Vikes field hockey squad goes indoors for annual tourney

The UVic Vikes women’s field hockey team is hosting the annual five-on-five indoor tournament at the Ian Stewart Complex, Jan. 21-22.

The UVic Vikes women’s field hockey team is hosting the annual five-on-five indoor tournament at the Ian Stewart Complex, Jan. 21-22.

This year’s teams include the UBC Thunderbirds and club teams the Jokers, Rebels and Shawnigan. As well, a UVic alumni squad will feature players from the 2008 CIS championship team, including Perri Espeseth, Natalie Wise, Sumeet Aujla and Ali Lee.

The tournament will be hosted in conjunction with an alumni field hockey dinner on Jan. 20, to celebrate members from the Vikes 11 national field hockey titles.

The gold medal final goes at 2 p.m., on Sunday, with an awards presentation following the match.

The Vikes wrap up their indoor season at the B.C. Senior Indoor Championships, Feb 4-5 in Duncan.