Vikes men, women into soccer playoffs

The UVic Vikes men’s and women’s soccer teams are heading to the Canada West playoffs, Nov. 3 and 4

UVic Vikes soccer player Andrew Ravenhill leaps over sliding tackler Anthony Tummillo of the Winnipeg Wesmen during the Vikes loss on Saturday.

The UVic Vikes men’s and women’s soccer teams are heading to the Canada West playoffs.

The men bettered the Mount Royal Cougars 3-0 in the rain-soaked conditions of Centennial Stadium on Friday. Cam Hundal scored twice and Nick Mavrikos once for the Vikes.

The win clinched the men a spot in the Canada West Final Six in Edmonton this weekend, Nov. 3 and 4.

With the weight of the playoffs off the Vikes were not as sharp on Saturday night, as they fell 2-0 to the Winnipeg Wesmen on Saturday.

The Vikes women’s team, which is hosting the CIS nationals later in November, has continued its campaign  to win its way in. Janelle Smith, Jana Yates and Emma Greig each scored in the Vikes 3-0 win over the Fraser Valley Cascades at Centennial on Saturday.

The women advance to the Canada West Final Four at Trinity Western University in Langley, Nov. 3 and 4.

CANADA WEST WOMEN FINAL FOUR: LIVE STATS & VIDEO

At Trinity Western University in Langley

Nov. 2 – Semifinal 1: Regina vs. Trinity Western, 4:30 p.m.Nov. 2 – Semifinal 2: Victoria vs. UBC, 7 p.m. Nov. 3 – Bronze Medal GameNov. 3 – Gold Medal Game

*Winner of the conference final advances to the CIS national championship, Nov. 8 to 11 at University of Victoria. Should the Vikes capture the conference crown, the second-place finisher will take the host berth.  Regardless, the Vikes’ first game at nationals is Nov. 8, at 7 p.m. at Centennial stadium.

CANADA WEST MEN FINAL SIX: LIVE STATS & VIDEO

At University of Alberta in Edmonton

Nov. 1 – Playoff 1: Saskatchewan vs. Victoria, 8 a.m.Nov. 1 – Playoff 2: Calgary vs. Trinity Western, 10:15 a.m. Nov. 2 – Semifinal 1: Winner Game 1 vs. UBC, 8 a.m.  Nov. 2 – Semifinal 2: Winner Game 2 vs. Alberta, 10:15 a.m. Nov. 4 – Bronze Medal Game, 8 a.m.Nov. 4 – Championship Game, 10:15 a.m.

*Top two teams advance to CIS national championship at Universite Laval in Quebec, Nov. 8 to 11.

 

Just Posted

Royal Roads University to host a Black History Month panel

Four speakers will discuss being of African heritage in B.C.

VIDEO: Friday night fire outside Saanich Staples

Witness says two employees helped put out blaze

Victoria non-profit empowers women escaping abusive homes with a fresh start

Organization’s gift certificate program helped around 400 women last year

VIDEO: Royal Bay Secondary students take flight in ‘Peter and the Starcatcher’

Play tells the story of the orphan who becomes Peter Pan

Volunteers begin work on memorial garden for former Metchosin counsellor

Garden a fitting tribute to Moralea Milne, a champion of Garry oak ecosystems

VIDEO: Iconic ‘snow cone’ takes shape at B.C. park near Clearwater

Snow cone forming at Wells Gray Provincial Park one that would make Disney’s Queen Elsa proud

POLL: Will you be wearing pink to take a stand against bullying?

Schools and workplaces across Greater Victoria and around the province will be… Continue reading

A ‘warm embrace’ for grieving parents at funeral of seven young fire victims

Mourners offered love and support to Kawthar Barho, mother of seven children

Indigenous leaders, politicians say Trans Mountain report flawed

The National Energy Board has endorsed an expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline a second time

UPDATE: Reports of rashes prompt closure of all Harrison Hot Springs pools

Public pool available after Fraser Health shut down all five mineral pools until further notice

Legislation to protect B.C. farmland comes into effect

Regulations enhance food security, encourage long-term farming

Have you heard the legend of Shuswaggi, the Shuswap Lake monster?

Witness accounts as old as 1904, and as recent as 2018, place a creature in the lake’s depths

UPDATE: B.C. ticket holder winner of $25.9-million Lotto Max jackpot

Next draw set for Mar. 1 with an estimated jackpot of $10 million

B.C.-based ‘Team Tardi’ brings home gold in junior curling worlds

In a 9-4 victory over Switzerland, a Langley-based curling team earned its 2nd straight world title

Most Read