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.
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.
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
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.