The TRU WolfPack are the athletic teams that represent Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada. Tracking the WolfPack. TRU finished second in its PacWest group, and will play the Quest Kermodes in a provincial quarterfinal in Kelowna on … TRU men’s soccer head coach John Antulov masked up during the team’s recent pre-season. The TRU WolfPack women's soccer team was in action, this time taking on the UBCO Heat in Kelowna. TRU was threatening to get … . As far as winter sports go, basketball and volleyball are yet to be confirmed or denied in terms of playing their upcoming seasons. I am confident that she will come in and be an impact on the field as well as a mentor to some of our younger players in the squad. 1994-95 UCC Badminton. "Chloe is the first international player that the program has brought in and I am confident Chloe will have a great U SPORT career," said head coach Mark Pennington. We are fortunate that Gurneet has chosen to continue her education here and help move our program in the direction we are now going.”. Women's Basketball Both the men’s and women’s programs will play 10 regular season matches. Instead of running their popular charity skills clinics for minor ages in the spring, the clinics will go during training camp. We saw sports fans ripping their hair out after professional and amateur sports leagues shut down for months after multiple athletes tested positive for the virus. The university has been fantastic in upholding athletic scholarships during these pressing times and remain hopeful and positive that we will return to play as soon as possible. Lomas was looking at Grant McEwan and Red Deer College, both of the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference. It also shows a lot of integrity and support from the university to its athletes. We need to understand that these decisions are being made in all of our best interests. Sports that are affected in terms of the Wolfpack include both men and women’s soccer teams. Abbie Simms sends the ball during this afternoon's game against the MacEwan University Griffins. In addition to winning national silver last fall, TRU’s women’s soccer team picked up the Kamloops Sports Council team of the year award this spring, and coach Eric Schweizer was named coach of the year. The WolfPack women’s soccer team has added a twist to training camp that will add some late summer fun for them and for youth-aged players in the community.. As quickly as they finished playing, the TRU WolfPack women's soccer team is back in action for their training camp starting today. Back: Ivan Cheng, Marni Gillis, Kevin Ferguson, Jan Jonker, Peter DeJong, Dawn Sadler, Shawn Dickey Front: Tracee Mulhern, Mike Tuker, Brad Pape (coach), Iqbal Rakhra, Erica Crane Reclining: Nik Vizniak. I am looking forward to working with her in the coming season and seeing her grow from strength to strength.”, Husband of Quebec doctor who took her own life shines light on pandemic burnout, BC vice-principal writes letter to Tooth Fairy after student loses tooth at school, BC woman ecstatic after realizing her $500 scratcher win was actually a $100K win, BC government seeking legal advice about banning inter-provincial travel, BC reports 536 new COVID-19 cases, confirms first case of South African variant, 5 things you need to know this morning: Jan. 13, 2021, Snowfall warning issued for the Trans-Canada Highway. TRU Wolfpack men’s and women’s soccer seasons cancelled There will be no soccer played at hillside stadium this upcoming fall due to COVID-19 . TRU men’s soccer head coach John Antulov masked up during the team’s recent pre-season. She played in a pre-season scrimmage where the Pack rallied from a 3-0 deficit to tie the game. However, there are some positives to consider. The official athletics website for the Wolfie. “Kudos to Ken [former TRU athletics director Ken Olynyk] and the previous committee,” Atkinson said. She already has experience at this level and I am familiar with from her UFV days. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! This Saturday the TRU WolfPack soccer teams will be running in honour of former UVic Vikes soccer captain Mackenzie Rigg who is currently fighting brain cancer. * * * Shalayna Isakson of Kamloops is the latest recruit for the WolfPack women's soccer team. Men's Soccer MSOC Team Schedule Roster Statistics Archived Stories Additional Links Official Athletic Site of the Thompson Rivers University Wolfpack The UNBC women's soccer team kicked off their 2019-20 season this afternoon (Aug. 5) at Masich Place Stadium, shutting out the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack (TRU) by a score of 1-0. Dec 30, 2020 - Explore Lou Pierce's board "Women volleyball" on Pinterest. @UNBCATHLETICS @UNBCWSoccer win their season as well as home opener against @GoTRUWolfPack this afternoon. Explore TRU WolfPack Athletics's 33,946 photos on Flickr! “Gurneet’s U SPORT career speaks for itself! Women's Soccer. TRU's women's soccer team is looking outside of the River City for it's latest recruits. The teams will run a collective 270km in solidarity with the UVic Vikes along with the UBC Okanagan Heat to represent the 27 Canadians who are diagnosed with a brain tumor every day. Tom McManus, head coach of the TRU WolfPack women's soccer team, was honoured by the Pacific West Athletic Association on Wednesday, but his mind remained focused on Friday. Men's Volleyball. Among the organizations affected is TRU’s very own Wolfpack. Dhaliwal is an attacking midfielder who spent four years playing at the University of Fraser Valley. During the summer, the Canadian West along with many other National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) conferences across America decided to cancel their Fall sports seasons due to the outbreak. She is coming off of a knee injury but should be ready in time for camp next year. "She is a technical box to box midfielder that has great vision and can pick out a pass. Both programs will still train daily and play friendly matches when they are able to; however, the regular season will be terminated. This gives players an extra year to play sports while completing their studies. McManus was named the PacWest coach of the year after leading the WolfPack to a 5-1-5 record. Worries about player safety and travel were the biggest issues at hand. 177 talking about this. 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Matched with major losses of public events, lost jobs, and dollops of hand sanitizer, a big sector that was affected quite heavily by the pandemic were the sports world. “For the fall, it became pretty clear that in order for the sports deemed higher-risk to continue, they would require pretty significant risk mitigation,” Curtis Atkinson, TRU athletic director stated.”It would essentially render the sports unrecognizable for our contact sports. Watch Queue Queue. TRU's women's soccer team is looking outside of the River City for it's latest recruits. “Although the Canadian sport system is working together to create an evidence-based return to training, practice and competition protocols, it is not currently feasible or safe due to the COVID-19 pandemic for U SPORTS to be able to offer fall championships given the academic realities of student-sport,” Dr. Taryn Taylor, U-Sports Chief Medical Officer announced. This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to help show ads that are more relevant to your interests. Access KamloopsBCNow using your Facebook account, or by entering your information below. Larry Read interviews Alanna Bekkering of the TRU Wolfpack Women's Soccer team. The WolfPack also hosted and won bronze at the 2017 men’s soccer nationals. Also this spring, the WolfPack baseball club won the Canadian College Baseball Conference title after winning 18 of its last 0 games. She comes to us from a very good Calgary Foothills Soccer program and she possesses a great passion for the game and a high soccer IQ. According to a news release, TRU Athletics and Recreation Director Curtis Atkinson announced today that Mark Pennington will take over the program immediately. WolfPack women’s volleyball returns to action with five set win For Immediate Release: Friday, February 1, 2019 KAMLOOPS, BC—The Thompson Rivers University WolfPack women’s volleyball returned from their bye week and got lots of action in their first match. TRU's first recruit was setter Tori Taneda of Kelowna. 1994-95 UCC Cross Country. In its fifth year, the date is Aug. 22 at the lower bowl of Hillside Stadium. Hawi is an impactful forward that has the ability to get up and down the wing. (TRU Athletics). Team Photos 2017 - 2018. We can’t keep two metres apart and we have to be able to travel.”. Sport Navigation Menu. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. They were known as the UCC Sun Demons prior to the creation of the university in 2005. Women's Volleyball. Being a player on the men’s team myself, the news was shocking. WolfPack women's soccer coughs up late lead in opening-season loss. Traditionally, the WolfPack soccer squads would begin their training camps in early August. She is a quick, dynamic and impactful player that also reads the game very well – I think we are fortunate to have Raiya joining us as I know there were several other big schools very interested in her, so the fact she chose to cross the country and come to us speaks a lot about her character, her commitment and her belief in this program.“. Eric Thompson - Sep 8, 2018 / 10:57 pm | Story: 282971. The team announced the signings of four new recruits, one of which is travelling all the way from the USA. Student-athletes demonstrate the drills to make it easier for viewers to practice at home. I am certain Chloe will contribute to the growth of the program both on and off the field and I am excited to work with her.”. Nadeau is 5'3" centre-midfielder who believes her key attributes are strength and aggressiveness. “I think people sometimes think coaching is easy,” Shantz told KTW. “I am really excited to have Hawi join our WolfPack family. Paige Payne picked up right where she left off after her historic year … She is a very talented player with pace, bite and a deadly left-foot. Men's Soccer. He resigned on Friday. The women’s soccer team played to a draw in Calgary with the Calgary Dinors, while the men’s team dropped a 1-0 decision to Trinity Western Friday and tied 1 … Teams. All of the matches/games in all TRU sports will be played provincially utilizing buses rather than planes. KAMLOOPS — The TRU WolfPack has hired a new head coach for the women’s soccer program — the third coach in five years. Kelly Shantz is no longer head coach of the TRU WolfPack women’s soccer team. She played against Pennington's teams throughout her youth career. She believes the biggest adjustment she will have to make will be playing for physical as she is just 17-years-old. KAMLOOPS — It was a mixed bag for the TRU Men’s and Women’s soccer teams over the weekend. Watch Queue Queue Adbdissa also plays midfield and chose TRU because of the size of the campus. The Pack and the University of British Columbia Okanagan Heat played to a 1-1 draw on the Warner Rentals Court at Hillside Stadium in Kamloops, BC. First, the COVID-19 season will not count as a year of eligibility. Back: Barbara Lipp, Mike Massey, Marné Bourbonnais, Laura Schisso Front: Ed Baron (coach) Missing: Chad Bergen, David Komljenovic The Pack had to withstand a charging Brandon Bobcat squad to beat them 3-2 […] Women's Soccer; Men's Soccer; Women's Volleyball; Men's Volleyball; Women's Basketball; 805 TRU Way Kamloops, BC V2C 0C8 This video is unavailable. After a scoreless first half, the teams exchanged goals in the second half. It can be collectively agreed that the first half of 2020  has catapulted society into a whirlwind of uncertainty and concern. See more ideas about women volleyball, volleyball, female volleyball players. Rumo is a 5'6" centre-back who brings intensity to the pitch. Head Coach TRU WolfPack Men's Soccer, John Antulov leads viewers through various soccer Drills & Skills like passing and receiving. The TRU WolfPack women's soccer team was in action on Thursday, this time in their first preseason match of the year. The Thompson Rivers University WolfPack finished the home portion of their 2019-20 Canada West women’s soccer season with a draw. “Raiya is an awesome recruit for our program and I believe she has the ability, drive and hunger to be a top player at the U SPORT level. TRU has agreed to uphold scholarships during the COVID-19 season. She plans to take bachelor of arts classes at TRU. Now we are seeing the gradual return of sports being played in empty arenas under strictly enforced protocols.