UFV golfers win at Bear Mountain

The University of the Fraser Valley men's golf team won the inaugural Bear Mountain Collegiate Championship in Victoria on the weekend.

UFV golfers win at Bear Mountain

The University of the Fraser Valley men’s golf team won the inaugural Bear Mountain Collegiate Championship in Victoria on the weekend. The Cascades won the two-day team event by seven strokes. They opened up a huge 15-stroke lead on Saturday behind Drew St. Cyr’s round of 69, and cruised from there. In the individual overall, UFV teammates Brett Stewart and Aaron Flanagan finished tied for first. “It’s great to start 2011 off on a winning note,” Stewart said. “We know we have a lot of work ahead in the lead-up to the RCGA Championships in June. This is what we work all year for and the win is a big boost for the team and for me personally.”SOCCER TEAM SECOND AT KEG CLASSICThe UFV men’s soccer team was also in action in Victoria, where they finished second at the Keg Classic spring tournament.The Cascades defeated the host UVic Vikes 4-3 in their opener, building a 4-0 lead at halftime before the Vikes mounted a comeback with a trio of second-half goals. Sasa Plavsic (2), Craig Robinson and Ryan Liddiard did the scoring for UFV.In the final against UBC, the Cascades held the lead on two occasions on goals by Plavsic and Robinson, but the Thunderbirds rallied in the second half for a 4-2 victory.