Over the weekend the UBC Thunderbirds faced off against the visiting MacEwan Griffins with a chance to climb the standings. Goaltenders Dorrin Luding and Ashton Abel showed out as UBC split two hard-fought games to remain above .500 and tied for fourth in the Canada West.
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On Saturday afternoon, UBC football fell 15–12 to the Alberta Golden Bears in a slow-moving matchup at Foote Field, Edmonton.
UBC men’s soccer are into the Canada West Final Four with a hard-fought 4–2 win against the University of Saskatchewan Huskies at Thunderbird Stadium on Saturday.
UBC women’s soccer are through to the Canada West Final Four after an emphatic 8–1 quarter-final victory over the University of Regina Cougars at Thunderbird Stadium on Friday night.
October was filled with Thunderbirds sports action. Hockey and volleyball began competition, and women's rugby, women's golf, men's cross country and women's cross country all earned Canada West championship titles.
Walking through campus on Saturday, you could feel the excitement and comradery emanating from the 2,700 runners that took part in the annual Great Trek half-marathon, 10K and 5K road races.
In a game that contained enough drama to last an entire season, the UBC Thunderbirds (4–3) were able to shock the previously undefeated University of Saskatchewan Huskies (6–1) in a high-scoring, back-and-forth thriller, taking home a season-defining win by a score of 35–29.
The UBC Thunderbirds started their Canada West season with a weekend sweep over the University of Fraser Valley (UFV) Cascades. The ‘Birds defeated the Cascades 3–1 on Friday and 3–0 on Saturday.
The UBC women’s rugby team defeated the University of Victoria Vikes 24–12 in the Canada West (CW) finals in Edmonton this weekend, becoming three-time CW champions.
This year, UBC Recreation partnered with the BC Wheelchair Floorball Association to bring the fast-paced, action-packed, and hockey-like sport of wheelchair floorball to more people.
UBC men’s soccer produced a stunning late comeback to gatecrash the Trinity Western University Spartans’ senior night in a dramatic 2-1 win at Chase Office Field in Langley.
The UBC women’s rugby team finished their regular season with a 31–31 tie on Saturday afternoon against the University of Victoria Vikes in Victoria.
The UBC women’s hockey team took on the University of Saskatchewan Huskies in Saskatoon this weekend, resulting in a split series. Both games went to overtime, with the Huskies winning Friday’s game 3–2 while the T-Birds took Saturday’s game 2–1.
UBC football continued its winning streak this Saturday afternoon, triumphing 27–21 at home against the Manitoba Bisons.
UBC women's soccer and forward Danielle Steer set multiple Canada West records in games against the Trinity Western Spartans and University of Fraser Valley Cascades in the last weekend of the regular season.