Men’s Basketball (3on3)
Monday, June 26, 2006
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Spartans and Alumni win Vancouver 3on3
TWU alumni and current Spartans head to Toronto for national title
LANGLEY, British Columbia – Trinity Western University men’s basketball alumni Stephen Janzen and Kyle Kooger paired with current players Trevor Nerdahl and David Bron to form the team “The Chess Club” that won the Vancouver open division of the NBA 3on3 – Ballers Unite tournament held June 17-18 at Simon Fraser University.
The team will now travel to Toronto to compete in the NBA 3on3 All-Star tournament. The tournament will be held July 22-23 at Toronto’s Exhibition Place.
NBA 3on3 is Canada's Only National 3-on-3 Tour and brings the true NBA experience to your city. 100% Canadian owned, NBA 3on3 will travel coast to coast featuring some the country’s best shooters, dribblers and passers.
Traveling across eight markets - Calgary, Winnipeg, Edmonton, Vancouver, London, Atlantic (Moncton), Montreal and Toronto - NBA 3on3 brings the True NBA Experience to your City with NBA-style entertainment. You'll get dancers, mascots, music, NBA celebrity appearances in each market and free NBA stuff to be won at each event.
As official members of Canadian Interuniversity Sport, the Spartans compete in six sports in the Canada West division of the CIS: Men’s and Women’s Soccer, Basketball and Volleyball. This past season the Spartans earned two CIS national championship medals: their second national championship gold with men's volleyball and bronze in men's soccer. In seven years as members of the CIS the Spartans have won two national titles (women’s soccer won gold in 2005), five CIS championship medals and two Canada West championships.
Trinity Western University, located in Langley, B.C., is a not-for-profit Christian liberal arts university enrolling over 3,300 students this year. With a broad based, liberal arts and sciences curriculum, the University offers undergraduate degrees in 39 major areas of study ranging from business, education and computer science to biology and nursing, and 14 other graduate degrees including counselling psychology, theology and leadership. For more information, visit TWU’s Official Athletics site at www.gospartans.ca.
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