In this weekend’s recap, we feature rugby 7s in their second tournament of the year, men's basketball's first losses in months, hat tricks in hockey and titles for track, among other things.
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A mild-mannered third-year kinesiology student in class, but out comes a stellar goalie with quick hands and a quicker mind once she hits the ice.
Last weekend was arguably the most challenging test of the season for the UBC men's volleyball team — in which they rose to the occasion with a 3-1 win on Friday.
She earned her first senior cap over the weekend in the team’s series against China.
The schedule now gets easier for UBC, as they will host the Manitoba Bisons this coming weekend before traveling to Regina to finish the season against the last-place Cougars.
In the sports section, we hardly have any complaints about this past weekend. Lots of wins, lots of interesting highlights. Way to go, Thunderbirds.
“Volleyball is only a part of my life, it’s not just my life. I’m a lot more than just a volleyball player.”
There are three teams within two wins of the ’Birds: Regina (10-8), Manitoba (9-9) and Mount Royal (9-9).
We're talking sweeps. We're talking national rankings and clinched playoff spots. We're talking personal milestones.
The outcome didn't make it any quieter at Doug Mitchell Sports Centre, which boasted a crowd of 5,766 for the annual festival game.
He is a former director of athletics, an esteemed hockey coach and athlete on three UBC’s teams — among many other remarkable contributions to sport.
While many others would have bragged about their achievements, it’s clear that Smith is different. His achievements are that of the team too — a mark of a true leader.
December 15, 2018, was the 15th game that Toth went to Rogers Arena as the emergency backup. That night, he would get the text.
In the world of UBC men’s volleyball, the 2019 superheroes so far are Matt Neaves and Micheal Dowhaniuk.
What better way is there to break out of a slump than playing a rival in front of a sold-out Doug Mitchell crowd?