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British Columbia Thunderbirds - 1969-70 Season

Head Coach:Peter Mullins (8th season)
League:Western Canada IAA

Summary of team record for the season

Conference RecordCIAU RecordOverall Record
W-LPctPointsPPGW-LPctPointsPPGW-LPctPointsPPG
16-01.0001485-98192.8 - 61.323-01.0002128-146192.5 - 63.528-40.8752867-215789.6 - 67.4

Player roster

NoPlayerPosHtWtEligHometownHigh School (Prior Team)
 Alex Brayden Guard  
 Stan Callegari Guard6-1165 Vancouver, BC 
 Jack Hoy Forward6-2185 Edmonton, ABDelbrook High
 Joe Kainer Guard  
 Rod Matheson Guard6-1170 Burnaby, BC 
 John Mills Forward6-3200 Vancouver, BCVancouver City College
 Bill Ruby Guard  
13Bob Molinski Guard/Forward6-3  
20John Hawkins Forward6-0180 Courtenay, BC 
21Derek Sankey Forward6-3185 Vancouver, BC 
23Ron Thorsen Guard6-1175 Prince George, BCPrince George High
24Terry MacKay Centre6-8215 Vancouver, BC 

Awards presented

Alex Brayden WCIAA Second Team All-Star
Terry MacKay WCIAA Second Team All-Star
Bob Molinski WCIAA First Team All-Star, Second Team All-Canadian
Derek Sankey All-Canadian (Honourable Mention), CIS Tournament All-Star Team
Ron Thorsen WCIAA First Team All-Star, First Team All-Canadian, MVP of CIAU Championship / Jack Donohue Trophy, CIS Tournament All-Star Team

Game results for the season

--- Non-Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Nov 7, 1969Vancouver, BCUBC AlumniWin88-68  
Sat Dec 27, 1969Vancouver, BCSt. Martin's CollegeWin98-81  
Sun Dec 28, 1969Vancouver, BCSt. Martin's CollegeWin77-69  
Tue Dec 30, 1969Vancouver, BCWestern WashingtonWin83-73  
Fri Jan 2, 1970Seattle, WASeattle PacificLoss61-77  
Sat Jan 3, 1970Seattle, WASeattle PacificLoss65-72  
Mon Jan 5, 1970Portland, ORPortland StateLoss88-111  
Tue Jan 6, 1970Portland, ORPortland StateLoss76-78  
Sat Feb 14, 1970Vancouver, BCSimon FraserWin103-67 Buchanan Cup
--- Regular Season Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Nov 21, 1969Vancouver, BCManitobaWin59-48  
Sat Nov 22, 1969Vancouver, BCWinnipegWin107-70  
Fri Nov 28, 1969Regina, SKReginaWin91-54  
Sat Nov 29, 1969Saskatoon, SKSaskatchewanWin110-66  
Fri Jan 9, 1970Vancouver, BCCalgaryWin109-73  
Sat Jan 10, 1970Vancouver, BCAlbertaWin92-57  
Fri Jan 16, 1970Winnipeg, MBManitobaWin72-65  
Sat Jan 17, 1970Winnipeg, MBWinnipegWin78-71  
Fri Jan 23, 1970Calgary, ABCalgaryWin87-60  
Sat Jan 24, 1970Edmonton, ABAlbertaWin91-63  
Mon Jan 26, 1970Lethbridge, ABLethbridgeWin112-49  
Fri Jan 30, 1970Vancouver, BCReginaWin94-54  
Sat Jan 31, 1970Vancouver, BCSaskatchewanWin109-70Stats 
Mon Feb 2, 1970Victoria, BCVictoriaWin76-69  
Sat Feb 7, 1970Vancouver, BCLethbridgeWin107-47  
Thu Feb 12, 1970Vancouver, BCVictoriaWin91-65  
--- Playoff Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Feb 20, 1970Vancouver, BCVictoriaWin96-74 WCIAA Semifinal (Best of 3)
Sat Feb 21, 1970Vancouver, BCVictoriaWin97-56 WCIAA Semifinal (Best of 3)
Fri Feb 27, 1970Vancouver, BCManitobaWin82-74OTWCIAA Final (Best of 3)
Sat Feb 28, 1970Vancouver, BCManitobaWin91-68 WCIAA Final (Best of 3)
Thu Mar 12, 1970Hamilton, ONSaint MarysWin74-55StatsCIAU Quarterfinal
Fri Mar 13, 1970Hamilton, ONLaurentianWin107-78StatsCIAU Semifinal
Sat Mar 14, 1970Hamilton, ONMcMasterWin96-75StatsCIAU Championship

Overall scoring summary for the season

PlayerGPMinsMpg3 PtField GoalsFree ThrowsReboundsRPGPFAToBlStPtsPPG
Ron Thorsen3200.00-00.0239-51946.1172-23573.20-01544.8711931410065020.3
Bob Molinski3200.00-00.0209-48842.8188-26072.30-033210.479128860060618.9
Derek Sankey3100.00-00.0192-41845.998-13075.40-039512.711168440048215.5
Terry MacKay3200.00-00.0133-33839.380-11172.10-037411.711258880034610.8
Alex Brayden3000.00-00.0126-31240.436-5170.60-01515.0579645002889.6
Jack Hoy3100.00-00.072-15845.634-4969.40-0963.1562231001785.7
Joe Kainer2200.00-00.033-6055.022-3171.00-0391.814243100884.0
Stan Callegari500.00-00.09-2634.62-450.00-081.6451000204.0
John Mills2900.00-00.035-11530.421-5836.20-01194.139212400913.1
John Hawkins2200.00-00.019-5633.920-2969.00-0693.124102200582.6
Rod Matheson2400.00-00.025-6936.211-2055.00-0381.613242400612.5
* Team Totals3200.00-00.01092-255942.7684-97869.90-0177555.558064954600286889.6

Season scoring summary for league games only

PlayerGPMinsMpg3 PtField GoalsFree ThrowsReboundsRPGPFAToBlStPtsPPG
Derek Sankey16         22914.3     00.0
* Team Totals16         22914.3     00.0

Season individual bests vs U SPORTS teams for all players

PlayerMost pointsMost reboundsMost assists
Ron Thorsen48 on Jan 31, 1970 vs Saskatchewan  
Derek Sankey30 on Mar 14, 1970 vs McMaster  
Bob Molinski25 on Mar 13, 1970 vs Laurentian21 on Mar 13, 1970 vs Laurentian 
Terry MacKay13 on Mar 14, 1970 vs McMaster14 on Mar 13, 1970 vs Laurentian 
Alex Brayden11 on Mar 13, 1970 vs Laurentian  
Jack Hoy11 on Mar 13, 1970 vs Laurentian  


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