Weekend(s) Round Up: Strong Results Across the Board

The last two weeks saw strong results from plenty of teams! Whether on water, on two wheels or on two feet – check out how our athletes did!


UBC Sailing SC finishing third in the Gold Fleet amongst top Pacific schools.

Cascadia Cup – Seattle, WA | October 15-16

Sailing SC went to Cascadia Cup hosted by UW last weekend. They sent two teams, one completed in gold and the other in silver. The team competing in the gold fleet were quick placed 3rd. Their silver fleet team had a great opportunity to get to know the FJ and work on racing in larger fleets with variable winds.

2022 CICSA National Keelboat Camp – Toronto, ON | October 22-23

We sent 3 sailors to represent UBC at the CICSA National Keelboat Camp. Sailors spent the weekend learning about Match Racing, and refining their fleet racing skills for a chance to be selected for the Canadian University National Keelboat Team.


Our sailors representing UBC at the CICSA Keelboat Camp in Toronto, ON.

Men’s Ultimate

Canadian University National Championships Brampton, ON | October 15-16

Coming off a Western Canadian Championship sweep, UBC Men’s Ultimate looked to continue their momentum into Nationals. With only 4 practices together under their belt, this team came together and battled against Canada’s best to see how they stacked up against the competition. Ultimately, the team came 5th after a solid effort. The team is now focused on preparing the American circuit in the coming new year, with a lot of athletes also looking to sharpen their skills for U24 Team Canada Tryouts. Read more about it here.

Men’s Ultimate at Nationals in Brampton, ON.


UBC Thunderbirds 2 – 7 New West Warlocks | October 22

Lacrosse SC competed last Saturday to face the New West Warlocks. Short legs got the best of the boys this weekend as they lost 7-2. Although the score doesn’t reflect it, the team is working better on defence with lots to improve on! The team has fallen to 1-3 on the season, with more games to play. They look forward to playing SFU in an exhibition match on November 11th at Terry Fox Field.

Great Trek Highlights

Great Trek – Vancouver, BC | October 22

Formerly known as the Fall Classic, the Great Trek is put on by UBC in partnership with RUNVAN® as their fourth and final event of the year. This year, athletes all across the TSC-Sphere ran different races at the Great Trek. Athletes from Alpine Skiing SC, Men’s and Women’s Tennis SC, and our Triathlon Sport Club competed on race day and crushed some PB’s and showed out! Stay tuned on our TSC Blog and Instagram for more details on how they did!

Madi and Graeme from Tennis SC’s after running the Half Marathon

Men’s and Women’s Tennis

Tennis Mixer Fundraiser – Vancouver, BC | October 22

Men’s and Women’s Tennis SC’s hosted their first mixer post-COVID and saw a huge turnout with roughly 120 attendees playing games and socializing. The return of their mixer allowed for the largest return in their history as they fundraised close to $8000.00. Congratulations to their executive teams on the execution of such a successful event!

Women’s tennis athletes, Rahat and Jessica, having fun at their mixer!


Tennis athletes and alum posing for the camera at their mixer.


Physiomoves JunkYard Cross CX – Surrey, BC | October 23

Cycling SC raced SORCE Bike Club’s Junkyard CX race this Sunday, worked really hard and had a ton of fun. They came away with Helena Sverak and Bridget Meyboom taking 1st and 3rd in the Women’s Intermediate race, and Cole gar-Aouy coming 4th in the Men’s Elite race.

Helena Svevrak and Bridget Meyboom bring home their 3rd podium finishes of the CX season.


Quidditch Canada Western Divisionals – Vancouver, BC | October 23

UBC Quidditch SC is so thrilled to officially be the best university team in Western Canada (West of Ontario)! They came third overall in the Western Canadian Divisionals with Vancouver Vanguard and the Alberta Clippers taking 1st and 2nd respectively. They are very excited to go up against the best teams from all of Canada in Edmonton on December 3rd and 4th at the Quidditch Canada National Championships. A couple highlights:
  • This was the first tournament for rookies Drew, Ali, Cassidy, Alicia, and Isaac.
  • There were some hat tricks and huge scores from Drew (80 points), Mike (60 points), Naomi (50 points) and Wesley (40 points).

Team is all smiles after coming 3rd out west, and being the best university team in Western Canada.

Rookies (left to right) Alicia, Cassidy, Drew and Ali showing out for the team.


That’s it for this week! Stay tuned for next week as we have Lacrosse continuing with regular season play and Sailing competing at Nationals in Montreal.