Undefeated and Undisputed: The 2014 MCAC Soccer Champions are Crowned
While one celebrated a three-peat, the other celebrated the long road of an undefeated season, as the Providence University College Pilots women’s team, and the Université de Saint-Boniface Les Rouges men are the 2014 MCAC Champions.
For Providence, this was their third straight title, and an especially sweet one in front of their home crowd. But for Saint-Boniface, the howling winds weren’t even close to muting their celebration, as not only can they call themselves “Undefeated”, but they can now call themselves “Champions”. Read More →
It wasn’t until the sun hit the horizon, but after a full day of soccer, tomorrow’s MCAC Championship matches are officially set in stone. Tomorrow at Providence University College it will be the Providence Pilots taking on the Red River Rebels in the women’s final, and the undefeated Saint-Boniface Les Rouges taking on the Rebel’s on the men’s side. Read More →
As todays Final Fours got underway, the Manitoba Colleges Athletic Conference (MCAC) revealed its All-Conference Teams and Most Valuable Players in both men’s and women’s soccer to fans, players, and coaches at Providence University College.
The selections were based on votes by the member schools’ coaches and are listed below: Read More →
The Rebels Women’s basketball team looked every bit the defending champ on opening night, defeating the University of Winnipeg Wesmen 57-23 in front of a loud crowd at Notre Dame Campus. The Wesmen are returning to MCAC league play after a year away, and looked rusty at times and the Rebels took full advantage. Rookie guard Zeralynn Panesa had a terrific first game scoring 10 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assistants and whopping 9 steals. Veteran forward Selamawit Andu lead the team in scoring with 13 points while Susanna Namgung chipped in with 9. Next up for the Rebels is next Saturday, November 1st at home against Providence University College starting at 6:00PM.
The Six-Time defending MCAC Men’s Champions Red River College Rebels looked very sharp in their opening game as well, beating the UofW Wesmen 83-64.Ivan Griffths led all scorers with 21 points while Jonathan Wilner and Taylor Brown each added 11 points. Their next game is at home against Providence next Saturday, November 1 at 8:00PM.
With the MCAC regular season now complete, both Rebels Men’s and Women’s soccer teams have qualified for MCAC Championship Weekend, October 25th and 26th at Providence University College in Otterburne, Manitoba.
The women’s team ended their regular season on a winning note, defeating a overmatched CMU Blazers team 5-1 on Saturday. Nadine Reimer led the attack with two goals, while Liz Codville, Stephanie Morris, and Jessica Lister rounded out the scoring. The Rebels finished league play in second place with a 5-1-2 record. They will face Brandon University at 9:00AM Saturday morning in one league semi, with Providence University College against Canadian Mennonite University in the other. In their two regular season games against BU, the Rebels tied 1-1 at home, then lost 1-0 in Brandon.
The men’s team continued it’s slump this weekend, losing to CMU 5-0 on Saturday and St.Boniface 3-2 on Sunday. The Rebels finish the season in third place with a 5-5 standing, and will face PUC in a semi-final at 3:30PM on Saturday. The Rebels split the season series with the Pilots, winning at Providence 5-2 in the first game, then dropping a 2-0 decision at home. The winner of this semi will face the winner of St.Boniface and CMU.
Both women’s and men’s MCAC Championship Finals will be held on Sunday October 26th, with the women’s game starting first at 1:00PM.
For more information, please visit the MCAC website: http://www.mcacathletics.ca/
It was a busy weekend for Rebels Athletics with both soccer and men’s volleyball teams in action. The men’s volleyball team kicked their season off in style by winning the inaugural Rebels Invitational Tournament. The three day event, with 8 teams from three different provinces showcased some of the best teams in Canadian Collegiate Volleyball.
The Rebels went through the round robin portion of the tournament with a 2-1 record, defeating Lakehead(Thunder Bay) and CMU while losing their only game of the weekend to Keyano College (Fort McMurray). After dispatching Providence in the semi-final, the Rebels won their rematch with Keyano in the final RRC 3 Keyano 1 (25-15,21-25,25-19,25-21). The Rebels regular season kicks off Saturday October 25h along with the women’s team against CMU in the North Gym starting at 6:00PM.
The Rebels soccer teams this weekend did not fare as well as the men’s volleyball team unfortunately, losing all four MCAC games over the weekend. The women’s team lost 3-0 and 1-0 to PUC and Brandon respectively while the men’s team lost 2-0 and 2-1 to PUC and Brandon as well. Both teams wrap up their league schedules this weekend: the women Rebels, currently in second place, hosting CMU on Saturday at noon while the third place sitting men’s Rebels host CMU on Saturday at 2:00PM, then face USB at Whittier Park at 2:00PM on Sunday.
Rebel Athletics and Recreation Services has partnered with Andrea Wazney and Stephanie Smith to offer Athletic Therapy Services on the Notre Dame Campus.
The Athletic Therapy Clinic is located in the North Gym in room GM-14, just past the equipment desk.
Rates are $65 for an initial assessment, and $55 for follow-up treatments. All appointments are roughly one hour.
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The Rebels Men’s Soccer team split their games on this cold and wet weekend, first defeating ACC in Brandon on Saturday with a 5-1 victory. They followed up with a first place showdown against St.Boniface on Sunday at home. In cold and extreme wind, the Rebels fell to a early goal by the Rouge, with Cory Marquart answering with his own first half goal. A pair of St.Boniface goals in the second half gave them a 3-1 lead, Ben Grass scored on a penaly kick in extra time, but it wasn’t enough in the end and the Rebels suffered their first defeat of the season. The Rebels are now in second place with a 5-1 record, while USB sits in first with a 6-0-1 record.
The Rebels women’s team remains in first place after defeating ACC 3-0 on Saturday. Karla Henuset, Lisa Hayes and Melony Dittbrenner scored for the Rebels while Brittany Loschiavo earned the shutout. The Rebels improved their record to 5-0-1 and remain in first place in the MCAC.
Red River College’s men’s and women’s soccer teams completed another succesful weekend in MCAC regular season play against long time rivals Providence University College and new league members Brandon University.
Under the guidance of coaches Jordan Goetting and Konrad Wazny, the men’s team won both of their games this weekend, powered by a high octane offense. On Saturday, on the road in Otterbourne, the men’s team stormed to a 5-2 victory over the Pilots. The team followed it up at home with 4-2 win over the BU Bobcats, highligted with strong games from Cory Marquant and Luiz Santos. The Rebels sit with a perfect 4-0 record and in first place.
Coach Doug Lawrie and Assitant Coach Leah Single squad continues to roll with a 3-1 win over PUC and a 1-1 tie against BU. The Rebels carried the play agianst the Bobcats on Sunday with Megan Castro scoring the lone goal. The Rebels were unable to earn the victory, thanks to strong defensive play from the Bobcats, but showed great team play and tactics throughout the match. The women’s team record is now 3-0-1 and they sit in first place in the MCAC.
Both teams resume their regular seasons in Brandon against ACC on Saturday Oct.4, with their next home game occuring Sunday Oct.5 versus St.Boniface.
The Red River College Rebels swept their home openers this past Saturday against ACC(Brandon) with both teams remaining undefeated in the season.
The Women’s Rebels dominated the Cougars 7-1, leading the game start to finish. Karla Henuset led the club with 3 goals, while Elizabeth Codville chipped in with a goal to go along with her strong defensive play. The team improved their record to 2-0 on the season, and next face Providence University College at 2:00pm, Saturday September 20th in Otterburne.
The Men’s team also improved their record to 2-0 with a 6-1 victory over the Cougars. The team had balanced scoring with five different players finding the back of the net, Luis Santos led the team with a pair of goals. The men’s team was scheduled to play St.Boniface College on Sunday, but the game was cancelled due to a scheduling issue with the officials, the game will be scheduled for a later date. Their next game is at Otterburne, against PUC on Saturday September 20th, at 4:00pm following the women’s match.