2007 Sports

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Fearsome foursome lead Clan to basketball gold - March 22, 2007
SFU is holding a rally March 28 to celebrate the Clan women's basketball team's 72-68 victory over the Alberta Pandas-and yet...

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Clan soccer scores $100K gift - January 11, 2007
Former Clan soccer player and SFU grad Frode Strand-Nielsen recently donated $100,000, matched by SFU, to create a $200,000...

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Clan seeks new football coach - January 11, 2007
SFU's recreation and athletics department is working closely with Clan football alumni to find a new football coach following...

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New head coach for Clan football team - February 7, 2007
David Johnson is the new head coach of the SFU Clan football team. The former UBC Thunderbirds coach and Clan linebacker...

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Aqua gold - March 8, 2007
SFU swim and dive team members hooked gold medals as well as championship titles in the National Association of...

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No clan radio coverage? No problem - March 8, 2007
When Vancouver radio station AM 730 moved to a 24-hour traffic format last December, ending its coverage of the SFU Clan's...

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Swim-a-rama - April 5, 2007
SFU varsity swimmers broke a few world records on April 1—and helped build awareness of a debilitating disease.  ...

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Athletes of the year - May 3, 2007
Christensen and track star Ruky Abdulai (photo) were named SFU male and female athletes of the year during an awards gala...

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Race to the top - May 3, 2007
She juggled classes, acclimatized in a sauna, postponed assignments and mid-terms, and flew more than 16,000 km across two...

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Clan softball women region 1 champs - May 17, 2007
The SFU Clan women's softball team won their sixth straight National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Region I...

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Riding to break the cycle - May 17, 2007
Five SFU students and recent grads are among the 22 cyclists pedaling from Vancouver to Tijuana, Mexico to raise $1 million...

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UniverCity hosts B.C. Cup road race - May 17, 2007
Partial proceeds from the event, hosted by Team Coastal Cycling and UniverCity, will go to Bicycles for Humanity, a non...

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Sports hall of fame to induct Igali - May 17, 2007
Daniel Igali, Canadian Olympic wrestling champion and SFU graduate student, will be inducted next fall into Canada's Sports...

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Whitecaps launch SFU residency program - May 17, 2007
The Vancouver Whitecaps announced May 9 that the soccer club is creating a permanent full-time residency development program...

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Basketball star jumps to Oxford - June 1, 2007
It’s a big jump from the SFU gym to the hallways of Oxford University, but Courtney Brown is poised to make the leap. The...

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Facing adversity with an unwavering spirit - June 1, 2007
Julia Wilson appears to have it all. She’s young, attractive, an accomplished athlete and scholar—but also modest, soft...

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Whitecaps residency - July 12, 2007
The Vancouver Whitecaps soccer club’s SFU-based youth residency program took another step closer to reality last month when...

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Athletics director Wedmann leaves - July 12, 2007
After 27 years, SFU’s legendary recreation and athletics director, Wilf Wedmann, is leaving to pursue a much more important...

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SFU Clan sports videos a hit on Youtube - July 31, 2007
What began as an off-the-cuff cell phone conversation has led to an ingenious new SFU Recreation & Athletics (R&A)...

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Shrum Bowl at home - September 20, 2007
For the first time in the 42-year history of Clan football, a regular-season home game will take place on Burnaby Mountain....

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The Clan spot - October 4, 2007
Get the insider’s view on the life of a varsity athlete as SFU Clan soccer player Scott McEachern and basketball player Kate...

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T-Birds trounce Clan in first at-home Shrum Bowl - October 9, 2007
For the first time ever, the SFU Clan football team hosted a home game at the Burnaby campus Oct. 6 during Shrum Bowl XXX,...

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China's Olympics hopefuls swim at SFU - November 1, 2007
A preview of some of China’s 2008 Olympic hopefuls will highlight the 2007 SFU Clan Cup International Nov. 3-4 at the...

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Clan receiver earns second all-star award - November 14, 2007
For the second year in a row, SFU Clan wide receiver Aaron Hargreaves (Ladner, B.C.) has been named a Canada West All-Star....

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Clan soccer lads have banner year - November 27, 2007
The awards keep piling up for the SFU Clan men’s soccer team. After an outstanding 2007 in the National Association of...

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Clan women beat record - November 29, 2007
Clan senior captain Kristen Kolstad (above) and her teammates raced to an unprecedented fifth consecutive title Nov. 17 at...

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Coach Elligott trades soccer duties for finance career - December 4, 2007
Dave Elligott and his wife Patty are headed to Hawaii in January. But unfortunately for SFU it’s not just a winter holiday....

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SFU hosts War on the Floor - December 14, 2007
More than 1000 junior and high school wrestlers will flock to Burnaby Mountain on December 19-21, for the massive 2007 War on...

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