The various Bobcat teams have been off for the winter break but the volleyball men’s team played in the Wesmen Classic tournament the weekend of the 28th to 30th. The games were held out in Winnipeg and the men played against the University of Regina Cougars, the Ryerson University Rams, and the Universite Laval Rouge et Or in the round robin. On the 30th the men started to play in the playoffs part of the tournament.
The Bobcats’ first game against Regina was hard fought and won 3-0. They took victories 25-13, 25-18, 25-22, leaving the Cougars behind in the ranking as the Bobcats moved up on their way to the semi-playoffs. The second game was against Ryerson as they took another clean sweep 25-18, 25-23, and 25-16. Ryerson moves off to the B-side semi-finals. The third game that the Bobcats played against Laval winning the first set 25-23 but losing the next 3 sets 24-26, 21-25, 21-25. Laval would move onto play the University of Manitoba in the semi-finals.
The Bobcats will be playing U of W Wesmen in the other semi-final game. The game was played on the 30th and the finals of the A side and B side followed. The volleyball teams next games are on the 12th and 13th out in Calgary Alberta. Both the Bobcats and Dino’s are tied up for the fourth position rank each with nine wins and three losses.
To check out any of the Bobcats stats please go to the Bobcats official website at www.gobobcats.com. Enjoy your break from school athletes!