York University welcomes the Brazilian Pan Am Team to campus

Craig Okazaki, facility operations manager at the Tait Mackenzie Centre, says Brazil reached out to York U to find space to train prior to the games and has since sent a scout group to the University to check out the Keele campus and its facilities. The team arrives June 28 and will stay on campus for the duration of the games.

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Humana-Paredes to represent Canada at Pan Am Games

Former York University Lions women’s volleyball player Melissa Humana-Paredes has been named to the Canadian beach volleyball team for the 2015 Pan Am Games in Toronto this summer. Humana-Paredes, a Toronto native, will play alongside longtime partner Taylor Pischke, who is from Winnipeg.

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Sweden defeats Netherlands in friendly at York University

Sweden defeated the Netherlands 2-1 in an international friendly at York University’s Keele campus on May 30 in advance of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup. The two teams squared off at York Stadium in their final training match ahead of the world’s most important women’s soccer tournament, which gets under way at venues across Canada later this week.

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York U thrower Brittany Crew has Pan Am ambitions

Thrower Brittany Crew is competing for a spot at the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games. She has had a successful 2014-15, sweeping the throwing events at the Ontario University Athletics and Canadian Interuniversity Sport championships, making for one of the best throwing seasons ever.

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