Volleyball

Women’s volleyball wins third-straight AUS championship

March 01, 2015

They did it again. The Dalhousie women’s volleyball team are the champions for their third year in a row, beating the Saint Mary’s Huskies three sets to one at the Richard J. Currie Centre in Fredericton. The Tigers finished second… Continue Reading

Women’s volleyball beats Axewomen in straight sets

January 16, 2015

Dumont’s 11 kills lead Tigers to victory The lady Tigers swept the Acadia Axewomen off the floor in their first game of 2015. The Tigers took the first set 25-15, and the next two consecutively 25-14 and 25-16. There was… Continue Reading

Putting the ‘student’ in student-athlete

January 16, 2015

Haworth, Hudson study medicine while pursing athletic careers Rebecca Haworth and Alexandra Hudson aren’t your typical varsity athletes. Haworth is a high jumper. Hudson, a volleyball player. Though their chosen sport is different, the two share a common bond. They both… Continue Reading

Men’s volleyball on track for another dominating season

October 30, 2014

If you thought the men’s volleyball team was good last season, just wait until you see what they have in store this year. The Tigers return with 12 players that took home Atlantic University Sport (AUS) banner last season. Dan… Continue Reading

Young women’s volleyball team look for third straight title

October 29, 2014

Rick Scott says this year’s path to an Atlantic University Sport (AUS) championship will be unfamiliar, but the final destination should remain the same. Dalhousie’s women’s volleyball team is coming off a dominant season that saw them place fourth at… Continue Reading

Scotiabank Women’s Volleyball Invitational hits Dalplex

October 03, 2014

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 Scotiabank Women’s Volleyball Invitational at the Dalplex. Their first two games proved a great success… Continue Reading

The big finish!

March 28, 2014

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 fast it went by. For the editorial staff at the Gazette’s sports section, it’s a mix of… Continue Reading

International Student Profile: Desirée Nouwen

March 14, 2014

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 volleyball team, this player was transatlantic transfer student Desirée Nouwen. Nouwen, originally from Weert, a city… Continue Reading

The Ticker (for the week ending Mar. 2)

March 07, 2014

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 in the quarter-final: interlock rival and defending national champion Laval. The No. 5 Rouge et… Continue Reading

Championship redemption for men’s volleyball

February 27, 2014

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 New Brunswick on Feb. 15. The Tigers secured the AUS championship by winning 2-0 in a… Continue Reading

Women’s volleyball second to none

February 27, 2014

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 jubilation if the Tigers won their second straight title, as the bench cleared and players… Continue Reading

Early championship edge for men’s volleyball

February 09, 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 Brunswick for the men’s volleyball title. The Tigers entered the final in first place with a… Continue Reading

The Ticker (For the week ending Feb. 2)

February 06, 2014

  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 UNB Varsity Reds—ranked first and second, respectively, in the small Atlantic conference—split a two-game… Continue Reading