The first time Nico McEown stepped onto the court at War Memorial Gymnasium, he was trying out for the men’s basketball team. While he wouldn’t make the team, the experience would still provide him with an opportunity to get involved with UBC athletics.
While the city of Vancouver is no stranger to playoff disappointment, UBC knows this feeling much well as of late — it’s time to break that curse.
With a spot in the Canada West quarterfinals on the line, the tension was palpable throughout the entire game. Even with home court on their side, the T-Birds would lose narrowly 67-64, ending their playoff hopes for this year.
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.
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.
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.
What better way is there to break out of a slump than playing a rival in front of a sold-out Doug Mitchell crowd?
The outcome of the series this past weekend against Alberta was downright demoralizing at the hands of the Golden Bears and forward Luke Philp.
The UBC men’s hockey team was soundly beaten by the Mount Royal Cougars in their first two games of 2019 this past weekend: 2-5 and 1-6 respectively.
Four goals? For one player? A defender? It can't be.
The program announcement comes on the heels of several legal cases involving concussions in professional sports.
So far this year, UBC has remained firmly planted in the middle of the Canada West standings, with Alberta, Calgary and Saskatchewan establishing themselves as the ones to beat.
Carleton moves on to face Cape Breton in the semis — UBC heads into consollation games.
The connection between the 'Caps and UBC originally began when the Whitecaps FC residency program was created in 2007, according to UBC coach Mike Mosher.