Winning ways. ATHLETES ON THE PODIUM
There were some standout performances by Langara's
2012 and 2013 were also banner seasons for Langara’s
athletes in 2012 and 2013.
badminton team. The squad won a team bronze (2012)
The Langara Falcons men’s basketball team made history by bringing home 20 victories in the regular season – an unparalleled achievement for a Pacific Western Athletic Association (PACWEST) team. They capped off the spectacular run with a 2013 PACWEST championship and a bronze at the 2013 Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) national championships. The team closed out the year by representing the College and Canada
and team silver (2013) at the PACWEST provincial championships. In 2013, Jason Sun won the men’s single title and was named Player of the Year by the conference, while Ashley Jang and Matt Downton took home gold in mixed doubles. In 2012, Alisa Young won silver in the women’s singles event and Luke Couture captured the men’s individual PACWEST title. Luke also won bronze at the 2012 national championships.
at the 2013 Kainan Basketball Tournament in Taiwan.
Former Langara student-athlete Tobias Ng represented
Falcons coach Paul Eberhardt was also named the 2013
Canada at the London Summer Olympics in 2012, competing
CCAA Men’s Basketball Coach of the Year.
in badminton. In London, he played alongside Calgary’s
In soccer news, seven Falcons team members were
Grace Gao as Canada’s mixed doubles pair.
among the winners at the 2013 PACWEST Soccer Awards. Midfielders Ramsey Alfantazi and Carlos Marquez, defenceman Arved Poetter, and veteran forward Brett Wiens from the men’s team were named 1st Team AllStars. Defenders Lena Soutar and Olivia Kappelli from the women's team were named 1st Team All-Star, with forward Amrit Berar named to the 2nd Team All-Star. Both “Rookie of the Year” titles were also awarded to Langara, with the honours going to Marquez (men's) and Kappelli (women's). In addition, men’s soccer coach Marc Rizzardo was named PACWEST Soccer Coach of the Year.
Langara College | 2012-2013 Community Report