Veronika Fagan crosses the finish line first at the 2017 CCAA Cross-Country Running National Championships in Blainville, QC. Fagan ran the 6k course in 21:42 and on the back of her efforts the Heat women's cross country team finished with a national bronze medal.
Michael Mitchell led the UBC Okanagan men's team to a tenth place finish, two spots better than last year's national championship. Mitchell finished just outside of All-Canadian status, the Kimberly, BC resident was 13th out of the 134 athletes lined up at the start.
The UBC Okanagan Heat closed out a weekend sweep of the MacEwan Griffins on Saturday night, with their second 3-1 victory in Edmonton. With the win they improve to a record of three wins and five losses so far on the season, and are within a weekend of a .500 record heading into their bye week.
The UBC Okanagan Heat closed out a weekend sweep against the MacEwan University Griffins with a 3-0 shutout victory on Saturday night. The win keeps the Heat atop the Canada West standings, as their record improves to 6-2 so far on the season.
It was an offensive struggle for the Heat men's basketball team on Saturday night at home as the University of Alberta played stifling defense for much of the game as the Heat never tested the Bears in the second end of the double header falling 89-39 at the UBC Okanagan gymnasium.
After a tough loss on Friday night, the Heat women's basketball struggled to find their stride against the nationally ranked University of Alberta, the Saturday rematch in Kelowna finished in the favour of the visitors by a final score of 80-59.
Looking for a second straight home win to extend their best ever start in Canada West, the Heat men's basketball team shot the ball well but still struggled to score enough to stop the defending conference champions Alberta Golden Bears on Friday night, eventually losing by a score of 92-81.
The UBC Okanagan Heat took the first of two matches against the Grant MacEwan University Griffins on Friday night, earning a 3-1 road victory. After a pair of closely-contested sets in the first and second, the Heat women bounced back from dropping the second to roll through the third and fourth to the win.
The Heat women's basketball team played their best game of the season on Friday night in Kelowna, nearly upending the nationally ranked Alberta Pandas but a untimely scoring drought has UBCO falling by a final score of 67-60.
The Heat women's basketball team will look for their first win of the season this weekend at home against the University of Alberta Pandas. Game times of Friday night at 6 p.m. and Saturday night of 5 p.m.
In a game that featured eight ties and 16 lead changes, the Heat men's basketball would grind out a victory on Sunday afternoon by a final score of 57-53 against the visiting Thompson Rivers University WolfPack.
An impressive performance by Aldrich Berrios was not enough to get the victory on Saturday afternoon, as the hometown Heat lost to the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack 81-75 in their 2017-18 home-opener.
A poor first quarter put the Heat women's basketball team behind the eight ball and they could never find their footing in a 82-65 loss to the visiting Thompson Rivers University WolfPack on the UBC Okanagan hardwood on Saturday afternoon.