Race times and final scores aren't the only numbers that count. The annual AAC breakfast recognizing the student-athletes for earning an 80 per cent or better GPA while playing on a varsity sports team was recently held.
Ibbetson's Canada West basketball career has started off white-hot, earning the first star of the week after her first weekend of play. The 2019 Kelowna Secondary grad is leading the conference in rebounding and is second in scoring.
The goalkeeper for the UBCO men's soccer team has been selected as the Canada West Conference's top player that excels in soccer, academics and community involvement. The community service award is one of three top conference awards for student-athletes.
The UBCO women's basketball player has been selected as the Sylvia Sweeney Award recipient by the Canada West Conference and she becomes the first Heat student-athlete to be honoured with one of the conference's three major awards.
For the fourth straight year, the Heat have placed at least one player on the All-Rookie team, this year Cam Vanderveen earned the nod as the Canada West announced its All-Stars and All-Rookie squad today prior to the conference semifinals.
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.
able start to first year golfer Samantha Copeland's career at UBC Okanagan. The Calgary golfer has won both tournaments entered while on the PACWEST conference tour, after leading wire-to-wire in week one Copeland came back on Sunday to capture the week-two tournament.
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.