Posts Tagged ‘AUS’

Tigers hungry for playoffs

Luke Madill believes the men’s hockey team can be Dalhousie’s best team in seven years. That’s because Madill, a fifth-year defenseman and captain of the team, believes the Tigers can get into the playoffs this year, something the team has not done since the 2010-2011 season seven years ago. “I think the expectations are to…

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Tigers find triumph

In her first ever university level cross-country race, Dalhousie runner Savanna Jordan won. “Yeah, I am excited,” said a smiling Jordan after the race. Racing at the Dalhousie/Saint Mary’s Invitational at Point Pleasant Park on a humid Saturday, Sept. 23rd, Jordan finished the women’s 6 km race in 22:39, which was 12 seconds faster than…

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Kate Fines rookie season better than fine

First year goalkeeper, Kate Fines, is entering the second half the Dalhousie University soccer season with five shutouts under her belt, and a 0.29 goals against average. The Dalhousie Tigers women’s soccer team has played seven games this season: winning four, losing two and tying one. For all 630 minutes of play, Fines has been…

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The long road back

By Josh Young The Dalhousie University Tiger’s men’s basketball team had their best season in the program’s history last year by winning the program’s first medal at the national championships. But there was one player unable to get on the court for the entire season: Cedric Sanogo. Sanogo was injured all of last year while…

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The value of experience

No matter how hard you try in practice, you can’t replicate game experience. Four first-year members of the Tigers women’s soccer team were able to pick up some of that valuable experience when they suited up for team Nova Scotia at the Canada Games this summer. “Yeah that’s definitely a unique experience,” says Tigers’ Head…

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Women’s soccer team win first game

The young Dalhousie women’s soccer team won their first game of the season, 2-0, at home against the University of New Brunswick Varsity Reds. With seven rookies on the team, the Tigers’ win was partly due to establishing a program where new players can be brought in, ready to contribute to the team’s success. “The…

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Men’s basketball team celebrates most successful season ever

The Dalhousie Tigers men’s basketball team had a successful 2016-2017 season that ended with them finishing at the top of the AUS standings. The Tigers won their third straight AUS championship, as well as the men’s basketball program’s first national championship medal of any kind. “It’s been a huge success,” said Tigers’ coach Rick Plato.…

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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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Dalhousie hosts U Sports men’s basketball Final 8

Dalhousie is ready to welcome the best university basketball teams in Canada to Halifax, as they host of the 2017 U-Sports Final 8 men’s basketball national championship from March 9th to 12th in the Scotiabank Centre. “There is a huge tradition of playing the national tournament in this city, so I think people are glad…

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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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