Badminton advances three to CCAA nationals

February 16th, 2014

Melissa Liew , Pat Thompson and Graydon Robb will represent BC and VIU at the 2014 CCAA badminton Nationals in Edmonton , Alberta February 26-March 1.
Melissa will compete in the women's singles event hoping to improve on her silver medal last year.
Graydon Robb and Pat Thompson will be partnered up for men's doubles.
All three received PACWEST league all-stars awards !!

For more info on the 2014 CCAA Badminton Nationals check out the website

VIU earned a PACWEST provincial bronze medal in the team event !!

2014 PACWEST Badminton FINAL overall Team Standings

1. Langara College  1,393  (2014 PACWEST Champions-Gold Medalists)
2. KPU                   1,029  Silver Medalists
3. VIU                      983  Bronze Medalists
4. Douglas College    777
5. TRU                     734


Individual results from Sunday:

WS - Melissa Liew took the silver in a great 3 game battle against Kathleen Lougheed of Douglas College.

MD - Pat Thompson and Graydon Robb - silver  - they were within 4 points of the gold - looking to reverse the result at Nationals!

XD - John Foster and Jordan Bartulabac played the best match of their year to take the bronze medal

MS - Connor White finished fourth but was very very close to upsetting the silver medallist.

WD - Lucy Bonar and Darby Walker were also fourth but battled hard and grew with every match