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UBC Okanagan is the choice for sought after Goodwin

June 5, 2012 | Filed under: Basketball (M), News Feed (goheat.ca) | Tags: ,

Elite point guard and Kelowna resident Mitch Goodwin is the first to sign on with Guarasci and the Heat.

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 [...]

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From the Capital News: Goodwin to play for hometown Heat

June 4, 2012 | Filed under: Basketball (M), News Feed (goheat.ca) | Tags: , ,

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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 [...]

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From the Province: UBC-O Heat men’s hoops scores huge recruiting score with inking of Owls’ standout Goodwin

May 31, 2012 | Filed under: Basketball (M), News Feed (goheat.ca) | Tags: ,

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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 [...]

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From the Capital News: New Heat coach wants 'positive experience' for players

May 9, 2012 | Filed under: Basketball (M), News Feed (goheat.ca) | Tags: ,

Incoming UBC Okanagan Heat men's basketball head coach Pete Guarasci (left) conducted a spring mini-camp last weekend in Kelowna. (Fred Schaad/Contributor)

By Warren Henderson - Kelowna Capital News Published: May 08, 2012 1:00 PM Updated: May 08, 2012 11:21 PM As an elite player for more than a decade, Pete Guarasci displayed a deep passion for basketball. Not much has changed since the 38-year-old former pro and Canadian Olympian has turned his attention to coaching. Guarasci [...]

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CHBC News Feature - Heat men's basketball May ID camp

May 6, 2012 | Filed under: Basketball (M), News Feed (goheat.ca) | Tags: , , ,

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Watch as Barry McDivitt catches up with newly named Heat coach Pete Guarasci during his first chance in a gym as the head coach of the UBC Okanagan Heat.

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New Heat men's basketball coach Pete Guarasci talks with Ryan Watters

April 16, 2012 | Filed under: Basketball (M), News Feed (goheat.ca) | Tags: , ,

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Peter Guarasci was named the new head coach of the UBC Okanagan Heat mens basketball team on Monday. He will lead the Heat into their second full season in Canada West.

Ryan talks with Peter to get his thoughts on returning to UBC Okanagan as the new bench boss. Listen at www.ryanwatters.ca

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Pete Guarasci tabbed as new coach for Heat

April 16, 2012 | Filed under: Basketball (M), News Feed (goheat.ca) | Tags: ,

New coach for the Heat

The process of building a strong men’s basketball program at UBC’s Okanagan campus continues as Pete Guarasci is named as the replacement for the retiring Darren Semeniuk. “I’d like to thank UBC Okanagan for giving me this opportunity. To return to Kelowna and have a chance to build a basketball program is a dream come [...]

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Men’s basketball team grabs skilled local point guard

April 10, 2012 | Filed under: Basketball (M), News Feed (goheat.ca) | Tags: ,

Dario attempting a threat the Okanagan High School All-Star game.

The Heat men’s basketball team has received a letter of intent from Dario Gini, a three year starter for the Immaculata Regional senior boys’ basketball team. Dario is the first local high school player to sign on with the Heat since the team has been a part of the Canada West Universities Athletic Association. Gini [...]

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Nate Speijer UBC Okanagan Male Athlete of the Year

April 3, 2012 | Filed under: Basketball (M), Golf, News Feed (goheat.ca), Soccer (M), Volleyball (M) | Tags: , , , ,

Top athlete at UBC Okanagan

Nate Speijer parlayed his Canada West All-Star and his team's improbable run to the playoffs in their first sojourn in the CIS into the institution’s highest athletic honour. In his fourth year of competition for the Heat, this power hitter finished the season 5th in the country in kills per set, 6th in the country [...]

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4th Annual UBC Okanagan Heat Athletic Awards Banquet

April 3, 2012 | Filed under: Basketball (M), Basketball (W), Cross Country, General, Golf, News Feed (goheat.ca), Rugby, Soccer (M), Soccer (W), Volleyball (M), Volleyball (W) | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

UBC Okanagan Heat 4th Annual Awards Ceremony

Click here for the photo gallery.  Heat Team Awards Sport Category Name The following team awards were selected by the coaches: Men’s Soccer Coaches’ Award for Consistent Hard Work & Dedication Dustin Luck   Coaches’ Award for Consistent Hard Work & Dedication Thomas Simkins   Most Valuable Player Spencer Brown Women’s Soccer Rookie of the [...]

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