Posts Tagged ‘Nationals’

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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Claire Yurkovich

Hometown: Edmonton, AB Major: Psychology, second year Proudest achievement to date: Probably making swimming through university. I qualified for Olympic trials and competed nationally for that. I’ve gone to Canadian nationals and last year I qualified for CIS. Next big thing she wants to achieve: Finishing off my degree. I’m hoping to go into education afterward. Just…

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Dal rowing club strong at nationals

The Dalhousie Rowing Club competed at the 2013 Canadian University Rowing Championships on Nov. 2 and 3 in Montreal, QC. This is the first time in six years that the university has competed at nationals. Dalhousie does not offer rowing as a varsity sport, unlike many of the schools the club competed against over the…

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Tigers’ fifth best in the country

The Queen's Gaels had the upper hand in the quarter-final. (Photo from Armando Tura via

Jack Hutchison and his soccer team flew out to Victoria, B.C. for nationals this month, fresh on the heels of a confident win in the AUS championship, winning back-to-back titles for the first time since 2001. However, confidence wasn’t enough as the Dalhousie Tigers failed to take their chances against a strong Queen’s Gaels team,…

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Tigers strike back-to-back gold

The pennant is Dal's for a second straight year. (Vaughan Merchant photo)

The Dalhousie Tigers spoiled the party in Sydney, beating the host and undefeated Cape Breton Capers Nov. 4 to clinch back-to-back AUS titles. A wild finish to the game saw the Tigers run out as 3-1 winners in front of a stunned Orange Army that watched their team suffer their first loss of the season.…

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AUS takes silver, bronze at men’s soccer nationals

Huskies keeper Adam Miller stopped eight of Victoria's 11 shots in the title defeat.

Goal crazy Gigolaj nudges SMU to second The Saint Mary’s Huskies’ strong play the past two weekends at the AUS championships and then at the CIS championships was enough to earn them a gold medal match at nationals Nov. 13 with the host University of Victoria Vikes. Unfortunately for the Huskies, they came up short,…

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Tigers rest after surprise season

Women’s soccer winless in 12th nationals appearance The Tigers were seen as obvious underdogs entering the CIS quarterfinals. The predictions, as it turns out, would hold true. Dalhousie’s women’s soccer team bowed out of the nationals this past weekend at McGill University, stumbling 3 – 2 to the University of Ottawa in the quarterfinals Nov.…

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Dal athletes in tough at CIS track nationals

By Susan Sobey, Staff Contributor   The men’s and women’s track and field teams head to Quebec this weekend to compete in the CIS championships at the Université de Sherbrooke from March 10-12. Leading the 16-member Dalhousie team is defending CIS high jump champion Simon Watts. The third-year kinesiology student, who is currently ranked third…

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Sharpe wins national 50-metre backstroke

Dal swimmer aims for Olympics Paula Sanderson, Staff Contributor   David Sharpe defended his 50-metre backstroke title for the second year in a row at the CIS national swimming championships in Calgary two weekends ago. “There wasn’t anything super special about the race. There just weren’t any mistakes and that’s what you need to do…

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