A thunderous Pride Night crowd couldn’t boost the UBC Thunderbirds volleyball teams to wins Saturday night, with both dropping straight set decisions to the top ranked Trinity Western University (TWU) Spartans.
Men’s basketball is Canada West champion and will go into the U Sports Final 8 on a big win streak. Men's volleyball faltered and saw their season come to an end at the hands of the Alberta Golden Bears.
The 2020 Canadian Football League draft was held on April 30 with some of the top football prospects in Canada available to be selected. For the four Thunderbirds, this marked the first step in their professional journey.
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.
Even in a pandemic stricken season, Matt Neaves looks to blaze a path for UBC men’s volleyball. Neaves's path during this pandemic has seen him trade his environment at UBC for a spot with the Canadian National Excellence Program (NEP) in Gatineau, Quebec.
It was just a set of time-trials, behind closed doors, but the Odlum Brown Swim Series this past weekend represented a whole lot more for the UBC Thunderbirds swim teams.
After 23 years in the UBC baseball program, Terry McKaig has departed for pastures anew, becoming the Director of Development for the BC Cancer Foundation in the Fraser Health Region.
It was a successful day for the UBC Men’s soccer team, with four Thunderbirds being picked in the two rounds of the 2021 Canadian Premier League (CPL) U Sports draft: Thomas Gardner, Christopher Lee, Victory Shumbusho and Jackson Farmer. Making up a quarter of the total selections, these players will now join their respective CPL clubs in training camp.
The UBC Men’s Football team continues with five players being invited to participate in the CFL Virtual Draft Combine.
At the Canada West Annual General Meeting, the conference members signalled their intentions to return to play in the fall with alternative formats being approved to focus on regional competitions.
Nick Cross, Ben Hladik, and Elliot Graham showcased the UBC defense, the linebackers now looking to the next level.
This past January, Thomas Gardner heard his name called first overall by FC Edmonton of the Canadian Premier League (CPL). The recently founded top flight of the Canadian Soccer pyramid, this fledgling league adds one of the brightest talents that the Thunderbirds have to offer.
The Thunderbirds are well represented in Canada’s roster. Nicholas Allen, Jack Carson, Matthew Percillier, Elias Egras and Phil Berna have all either turned out for the blue and gold or are playing for the T-Birds this year.
After a 533 day hiatus, the UBC men’s hockey team returned to action against historical foes SFU in the Captain’s Cup.
A young Canada Sevens squad took to the pitch at BC Place this past weekend at the World Rugby Sevens Series. Among the Canadians were UBC Thunderbirds Phil Berna, Nicholas Allen, Jack Carson, Matthew Percillier, Elias Ergas and Andrew Coe. Here’s how they looked this past weekend.