By Michela Fiorido [Sports Bureau Chief]
Kwantlen players, coaches, faculty and fans all gathered in the newly renovated gymnasium on Friday night to celebrate a monumental moment in Kwantlen history.
Kwantlen’s first championship banner was raised and now occupies an important spot on a once bare walls.
President Dr. David Atkinson said a few words congratulating the women’s soccer team on their provincial victory.
Most of the team was present and all watched eagerly as captains Sarah Davies and Brittany McNeill raised the banner just before the start of the double-header basketball games that evening.
Second year player Thoralea Pilton said it was an “emotional night and brought back a lot of memories of the team’s championship season.”
Rookie player and team scoring leader Shanay Sangha, said the team was “proud to be Kwantlen’s first banner.”
The rest of the evening was action packed with the women’s and men’s basketball teams playing against the VIU Mariners, complete with half-time entertainment and the unveiling of the new mascot.
Filed Under: Sports
About the Author: The Runner is owned by students and created for students. We are the premier news and culture source for students at Kwantlen Polytechnic University.
Leave a Reply
You must be logged in to post a comment.