Posts Tagged ‘Rick Scott’

Model athlete

In this image: Mieke DuMont in front of the Dalplex.

After winning four AUS championships in four years, fifth-year volleyball player Mieke DuMont is in the final stretch of her successful university career.   She credits Tim Maloney, Dalhousie’s executive director of athletics and recreation, for making her experience at Dal so memorable.   “It has been such an amazing experience, I’ll definitely miss it,” says DuMont trying to hold…

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The mental game

In this image: a portrait of Andrew Ling.

Being a successful athlete is more than just being physically talented. That’s why the Dalhousie Tigers women’s volleyball team has a mental skills coach to help give them an edge.  “There’s lots of parts to being successful,” says Head Coach Rick Scott. “But another side is the mental side, to give yourself the confidence and…

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Bringing Moore to the table

Rick Scott, Dalhousie University’s women’s volleyball head coach knew he had a talented player when he recruited Julie Moore. He coached her in her senior year at Citadel High School in Halifax.   But he wasn’t expecting the immediate success she had in her first season last year.   Moore led the AUS in kills with 228,…

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Tigers eager to keep winning

Six straight Atlantic University Sport championships and medalling at nationals is the Dal women’s volleyball team’s goal heading into the season. “We have a history of success and I see a lot of ingredients to a championship team in this gym,” said Head Coach Rick Scott after a Tigers practice. The team has eleven players…

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Back-to-back titles the goal for women’s volleyball

Rick Scott isn’t ready to give up the Atlantic University Sport’s (AUS) banner anytime soon, and he believes this year’s team has what it takes to hold on to it. “I’m excited about the year,” says Scott, head coach of the Dalhousie women’s volleyball team. “We have a good mix of returning players and young…

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Winning spark for nationally ranked Tigers

Rookie Rachel Wright helped the Tigers recuperate from a sluggish first set. (Chris Parent photo)

Sometimes all it takes is one player to start a comeback and revive a sputtering team. Raeesa Lalani was that player Jan. 13. After subbing in late in the first set, she helped lead the Tigers to a straight sets win over the Cape Breton Capers. It was a successful return from the winter break…

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