Fly half Jess Neilson puts the ball into play as the UVic Vikes look to contend for a Canada West rugby title this year.

This weekend in UVic Vikes: Oct. 7 to 9

UVic Vikes are home for Thanksgiving weekend to play soccer, basketball, field hockey, and ice hockey

Last Friday the UVic Vikes women’s rugby team had a statement game as Madeleine Graham scored four tries and Jess Neilson added three converts and two penalty goals in a  42-17 win over the University of Alberta Pandas at Wallace Field.Amanda Smith, Amee Svatos and rookie Emily Bielech had tries for Alberta, who came in victorious in their only game of the season against Lethbridge. The Vikes are now 2-1 on the season while the Pandas move to 1-1.

The Vikes play their next Canada West rugby game against the Lethbridge Pronghorns at Wallace Field on Oct. 16.

UVic Vikes schedule this weekend:

MEN’S SOCCER

Oct. 8: Vikes vs. UBC (2:15 p.m. Centennial Stadium, Victoria, B.C.) LIVE PPV VIDEO / STATS // ONLINE TICKETS

WOMEN’S SOCCER

Oct. 8: Vikes @ UBC (5:00 p.m. Thunderbird Stadium, Vancouver, B.C.) LIVE PPV VIDEO / STATS

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

Oct. 7: Vikes vs. George Fox (7:00 p.m. CARSA Performance Gym, Victoria, B.C.) ENTRY BY DONATION // LIVE PPV VIDEO / STATS

WOMEN’S FIELD HOCKEY

Oct. 8: Vikes vs. UBC (11:00 a.m. Water-based Turf, Victoria, B.C.) ONLINE TICKETS

Oct. 9: Vikes vs. UBC (11:00 a.m. Water-based Turf, Victoria, B.C.) ONLINE TICKETS

MEN’S XC

Oct. 8: Vikes @ Western Washington Classic (Bellingham, WA)

WOMEN’S XC

Oct. 8: Vikes @ Western Washington Classic (Bellingham, WA)

WOMEN’S GOLF

Oct. 9-11: Vikes @ Western Washington University Fall Classic (Bellingham, Washington)

VIKES Men’s Ice Hockey

Oct. 7: Hockey night at UVic. Vikes vs. Trinity Western (7:30 p.m. Ian Stewart Complex arena. ENTRY BY DONATION

For full varsity game and events schedule please visit our website at govikesgo.com

 

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