The Ring

National championships for two Vikes squads

Mon, 2011-11-14 14:48

The Vikes men's soccer team won its fifth national title in team history on Nov. 13 with a 3-1 win over the Saint Mary's Huskies from Halifax at Centennial Stadium, wrapping up a strong season for the squad in the finale of the 2011 CIS men's soccer national championship. The Vikes host the 2012 CIS women's soccer national championship Nov. 8-11, 2012, and will also host the 2012 Golf Canada university and college national championship at the end of May at the Cordova Bay Golf Course. UVic's women's rowing team also won another national title—their 10th in team history—in a dramatic conclusion to the 2011 Canadian University Rowing Championship on Nov. 6 in Welland, ON.

Vikes win fifth national title in men's soccer

Mon, 2011-11-14 13:25

Men's soccer team celebrate championship
Men's soccer team celebrate championship

The Vikes men’s soccer team won their fifth CIS national title in school history with a 3–1 win over the Saint Mary’s Huskies in front of 3,023 fans at Centennial Stadium Nov. 13.

UVic's men's soccer teams have now won five national titles including banners in 2004, 1996, 1987 and 1975.

Vikes soccer grad helping the sporting world achieve equity

Thu, 2011-06-09 11:37

Snell and John A. Charles, President of the Dominica Olympic Committee
Snell and John A. Charles, President of the Dominica Olympic Committee

Former University of Victoria Vikes soccer player Jackie Snell, graduating with a BA in Recreation and Health Education, has taken her passion for sport and is now making a difference in the global sporting community, preparing the Caribbean island country of Dominica for international competitions.