From 2004 through 2008, McGuinness led the women’s team to three CIS National Championships while also accumulating 2,523 points along the way, which is still the most amount of points a single player has scored over their career in UBC’s history.
Now retired from flipping and flying, former Stanford gymnast Hailee Hoffman is continuing her academic journey as a Master’s student in mechanical engineering here at UBC.
The UBC Men’s Football team continues with five players being invited to participate in the CFL Virtual Draft Combine.
“Our goal this year was not to raise a substantial amount of money, it was just to create a higher level of awareness for cancer research.”
Men's rugby and basketball earned big wins respectively over the weekend and will look to carry that winning momentum into the new decade.
Men's and women's soccer are set to take part in the Canada West final four while women's field hockey lost out on a chance to retake the Canada West title and return to the U Sports national championships.
Women's and men's soccer came back with big wins after opening the weekend with a tie and loss respectively. Men's hockey finally got their first win of the year against the Regina Cougars.
While many of his former Thunderbirds teammates pursued careers in basketball after graduation, Michael Steele decided to start his own company instead.
Class of 2020 UBC T-Birds Women’s Hockey alumna Mathea Fischer is playing professionally for Djurgårdens IF of the Swedish Women's Hockey League (SDHL) in Stockholm, Sweden.
Vincett is one of the three top-end prospects who have committed to T-Birds this year and he exudes enthusiasm for playing among his new teammates, even amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
As UBC Esports Association (UBCEA) is about to celebrate its 10 year anniversary next month, VP Internal Relations Zach McKay shared some insights into its ever growing community, as well as the impact of COVID-19 on gaming.
Daniel Smart-Reed is amongst the select group of elite athletes beginning their university athletic career with UBC this year.
In response to current global pandemic, the UBC Esports Association and the UBC Red Cross Club have teamed up to host a charity esports tournament, featuring amateur teams competing over three different game titles.
U SPORTS and Canada West have cancelled conference and national championships for winter 2021. This follows their earlier decision this year to suspend competition due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
While Coach Symons has acknowledged that it is “a difficult situation with the habits of the players over the years having contact when [they] compete,” he believes that there have been positives such as giving the team opportunities to settle down and create technical and tactical goals.
One of the UBC’s biggest school spirit events Homecoming will look different this year with ongoing COVID-19. It will be held virtually on September 25 along with many activities throughout the weekend.
“Physical activity is probably one of the best things we can do for our health at the moment … we may need to be creative, but we can find ways to be physically active,” said UBC Professor Guy Faulkner, the chair of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.
While we could look at the financial statistics or regulation differences when comparing different leagues like U Sports and the NCAA, an often-overlooked source are the student-athletes themselves
“Kory was an exceptional young man who touched the lives of so many people around him. His loss will be felt deeply by all members of the Thunderbirds community.”
Former defensive back James Vause is considering leaving the team due to the ongoing global pandemic.
Former Thunderbirds, Evan Dunfee, has earned an early nomination to his second Olympic ticket to Tokyo 2020.
During phase one of COVID-19, UBC Athletics and Recreation shut down all facilities and suspending all programs “through May 20, 2020 as [a] precautionary measure against COVID-19.”