by Ali Lee, Vikes Communications
February 6, 2014, Victoria (ISN) – For 10 years now the University of Victoria has honoured coaches, athletes and builders into the UVic Sports Hall of Fame and this year one athlete and two coaches will be inducted on April 1 at the annual Celebration of Champions event for the class of 2014.
February 3, 2014, VICTORIA (ISN) - February started on a positive note for the University of Victoria Vikes men's field hockey team that earned their first win of the year after they defeated the Victoria Selects 4-0 on February 2 on home soil.
By Ali Lee, Vikes Communications
January 27, 2014, VICTORIA (ISN) - The University of Victoria Vikes men's field hockey team were served a difficult loss, 4-1, by the visiting Vancouver Hawks on January 25.
January 21, 2014 (ISN) - As initially shared by the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport) for Canada via Twitter, Field Hockey Canada today unveiled its new logo.
January 13, 2014, Victoria (ISN) - The winter months may cause the water-based field hockey pitch to freeze over and suspend practices but that doesn't stop the University of Victoria's women's field hockey team that moves indoor for a short part of their off-season. Following an exciting 2013 Canada West campaign that saw the Vikes earn an impressive CIS silver medal on home turf, the Vikes turned indoors to perfect their skills on the hard wood floors.
December 8, 2013, NEW DELHI - It has been a long road for third-year Vike Brenden Bissett who is currently two-games deep with team Canada in the 16-game Hero Hockey Junior World Cup hosted at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in New Delhi, India.
By: James Nielsen, Vikes Communications
November 29, 2013, VICTORIA (ISN) – The University of Victoria Vikes Varsity Council has announced their November 2013 winners for Original Joe's athletes and team of the month. All winners will be presented a gift certificate to the Victoria-based Original Joe's Restaurant and Bar.
November 19, 2013, CHANDLER, Ariz. (ISN) – The honors keep rolling in for the No. 14 University of Delaware field hockey squad as sophomore Michaela Patzner (Rosenheim, Germany) and freshmen Esmée Peet (Zeewolde, The Netherlands) and Meghan Winesett (Centreville, Va.) were named Tuesday to the 2013 Longstreth/NFHCA Division I All-Mid-Atlantic Region.
November 6, 2013, OTTAWA (ISN) – Field hockey player Abigail Raye and soccer player Niall Cousens, both from the University of British Columbia, are the Canadian Interuniversity Sport female and male athletes of the week for the period ending Nov. 3, 2013.
November 5, 2013, EDMONTON (ISN) – CIS Tournament MVP Abigail Raye led the UBC Thunderbirds to their 15th McCrae Cup national women's field hockey championship on Sunday, while men's soccer forward Niall Cousens scored four goals in one half of the Canada West gold medal final in a T-Birds victory.
By Ali Lee (UVic), With Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN)
November 3, 2013, VICTORIA (CIS) – Fifth-year captain Kyla Kirby may not cap her five-year career with a CIS gold but the Lambrick Park grad performed admirably, leading her team to Victoria's seventh silver medal, as the Vikes fell 4-1 to UBC at the 2013 Field Hockey Canada-CIS national championship hosted in Victoria.
With Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN)
November 3, 2013, VICTORIA (CIS) – The University of British Columbia Thunderbirds became the first team in history to claim three straight McCrae Cups and added to their own record with a 15th national banner overall Sunday afternoon, thanks to a convincing 4-1 win over the tournament host Victoria Vikes in the final of the 2013 Field Hockey Canada-CIS women's championship.