CCAA Women's Volleyball Championship

Mount Royal University Cougars Win Gold in CCAA Women's Volleyball

March 13, 2011 - The Mount Royal University Cougars of Calgary, Alta. have been crowned national champions at the CCAA Women's Volleyball Championships. The Cougars defeated the Vancouver Island University Mariners in the gold-medal match after an agonizingly close game that finished 3-2.


After trading points back and forth throughout three close sets, the VIU Mariners were ahead 2-1 and serving for match point. The ensuing play had the team celebrating only to have the call overruled by the head referee. Mount Royal fought back to win the set and tie the game. Both teams fought hard in the fifth set, with the Cougars ultimately clinching the winning point.


The top finishers were:


GOLD Mount Royal University Cougars
SILVER Vancouver Island Unviersity Mariners
BRONZE Francois-Xavier-Garneau Elans
4th University of British Columbia Heat
5/6 Grande Prairie Regional College Wolves
5/6 Humber College Hawks
7th University of New Brunswick Seawolves
8th Mount Allison University Mounties


Tournament MVP
MRU: Andrea Price

First Team All Stars

Humber: Landis Doyle
F-X-GARNEAU: Sarah Gosselin
VIU: Lindsay Mcloughlin
MRU: Julia Pasieka
VIU: Cheyla Reader
UBCO: Myrte Schon

Second Team All Stars
MRU: Mackenzie Allen
UBCO: Alex Basso
F-X-GARNEAU: Émilie Ducharme
F-X-GARNEAU: Roxanne Ouimet
UNB: Kate Porta
VIU: Dani Smith

Fair Play Award

UNB Saint John Seawolves


The CCAA would like to thank the hosting committee at University of New Brunswick-Saint John and our national sponsors for their support and effort in making this Championship possible.


For more information:

Stephanie Wereley
Communications and Events Coordinator
ACSC Association canadienne du sport collégial
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