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CIS: Week 13 Volleyball Schedule (Video)

Graphic: Google

It's the end of the regular season for CIS Men's and Women's Volleyball.  Teams are wrapping up their regular seasons and many teams are having their senior nights to say goodbye to their teammates leaving this year.  Matches are listed below and if there are live video links, we've posted those too.

Men's Games February 11, 2012

  • UNB vs. Dalhousie - 2:00 p.m. AST
  • McMaster vs. Toronto - 3:00 p.m. EST - Live Video
  • Ryerson vs. York - 4:00 p.m. EST
  • Calgary vs. Regina 6:15 p.m. CST - Live Video
  • Alberta vs. Brandon - 7:45 p.m. CST - Live Video
  • Saskatchewan vs. Manitoba - 8:00 p.m. CST - Live Video
  • UBC vs. Trinity Western - 7:00 p.m. - Live Video
  • Thompson Rivers vs. UBC Okanagan - 8:00 p.m. PST - Live Video

Men's Games February 12, 2012

  • Ryerson vs. Toronto - 1:00 p.m. EST - Live Video
  • McMaster vs. York - Live Video

Women's games after the break.

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CIS Consolation: McMaster and Alberta Golden Bears Set to Clash

UNB Varsity Reds' 5 Julio Fernandez gets low to dig a McMaster attack. Already setter 9 Stephane Fontaine has transitioned to offence.Saturday March 5, 2011

Langley Events Centre

Langley, British Columbia

The Consolation Semi-Finals were played out on Saturday, to decide which two teams were to compete for fifth place overall in Men's CIS Volleyball. The two matches to be played on Saturday were McMaster vs. UNB, and Alberta vs. Sherbrooke. The winning teams will play on Sunday, March 5th, at 12:00 pm PST. All of the teams playing today had to deal with a first round elimination on Friday. The emotional drain of having to reassess your goals can often reak havoc on a teams performance. These four squads, each representing a different feeder league for the CIS, had to pull it together to represent their respective provinces appropriately.

Full breakdown and results for both matches after the jump:

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CIS Men's Quarter-Final in Review: Laval vs. UNB

UNB 5 Julio Hernandez featured heavily in the first quarter-final of the CIS Nationals. This time, he managed to get it passed a late block.

March 4th

Langley Events Centre

Langley, British Columbia

Laval Rouge et Or vs. UNB Varsity Reds

The very first match of the 2011 CIS National Championships featured Laval
against the University of New Brunswick. These two teams, both being from the
Eastern side of Ontario, had met multiple times through the year. Laval, regularly
ranked first nationwide, came in as the heavy favourite against a team that
generally hung around 10th ranked in the country. However, recently crowned
CIS Coach of the Year Dan McMorran and his boys had other thoughts on their

Full breakdown and results after the jump:

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CIS Women's Volleyball Seedings Announced

The 2011 CIS Women's Volleyball Championship brackets powered by challonge.com

Fresh on the heels of the 2011 CIS Men's Volleyball Championship, the seeds have also been announced for the 2011 CIS Women's Volleyball Championship.  The women's tournament will take place in Quebec City, Quebec hosted by Laval University.  The seeds are as follows:

  1. UBC Thunderbirds
  2. Trinity Western Spartans
  3. Laval Rouge et Or
  4. Alberta Pandas
  5. Montreal Carabins
  6. UNB Varsity Reds
  7. Western Ontario Mustangs
  8. Sherbrooke Vert et Or

The tournament schedule has also been released.  The schedule is:

More after the jump

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CIS Men's Volleyball Seedings Announced

CIS Men's Volleyball bracket image generated from challonge.comThe CIS has announced the seedings for the 2011 Men's Volleyball Championship.  The seeds are as follows:

  1. Calgary Dinos
  2. Laval Rouge et Or
  3. Brandon Bobcats
  4. Trinity Western Spartans
  5. Alberta Golden Bears
  6. McMaster Marauders
  7. UNB Varsity Reds
  8. Sherbrooke Vert et Or

The CIS has also announced the schedule for the tournament for those looking to attend or follow games live.  The schedule is:

More after the jump

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Game in Review: York Gold Medal Match Western Mustangs vs. UNB Varsity Reds

Western Mustangs Rookie 11 Garrett May does what he can to try to avoid the UNB Varsity Reds' block

December 30th, 2010

Tait McKenzie Gym

York Excalibur Tournament Bronze Medal Match

Western Mustangs vs. UNB Varsity Reds

 The Gold Medal Match of the York Excalibur Tournament was contested between the Western Mustangs and the University of New Brunswick Varsity Reds. The two teams met earlier in the tournament, during round robin play. UNB came out with a victory in straight sets, but even their head coach Dan McMorran acknowledged both teams were throwing varied lineups at each other. Thursday night brought out the heavyweight lineups as the OUA and AUS aggressively played it out for Gold.

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York Lions Men's Excalibur Tournament: Day 2

The Excalibur Classic continues today at York University.Day two of the Excalibur Classic brings an end to pool play and continues with playoffs.  After the very surpirsing results of Day one, these eight teams will hit the court again to play their last pool play match at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m..  Starting at 3:30 p.m. we have the first round of playoffs, starting with the consolation semifinal matches.  The championship semifinal matches will take place at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.

As always, we will be covering these events live.  Check back for more scores and pictures after the jump.


11 a.m.

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York Lions Men's Excalibur Tournament: Day 1

York University. Photo: WikipediaThe annual York University Lion's Excalibur Tournament begins today up at the YorkU Keele Campus. With last year's winner, Laval, not in attendance, the championship will be undefended. Teams from the OUA, AUS, RSEQ and Japan will compete over the next three days. The teams attending the tournament are: York, Western, Windsor, Ryerson, Montreal, Sherbrooke, UNB and Budo.

We will be covering this tournament live so check back for score updates, photos and interviews.

Update: We have now posted a selection of images taken from Day 1 pool play.  You can check out the images in our galleries section.


12 p.m.

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