Posts Tagged ‘women’s volleyball’

2013 Most Eligible Tigers

Molly Wedge. (Chris Parent photo)

What’s that, you say? You’re single? And ready to mingle? Well, aren’t you in luck. We at the Gazette thought you may want to meet eight of Dalhousie’s most eligible bachelors and bachelorettes, all of whom are single athletes and ready to mingle. Each of these fine young men and women bring something different to…

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What I dig about you

Love at first spike. (David Munro photo)

They’ve dated for over a year, and now we’re putting their knowledge of each other to the test. Dal volleyball players Alex Dempsey and Petra Rafuse sat down with the Gazette recently to discover, once and for all, who knows the other best.

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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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Dalhousie Tigers: Winter Sports Preview

Dal should win another banner. (Chris Parent photo)

By Alex Hallink, Arfa Ayub, Katelynn Gough, Paula Sanderson, Sports Contributors, Graeme Benjamin, Assistant Sports Editor There may now be one less team for the Tigers faithful to cheer for, but that doesn’t mean there is a shortage of sporting options for a black and gold supporter to enjoy. After all, you weren’t going to…

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Sports Briefs: Nov. 23-28

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

By: Graeme Benjamin, Assistant Sports Editor, and Ian Froese, Sports Editor Men’s basketball recovers Dal’s men’s basketball team has bounced back from their opening three-game losing streak in a big way. With two statement wins in their following three contests, the Tigers have made their case for why they are a threat in the AUS.…

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Roaring victory

Louise Facca led her team with 19 kills. (David Munro photo)

The Dalhousie women’s volleyball team won their second conference game of the season Nov. 10, beating the UNB Varsity Reds three sets to one at the Dalplex. Both teams rallied hard, but Dal had something that set them apart from UNB: their kills. The Tigers had almost double UNB’s kills, beating them 44-24 in that…

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