Metro Vancouver.....The KPU Eagles are proud to announce their Sheraton Vancouver Guildford 'Athletes of the Week' for the week ending Sunday, January 25, 2015 as Samantha McPhail, Vancouver, BC, of women’s basketball and Navdeep Brar, Abbotsford, BC of men's basketball.
“Sam was brilliant this weekend,” said Eagles Head Coach Dan Nayebzadeh, “She had 32 rebounds for the weekend, played with intensity and passion, and she led our team to a very important victory over Langara.”
“Nav is showing a lot of maturity and is being more effective in the paint,” stated Eagles Head Coach Vladimir Nikić, “He is becoming a very good shot blocker, an excellent rebounder, and we definitely need his defensive presence in order to be successful at this level.”
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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.