Posts by volleyball

International Student Profile: Desirée Nouwen

By Hamzeh Hadad • 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 • 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 Mohamed Elgayar • 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 • 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 • 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 …

Two different wins for women’s volleyball

By Benjamin Blum • 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 …

Men’s volleyball routs Memorial

By Benjamin Blum • January 17, 2014

The Tigers were in top form last weekend. (Photo by Kit Moran)

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 …

The Ticker (Week ending Nov. 17)

By Benjamin Blum • 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 …

The Ticker (For the week ending Nov 3)

By Daniel Bergman • November 7, 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 …

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

By Graeme Benjamin • 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 …