It was a tough opening night for the Heat men's volleyball team as they fell in three sets to the MacEwan Griffins on the opening night of the Canada West season. The Heat would have opportunities in all three sets, but were unable to close the door on the home team.
The Heat women's soccer season will come down to the final regular season game following a 4-1 loss to the MacEwan Griffins on Friday night. The women will control their own destiny in the playoff picture heading into the final regular season game on Sunday in Prince George.
A front-running conference championship team that was led by two first year golfers saw those same two golfers, Samantha Copeland and Rebecca Reitsma, earn national recognition last night at the Awards banquet that kick’s off the 2018 CCAA National championship.
UBC Okanagan’s Veronika Fagan and Brittany Webster made up a strong one-two punch to lead the women’s contingent at the Vikes Invitational hosted by the University of Victoria on Saturday at Beacon Hill Park.
The Heat men had a strong race, led by Michael Mitchell, as he finished 17th and drove the UBC Okanagan men's cross country team to a fifth place finish in their first multi-school meet at the Canada West level this past Saturday (Oct. 13) at the Vikes Invitational hosted by the University of Victoria at Beacon Hill Park.
After their previous three meetings all ended in scoreless draws, both the UNBC Timberwolves and UBC Okanagan Heat knew offense would be tough to come by.
One goal would likely be enough offense, and it proved to be, as the Heat were edged by the TWolves 1-nil on Sunday, October 14, 2018 in Prince G
In their first significant preseason action of the new season, the Heat women's basketball team would travel to Montreal for three games against some of the best teams in all of the U SPORTS in the annual McGill Redbird Classic.
“I’m excited for this team and for the upcoming season,” were the words the long-time coach of the UBC Okanagan women’s volleyball coach Steve Manuel stated in the locker room following the final exhibition match on Saturday night.
The UBC Okanagan women's soccer team fell (1-0) to the University of Manitoba as the Bisons' Bruna Mavignier marker in the 58th minute was the lone goal in the match on the Nonis Field on Saturday afternoon.
The final three matches before the Canada West conference season will go this Friday and Saturday when the Heat men’s volleyball team take part in the annual tournament featuring teams that feature the colour blue.
Taking part of the Dino Cup, the Heat and Dinos will square off two times this weekend, a match scheduled for Thursday night and a Saturday afternoon affair. Thursday to get underway ta 5 p.m. PT. while Saturday’s first serve is slated for 3 p.m. PT.