Joel Kleingeltink was recently named the UFV men’s volleyball program’s third All-Canadian. The graduating business student and right side from Langley, B.C. is finishing...
The women’s volleyball team lost their second and third sets of the season, but not their fourth in their first of two meetings with their toughest opponent so far this season, the VIU Mariners.
Ever since winning the national title two years ago, Coach Bokenfohr and the women’s volleyball team have struggled to win against one team exclusively — the Victoria Island University Mariners. It was no different this weekend.
Jessica Wind previews the bronze-winning women's volleyball and the rehauled men's volleyball teams.
Surprisingly, they won’t do it as a top seed. Sliding from their once-perfect record down the stretch, their final regular season matches against the Columbia Bible College Bearcats were indicative of some weaknesses the team will need to shore up for the postseason.
As of the beginning of last weekend the UFV volleyball program was one of extremes. Enter the Capilano Blues, who thankfully spread the melancholy only to their own win/loss record (mostly) when they faced off against both UFV volleyball squads.
The reigning national champion women’s volleyball team have dominated 2013-14, moving into the new year without missing a beat.
The UFV basketball and volleyball teams spent last Saturday competing against one of the toughest opponents they’ll face all year: themselves. Well, not quite, but it was close to the truth as the Cascades took on their predecessors during the annual alumni games.
Mike Gilray was hired in May as the new coach of the women’s volleyball team after over a decade of coaching volleyball in BC, including leading provincial teams to the podium at the Canada Summer Games, the Western Canada Summer Games, and the BC Summer Games. He has also coached at both the secondary and post-secondary level in both BC and Alberta.
Over the Christmas break, there were many events that occurred in the wide world of sports. The World Junior Hockey Championship, the NCAA College Football Championship, the NFL playoffs, and of course (this year) the agonizing dispute known as the NHL lockout. That being said, we, as students of UFV, can now take the time to catch up with our own varsity teams in volleyball and basketball. Here’s what you need to know: