Siberia. Pic: James Assinder.

Cardiff Met Student Jackson Called Up By Britain

Cardiff Met student Jackson Price is in the Great Britain team for the 29th World University Winter Games in Krasnoyarsk, Russia in March 2019.

Centreman Price, who plays National League hockey for Cardiff Fire, is in a GB team of 58 athletes and support staff going to Russia.

Swindon-born Price, 22, is in the ice hockey team, while GB also compete in curling, speed skating and snowsports (ski-cross, ski-slopestyle and snowboard cross).

Price, who played in all five games at the 2017 World University Games in Kazakhstan, is a tenacious centre who has played for Cardiff Fire over the last three seasons.

Cardiff Fire centre Jackson Price has been selected to play fro Great Britain at the World University Games in Russia. Pic: James Assinder.

The Great Britain student team is made up of 38 athletes from 26 universities and colleges. The student athletes range from undergraduate and masters students studying a variety of courses including mechanical engineering, biochemistry and industrial economics. 

They will be supported by a 20 strong team of support staff including the HQ team, doctors, physios, coaches, assistant coaches and team leaders.

The competition starts off with the opening ceremony on Saturday, March 2 and runs for 11 days across 10 venues.

Action: Cardiff Fire v Guildford Phoenix. Pic: James Assinder.

Men’s ice hockey team

Joshua Crane – University of Leicester – Chemistry

Adam Long – Bishop Grosseteste – Primary PGCE with QTS

Thomas Hovell – Nottingham Trent University – Mathematics

Solomon Smith – University of Sheffield – Economics & philosophy

Christian Johnson – University of Aberdeen – Geology & Petroleum Geology

Donald Campbell – University of Greenwich – Graphic & Digital Design

Daniel Fay – Liverpool John Moore’s University – Architecture

Christopher Cooke – St Mary’s University – Physical & Sport Education

Nathan Long – University Centre Peterborough – Business Management

James Scott – Sheffield Hallam University – International Events Management with Arts & Entertainment

Thomas Relf – Sheffield Hallam University – Sport & Exercise Science

Joshua Grieveson – University of Strathclyde – Law (Scottish & English)

Jordan Liddell – University Centre Peterborough – Computing & Information Systems

Ivan Antonov – Royal Holloway University of London – Geology

Andreas Siagris – Imperial College London – Civil & Environmental Engineering

Joshua Cook – Vancouver Island University – Criminology

Jackson Price – Cardiff Metropolitan University – Sport Performance Analysis

Ruskin Hughes – University of Nottingham – Biotechnology

Cameron Pywell – Sheffield Hallam University – Business & Enterprise Management

Liam Charnock – Sheffield Hallam University – Architectural Technology

Connor Henderson – University of Glasgow – Geography

Scott Henderson – Heriot-Watt University – Brewing & Distilling

Andrew Marshall – Team Manager/Fitness Coach

Matt Bradbury – Coach

Simon Hopkins – Assistant Coach

Lawrence Chell – Equipment Manager

David Merlin – Team Physio

Cardiff Fire players. Pic: James Assinder.

Price played for Cardiff Fire as they suffered a second defeat in two days, losing 5-0 against Oxford City Stars at the Viola Arena in Cardiff Bay, one day after slipping up 5-1 against Guildford Phoenix.

Shots on goal: Fire (on John Dibble) 38, Stars (on James Whiting) 44.

Scorers, Stars: Tom Davis 1+2, Lee Richardson 1+1, Conor Redmond 1+1, Michal Dravec 1+0, Joe Edwards 1+0, Joshua Florey 0+2, Alexander Staples 0+2, Dominic Hopkins 0+1.

Period scores (Fire first): 0-3; 0-1 (0-4); 0-1 (0-5).

Penalties in minutes: Fire 16+2+6=24; Stars 0+8+12=20.

Referee: Andrew Jarvie.

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