Winning 2-1 on Friday night, UBC found themselves going into the Christmas break on a loss as Calgary came back Saturday to defeat the T-Birds 4-1. With these two results, the ’Birds go into Winter break with a 5-10-1 record. They now sit in s
Vilgrain leads not only the Thunderbirds, but Canada West, with 14 points so far this season in women’s hockey. After joining the ’Birds from the University of New Hampshire, Vilgrain is making a name for herself back here in her home country.
After back-to-back losses against the University of Regina Cougars this weekend, UBC men’s hockey fall to a 4-8-0 record in the Canada West, sitting second to last in the division just above the Cougars.
With the conclusion of the match, UBC settle for second place in the U Sport national championships. Shergill was also awarded player of the game for the T-Birds. The team also says a final goodbye to three fifth-year players.
“It’s a big, big deal for sure, for this team and for this program,” head coach Jesse Symons said of the win. “It’s what we expect to do and we wanted it today, and playing against a team that is difficult to break down and they have a lot of motivat
UBC women’s soccer is heading to the Canada West Select Six tournament after a second half comeback against the University of Alberta Pandas in the Canada West Quarter-finals on Saturday October 28. Though the Pandas had a 2-0 lead going into the sec
Led by coach Marie-Pier Alary, teammates Elmeri Hakkinen, Hanno Kite-Powell, Georg Lauritsen and Stephanie Stearman make up four of the five students representing UBC at the CISCA National Championships later this month in Kingston, Ontario, alon
Now in her third year with the women’s soccer team, Jasmin Dhanda is an essential part of the ‘Birds offence. With two games left in regular season, she sits on 9 goals and seven assists, and leads the team in goals, assists, and shots.
“For a lot of the good things that we did, there were some not so good things that were a little bit frustrating and disappointing, and that’s why it was closer than it needed to be in the end,” said UBC head coach Mike Mosher about the match.
“Overall, the team’s in a great space and we’ve focused on October as the month when we want to keep building and get to that next level,” UBC head coach Jesse Symons said of the team’s performance. “I think we showed that this weekend in both matche
With the tie, UBC moves to second place in the division, just one point behind Friday night’s opponent Trinity Western. The Spartans defeated University of Victoria Vikes 2-1 in Victoria to reclaim top spot.
“We look at ourselves as the team to beat — it’s very much about what we’re going to do,” said Mosher when asked about the team’s success against a fellow top-of-table side. “We’ll look a little bit at what some other teams do and make sure that our
She holds one of Canada’s 22 medals from Rio, and she hasn’t even started her post-secondary education. “I don’t think it’s really sunk in yet. It’s weird, but now that I’m home my life is kind of normal again. I’ve been really busy, but I do
With a fair amount of the Thunderbirds' big names from last season not on the roster this year, UBC has been putting a lot of faith in their rookies already this season to help build a well-rounded roster.
“There is nothing like the Olympic games. Those of you who have been there know that. They are magical,” said Canadian Olympic Committee president, Olympian, and former UBC rower Tricia Smith. “This is a record setting contingent, the largest delegat