This June 24 members of Heat teams that competed this past year, 2017-18, graduated from UBC Okanagan this June just two show of the record set the last two convocations. What was a record number though was the combined 56 student athletes that competed for at least one year as a member of the UBC Okanagan Heat.
Looking to add scoring to his 2018 Heat men’s soccer roster head coach Dante Zanatta has recruited a top offensive minded midfielder from Vancouver, BC. as Tali Romero, an attacking centre mid, has signed on with UBCO.
Mitch McCaw wins the top individual male award capturing the Most Outstanding Athlete for the second straight year but he shares the award with golfer James Casorso. Men's volleyball captain Lars Bornemann captured three major awards while hisa teammate Caleb Funk is Rookie of the Year.
The first wave of signings include three recruits from the Lower Mainland and one from Calgary. Matthew Brown and Tyler Dhillon both are playing with Surrey United, Jayden Jordan is a forward from Richmond and Christian Wood is a left back from Calgary.
The UBC Okanagan Heat men’s soccer team closed out their 2017 Canada West schedule with a 1-1 draw on the road in the second half of a home-and-home series against the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack.
The Heat men's soccer team will square off twice this week in the annual home-and-home with the WolfPack. Thursday night - the final regular season home match for UBC Okanagan will kick-off at 5 p.m. Match time on Saturday is slated for 2 p.m. in Kamloops.
On a rainy Saturday night in Vancouver the UBC Okanagan men’s soccer team were held scoreless by the UBC Thunderbirds who closed out their last home stand of the season at Thunderbird Stadium with a 1-0 take down of the Heat