Top-rated U Sports athletes will have the opportunity to sign a CPL-U Sports Developmental contract with a CPL club for the spring and summer, while preserving any years of varsity eligibility.
Overall, UBC recorded 18 wins across varsity teams in head-to-head match-ups this weekend — this doesn’t include some other awesome results for UBC’s rowing and cross country teams either.
After two wins last weekend against the Lethbridge Pronghorns, the team is riding a high going into their first games on home ice.
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Now in her second season with the Thunderbirds, Steer put up six goals and five assists through September — surpassing her four goals and six assists through her entire 2017 season.
With several teams playing at home for the holiday weekend, from basketball to hockey, there was lots going on in the athletics world — not to mention the host of away games happening too.
Here's who you should know going into the 2018/19 season, be they first-time 'Birds or returning team talent.
In their home opening series that starts this Friday, the team faces a well-known and perhaps deceivingly beatable Lethbridge Pronghorns team.
Friday night's game is one UBC will most likely hope to forget and with a seven-goal massacre less than 48 hours later, it would be easy to leave the 1-1 game behind.
Epic wins, heartbreaking last-minute defeats and renowned rivalries were all on the books for the ’Birds.
The T-Birds only recently joined the American NAIA conference.
It was a weekend of big score lines for the UBC varsity teams now in their regular season–both in favour and out of favour for the ‘Birds.
Varsity teams from six sports – soccer, rugby 15s, basketball, field hockey, cross-country and rowing – will be involved in the series.
Men’s soccer settled for a 1-1 tie against Fraser Valley and a 3-0 win against Trinity Western, while the women’s team claimed a 1-0 win against Victoria. Football downed Manitoba 30-20.
I have no idea what it’s like to have the Cup come home, but now I know what serious anticipation and nerves around that feel like.