CUE Thunder Athletics Summary 2018/19

By Rebekka Hay


Cross-Country

The men and women’s team had a fantastic season. Provincials were hosted by Lakeland College. The men finished fifth place as a team. On the women’s side they won the third-place finish as team which qualified them for CCAA Nationals in Toronto.

Soccer

Soccer provincials were hosted by SAIT. The women finished fourth place. The men’s team won second place for provincials, losing against NAIT in the final. Look for them next year as the Women’s team is hosting the CCAA Soccer Nationals!!

Volleyball

After an exciting season the women’s team finished seventh in the North. On the men’s side, they also finished seventh in the North.

Basketball

After clinching a playoff spot, the men’s team went on to win second place in the ACAC against SAIT. On the women’s side they had an exciting final home game against the King’s University. The women finished fifth overall for the North.

Badminton

The men and women of the CUE badminton team had an outstanding season. Kassidy Turcotte won third place in provincials for women’s singles. Braxton and Raphael Wong won third for men’s doubles. Takeisha and Desmond Wang won first for provincials. Braxton Wong won third place for men’s singles. And Kaylee Morris and Kassidy Turcotte won third at provincials.

CCAA Badminton Nationals

Hosted by Dalhousie. Takeisha and Desmond Wang became CCAA Nationals Champions for mixed doubles.

Curling

The 2019 ACAC Curling Championship was hosted by Olds. CUE men’s curling won gold at provincials against NAIT. They are currently in New Brunswick for CCAA Nationals.  The women finished fifth overall.

Golf

For the 2018 ACAC Championship the mixed team finished third overall (includes female and male players). Kennedy Turcotte won second as an individual. On the women’s side, the team finished with bronze. The men had a silver win at the tournament.

Hockey

Your CUE men’s hockey team clinched a playoff spot and faced off against Red Deer College for a best of three series. They were unable to pull of a win and didn’t move on in the playoffs.

Indoor Track

The men and women’s teams recently competed in the ACAC Indoor Track Championships hosted by SAIT. The men got fifth place overall. Leonard Chesoo won a silver medal for the men’s 3000m race, gold medal for the men’s 1000m, and then a silver medal for the men’s 1500m race. Them men finished fourth overall, missing the podium by one point. For the women, Ana Zulic won a bronze medal in the 1000m, also the women’s relay team (Mienna Starosielski, Rebekka Hay, Kennedy Hay, Ana Zulic) won a bronze medal in the 4 X 400m. The women won third overall as a team.

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