Posts Tagged ‘AUS Championship’

The Tigers are AUS Champions once again

In this image: The Dalhousie Tigers pose for a championship photo at the Scotiabank Centre on March 3.

The Dalhousie Tigers defeated their rivals the Saint Mary’s Huskies 65-55 to claim their fourth AUS men’s basketball championship in five years on Sunday afternoon. “It feels great to show that we won it and it also shows everyone that we belong in the final 8,” says Sascha Kappos, fourth-year forward for the Tigers. Kappos…

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Tigers win third straight AUS championship in men’s basketball

The Dalhousie Tigers men’s basketball teams are the first team since the 2003-2006 StFX X-Men to win three straight AUS championships. They defeated their Halifax rivals the Saint Mary’s Huskies in a close 63-60 game on March 5th at the Scotiabank Centre in order to capture the title. “I’m just glad for the guys,” said Tigers…

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Dal takes AUS track championship

The Dalhousie Tigers track team came out on top yet again at last weekend’s Atlantic University Sport (AUS) Championships, with both men and women taking the number one spot on the podium. The meet was hosted by the Université de Moncton, and the victories marked the 28th consecutive title for the women and the fifteenth…

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The Ticker (for the week ending Feb. 23)

David Sharpe's performance provided a lone bright spot in an otherwise disappointing weekend. (Photo by Martin Bazyl via the University of Toronto)

Track and Field – Women take title, men settle for second For the first time since the 2001-02 season, the AUS track and field championship did not result in a clean sweep for the Tigers. Although the women’s team retained their title (which has been in their possession since 1990), the men were overtaken by St.…

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Championship redemption for men’s volleyball

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 New Brunswick on Feb. 15. The Tigers secured the AUS championship by winning 2-0 in a best-of-three series, and scored a spot in the Canada Interuniversity Sport (CIS) national championship tournament.…

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Women’s volleyball second to none

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 jubilation if the Tigers won their second straight title, as the bench cleared and players stormed the court. There would be hoots and hollers from the Dalplex faithful. There would…

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