Posts Tagged ‘men’s volleyball’

Adventure to Europe

In this image: Dalhousie University's men's volleyball team.

The men’s volleyball team had a “once in a lifetime opportunity,” over the winter break.   That’s what the team’s head coach, Dan Ota said after he took the team on a volleyball trip to Europe over the break.   “I think this is the kind of trip that (the players) are going to talk amongst themselves…

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2019 Dal athletics winter break analysis

In this image: Sascha Kappos slam dunks the ball into the basketball hoop.

At the end of the fall semester, the basketball, hockey, swimming and volleyball teams get a break, but they’re also gearing up for the second half of their seasons.   Here’s an overview of how they’re doing so far.   Dal men’s basketball   After two years of dominating the regular season, the first month of the men’s…

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Making a comeback

Harrison Callaghan is back and clear to take off.   Callaghan, a third-year veteran of the men’s volleyball team for Dalhousie University is back in the line up after being forced to sit out the 2017-2018 season due to a back injury.   He missed the entire season after he hurt his lower back right before the…

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Dal varsity season preview

Here’s a brief overview of the upcoming Dalhousie University athletics season. Seven of the 14 teams should be contending for an AUS championship, making it an exciting year.   Men’s basketball  The men’s basketball team is once again hosting the national championships in Halifax and will be guaranteed a spot in the tournament. The challenge…

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Two teams, one champ

The Atlantic University Sports (AUS) conference is now facing a men’s volleyball season with only two competitors. The Memorial University men’s volleyball team dropped out of the AUS conference this past summer and now Dalhousie University has one opponent for the upcoming season: the University of New Brunswick. “Most people have a knee-jerk reaction to…

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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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Men’s volleyball

The Tigers’ men’s volleyball team took the Memorial Seahawks 3-0 (25-21, 25-15, 25-17) on Sunday, Feb. 7 at the Dalplex. The four-point win gives the Tigers a 10-5 record on the season. They sit in first place in the AUS with 18 points, four points up on the UNB Varsity Reds The first set was…

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The Ticker (for the week ending Mar. 2)

Alex Dempsey (4) lunges for the dig in CIS championship play. (Photo by David Moll via Calgary [CIS])

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 in the quarter-final: interlock rival and defending national champion Laval. The No. 5 Rouge et Or proved superior in the match, dispatching Dal in straight sets. The Tigers’ time at…

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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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