Trick or Treat Night for Rebels Volleyball

October 31, 2014

It was tricks and treats for Rebels Volleyball on Halloween as the Red River squads split a pair of games againstUniversity of St.Boniface .

The Rebels men’s team provided the treats on Friday defeating the USB Rouge 3-1 (25-21,17-25,25-15,25-19), improving their MCAC league record to 2-0. Coach Erik Hansen on the win “Jon Sedor played well, racking up a lot of digs tonight. We won the big rally points when we needed them.”

The women’s team did not enjoy the same success as the men’s team, losing to the Rouge 3-1 (25-20,20-25,23-25,25-27). Both teams are back in action tomorrow afternoon at home hosting Providence University College starting at noon.

More fun = Better grades

October 31, 2014

As a student I was always looking for ways to get better marks and if possible with less work. Little did I know that shooting hoops with my friends and playing co-ed intramural volleyball was doing exactly that.

A recent article quoted a study from Purdue showed students “who visited rec facilities 15 times or more earned 3.08 GPAs, compared with 2.81 for those who made no visits.” Further evidence for the benefits of visiting your campus recreation centre are shown in a study that “Recreational sports and fitness center members achieved higher GPAs and completed more credits than nonmembers.” Read More →

Rebels Men’s and Women’s Soccer Teams Fall Short in MCAC Finals

October 26, 2014

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 →

Rebels Men’s and Women’s Soccer Teams Advance to MCAC Finals

October 25, 2014

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 →

MCAC Announce All-Conference in Men’s and Women’s Soccer

October 25, 2014

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 →

Rebels Start Season Strong

October 24, 2014

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.

 

Rebels Soccer Roll Into MCAC Championship Weekend

October 20, 2014

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/

Rebels Weekend Wrap

October 14, 2014

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.

October 7, 2014

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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