KPU Eagles Athletes of the Week January 12, 2014

Mon, Jan 13, 2014

Metro Vancouver, BC … Ali Bosir, men’s basketball and Amber-Lee Kavanagh, women’s basketball, are the KPU Eagles Athletes of the Week, for the week ending January 12, 2014. 

Bosir, a fifth year forward from Surrey, BC led KPU in scoring with 14 points on Friday night against Camosun College Chargers and scored 18 points overall on the weekend.  In addition, the veteran forward pulled down 19 total rebounds on the weekend, including a team high 14 against Camosun, also recorded 6 assists.

The Eagles lost a heartbreaker to Camosun on Friday, 81-79, and lost to VIU, 96-45, on Saturday, the team is currently 1-9 in the PACWEST conference of the CCAA.   

Kavanagh, a second year forward from Langley, BC, scored 17 points on the weekend, including a team high 12 points against VIU on Saturday.  Kavanagh also recorded 15 total rebounds and 6 assists in the 56-42 loss to Camosun and 67-44 loss to VIU over the weekend.  The Eagles are in a race for one of three playoff spots with three other schools.   They currently are 3-7 in the PACWEST conference of the CCAA.    

Week of January 13th

Friday, January 17
6pm KPU @ Douglas (Women)
8pm KPU @ Douglas (Men)

Saturday, January 18
6pm KPU @ Langara (Women)
8pm KPU @ Langara (Men)

The KPU Eagles Department of Recreation & Athletics are members of PACWEST (CCAA) with 100 student-athletes participating on eight varsity teams in men’s and women’s basketball, soccer, badminton and golf. KPU athletics plays its home games at the Eagles’ Nest (Surrey Campus), Khas Badminton Centre,  Northview Golf & Country Club and Newton Athletic Park.  Follow the Eagles on Twitter @KPUEagles and or visit the department’s web site at