UVic an empty nest: Vikes on the road, or have byes for Thanksgiving

The University of Victoria are void of Vikes this weekend as the men’s and women’s soccer, field hockey and rugby teams are all on the road.

Lethbridge Pronghorns player Jericka Versikaitis

Lethbridge Pronghorns player Jericka Versikaitis

The University of Victoria are void of Vikes this weekend as the men’s and women’s soccer, field hockey and rugby teams are all on the road.

The women’s field hockey team (2-4) is in Edmonton to face the University of Alberta Pandas (2-2-2) for two games. On the soccer pitch the men’s soccer team (4-2-2) enjoys a bye weekend while the women’s soccer team (4-2-2) visits the Trinity Western Spartans (6-1) on Saturday and the UBC Thunderbirds (5-1-1) on Sunday. All three men’s and the women’s Vikes rugby teams will also enjoy a bye weekend for Thanksgiving.

Lions spike win at Chargers’ tourney

The Lambrick Park Lions won the 2011 High School Boys’ Fall Classic volleyball tournament, hosted by the Camosun Chargers at the Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence last weekend.

Lambrick Park edged the Pacific Christian Pacers in the championship game while Duncan Christian squeaked past the Mount Douglas Rams in the consolation final. Lambrick’s Lucas Dellabough was the tourney MVP with all-stars Tallen Phillips (Oak Bay), PCS’s Levi Saphir and J.S. Salokavi, and Lambrick’s Brad Pardy and Evan Guy.