Every week we look back at the top moments from the past weekend in our #WinTheWeb feature. Here are some of the top moments from the weekend of January 11-13, 2019.
WHKY: Draper guides Canada to gold at U-18s
Alberta Pandas head coach Howie Draper already has one of the best resumes in Canadian university hockey history. Now he can add another championship to his resume, as he guided Canada to gold at the 2019 IIHF U18 Women's World Championship in Obihiro, Japan on Sunday. Canada downed the United States in dramatic fashion, as the canucks needed an overtime winner from Maddi Wheeler to secure gold.
WBB: Gianattasio cementing herself as all-time great
��ALERT�� This weekend @AmiraGiannattas scored 48 points to bring her career total to 1,398 jumping her ahead of former team mate @jbugiardini_ and former Vike @deboyebo to be the 4th highest in career scoring for all Vikes women. @canadawest @USPORTSca #govikesgo #uvicvikes pic.twitter.com/3ygb2UUyro— UVic Vikes (@uvicvikes) January 13, 2019
Fifth-year guard Amira Gianattasio is leaving her mark on the University of Victoria's record books. The veteran sits fourth on the Vikes' all-time list, as her 48 points over the weekend against UFV pushed her career total to 1,398. She's now the active CW all-time leading scorer, and will be looking to become the 21st player to crack the 1,400-point mark this weekend when she plays Lethbridge.
MVB: T-Birds survive third set marathon
�� MVB | A lot of missed opportunities in the 3rd set for both sides, but @MacEwanGriffins managed to secure the 3rd set after a suspenseful 37-35 set point vs. @ubcmvb. The ‘Birds hold a 2-1 advantage heading into the 4th set. #GoBirdsGo pic.twitter.com/hLeBfDL5uE— UBC Thunderbirds / @UBCTBirds (@ubctbirds) January 13, 2019
The UBC Thunderbirds survived a third set scare from the MacEwan Griffins Saturday night in Vancouver. UBC won 3-1, but it was the third set that stood out in the battle. The T-Birds and Griffins traded point after point in the third set, before MacEwan eventually emerged with a 37-35 set win.
FB: Onyemata, Saints headed to NFC Championship
Former Manitoba Bison David Onyemata is headed to the NFC Championship game, as his New Orleans Saints downed the Philadelphia Eagles 20-14 Sunday. Onyemata was taken in the 6th round of the 2016 NFL Draft after blossoming into a football force at the University of Manitoba under head coach Brian Dobie.
You can learn more about Onyemata's journey at Manitoba by going back in the CW vault and checking out the video below.