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UFV to honour hometown athlete Sophie Schmidt with honorary degree

Canadian women’s national soccer team veteran Sophie Schmidt won’t hit the big 3-0 in age until late June, but she has packed a lot into her first three decades. Three World Cups. Three Olympics. Two Olympic bronze medals. Numerous international qualifying tournaments. And it all started with backyard scrimmages with her two brothers and then […]

CIS nationals: Cascades face Memorial Sea-Hawks today at 1 pm

UFV’s women’s soccer team is on the ground in Quebec City, acclimatizing themselves at the start of a journey they hope will yield the program’s first Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) national championship. The Canada West silver medalists held their first practice at TELUS-UL Stadium on Tuesday afternoon, in advance of the CIS national tournament hosted […]

Success is spelled C-A-S-C-A-D-E-S: UFV’s Athletics enjoys banner year

It’s no longer a question of “Where is Abbotsford?” It’s more like, “Oh no! We have to play the Cascades again?” This year’s version of the UFV Cascades really put the Fraser Valley on the map. UFV Athletics  enjoyed a banner year that included the school’s first-ever women’s CCAA national championship (volleyball), the two basketball […]

Cascade soccer’s Mark Village named to the 2012 Canada West All-Star team

GoalkeeperMark Village of the UFV Cascades has been named to the 2012 Canada West men’s soccer second all-star team. The third year General Studies major from Abbotsford played in 13 of the 14 Cascades regular season games, guiding UFV to their most successful Canada West record 5-5-4 for 19 team points. Village made 57 saves […]