By Cary Mellon on September 10, 2012
The Heat Women's Volleyball team has landed a new setter in Ali Gill of Calgary. The 5'9" freshman comes to UBC Okanagan from Central Memorial High School in Calgary. Gill will be a student in the Fine Arts program at UBC Okanagan this fall, looking to specialize in interdisciplinary performance. The ability to play varsity […]
By Cary Mellon on August 24, 2012
He is already one of the best in the nation, but Jim Bell will be getting even more training before he sets foot on the UBC Okanagan gymnasium floor. The incoming middle blocker for the Heat is getting some world-class training with the national junior volleyball team after being selected as one of the top […]
By Cary Mellon on July 27, 2012
Heat rugby has taken a major step in becoming a top notch athletic program at UBC’s Okanagan campus with the signing of an award winning rugby recruit. OKM standout and winner of the first ever Courtney Walls Bursary, Sam Overton, turned down offers form more established schools to stay at home and continue to pursue […]
By Cary Mellon on July 13, 2012
Keep track of the recruits coming to the Heat for the upcoming season. This page will be updated as recruits are added.
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By Cary Mellon on July 4, 2012
Ryan Watters interviews a name in the rugby world that you may hear from time to time in the near future. Recent OKM grad Sam Overton has decided to stay close to home and attend UBC Okanagan and play for the young Heat program.
Ryan catches up with Sam to find out why he staying in Kelowna, and what he is doing to prepare himself for rugby 7′s at UBCO.
By Cary Mellon on June 23, 2012
Dan Kinvig of the Abbotsford News writes a great story on men's volleyball recruit Kristof Schlagintweit, learn more about the future Heat setter here.
By Cary Mellon on June 5, 2012
One of the most sought-after high school basketball prospects in the province is coming to UBC’s Okanagan campus. Kelowna Secondary School standout Mitch Goodwin has elected to pursue his basketball dreams in front of his friends and family and will lace up for the UBC Okanagan Heat this September. Pete Guarasci made the impressive acquisition […]
By Cary Mellon on June 4, 2012
Published: June 04, 2012 5:00 AM Updated: June 04, 2012 9:16 AM One of B.C. high school basketball's most sought-after players has chosen not to export his talents south of the border. And no one supports that decision more enthusiastically than UBC Okanagan men's coach Pete Guarasci. Kelowna Owls' star point guard Mitch Goodwin has committed to […]
By Cary Mellon on June 1, 2012
Looking to increase depth and flexibility in his roster UBC Okanagan men’s volleyball head coach Greg Poitras has brought in one time rival Rylan Brouwer, a 6’3” left side to play for the Heat. A volleyball player transferring from Vancouver Island University to UBC’s Okanagan campus two or three years ago would have sent waves […]
From the Province: UBC-O Heat men’s hoops scores huge recruiting score with inking of Owls’ standout Goodwin
By Cary Mellon on May 31, 2012
The UBC Okanagan Heat men’s basketball team finished with a 3-15 record this past season, last in the 14-team Canada West conference. Yet as late as it is in the recruiting process for the upcoming 2012-13 season, the Kelowna-based program has managed to hit what can only be described as a ninth-inning home run. New […]