Cross Courts: No.1 and No.2 ranked Alberta and UBCO look to stay undefeated

Cross Courts: No.1 and No.2 ranked Alberta and UBCO look to stay undefeated

Canada West Communications

To get you set for this weekend’s Canada West women's volleyball action, here are some storylines from around the conference in the latest edition of Cross Courts.

Heat WVB face Bisons after bye week

KELOWNA — Coming off of a bye weekend, the Heat women's volleyball team will be looking to pick up where they left off as they will defend their home court against the University of Manitoba this weekend. 
The two squads will open the weekend on Friday (Nov. 11) with a game that will begin at 6 p.m. First serve of the second match between the two teams will be played Saturday (Nov. 12) with a start time of 6 p.m. Both the games will take place at the UBC Okanagan gymnasium.

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Eisler earns 700th win

EDMONTON - University of Alberta Pandas head coach Laurie Eisler won her 700th career game, as her Pandas took down the MacEwan University Griffins 3-0 (25-19, 25-12, 29-27), Thursday night at MacEwan’s City Centre Gym.

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No.6 Dinos host Wesmen in home opener

CALGARY — The University of Calgary Dinos will kick off their home opener against the Winnipeg Wesmen on Saturday.
After taking the loss in three sets in their first game of the season against the No. 1 Trinity Western Spartans, the team rebounded the following night and took the win, 3-2. The Dinos will hope to keep the momentum going against a struggling Winnipeg team.


WolfPack women's volleyball set to battle Mount Royal

KAMLOOPS — The Thompson Rivers University WolfPack women’s volleyball team are hoping that it will be ‘home sweet home’ this weekend as they entertain the Mount Royal University Cougars in Canada West play.
The WolfPack — who were given honorable mention this week in the USport top 10 rankings—have a .500 record after a weekend sweep in Brandon (Nov. 4-5). They entertain the Cougars for matches on the Warner Rentals court at the Tournament Capital Centre Friday and Saturday (Nov. 11-12).
Mount Royal is .500 as well (1-1) after splitting with Manitoba two weeks ago.