Posts Tagged ‘women’s volleyball’

Women’s volleyball second to none

Dalhousie's Desiree Nouwen keeps the ball in play - she would finish the game with 11 digs. (Photo by Nick Pearce via Dal Athletics)

Before Dalhousie won the Atlantic University Sport (AUS) women’s volleyball championship earlier this month, graduating player Katherine Ryan knew what to expect. There would be jubilation if the Tigers won their second straight title, as the bench cleared and players stormed the court. There would be hoots and hollers from the Dalplex faithful. There would…

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The Ticker (For the week ending Feb. 2)

Bobsleigh alternate Luke Demetre. (Photo by Adam MacInnis via TC Media)

  Men’s volleyball – Rivalry renewed in tense weekend series A season-long battle for Atlantic University Sport (AUS) dominance continued last weekend, as the Dalhousie Tigers and UNB Varsity Reds—ranked first and second, respectively, in the small Atlantic conference—split a two-game series. In the first match, on Feb. 1, Kristen O’Brien’s 13 kills and Bryan Duquette’s…

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Dalhousie’s director of varsity athletics retires

Karen Moore has stepped down as the head of Dalhousie’s varsity athletics program. The Dal alumna entered the Tigers front office shortly after competing in the 1984 Olympics as a member of the Canadian volleyball team and went on to spend 30 years in the department in a variety of positions. Moore retired on Friday,…

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The Ticker (For the week ending Jan. 26)

Katherine Ryan (6) leaps into action. (Photo by Chris Parent)

 Women’s Volleyball The Dalhousie Tigers’ women’s volleyball team dominated the visiting Acadia Axewomen on Friday, Jan. 24, winning their evening game in straight sets (25-18, 25-14, 25-18). This decisive victory allowed the Tigers (9-4) to keep pace with the conference-leading Saint Mary’s Huskies (9-3), as both teams now sit atop the Atlantic University Sport (AUS)…

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Two different wins for women’s volleyball

The women’s volleyball team emerged with consecutive victories in their weekend series against Memorial. However, it was a tale of two starkly different matches. “We weren’t very good today,” said head coach Rick Scott following Sunday’s grueling 3-1 victory. “Give Memorial credit. They came out to play.” The Tigers opened the weekend series Saturday evening…

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The Ticker (For the week ending Nov. 10)

Basketball: AUS season tips off at Dalplex The Dal Tigers men’s and women’s basketball seasons both opened with a two-game series agains UNB. The women’s team controlled the entire game on Friday Nov. 8, handling the Varsity Reds 81-55, buoyed by Tessa Stammberger’s 21 points and a double-double from Ainsley MacIntyre. Saturday’s tilt would swing in…

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Dalhousie Tigers: Winter 2013 Semester in Review

This banner ends a seven-year championship drought for women's volleyball. (Photo by Darek Nakonieczny via

By: Ian Froese, Sports Editor, Henry Whitfield, Benjamin Blum, Stephen Campbell, Monica Mutale, Staff Contributors Let’s not gloss over it: this was a semester unlike any other for Dalhousie Athletics. Instead of the slap to the wrist many expected, the university garnered international attention by taking a strong stance against hazing, forcing women’s hockey to…

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