A total of 15 current and former Thunderbirds will be competing this summer for Canada or their country of birth.
Let's get a better sense of just how close the ’Birds rivals are and how hard UBC will need to race if they want to repeat as national champions once more.
UBC's prairie and East Coast rivals are hungry for revenge as the best U Sports swimmers from across the country converge at the UBC Aquatics Centre this Friday and Saturday for the annual U Sports National Championships.
Sweeps for both volleyball programs. Sweeps for both hockey programs. Golden helmets for two of UBC women's hockey leaders. It was a wild weekend for the Thunderbirds.
December 15, 2018, was the 15th game that Toth went to Rogers Arena as the emergency backup. That night, he would get the text.
India has surpassed China as the fastest growing international student group on campus, according to UBC enrolment reports.
With some star recruits and experienced veterans on their side, both teams are opening a new chapter with lots on the line. Here are a few players who will play big roles this season for both teams.
Bimini’s Public House on 4th Avenue has played host to the Wednesday Greek college night since it started in 2013, but the party is now moving to Republic nightclub on Granville street in downtown.
Couscous Royale was the last meal my father made me before leaving Montreal and it was one last reminder that when I moved out, j’allais me débrouiller — I was gonna figure it out.
The second that it drops below 25 degrees you’ll see more Patagonia jackets than the morning lineup at 49th Parallel.
Canada finished fourth on the overall medal tally, racking up 15 gold, 40 silver and 27 bronze medals for a final tally of 82.
Despite the best efforts of their Eastern rivals, it would be UBC who finished on top with 1,151.5 points on the men’s side and a whopping 1,362.5 points on the women’s side.
UBC is the top contender, though the Varsity Blues will try to make use of their home pool advantage and stop the Thunderbirds from retaining their national titles.
“We were able to stick to our game plan and work together, especially once we got that first goal it really brought the momentum up,” MacLellan said.
This will be a different nationals experience for the ′Birds as they try out the new best-of-three tournament format.