Abbotsford Heat/KPU Eagles Athletes of the Week - January 19, 2014

Mon, Jan 20, 2014

Metro Vancouver, BC … Devan Haynes, men’s basketball and Christina Brown, women’s basketball, are the Abbotsford Heat/KPU Eagles Athletes of the Week, for the week ending January 19, 2014. 

Brown, a third year women’s basketball player from Langley, BC made three “key” three point shots in KPU’s victory over Langara College 44-39, on Saturday night, in Vancouver.  The veteran guard scored 13 points and pulled down 4 total rebounds in the victory that improved the Eagles record to 4-8 and a tie for 6th place in the PACWEST conference.   “Christina played 40 minutes on the weekend in both games, she was a great leader on the court and did a great job on defense,” commented KPU head coach Dan Nayebzadeh. 

Haynes, the fifth year forward from Sechelt, BC was a workhorse on the weekend leading KPU to a very important 66-61 victory over Douglas College on Friday night, in New Westminster, BC.  Haynes scored 28 points in the two weekend games, pulled down 12 rebounds and recorded 4 assists.  “Devan was very aggressive in the paint, going to the free throw line 12 times on the weekend,” said KPU head coach Stefon Wilson.     

Abbotsford Heat/KPU Eagles Athletes of the Week
Week of January 14     Ali Bosir, Men’s Basketball  - Amber-Lee Kavanagh, Women’s Basketball
Week of January 21     Devan Haynes, Men’s Basketball –Christina Brown, Women’s Basketball   

KPU Eagles Schedule
Friday, January 24
“Breast Cancer Awareness Night”
6pm Capilano @ KPU
8pm Capilano @ KPU

Saturday, January 25
6pm Quest @ KPU
8pm Quest @ KPU

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