Rebels Lloyd Hildebrand and Susanna Namgung named MCAC Basketball MVPs

February 15, 2015

As todays Final Fours got underway, the Manitoba Colleges Athletic Conference revealed its All-Conference Teams and Most Valuable Players in both men’s and women’s basketball to fans, players, and coaches at Canadian Mennonite University.

The selections were based on votes by the member schools’ coaches and are listed below:

Men’s Basketball

Most Valuable Player – Lloyd Hildebrand, Red River College
Stephen Ralko – University of Winnipeg College
Taylor Brown – Red River College
Romeo KC – Providence University College
Rigueson Desorvil – Providence University College
Eric Johnson – Providence University College

Women’s Basketball

Most Valuable Player – Susanna Namgung, Red River College
Zara Lynn Panesa – Red River College
Cassie Wiebe – Canadian Mennonite University
Tiara Licsi – Canadian Mennonite University
Tianna Mighty – Canadian Mennonite University
Isabella Selk – Providence University College

Rebels Weekend Wrap-February 6-8

February 9, 2015

Chalk up another successful weekend for the Red River College Athletics program, with all six varsity teams in MCAC regular season action.

The Rebel’s men’s and women’s basketball teams finished their respective regular seasons on winning notes, sweeping a pair of games against Providence University College Friday night. The women Rebels defeated the Pilots 63-55, led by their sensational Freshmen backcourt, Susie Namgung (21 points) and Zeralynn Panesa (20 points). The Rebels finished the season with a sparking 13-2 record. The men’s team finished their season with a near perfect 14-1 record after defeating PUC in a high scoring game, 91-85. The Rebels had four players score in double figures, with Taylor Brown leading the way with 27 points.

Both Rebels teams finished first within the MCAC standings, and will be listed as the favorites going into the playoffs this weekend. The women will face the University of Winnipeg Wesmen in one semi at 4:00PM on Saturday, February 14th with the winner facing either the PUC Pilots or Canadian Mennonite University Blazers in the Championship Final, 2:00PM Sunday February 15th. The men will face the Blazers in their semi at 2:00PM on Saturday, with the winner facing either the Wesmen or Pilots on Sunday in the Championship Final at 4:00PM. All games will be held at CMU.

Rebels Men’s Volleyball continues to roll, defeating CMU at home Friday night 3-0 (25-10,25-23,25-20) and improved their perfect MCAC record to 15-0 on the season. The Rebels have already clinched first place for playoff seeding, and are peaking at the right time coming into the post season. The women Rebels also found themselves in the win column on Friday night, defeating the Blazers 3-2 (15-25,25-23,21-25,25-8,15-11). Both teams finish the regular season in Providence this Friday with the women’s game starting at 6:00PM.

The Rebels women’s futsal team entered the 2nd stage of the season with a perfect 3-0 record, and was able to remain unbeaten after defeating CMU 9-1 and drawing even with St.Boniface 3-3 and PUC 5-5. Elizabeth Codville led the Rebels with 5 goals on the weekend, including a hat trick against PUC, along with some steady goaltending by Brittany Loschiavo.

The men’s Rebels did not fare as well, dropping two lopsided games on Saturday, 8-3 to CMU and 13-2 to USB. They were able to recover on Sunday, defeating PUC 7-1, and improve their league record to 3-3. Both teams next head to Providence February 28-March 1 for the third stage of the MCAC season.



Rebels Weekend Wrap: January 30-31

January 31, 2015

The Rebels men’s volleyball team continued their dominant season Friday night at the North Gym defeating les Rouges from St. Boniface University 3-1(22-25, 25-14, 25-13, 28-26). With the win the Rebels improved their perfect MCAC league tally to 14-0, along with a sparkling 42-10 sets won record. The men’s team has clinched first place, and will begin their playoff run Saturday February 21st at Assiniboine Community College Brandon. Read More →

Rebels Weekend Wrap: Jan 23-25

January 26, 2015

All six Rebels sports teams were in action this weekend across the province proudly representing Red River College as student-athletes.

In basketball, the women’s team clinched first place in the MCAC with a 74-42 win over the University of Winnipeg Wesmen. The women’s record improves to 11-2 in league play. The men’s team suffered it’s first loss of the year, now with a 12-1 record, losing to the Wesmen 67-54. They had already clinched first place for the playoffs, which take place at Canadian Mennonite University February 14-15. Both teams next league matches occur Saturday January 31st at home against CMU starting at 6PM in the North Gym. Read More →

Rebels Women’s Basketball Continue to Roll

January 23, 2015

The Women’s Rebels Basketball team continues to steamroll the competition defeating the University of Winnipeg Wesmen 74-42 tonight on the Notre Dame Campus of Red River College. Susie Namgung paced the Rebels with 18 points while rookie point guard Zeralynn Panesa had a strong game scoring 12 points and 5 assists. The win improves the record to 11-2 in MCAC play and clinches first place for the playoffs, which take place at Canadian Mennonite College, February 14 & 15. Read More →

Meet Ian Favreau

January 22, 2015

This week we meet Ian Favreau from Men’s Volleyball


Meet Erik Redekopp

January 15, 2015

Time to meet another Rebel – Erik Redekopp from the Men’s Volleyball team



January 14, 2015

Rebels Athletics and Recreation Services along with the Student Association are hosting three Intramural Special Events this year in a variety of sports. This is great way to meet new people, relieve stress and be active! All events cost $10.00 each, so this is an affordable way to get exercise and participate in some fun sports! Each event is open to all RRC staff and students. Door prizes and a player’s lounge are a part of every event.

To participate, print the 2015 Winter Intramurals Registration Form and take it to either The OX on Notre Dame Campus or The Mercantile in the Exchange Campus to register. Deadline to register for each event is the Wednesday prior to.

birdie copySaturday January 24- Rebels Badminton Classic
Location: North Gym
Time: 8am-4pm
Cost: $10 per person. Can enter as many categories as you wish
Categories: Men’s and Women’s Singles and Doubles and Mixed Doubles

Saturday February 7th-Rebels Floor Hockey
Location: North and South Gyms
Time: 8am-4pm
Cost: $10 per person
Categories: Register as a team or a Free Agent. 5 players to a team including goalie.

Saturday March 21st- March Madness 3vs3 Basketball
Location: North
Time: 8am-4pm
Cost: $10 per person
Categories: Register as a team or a Free Agent. Men’s and Women’s Divisions. Max 5 players per team, 3 on the court at one time.

For further information please contact Athletics and Recreation Coordinator Cole Skinner at 632-2397 or

Susanna Namgung Shines in Rebels Win

January 9, 2015

First year guard Susanna Namgung shone bright Friday night at Red River College leading the Rebels women’s basketball team to a 70-44 win past the Providence University College Pilots. Namgung scored a game high 27 points in 33 minutes of action to lead the Rebels, while senior forward Sela Andu chipped in with 9 points and 2 assists. The win improves the Rebels record to 7-1 and first place in MCAC league play. Read More →