Bobcats Volleyball


his past weekend the Women’s and Men’s Volleyball teams took to the courts and swept away their competition in a duel set of wins against the MacEwan University’s Griffons. Hopefully the Griffon’s appreciated the cold weather on their burns. 

The Woman’s Bobcat Volleyball team racked in two wins this past weekend. On Friday February 2nd they faced off against MacEwan University in a critical game to earn a spot in the Canada West playoff picture. They played here in Brandon, bringing in a final score of 3-2. The game was close with the scores from the five sets being 25-20, 25-21, 17-25, 19-25, and 15-9, but the Bobcats were able to maintain their edge and bring in the win! 

Their weekend continued strong as the woman’s took on MacEwan again on Saturday February 3rd, absolutely dominating with a score of 1-3. Bobcat’s started off strong with a set of 16-25, with MacEwan coming back in the second set with 25-21, however the Bobcat’s quickly gained back the lead by winning the next two sets at 17-25 and 22-25.

The Men’s Bobcat Volleyball team didn’t give an inch on their Friday or Saturday games, sweeping the MacEwan University’s Griffons with a final score of 0-3 in both games. The Friday set scores were 25-15, 25-15, and 25-22. Elliot Viles scored 10 kills making him BU’s top scorer, with Seth Friesen and Matt Powell contributing with 9 and 8 kills respectively. The game on Saturday was no less impressive, with set scores finishing at 18-25, 13-25, and with a close end of 21-25. 

The next games take place on February 9th playing against the Mount Royal University’s Cougars. Both games will be located here in Brandon at the Healthy Living Centre with the woman’s game taking place at noon and the men’s at 1:45PM.