Metro Vancouver.....The KPU Eagles are proud to announce their 'Athletes of the Week' for the week ending Sunday, November 9, 2014 as Amber-Lee Kavanagh, Langley, BC, of women’s basketball and Brenden Bailey, Coquitlam, BC of men's basketball. The teams took on the Capilano University Blues on Friday, November 7th and the Quest University Canada Kermodes on Saturday, November 8th.
“Amber’s performance was huge for us against Quest,” said Eagles’ head coach Dan Nayebzadeh, “Her seven points and 11 rebounds in her 22 minutes on the court were crucial, she is a strong leader for our team and consistently gives 100% in all she does.”
“Brenden is very relentless, he played very hard at both ends of the court,” stated Eagles’ head coach Vladimir Nikić, “He showed he can be consistent and play through rough contact."
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The KPU Eagles Department of Athletics & Recreation enters its 14th season of interuniversity competition. The Eagles are members of the PACWEST conference and play in the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (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), Northview Golf & Country Club, Newton Athletic Park, all located in Surrey, BC and the Ace Badminton Centre in Richmond, BC. The Eagles are active in the conference with staff members on various advisory committees and competing to host both provincial and national championships. The student-athletes are mainly from the lower mainland but KPU’s rosters have included student-athletes from North America, South America, Asia and Europe.