Marauders come in at No. 2, No. 5 for volleyball finals


cis_logoCanadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) has announced the seeding for the upcoming men’s and women’s volleyball championships being held in Calgary and Regina respectively.

The McMaster men’s team will enter Canadian Interuniversity Sport’s national volleyball tournament as the second seed and open play on Thursday (Feb. 27) against the host Calgary Dinos.

The Marauder women’s team has the fifth seed for the nationals, and plays its first game the following day against Laval Rouge et Or.

MEN’S SEEDING

1. Alberta Golden Bears (CWUAA champions: 15-7 regular season / 4-0 playoffs)
2. McMaster Marauders (OUA champions: 19-1 regular season / 2-0 playoffs)
3. Trinity Western Spartans (CWUAA finalists: 20-2 regular season / 1-1 playoffs)
4. Dalhousie Tigers (AUS champions: 13-4 regular season / 2-0 playoffs)
5. Laval Rouge et Or (RSEQ champions: 14-3 regular season / 2-0 playoffs)
6. Western Mustangs (OUA finalists: 17-3 regular season / 1-1 playoffs)
7. Calgary Dinos (Hosts: 11-11 regular season / 0-2 playoffs)
8. Montreal Carabins (RSEQ finalists: 6-11 regular season / 2-2 playoffs)

CHAMPIONSHIP SCHEDULE

Thursday, Feb. 27
12:30 Quarter-final #1: No. 4 Dalhousie vs. No. 5 Laval (www.CIS-SIC.tv)
14:30 Quarter-final #2: No. 1 Alberta vs. No. 8 Montreal (www.CIS-SIC.tv)
18:00 Quarter-final #3: No. 3 Trinity Western vs. No. 6 Western (www.CIS-SIC.tv)
20:00 Quarter-final #4: No. 2 McMaster vs. No. 7 Calgary (www.CIS-SIC.tv)

Friday, Feb. 28
12:30 Consolation #1: Loser QF #1 vs. Loser QF #2 (www.CIS-SIC.tv)
14:30 Consolation #2: Loser QF #3 vs. Loser QF #4 (www.CIS-SIC.tv)
18:00 Semi-final #1: Winner QF #1 vs. Winner QF #2 (www.CIS-SIC.tv)
20:00 Semi-final #2: Winner QF #3 vs. Winner QF #4 (www.CIS-SIC.tv)

Saturday, March 1
13:00 5th place (www.CIS-SIC.tv)
15:00 Bronze medal (www.CIS-SIC.tv)
18:00 Championship final (www.CIS-SIC.tv)

The men’s championship website can be found at http://english.cis-sic.ca/championships/mvball/index

WOMEN’S SEEDING

1. UBC Thunderbirds (CWUAA champions: 18-4 regular season / 2-0 playoffs)
2. Manitoba Bisons (CWUAA finalists: 14-8 regular season / 3-1 playoffs)
3. Trinity Western Spartans (CWUAA bronze medallists: 17-5 regular season / 3-1 playoffs)
4. Laval Rouge et Or (RSEQ champions: 13-6 regular season / 3-3 playoffs)
5. McMaster Marauders (OUA champions: 13-6 regular season / 3-0 playoffs)
6. Dalhousie Tigers (AUS champions: 12-4 regular season / 2-0 playoffs)
7. Ottawa Gee-Gees (OUA finalists: 14-5 regular season / 2-1 playoffs)
8. Regina Cougars (Hosts: 12-10 regular season / 0-2 playoffs)

CHAMPIONSHIP SCHEDULE

Friday, Feb. 28
13:00 Quarter-final #1: No. 3 Trinity Western vs. No. 6 Dalhousie (www.CIS-SIC.tv)
15:00 Quarter-final #2: No. 2 Manitoba vs. No. 7 Ottawa (www.CIS-SIC.tv)
18:00 Quarter-final #3: No. 1 UBC vs. No. 8 Regina (www.CIS-SIC.tv)
20:00 Quarter-final #4: No. 4 Laval vs. No. 5 McMaster (www.CIS-SIC.tv)

Saturday, March 1
13:00 Consolation #1: Loser quarter-final #1 vs. Loser quarter-final #2 (www.CIS-SIC.tv)
15:00 Consolation #2: Loser quarter-final #3 vs. Loser quarter-final #4 (www.CIS-SIC.tv)
18:00 Semi-final #1: Winner quarter-final #1 vs. Winner quarter-final #2 (www.CIS-SIC.tv)
20:00 Semi-final #2: Winner quarter-final #3 vs. Winner quarter-final #4 (www.CIS-SIC.tv)

Sunday, March 2
13:00 5th place (www.CIS-SIC.tv)
15:00 Bronze medal (www.CIS-SIC.tv)
18:00 Championship final (www.CIS-SIC.tv)

The women’s championship website can be found at http://english.cis-sic.ca/championships/wvball/index