Metro Vancouver.....The KPU Eagles are proud to announce their Sheraton Vancouver Guildford 'Athletes of the Week' for the week ending Sunday, January 18, 2015 as Amber-Lee Kavanagh, Langley, BC, of women’s basketball and Trevor Schulz, Richmond, BC of men's basketball.
Eagles head coach Dan Nayebzadeh noted that Kavanagh’s return was crucial to KPU’s second win of the season, “Amber was brilliant on the boards getting crucial rebounds at crucial times of the game. She was able to start fast breaks because she could rebound the ball and get it out quickly. Her leadership and ability to take charge helped improve the momentum of our game.”
“Trevor continues to show a lot of improvement on offense. He’s penetrating now to the basket successfully, making easy lay-ups. He is also showing more confidence in his three-point shot,” stated Eagles head coach Vladimir Nikić, “He distributes the ball well and he is consistently excellent on defense. He is our bright spot on defense.”
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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.