Posts by Volleyball

Scotiabank Women’s Volleyball Invitational hits Dalplex

By Raeesa Lalani, Sports Contributor • October 3, 2014

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Tigers see first bit of preseason action under their own roof
The Dalhousie women’s volleyball team kicked off their exhibition season last weekend at the …

The big finish!

By Dalhousie Gazette Staff • March 28, 2014

MacDonald had the Tigers set up for success. (Photo y Chris Parent)

The end of the year brings about different feelings for everyone. Some are relieved that it’s finally over, while others are bewildered by how …

International Student Profile: Desirée Nouwen

By Hamzeh Hadad, Sports Contributor • March 14, 2014

A newcomer to Canada, Desirée Nouwen is eager to embrace local culture—beginning with her choice of beverage. (Photo by Chris Parent)

Every team has stories of rookies emerging when it matters most to make an impact. In another successful year for the Dalhousie Tigers women’s …

The Ticker (for the week ending Mar. 2)

By Benjamin Blum, Sports Editor Emeritus • March 7, 2014

Maggie Li (5) delivers the ball into Trinity Western territory at the CIS national championships. (Photo by Rob Weitzel via

Men’s volleyball – Some consolation at nationals for Dal
It was a trying weekend for the AUS champs as the fourth-seeded Tigers encountered a familiar foe …

Championship redemption for men’s volleyball

By Moe Elgayar, News Contributor • February 27, 2014

Jonathan MacDonald (1) and Matthew Donovan (7) join their Tigers teammates in celebrating an improbable win. (Photo by Fran Harris via the University of New Brunswick)

The Atlantic University Sport (AUS) men’s volleyball crown is returning to Halifax, as the Dalhousie Tigers retook the title from long-time rival University of …

Women’s volleyball second to none

By Ian Froese, Editor-in-chief emeritus • February 27, 2014

Dalhousie's Desiree Nouwen keeps the ball in play - she would finish the game with 11 digs. (Photo by Nick Pearce via Dal Athletics)

Before Dalhousie won the Atlantic University Sport (AUS) women’s volleyball championship earlier this month, graduating player Katherine Ryan knew what to expect.
There would be …

Early championship edge for men’s volleyball

By Hamzeh Hadad, Sports Contributor • February 9, 2014


In what has become an Atlantic University Sport (AUS) tradition over the past 10 years, Dalhousie is squaring off against the University of New …

The Ticker (For the week ending Feb. 2)

By Daniel Bergman, Assistant Sports Editor • February 6, 2014

Ben MacAskill had three assists in the UPEI win. (Photo by Kit Moran)

Men’s volleyball – Rivalry renewed in tense weekend series
A season-long battle for Atlantic University Sport (AUS) dominance continued last weekend, as the Dalhousie Tigers and …

The Ticker (For the week ending Jan. 26)

By Daniel Bergman, Assistant Sports Editor • February 1, 2014

Dal's Devon Stedman (15) on the court during Saturday's game. (Photo by Chris Parent)

 Women’s Volleyball
The Dalhousie Tigers’ women’s volleyball team dominated the visiting Acadia Axewomen on Friday, Jan. 24, winning their evening game in straight sets (25-18, …

Two different wins for women’s volleyball

By Benjamin Blum, Sports Editor Emeritus • January 17, 2014

Jessica Josenhans, 10, defends the net. (Photo by Kit Moran)

The women’s volleyball team emerged with consecutive victories in their weekend series against Memorial. However, it was a tale of two starkly different matches.
“We …