Volleyball

Leading the way

This summer, Dalhousie volleyball player Courtney Baker proved that she is not only one of the best women’s volleyball players in Atlantic University Sport (AUS), but one of the best in the country. An AUS first-team all-star last season, Baker competed against 60 players from the NCAA, U SPORTS and professional players to make the…

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Dal athletes keep a balanced lifestyle

Dalhousie University athletes work tirelessly to represent their school. How do these high-performing athletes manage to balance their academia, training and social life? The Gazette talked to two athletes about how they manage this. Harrison Callaghan is in his third year playing the position of left side on the men’s volleyball team. Off the court,…

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Dalhousie athletics preview

Basketball The men’s basketball team are coming off an exciting season where they won the Atlantic University Sport (AUS) championship for the third season in a row and won the bronze medal as hosts of the Final 8, which is the program’s first national championship medal. Gone are seniors Ritchie Kanza Mata, Kashrell Lawrence, Ryall…

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Women’s volleyball team finishes fifth in country

The Dalhousie Tigers women’s volleyball capped off a historic season with a fifth-place finish last weekend at the national championships at Ryerson University in Toronto. Led by Head Coach Rick Scott, the USports Women’s volleyball coach of the year, fourth year outside hitter Anna-Dunn Suen–who was named AUS Championship MVP for the third straight year,…

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Dal and King’s are implementing baseline concussion protocols

They aren’t obvious like bruises or broken bones, but concussions are a serious issue that bleeds into all levels of sport. Dalhousie University and the University of King’s College are taking steps to protect student-athletes, having implemented new concussion protocols this year. Jessica Josenhans, a former member of Dal’s volleyball team, suffered a concussion last…

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Tigers capture fourth straight AUS Championship

The women’s V-ball Tigers won their fourth consecutive AUS championship with a 3-1 (25-16, 25-15, 21-25, 25-17) victory over the Memorial Sea-Hawks on Sunday Feb. 28 in Wolfville, N.S. The Tigers beat the SMU Huskies on Saturday, Feb. 27 3-0 (25-10, 25-18, 25-18) to make it to the Sunday final. The first set of the…

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Men’s volleyball

The men’s v-ball Tigers fell 3-0 (25-21, 25-15, 25-23) to the UNB Varsity Reds in the first match of the AUS championships at the Dalplex on Friday, Feb. 19. The loss puts the Tigers up against a wall, as they will need to win the next two matches in the best of three series to…

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Tigers knock off Axewomen 3-0

The women’s v-ball Tigers closed out their regular season with a 3-0 (25-13, 25-23, 26-24) win over the Acadia Axewomen in Wolfville N.S on Sunday, Feb. 21. The win gives the Tigers a 14-3 record on the season: good for first place in the AUS and a first round bye at the upcoming AUS championships.…

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