This weekend, UBC women’s hockey played the Trinity Western University Spartans in a home-and-home series, where penalties made the difference as the Thunderbirds walked away with a 3–2 overtime loss and a 4–3 overtime win.
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The Thunderbirds defeated SFU 170–130 at the Western Divisionals Quidditch tournament, becoming the top university team in Western Canada.
UBC men’s volleyball swept the MacEwan Griffins last weekend, winning three sets to one on both Friday and Saturday and improving their record to 5–1 overall.
The Thunderbirds advanced to the Canada West Hardy Cup semifinals on Saturday with a win against the Regina Rams driven by big plays.
UBC men’s soccer won their fifth consecutive Canada West conference title and advanced to Nationals with a dramatic penalty shootout win over the University of Calgary Dinos on Sunday at Thunderbird Stadium.
The University of Calgary Dinos swept the UBC Thunderbirds this weekend, handing the Dinos their fourth and fifth consecutive wins of the season and dropping UBC into fifth place on the Canada West leaderboards.
UBC women’s soccer are Canada West champions for the 16th time in program history after a 2–1 win in the final over the Trinity Western University Spartans at Thunderbird Stadium.
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.
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.