Tag Archives | women’s basketball

Wierks named CIS Top Eight Academic All-Canadian

Sarah Wierks of the University of the Fraser Valley women’s basketball program has been selected to receive Canadian Interuniversity Sport’s most prestigious academic award. Wierks, a Chilliwack, B.C. product, is a member of the CIS Top Eight Academic All-Canadian team for the 2014-15 season. She is the first-ever UFV Cascades athlete to achieve the distinction. […]

Third in the Nation! Cascades grab bronze medal in CIS consolation final

By Paul Esau Windsor — The UFV Cascades women’s basketball team took revenge for last weekend’s Canada West Final Four defeat by downing the Saskatchewan Huskies 69-57 in Sunday’s CIS consolation final and grabbing the bronze medal (the first CIS medal in program history). Last week the Huskies beat the Cascades by 11, tonight the […]

Cascade women win silver medal in Canada West basketball finals

Adapted from the Cascade Athletics blog post written by Paul Esau The UFV Cascade women’s basketball team is heading to the CIS national championship tournament after earning a silver medal at the Canada West Final Four tournament. The Cascades play McGill University of Quebec in the first round at 5 pm PST on Fri, March […]

UFV basketball women off to nationals — play Saint Mary’s in first round Friday

UFV Cascades women’s basketball team faces Saint Mary’s University Huskies in CIS Final 8 quarterfinals in Regina, Saskatchewan The UFV Cascades are participating in their first Canada Interuniversity Sport women’s basketball Final 8 national championship tournament and will face the AUS champions Saint Mary’s University Huskies in the first round on Friday at 8:30pm MST […]

Women’s basketball team raises $4,200 at CIS Shoot for the Cure fundraiser

The generosity of the fans, parents and patrons of Finnegan’s Pub last night was amazing as the University of the Fraser Valley Cascades women’s basketball team raised close to $4,200 at their inaugural Shoot for the Cure breast cancer awareness fund raiser and silent auction.  The event saw 30 different auction items ranging from beauty […]

Crosstown rivalry goes big time: Cascades take on Trinity at AESC

  UFV men’s and women’s basketball teams take on their “down-the-freeway” rivals the TWU Spartan in the big house: Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre, this Sat, Jan 28       The UFV Cascades will host their “cross-Valley” rivals Trinity Western Spartans in Canada West basketball games at Abbotsford Entertainment & Sports Centre this Saturday. […]

UFV Cascades collect donations for Abbotsford Food Bank

  The UFV Cascades went walking through Abbotsford on Saturday, Dec 17 and Sunday, Dec 18, knocking on doors for donations of non-perishable items for the Abbotsford Food Bank. Filling 21 boxes with food, the project was deemed a success. The walk and knock was headed by Alexa McCarthy, a third year Kinesiology major from […]