Soccer stars Shopland, Phagura honoured by UFV

Mackenzie Shopland and Sahib Phagura have been named the University of the Fraser Valley athletes of the week.

Mackenzie Shopland and Sahib Phagura have been named the University of the Fraser Valley athletes of the week.

Shopland, a rookie midfielder with the Cascades women’s soccer team, helped her squad to a 2-0 win over Lethbridge on Saturday and was named player of the match in UFV’s 1-0 loss to Calgary on Sunday.

Phagura, a first-year defender from Abbotsford, was a strong presence for the UFV men’s squad during a scoreless draw with Victoria on Saturday. For his efforts, Phagura earned his second player of the match honour of the season.