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The UBC Okanagan Heat have done their share of victory celebration so far this season in posting a 4-1-1 record. (Photo - UBCO)

UBC Okanagan coach seeing maturity in this year’s Heat roster

The Heat played UFV and Trinity Western last weekend

The UBC Okanagan Heat have done their share of victory celebration so far this season in posting a 4-1-1 record. (Photo - UBCO)
Helen Lacava (left) and Abi Dueck (right) are two new long-distance recruits ready to impress for the UBC Okanagan Heat volleyball team. (UBC Okanagan athletics)

Long-distance volleyball recruits ready to lead UBC Okanagan Heat

Hellen Lacava and Abi Dueck bring experience and talent to a deep Heat roster

Helen Lacava (left) and Abi Dueck (right) are two new long-distance recruits ready to impress for the UBC Okanagan Heat volleyball team. (UBC Okanagan athletics)
The UBC Okanagan Heat women’s softball team opened up their inaugural season over the Labour Day long weekend. (Mackenzie Britton - Capital News)

UBC Okanagan women’s softball gets good first-step in season-opener

The Heat started their first-ever Western Collegiate Softball Association season over Labour Day

The UBC Okanagan Heat women’s softball team opened up their inaugural season over the Labour Day long weekend. (Mackenzie Britton - Capital News)
The Heat’s Corbin Beauchemin looks for the ball against the University of Victoria in their 3-2 win over the Vikes on Aug. 31. (UBC Okanagan Heat athletics)

UBC Okanagan Heat player tagged as league’s 3rd star of the week

Forward Corbin Beauchemin earned the Canada West accolade after week two of the season

The Heat’s Corbin Beauchemin looks for the ball against the University of Victoria in their 3-2 win over the Vikes on Aug. 31. (UBC Okanagan Heat athletics)
Hamish Walde takes a free kick for the UBC Okanagan Heat. (UBC Okanagan Heat athletics)

UBC Okanagan Heat host two undefeated rivals in weekend battles

The Heat take on UVic Vikes and UBC Thunderbirds

Hamish Walde takes a free kick for the UBC Okanagan Heat. (UBC Okanagan Heat athletics)
The Heat women’s volleyball team will open against the Alberta Pandas Oct. 25. (contributed)
The Heat women’s volleyball team will open against the Alberta Pandas Oct. 25. (contributed)
Gabriel Dix was awarded the Lieutenant Governor’s Medal for Inclusion, Democracy and Reconciliation at this years UBC Okanagan convocation. Photo: UBC Okanagan

UBC Okanagan student reflects on path to winning a top academic award

Gabriel Dix said he flipped the switch to increase effort towards his grades

Gabriel Dix was awarded the Lieutenant Governor’s Medal for Inclusion, Democracy and Reconciliation at this years UBC Okanagan convocation. Photo: UBC Okanagan
Ryan Hoiland has spent the last few years researching with UBC Okanagan’s Centre for Heart, Lung and Vascular Health. Photo: UBC Okanagan

UBC Okanagan’s top student takes research to new heights

Ryan Hoiland won the univeristy’s Governor General’s Gold Medal

Ryan Hoiland has spent the last few years researching with UBC Okanagan’s Centre for Heart, Lung and Vascular Health. Photo: UBC Okanagan
Graduates celebrate at the 2018 convocation ceremony. Photo: UBC Okanagan

UBC Okanagan celebrates 2019 convocation

Graduates, top students and honorary degree recipients recognized at graduation ceremonies

Graduates celebrate at the 2018 convocation ceremony. Photo: UBC Okanagan
UBC Okanagan welcomes Sa-Hali Secondary grad to 2019 Heat men’s volleyball team. Photo: UBC Okanagan Athletics

Six-foot-five volleyball star joins UBC Okanagan

Owen Cotito joins UBC from Kamloops’ Sa-Hali Secondary

UBC Okanagan welcomes Sa-Hali Secondary grad to 2019 Heat men’s volleyball team. Photo: UBC Okanagan Athletics
UBC Okanagan women’s golf team. From left, McKenna Lesiuk, Samantha Copeland and Rebecca Reitsma. File photos for UBC Okanagan Heat athletics

UBC Okanagan womens golf team advances to championships for 1st time

The Heat take the field at the Golf Canada University and College Championships

UBC Okanagan women’s golf team. From left, McKenna Lesiuk, Samantha Copeland and Rebecca Reitsma. File photos for UBC Okanagan Heat athletics
From left, Lucas Hicklin, Mark Lawrence, Guiliano Montagliani and Jacob Sol are four of the six new players who will look to join the UBC Okanagan Heat mens’ soccer program in the fall. Photo: UBC Okanagan Athletics

UBC Okanagan brings in wave of soccer talent

Six new players will join the Heat in the upcoming 2019 season

From left, Lucas Hicklin, Mark Lawrence, Guiliano Montagliani and Jacob Sol are four of the six new players who will look to join the UBC Okanagan Heat mens’ soccer program in the fall. Photo: UBC Okanagan Athletics
File photo courtesy of UBC Okanagan Heat athletics

Straight Outta Rutland: UBC Okanagan adds Rutland basketball star

Prabhtej Deol will join the Heat this upcoming season

File photo courtesy of UBC Okanagan Heat athletics
Federal Minister of Public Services, Procurement and Accessibility Carla Qualtrough and Kelowna-Lake Country MP Stephen Fuhr joined UBC Okanagan officials to cut the ribbon for new research facility at university. (contributed)

UBC Okanagan opens new spaces for community-engaged research

Nearly $1 million in funding led to the new facilities

Federal Minister of Public Services, Procurement and Accessibility Carla Qualtrough and Kelowna-Lake Country MP Stephen Fuhr joined UBC Okanagan officials to cut the ribbon for new research facility at university. (contributed)
UBC Okanagan nets new mens basketball coach

UBC Okanagan nets new mens basketball coach

Clayton Pottinger will take over from interim head coach Ken Olynyk.

UBC Okanagan nets new mens basketball coach
Photo: UBC Okanagan Athletics

UBC Okanagan gets new softball team

The new team will be led by long-time softball coach Joni Frei

Photo: UBC Okanagan Athletics
Coach Bobby Mitchell. Photo: UBC Okanagan Heat Athletics

UBC Okanagan extends womens basketball coach

Bobby Mitchell will continue head coach duties

Coach Bobby Mitchell. Photo: UBC Okanagan Heat Athletics
Photo: UBC Okanagan Heat Athletics

UBC Okanagan player wins 2019 Sylvia Sweeny Award

Jordan Korol was named the Student-Athlete Community Service Award winner in Canada West

Photo: UBC Okanagan Heat Athletics
UBC Okanagan adds Coquitlam guard to 2019 class

UBC Okanagan adds Coquitlam guard to 2019 class

Tessa Burton joins the Heat’s basketball program

UBC Okanagan adds Coquitlam guard to 2019 class
UBC Okanagan bringing KSS Owl into the fold

UBC Okanagan bringing KSS Owl into the fold

Kelowna Secondary’s Jaeli Ibbetson will join the Heat women’s squad in 2019

UBC Okanagan bringing KSS Owl into the fold