It's that time of year again: Thrive week is now over and finals are fast approaching — the final leg of fall term is upon us.
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Throughout the first month of their competitions, the Thunderbirds have produced impressive all-around results. With a group of extraordinary talent, they have become accustomed to beating their Canada West rivals.
McCrudden’s goal is to promote not only the website but also the overarching mission of a healthier UBC campus with nutritious and delicious food choices.
“We shot ourselves in the foot… all we needed to do was keep playing the same game we were playing, and with a little extra push it would have come,” said UBC head coach Graham Thomas following the loss on Saturday. “In the third we just didn’t come out with the same jump and the desperation to win.”
"All of our guys, especially in the first and second set, we served really well, and it was all six guys serving aggressively. All six guys have the potential to earn points for us, and that's what we need to win at this level."
"We don't have to be great, we have to be good for a long period of time," he said. "Being great doesn't matter if you give it all away."
"It's been the story our whole season, you know showing the fight to get back to 2-2 and ... penalties is pretty much a toss-up, so definitely proud of the guys."
The game was also the highest scoring Hardy Cup final in U Sports history, with a total of 87 points.
Two disappointing semifinal outcomes this weekend — a 4-2 loss in overtime for TRU and a 2-0 loss for UBC — have led the Wolfpack and the Thunderbirds to cross paths once again, but who will be victorious and claim both a U Sports medal and some Canada West pride?
After another drawn-out but successful 2-1 overtime win for the Thunderbirds against the University of New Brunswick Varsity Reds in Thursday morning’s quarterfinal, UBC couldn’t find the spark in the national semifinals Friday night — falling 2-0 to the Montreal Carabins.
During the regular season, the Dinos and ’Birds were first and second respectively in Canada West, making them the superpowers of the conference — and they are poised to bring the other to its knees.
People often use terms such as “heat-checking” and “warming up” when a player begins to drain basket after basket — however, in Morgan’s case, that's the usual.
The American women are in town for Thursday’s friendly against Team Canada in what will be their first official visit to Vancouver since winning the FIFA Women’s World Cup here in 2015.
Guilherme is a true example of what it takes to be a part of a winning team and is always ready to put in the hard work to get himself and the team to where they need to be.
My background is in gymnastics and I would say my organized dance skills are stiff, awkward and more than a little embarrassing.