Years later she realized that, although not the most appropriate words for a goalie, her childhood cry may have hinted at the on-ice success that lay ahead.
Bennion, who plays centre for UBC's varsity women's ice hockey team, and Mike
Dalziel, a pillar of the men's volleyball team, both developed their love of
sports at a young age. A further similarity is the fact that while excelling in
their sport of choice, Bennion and Dalziel have also excelled as students,
consistently earning Academic All-Canadian status for maintaining academic
averages of better than 80 per cent.
Bob Philip, director of Athletics and Recreation at UBC, was in the stands with hundreds of other fans cheering on Nohra and the T-Birds as the team trampled the Calgary Dinosaurs on the way to victory.
Philip, like Nohra, has been a forceful player in the success and well-being of
athletics at UBC.