Posts Tagged ‘Bryan Duquette’

Men’s volleyball looks to re-assert dominance

  Dalhousie men’s volleyball coach Dan Ota refuses to shy away from the high expectations facing his team as it enters the 2013-14 regular season. “We’re always looking to win our conference,” last year’s Atlantic University Sport (AUS) coach of the year states bluntly. “We want to be at the national championships at the end…

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The Ticker (For the week ending Oct. 13)

Cross Country: Tigers prep for finals in Quebec In a tune-up for the AUS championships in Moncton on Oct. 26, the Dal men’s and women’s cross-country teams took part in the RSEQ Invitational in Montreal on Oct. 12. The women’s team placed second overall in team scores, with three Tigers finishing in the top 10…

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Locked in: men’s vball holds their own

Kristen O'Brien tries to break the Montreal block in the Tigers' five-set victory over the Carabins. (Chris Parent photo)

Volleyball was the big draw at the Dalplex this past weekend as teams from the AUS and Quebec’s RSEQ met for their third interlock of the season. In a tightly contested series against Sherbrooke, Montreal and Laval, the Dalhousie men’s volleyball team held their own in winning two of three games. “I think that our…

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Split decision

Dal volleyball players are hoping that their young team will rise to all challenges. (Martina Marien photo)

More times than not, a team with 11 new players is likely to have a rebuilding season. Try telling that to the Dalhousie men’s volleyball team. Though the majority of last year’s AUS-winning team either graduated or did not return, the new-look Tigers showed no signs of their youth in the first game of their…

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