38 U SPORTS players picked in Canadian Elite Basketball League inaugural season Entry Draft

The Canadian Elite Basketball League (CEBL) revealed all the top talent that was drafted by the league’s six teams in its first ever Entry Draft on Saturday, March 23, 2019. The draft reveal took place at the Art Gallery of Hamilton in front of...

UBC Thunderbirds win 2019 U SPORTS women’s volleyball national championship

The UBC Thunderbirds earned a five-set come-from-behind victory over the Ryerson Rams to win the 2019 U SPORTS national championship Sunday night at the University of Alberta. After dropping the first two sets to the defending champion Rams, the T-Birds sharpened up their game and...

TRU WolfPack women’s volleyball win a 5 set thriller over Cats

WolfPack women’s volleyball returns to action with five set win For Immediate Release: Friday, February 1, 2019 KAMLOOPS, BC—The Thompson Rivers University WolfPack women’s volleyball returned from their bye week and got lots of action in their first match.   The Pack had to withstand a charging...

Eight Spartans Honoured With Complete Champion Awards

 Trinity Western gave out the most Complete Champion Awards in program history, honouring eight well deserving student-athletes at the Spartans annual year-end awards banquet. Graduating Spartans women’s soccer defender Amy Gartke (Edmonton), women’s basketball guard Sarah Buckingham (Langley, B.C.), and forward Tessa Ratzlaff (Abbotsford, B.C.),...

Vikes Basketball’s Charles, soccer’s Koch, swimming’s Snowden-Richardson named finalists for Chancellor’s Award

VICTORIA – On the fourth of five days of announcements for University of Victoria Vikes major award finalists three outstanding team contributors have been highlighted as Chancellor's Award finalists. Men's basketball senior Jordan Charles, men's soccer striker Isaac Koch and women's swimming's Taylor Snowden-Richardson...

SPARTANS WIN CANADA WEST CHAMPIONSHIP

For the third time in five years, the Trinity Western University Spartans are champions of Canada West Women's Volleyball.In a matchup featuring a pair of teams that went 19-5 during the regular season to finish first and second in Canada West, the Spartans took...

Vikes women’s soccer adds nine new recruits ahead of 2019-20 season

The University of Victoria Vikes women's soccer team announced the names of nine new recruits who will dawn the Vikes logo starting in the fall of 2019. The Vikes were announced as the hosts for the U SPORTS National Championships in November 2019 earlier...

UBC’s Kiera Van Ryk named 2019 U SPORTS women’s volleyball Player of the Year

UBC outside hitter Kiera Van Ryk was honoured with the Mary Lyons Award as U SPORTS women’s volleyball Player of the Year Thursday night, as the national award winners were celebrated at the annual All-Canadian gala.Past Award Winners Waterloo outside hitter Sarah Glynn captured...

Marty Hastings honoured with Fred “Gus” Collins Award

Kamloops based reporter Marty Hastings has been selected as the 2018-19 recipient of the Fred "Gus" Collins award, which honours a member of the media for their outstanding coverage of Canada West and its student-athletes.Over the last decade, Hastings has covered university sport extensively...

Future of TRUWolfPack women’s rugby sevens team up in the air

The Thompson Rivers University WolfPack women’s rugby sevens team will not be participating in the final Canada West tournament of the year the March 2-3 weekend. Due to significant injuries to some athletes, it will not be possible to field a full roster. The...

Gryphons sweep national titles for second consecutive year

(Credit: Trevor Hagan)For the second year in a row, the Guelph Gryphons stood atop both the men’s (123 points) and women’s (139 points) standings, capping off a stellar 2019 U SPORTS Track and Field Championships Presented by Beynon Sports, at the James Daly Fieldhouse...

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