As we enter into a new season for the UBC volleyball teams, expectations remain high though their are several new faces on each roster.
The team still has to pull off two substantial wins this weekend to secure the only Canada West national berth.
Both UBC and Trinity go into the last weekend of the regular season on seven-game win streaks.
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.
Camp Yoga wasn’t exactly the camp I had in mind as a kid. It also wasn’t the type of yoga I was expecting as an adult.
Snug Cove has always made me think that the land is hugging the ocean. Long rocky arms encircle the water, cutting it off from the rest of the world.
Four of those athletes selected are recent T-Birds.
The graduating team captain is set to play for Düren SWD Powervolleys of the volleyball Bundesliga.
The team sat a convincing 34 strokes ahead of the second place University of Victoria Vikes at +19 to claim top prize.
The UBC Thunderbirds men’s and women’s teams headed home for the NAIA Championships with third and second place finishes respectively.
There was a particularly embarrassing moment when a dog casually strolled past us, a humbling experience considering how much we were struggling.
MacDonald will remain with the Thunderbirds, though not in the head coaching capacity.
After impressing at the CFL Combine and the East Michigan Pro Day, Shepley’s work finally paid off with a pro contract.
Canada finished fourth on the overall medal tally, racking up 15 gold, 40 silver and 27 bronze medals for a final tally of 82.
It took a very long time for my teammates and I to digest what we had been told that day. Compelled by my sadness, I became committed to ensuring that no student-athlete at UBC would ever feel like they had no support through their mental health struggles.
The stadium completes a 10-year revamp of facilities between Thunderbird Boulevard and West 16th Avenue.
It would be the first time since the reserve races were added to the event in 2011 that either team has claimed titles across the board.
Some of The Ubyssey sports writers grew up watching them dazzle this city. We became Canucks fans as they became Canucks leaders.
“It was a grind all the way, in both teams you could see the physical fatigue, [and] mental [fatigue].”