In a snow-covered Griffiths Stadium this Saturday afternoon, the UBC Thunderbirds fell 23–8 to the conference-leading Saskatchewan Huskies, losing the 85th Hardy Cup title and the opportunity to advance to the national semifinals.
This weekend, UBC women’s hockey played the Trinity Western University Spartans in a home-and-home series, where penalties made the difference as the Thunderbirds walked away with a 3–2 overtime loss and a 4–3 overtime win.
UBC men’s soccer won their fifth consecutive Canada West conference title and advanced to Nationals with a dramatic penalty shootout win over the University of Calgary Dinos on Sunday at Thunderbird Stadium.
The University of Calgary Dinos swept the UBC Thunderbirds this weekend, handing the Dinos their fourth and fifth consecutive wins of the season and dropping UBC into fifth place on the Canada West leaderboards.
Over the weekend the UBC Thunderbirds faced off against the visiting MacEwan Griffins with a chance to climb the standings. Goaltenders Dorrin Luding and Ashton Abel showed out as UBC split two hard-fought games to remain above .500 and tied for fourth in the Canada West.
In a game that contained enough drama to last an entire season, the UBC Thunderbirds (4–3) were able to shock the previously undefeated University of Saskatchewan Huskies (6–1) in a high-scoring, back-and-forth thriller, taking home a season-defining win by a score of 35–29.