Professional scouts descended on Thunderbird Stadium on Wednesday as football standouts Quinn van Gylswyk and Terrell Davis worked out for representatives from the Seattle Seahawks, Oakland Raiders, Toronto Argonauts and BC Lions.
Coming off a year in which the Thunderbirds’ failed to claim any hardware, UBC returned to their trophy winning ways by defeating the University of Victoria Vikes 2-1 in extra time to claim the 2015 CanWest Championship.
It may be time to hold off on the parade planning for the UBC Thunderbirds. After a flying start to the year that saw them beat the powerful Laval in the preseason and open up the regular season 2-1, the sixth ranked ‘Birds were dealt a sobering 45-29 defeat at the hand of the visiting Saskatchewan Huskies.
Fittingly, after having an up and down first season in the USL, WFC2 fell 3-2 to the Austin Aztecs in a roller coaster of a game closing out the year.
After a month on the road, Whitecaps FC2 finally returned home to Thunderbird Stadium where they dropped a hard, 2-1 decision to Sacramento Republic FC.
Following a home loss, the ‘Caps headed out on a month long, four game road trip that had all the makings of a colossal disaster. But it was no disaster.
With the Whitecaps playoff hopes hanging by a thread, WFC2 put on one of their worst displays of the season in a 4-0 home loss to the Tulsa Roughnecks.
Many people expected a wide open affair when Colorado Springs Switchbacks visited Whitecaps FC2. Instead, they got a back and forth tempo that delighted.
As Whitecaps FC2 officially kick off the second half of their season July 4, it’s the perfect time to assess the team and the direction they are heading in.
WFC2 bounced back with one of their best attacking performances of the year in a 3-2 win at home against Cascadian rival Portland Timbers 2.
In a game where fans were encouraged to bring their dogs to the stadium, it was the Whitecaps FC2 who showed very little bite on the field.
Coming off two CIS titles, the Thunderbirds swim team have reloaded with new recruits who are primed to keep the ‘Birds momentum going for years to come.
Surrounded by friends and family, Daniel English waited to be called in the CFL Draft. Finally, the Hamilton Tiger Cats announced they had selected him.
Coming off their first home win of the year, Whitecaps FC2 extended their unbeaten run at home as they knocked off Arizona United 2-0 at Thunderbird Stadium.
After three draws at home, Vancouver Whitecaps FC2 finally broke through with a 2-1 victory against the Real Monarchs Salt Lake City.