UBCO Heat

Regina Campbell Collegiate senior to play at UBC Okanagan in 2018-19 Canada West season.

Heat basketball adds Regina product

Gabby Kukura, a 5-foot-10 wing, played with the U of R’s Junior Cougars program

  • Apr 11, 2018
Regina Campbell Collegiate senior to play at UBC Okanagan in 2018-19 Canada West season.
Mike Shaw (right) discusses his story of resilience and recovery with Pat Kennedy Friday morning at the Coast Capri Hotel.                                -Image: Heat Athletics

Skier’s story inspires at UBCO athletics’ breakfast

Lake Country’s Mike Shaw shared his experience of coming back from a serious injury

  • Apr 8, 2018
Mike Shaw (right) discusses his story of resilience and recovery with Pat Kennedy Friday morning at the Coast Capri Hotel.                                -Image: Heat Athletics
Tom Huisman assumes his new at UBC Okanagan on May 1. -Image: Heat Athletics

UBCO names new athletic director

Tom Huisman will guide Heat athletics and recreation programs on Kelowna campus

  • Apr 8, 2018
Tom Huisman assumes his new at UBC Okanagan on May 1. -Image: Heat Athletics
Temme, a 6-foot senior at KSS, won two valley titles with the Owls.                                -Image: UBC Okanagan Heat athletics

KSS Owls’ hitter signs on with Heat

Stephanie Temme to join UBC Okanagan women’s volleyball program next season

  • Apr 3, 2018
Temme, a 6-foot senior at KSS, won two valley titles with the Owls.                                -Image: UBC Okanagan Heat athletics
Sydney Grills will add power to the UBCO lineup in 2017-18

Vancouver recruit to bolster Heat attack

Sydney Grills, a 6-foot-3 right and left-side hitter, is a product of the Thunder Volleyball Club

  • Mar 29, 2018
Sydney Grills will add power to the UBCO lineup in 2017-18
UBC Okanagan Heat outstanding athletes of the year (from left): Veronika Fagan, Mitch McCaw and James Casorso.                                -Image: Ken Reid/Greystoke Photography

Spotlight shines on Heat athletes at annual awards

McCaw, Fagan and Casorso, along with Lars Bornemann and Siobhan Fitzpatrick big UBCO award winners

UBC Okanagan Heat outstanding athletes of the year (from left): Veronika Fagan, Mitch McCaw and James Casorso.                                -Image: Ken Reid/Greystoke Photography
The UBC Okanagan Heat congratulate the Laval Rouge et Or in the final game for both teams Saturday at the U SPORTS nationals in Quebec City.                                -Image: UBC Okanagan Heat athletics

Heat drops two at nationals, Lea an all-Canadian

UBC Okanagan comes up short at U SPORTS women’s volleyball finals in Quebec City

  • Mar 19, 2018
The UBC Okanagan Heat congratulate the Laval Rouge et Or in the final game for both teams Saturday at the U SPORTS nationals in Quebec City.                                -Image: UBC Okanagan Heat athletics
Brad Hudson will work as an assistant coach this summer as Canada prepares for the Pan Am Cup                                -Image: Heat Athletics

Heat’s Hudson joins national program

UBC Okanagan men’s head coach to work with Volleyball Canada’s senior B team

  • Mar 14, 2018
Brad Hudson will work as an assistant coach this summer as Canada prepares for the Pan Am Cup                                -Image: Heat Athletics
Sara McCreary (left) and Aidan Lea will try help the UBCO Heat contend for a national women’s university volleyball title this weekend at the University of Laval.                                -Image: Rich Lam/UBC

Heat aims high at U Sports nationals

UBC Okanagan one of eight teams at Canadian women’s volleyball finals in Quebec City

Sara McCreary (left) and Aidan Lea will try help the UBCO Heat contend for a national women’s university volleyball title this weekend at the University of Laval.                                -Image: Rich Lam/UBC
UBCO’s Ann Richards and Erin Drew go up for a block against UBC in Canada West playoff action.                                -Image: Rich Lam/UBC Athletics

Heat falls to T-Birds, preps for nationals

UBC Okanagan loses in Canada West semis, but qualifies for U Sports finals in Quebec

  • Mar 5, 2018
UBCO’s Ann Richards and Erin Drew go up for a block against UBC in Canada West playoff action.                                -Image: Rich Lam/UBC Athletics
Ann Richards, Sara McCready, Erin Drew and the UBC Okanagan Heat will host Manitoba Friday to kick off the Canada West playoffs.                                -Image: UBC Okanagan Heat athletics

Heat finish third, host Bisons in playoffs

UBCO women’s volleyball team home to Manitoba this weekend in best-of-three Canada West quarters

  • Feb 19, 2018
Ann Richards, Sara McCready, Erin Drew and the UBC Okanagan Heat will host Manitoba Friday to kick off the Canada West playoffs.                                -Image: UBC Okanagan Heat athletics
Alrich Berrios and the UBC Okanagan Heat men’s basketball team finished up the Canada West season last weekend in Winnipeg.                                -Image: Kelly Morton Photography

Heat teams close out hardwood season

UBC Okanagan men and women combined for just two wins in Canada West action in 2017-18

  • Feb 8, 2018
Alrich Berrios and the UBC Okanagan Heat men’s basketball team finished up the Canada West season last weekend in Winnipeg.                                -Image: Kelly Morton Photography
Ann Richards and the No. 1-ranked UBC Okanagan Heat will host the TRU Wolfpack Thursday                                -Image: UBC Okanagan Heat Athletics

Eight straight for top-ranked Heat

UBC Okanagan women’s volleyball unbeaten so far in 2018, 16-4 on the season.

  • Feb 5, 2018
Ann Richards and the No. 1-ranked UBC Okanagan Heat will host the TRU Wolfpack Thursday                                -Image: UBC Okanagan Heat Athletics
The UBCO women’s basketball team, with graduating seniors (front) Shenelle Tamminen and Carly Corrado.                                -Image: UBC Okanagan Heat Athletics

Heat women honour outgoing seniors

Carly Corrado and Shenelle Tamminen played their final home games with UBCO basketball

  • Jan 31, 2018
The UBCO women’s basketball team, with graduating seniors (front) Shenelle Tamminen and Carly Corrado.                                -Image: UBC Okanagan Heat Athletics
Three banners, two honouring the Heat cross country team and one honouring the golf team, were raised to the rafters Friday night inside the UBC Okanagan gym.                                -Image: Heat Athletics

Banners hoisted for Heat cross country and golf teams

The UBCO women won individual gold and team bronze at nationals; men’s golf mined Canadian silver

  • Jan 30, 2018
Three banners, two honouring the Heat cross country team and one honouring the golf team, were raised to the rafters Friday night inside the UBC Okanagan gym.                                -Image: Heat Athletics
Ken Reid/Greystoke Photography                                Michelle Jakszuk and the UBC Okanagan Heat earned a weekend sweep in Saskatoon.

Heat runs streak to 6, now No. 1

UBCO women’s volleyball team moves to 14-4 on the season with sweep of Saskatchewan

  • Jan 30, 2018
Ken Reid/Greystoke Photography                                Michelle Jakszuk and the UBC Okanagan Heat earned a weekend sweep in Saskatoon.
Ann Richards and the Heat took two matches off the hometown Bobcats

Heat win fourth straight, Huskies next up

UBCO women hold firm among top four teams in Canada West standings

  • Jan 21, 2018
Ann Richards and the Heat took two matches off the hometown Bobcats
Rookie guard Sadie Beers is watched closely by the Saskatchewan Huskies in Canada West basketball action Saturday in Kelowna.                                -Image: UBC Okanagan Heat Athletics

Heat fall to Huskies, head to Calgary

UBC Okanagan men’s and women’s teams swept at home by Saskatchewan in Canada West basketball

  • Jan 16, 2018
Rookie guard Sadie Beers is watched closely by the Saskatchewan Huskies in Canada West basketball action Saturday in Kelowna.                                -Image: UBC Okanagan Heat Athletics
Triston Matthews’ 28 points wasn’t enough for the Heat Saturday in a six-point loss to UNBC.                                -Image: Brett Cullen

Heat fall to ‘Wolves, Huskies up next

UBCO basketball teams are home this weekend to Saskatchewan

  • Jan 8, 2018
Triston Matthews’ 28 points wasn’t enough for the Heat Saturday in a six-point loss to UNBC.                                -Image: Brett Cullen
Michelle Jakszuk had 17 kills and 20 digs, both career highs, in Friday’s win.                                -Image: UBC Okanagan Heat athletics

Heat open 2018 with sweep of Pandas

UBCO women win a pair of four-set Canada West volleyball matches over Alberta

  • Jan 8, 2018
Michelle Jakszuk had 17 kills and 20 digs, both career highs, in Friday’s win.                                -Image: UBC Okanagan Heat athletics