CIS Playoffs Start Around Canada Tonight
The highest level of university volleyball kicks off tonight, as the CIS Playoffs begin in various cities. The OUA, RSEQ, AUS, and Canada West will all compete within their own leagues to decide which team represents each league for the CIS Championships.
The RSEQ is already down to its finals, which are determined by a best of three series played over the next three days. For the women, Montreal meets Laval in the first game of the series. For the men, Laval take on Sherbrooke.
The only game streaming happens to be the bronze medal match-up between the women of McGill and Sherbrooke. It can be found here, courtesy of SSN Canada.
The AUS is also into its playoffs. The women are in their quarter-finals, which are all played tonight. The winner of tonights matches goes on to the semi-finals, played tomorrow night. The finals are Sunday, February 20th. The entire playoff bracket is decided in this next three day period. Saint Mary's and UNB have already moved on, and await their opponents.
The AUS men have a different format. They are already in the finals, which are decided by a best of three series. Dalhousie meet UNB, and a winner will be decided over the next three days.
Canada West's playoffs begin tonight as well. They are in the quarter-finals, which are being played across multiple provinces. There are a couple streams available, which will begin soon.
5:00 pm PST Regina vs. Trinity Western (watch stream)
7:00 pm PST Thompson Rivers vs. Trinity Western (watch stream)
7:00 pm PST Calgary Dinos vs. Alberta Pandas (watch stream)
The OUA Playoffs begin, with only one match tonight. In men's competition, Windsor plays against Guelph. The rest of the OUA will start tomorrow, Saturday February the 19th.
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