Women’s Volleyball – vs. Thompson Rivers, Friday (6:00 p.m.) at CKHS
Women’s Hockey – vs. Manitoba, Friday (7:00 p.m.) at The Co-operators Centre
Men’s Volleyball – vs. Thompson Rivers, Friday (8:00 p.m.) at CKHS
Women’s Hockey – vs. Manitoba, Saturday (3:00 p.m.) at The Co-operators Centre
Women’s Volleyball – vs. Thompson Rivers (5:00 p.m.) at CKHS
Men’s Volleyball – vs. Thompson Rivers (7:00 p.m.) at CKHS
Track & Field – at Bison Classic, Friday and Saturday in Winnipeg, Man.
Men’s Hockey – at Manitoba, Friday (7:00 p.m.) in Winnipeg, Man.
Women’s Basketball – at Fraser Valley, Friday (6:00 p.m. PST) in Abbotsford, B.C.
Men’s Basketball – at Fraser Valley, Friday (8:00 p.m. PST) in Abbotsford, B.C.
Men’s Hockey – at Manitoba, Saturday (1:00 p.m.) in Winnipeg, Man.
Women’s Basketball – at Trinity Western, Saturday (5:00 p.m. PST) in Langley, B.C.
Men’s Basketball – at Trinity Western, Saturday (7:00 p.m. PST) in Langley, B.C.
Women’s Volleyball – The Cougars (8-10) secured a weekend split with No. 6-ranked Manitoba, winning in straight sets on Friday but losing in four on Saturday. Now 5-1 in January, The U of R is right back at home this weekend at the Centre for Kinesiology, Health & Sport with two matches against Thompson Rivers (0-18). The Cougars and the WolfPack start at 6 p.m. on Friday and at 5 p.m. on Saturday.
Women’s Hockey – The Cougars (11-10-3) defeated Saskatchewan 4-3 on Friday, overcoming a 3-1 deficit with third-period goals by Bailey Braden and Tori Head before Brooklyn Moskowy’s goal in the first round of the shootout stood as the winner. The Huskies salvaged a weekend split with a 1-0 win over the Cougars on Saturday, but the U of R continues its homestand this weekend with two games against Manitoba. Games go Friday night (7:00) and Saturday afternoon (3:00) at The Co-operators Centre.
Men’s Volleyball – The Cougars took out Manitoba in straight sets on Friday night, notching their first Canada West win of the season by scores of 25-23, 25-23, and 25-20. They’re at home again this weekend, as the Cougars (1-17) host No. 5 Thompson Rivers (11-7) at the CKHS before closing out their 2013-14 schedule at UBC Okanagan on Feb. 7 and Feb. 8.
Women’s Basketball (CIS Ranking: No. 4) – With assistant coach Carly Graham behind the bench, the Cougars (14-2) kept rolling with 89-59 and 74-50 road wins over Manitoba on Friday and Saturday. Still mired in a three-way tie atop the Prairie Division standings despite their impressive .875 winning percentage, the Cougars will take their 10-game winning streak on the road to Fraser Valley and Trinity Western this weekend.
Men’s Basketball – The Cougars (3-13) lost 84-58 and 83-71 road decisions to Manitoba last weekend. They’ll have their final road trip of the season this weekend with games at Fraser Valley and Trinity Western before finishing the year off with four consecutive home games, as the U of R hosts Calgary (Feb. 7/8) and Brandon (Feb. 14/15) to close out the conference schedule.
Men’s Hockey – The Cougars (9-11-2) will be a well-rested group following their weekend off as they prepare for a pair of critical road games at Manitoba. With only six conference games remaining for both teams, they come into the two-game set separated by just one point for fourth place in the Canada West standings – and the right to host a conference quarterfinal series. The Cougars and Manitoba will meet on Friday night (7:00) and Saturday afternoon (1:00) at the Wayne Fleming Arena in Winnipeg.
Track & Field (Men’s CIS Ranking: No. 9) – After a weekend off from competition, the Cougars are in action this weekend at the Bison Classic on Friday and Saturday in Winnipeg. The Kinsmen Indoor Games next weekend in Regina will be the team’s last meet before the Canada West Championships, which will be hosted by the University of Alberta on Feb. 21 and Feb. 22.
Swimming – Eva Madar and Sabrina Wielsoe both qualified for next month's 2014 CIS Championships over the weekend at the Canada West Swimming Championships hosted by the University of Calgary. Madar hit the CIS standard and set a new U of R record in the 50-metre butterfly, while Wielsoe hit the CIS standard in the 200-metre butterfly. The other Cougars will have one last chance to qualify for nationals at the Speedo Western Canadian Swimming Championships in New Westminster, B.C. in mid-February.