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Swimmers from UVic swim teams competed in Edmonton at the Canada West championships. (Black Press Media file photo)

UVic teams finish third at Canada West swimming championships

Vikes swimmers set new personal records at Edmonton meet

 

Members of the University of Victoria Vikes celebrate a try in the Canadian men’s rugby national championship gold medal game Nov. 28 against UBC. The Thunderbirds won 39-7, but the Vikes’ streak of playing in every national final since 2017 remains intact. (Photo by Robin Kasem/Courtesy UVic)

UVic Vikes’ win streak ends at men’s rugby national championship

Vikes drop a 39-7 decision to UBC in gold medal game after two impressive victories

 

University of Victoria cross country runners compete in the national championships in Quebec City this Saturday (Nov. 27). (Photo courtesy of the University of Victoria)

UVic cross country teams run for Canadian championship Saturday

Vikes’ men’s and women’s teams head to Quebec City for the U Sports season finale

 

After recording only one win so far this season, the University of Victoria men’s rugby team will look to defend their national title in Kingston this week. (Photo courtesy of the University of Victoria)

UVic men’s rugby looks to defend 2-year-old national title

Vikes open national championships against Dalhousie in Kingston on Wednesday afternoon

After recording only one win so far this season, the University of Victoria men’s rugby team will look to defend their national title in Kingston this week. (Photo courtesy of the University of Victoria)
Action from the U Sports men’s soccer consolation final between the University of Victoria Vikes (in blue) and Laval Rouge et Or in Ottawa. The Vikes lost the match 3-0 Saturday (Nov. 20) to finish off their 2021 season. (Photo courtesy of University of Victoria)

Loss to Laval winds up men’s soccer season for UVic Vikes

Vikes go 1-2 at U Sports national championships in Ottawa

Action from the U Sports men’s soccer consolation final between the University of Victoria Vikes (in blue) and Laval Rouge et Or in Ottawa. The Vikes lost the match 3-0 Saturday (Nov. 20) to finish off their 2021 season. (Photo courtesy of University of Victoria)
Ian Whibley (in blue) vies for the ball against a Montreal Carabins player during the Vikes men’s soccer team’s national championship quarterfinal match Nov. 18. The Vikes lost on penalty kicks. (Photo courtesy of the University of Victoria)

UVic Vikes take Montreal to penalty kicks, lose in men’s national quarterfinal

Montreal scored on four of five shootout attempts to take the win over UVic

Ian Whibley (in blue) vies for the ball against a Montreal Carabins player during the Vikes men’s soccer team’s national championship quarterfinal match Nov. 18. The Vikes lost on penalty kicks. (Photo courtesy of the University of Victoria)
The UVic men’s soccer team plays its first match at the 2021 national championships on Nov. 18. (Photo courtesy of the University of Victoria)

Vikes men’s soccer competes at nationals for first time since 2015 on Thursday

Quarterfinal match against the University of Montreal begins at 10:30 a.m. Victoria time

The UVic men’s soccer team plays its first match at the 2021 national championships on Nov. 18. (Photo courtesy of the University of Victoria)

UVic Vikes swim team excels in Bennett Cup before Canada West Championships

Vikes travel to Edmonton for championship meet Nov. 26-28

The UVic women’s field hockey team hold up their championship banner after winning their third straight U Sports national title. (Seyran Mammakov photo)

UVic women win third straight national field hockey championship

Vikes women’s rugby team falls to University of Ottawa 17-14 in quarterfinal

The UVic women’s field hockey team hold up their championship banner after winning their third straight U Sports national title. (Seyran Mammakov photo)
Single boats competed at the RCA National Rowing Championship Regatta on Elk Lake. (Megan Atkins-Baker/News Staff)

Rowing Canada hosts national championships at Saanich’s Elk Lake

University of Victoria, other schools from across Canada come together for the race

Single boats competed at the RCA National Rowing Championship Regatta on Elk Lake. (Megan Atkins-Baker/News Staff)
National field hockey player Nora Struchtrup of Oak Bay heads to South Africa to compete in the Junior World Cup. (Courtesy Nora Struchtrup)

Greater Victoria grads stickhandle to Junior World Cup in South Africa

UVic Vikes field hockey players compete for Junior World Cup in December

National field hockey player Nora Struchtrup of Oak Bay heads to South Africa to compete in the Junior World Cup. (Courtesy Nora Struchtrup)
The University of Victoria’s field hockey team poses with their third-straight Canada West championship banner. The Vikes will go for the three-peat at nationals from Nov. 12 to 14. (Photo courtesy of the University of Victoria)

Vikes field hockey team shooting for program’s first national championship three-peat

Victoria faces the Toronto Varsity Blues in a best-of-three series for the U Sports title

The University of Victoria’s field hockey team poses with their third-straight Canada West championship banner. The Vikes will go for the three-peat at nationals from Nov. 12 to 14. (Photo courtesy of the University of Victoria)
The University of Victoria women’s rugby team has earned a semifinal berth at nationals for the first time in program history after defeating the University of Guelph on Wednesday (Nov. 10). (Photo courtesy of the University of Victoria)

Historic win earns Vikes women’s rugby first-ever semifinal berth at nationals

The Unversity of Victoria beat the Guelph Gryphons 21-10 on Wednesday

The University of Victoria women’s rugby team has earned a semifinal berth at nationals for the first time in program history after defeating the University of Guelph on Wednesday (Nov. 10). (Photo courtesy of the University of Victoria)
A member of the University of Victoria women's rugby team secures a line-out. (Photo courtesy of the University of Victoria)

UVic women’s rugby opens national championships against Guelph on Wednesday

Vikes women face the Ontario champion Gryphons at 11 a.m. PT

A member of the University of Victoria women's rugby team secures a line-out. (Photo courtesy of the University of Victoria)
Canada’s Brittany Waters carries the ball during the 2014 Women’s Rugby World Cup in Paris. Waters, now retired from playing and the head coach of the UVic Vikes women for seven seasons, will join Canada’s women’s sevens program as an assistant coach following the completion of the university season. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Remy de la Mauviniere)

Vikes women’s rugby coach to don Canada colours again, this time as assistant coach

UVic’s Brittany Waters enjoyed Hall of Fame playing career with national program

Canada’s Brittany Waters carries the ball during the 2014 Women’s Rugby World Cup in Paris. Waters, now retired from playing and the head coach of the UVic Vikes women for seven seasons, will join Canada’s women’s sevens program as an assistant coach following the completion of the university season. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Remy de la Mauviniere)
Vikes soccer alums Trinity Kettyls (left) and Mackenzie Riggs (right) run in 2020’s Vikes Kick Cancer event in honour of the latter of whom, who was diagnosed with brain cancer the same year. (University of Victoria Varsity Athletics)

UVic Vikes take to second run for brain cancer research in honour of diagnosed alum

Goal is to raise a total of $100,000 for the Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada

Vikes soccer alums Trinity Kettyls (left) and Mackenzie Riggs (right) run in 2020’s Vikes Kick Cancer event in honour of the latter of whom, who was diagnosed with brain cancer the same year. (University of Victoria Varsity Athletics)
Rowers taking part in the Head and Tail of the Gorge regatta in Victoria on Saturday. (Jake Romphf/News Staff)

PHOTOS: Costumed regatta takes to the Gorge in Victoria

Saturday was day one of the Head and Tail of the Gorge event

Rowers taking part in the Head and Tail of the Gorge regatta in Victoria on Saturday. (Jake Romphf/News Staff)
A member of the University of Victoria women’s rugby team secures a line-out against the University of Alberta on Sept. 26. (Photo courtesy of the University of Victoria)
A member of the University of Victoria women’s rugby team secures a line-out against the University of Alberta on Sept. 26. (Photo courtesy of the University of Victoria)
The University of Victoria has appointed Jane Gumley as interim head coach of the women’s rowing team for the 2021-2022 season. (Courtesy of UVic)

UVic appoints interim women’s rowing coach

Former head coach Barney Williams resigned in April following lawsuit alleging verbal abuse

The University of Victoria has appointed Jane Gumley as interim head coach of the women’s rowing team for the 2021-2022 season. (Courtesy of UVic)
The Canadian Collegiate eSports League will host its inaugural event on May 29. (Photo courtesy of CCEL/ Twitter)

University of Victoria to compete in collegiate eSports league’s inaugural event

UVic’s intramural coordinator Joni Richardson helped create the league

The Canadian Collegiate eSports League will host its inaugural event on May 29. (Photo courtesy of CCEL/ Twitter)