Locals lift UBC to a national title

Four Surrey soccer players contribute to Thunderbirds success

Sean Einarsson of Surrey (13) is one of four local players on the national champion UBC Thunderbirds.

Four soccer players from Surrey contributed to a national championship for the University of British Columbia (UBC) Thunderbirds.

UBC clinched the CIS (Canadian Interuniversity Sports) title Sunday in Fredericton, New Brunswick with a 3-1 win over the University of Laval. The Thunderbirds won three consecutive games at the six-team national championship tournament.

Defenders Harry Lakhan and Andrew Grange, midfielder Sean Einarsson and forward Otis Sandhu suited up for UBC this season.

Lakhan started 18 games, scoring four goals and assisting on 13 others to finish with 21 points, good for fifth in team scoring. Sean Einarsson appeared in 17 games, 16 as a starter, and netted six goals to go with three assists.

Otis Sandhu started two games, and came on as a substitute in five others while Andrew Grange played in four games, two as a starter.

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