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

Two different wins for women’s volleyball

January 17, 2014

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 weren’t very good today,” said head coach Rick Scott following Sunday’s grueling 3-1 victory. “Give… Continue Reading

Men’s volleyball routs Memorial

January 17, 2014

It was an offensive clinic at the Dalplex over the weekend as the men’s volleyball team soundly defeated the Memorial Sea-Hawks, winning six straight sets. The visitors from St. John’s were outmatched by their Dalhousie counterparts Saturday evening, who held… Continue Reading

The Ticker (Week ending Nov. 17)

November 20, 2013

Swimming: Tigers remain atop podium The final meet of 2013 was another successful one for the Tigers, who once again lapped the competition at the Dalplex pool. Both men’s and women’s teams jumped out to massive leads following Saturday’s races, finishing… Continue Reading

The Ticker (For the week ending Nov 3)

November 07, 2013

Hockey: On-ice struggles continue A disappointing weekend for Tigers hockey ended on a redeeming note, as Dalhousie’s women’s team overcame a two-goal deficit to secure a 2-2 tie against UPEI on Saturday, Nov. 2. Forwards Courtney Sheedy and Elena Tsitouras scored… Continue Reading

Back-to-back titles the goal for women’s volleyball

October 18, 2013

Rick Scott isn’t ready to give up the Atlantic University Sport’s (AUS) banner anytime soon, and he believes this year’s team has what it takes to hold on to it. “I’m excited about the year,” says Scott, head coach of… Continue Reading

The Ticker (For the week ending Sept. 29)

October 02, 2013

Women’s volleyball win three of four in tourney The Dalplex played host to the preseason Scotiabank Invitational Tournament from September 27 to 29, with the reigning AUS champion Tigers preparing for their title defence. After an opening night loss to… Continue Reading

King’s men’s volleyball program cut

September 06, 2013

The University of King’s College has cut its men’s volleyball program. The team was in the midst of a coaching transition, and this air of uncertainty led to a lack of commitment on the part of returning and incoming volleyball… Continue Reading

Rieka Santilli, David Sharpe garner top Dal athlete awards

March 28, 2013

Second ever top athlete honours for both Tigers … Continue Reading