This year's roster, though young, has a wealth of players ready to step up and pull their weight.
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“This is a pretty good effort ... and I think our pride has to start surfacing now,” said T-Birds head coach Blake Hill after the game. “We needed to win this football game flat out.”
The Thunderbirds asserted their dominance from kick-off, destroying the Wanderers with their quick foot work throughout the match.
If Friday was any indication of what's to come for UBC, the battle for minutes is going to be hotly contested for the entirety of this season.
The pair of victories over the weekend would give Coach Thomas his 99th and 100th career wins with the team.
UBC last loss was a 6-2 loss against West Vancouver FHC on September 30.
The Thunderbirds will now advance to the Canada West final four.
The Thunderbirds now have two days of downtime before facing the Saskatchewan Huskies at 10 a.m. PT on Sunday in Saskatoon.
“As I flip through the pages, a lot of the photos that were chosen were group shots of VOC members - young people smiling, being outside and being together."
Don’t let the rain put a damper on your workouts.
“I made a conscious decision to return to track after having quit and then upon doing so was just further prevented from racing, so it seems like there’s sort of a narrative of things getting in the way, whether that be school or injury.”
Getting to Squamish with no money and no car can either be a deal breaker or the start of a great story.
The Thunderbirds managed to show their strength on the court and take home a win on both occasions this weekend against UBCO.
The Thunderbirds move to 3-1-1 in the Vancouver Men’s Field Hockey League.
The win puts the 'Birds on a two game win streak — both from away games.