Huskies women seek first win The Huskies women’s basketball team will be looking for its first win of the season Nov. 18 as it hosts the Lethbridge Pronghorns in its home opener. The Dogs, who are currently ranked fourth in Canadian Interuniversity Sport despite graduating four starters last year, have lost all three games this…
The University of Alberta Golden Bears snagged two wins from the Huskies men’s volleyball team this past weekend at the Physical Activity Complex. Meanwhile, a strong first set was the only positive to come out of the Huskies women’s volleyball team’s third straight losing weekend Nov. 11 and 12 at the PAC. “We just didn’t execute,” said Huskie Matt Busse. “At the end of sets and all the way through, that’s what we need to work on.”
The Victoria Vikes kept two former first-place finishers off the podium Nov. 12 as the Huskies fell short of winning their first-ever Canada West women’s cross-country title. Fifth-year Huskies Jodi Souter and Caitlin Warkentin, who had both won the conference race in the past, finished fourth and sixth, respectively, at the Canada West championships last weekend at Laval University.
A quick nap nearly cost the Huskies men’s hockey team their second loss of the season this past weekend at Rutherford Rink. Although they did come out with a 5-4 overtime win and 2-1 victory against the Manitoba Bisons on Nov. 4 and 5, respectively, the Bisons’ strong attack forced Saskatchewan to stay on its toes.
Julia Flinton’s first-ever goal in her university hockey career will go down in history. Her overtime winner from just inside the blue line against the University of Alberta Pandas marked the first time ever that the University of Saskatchewan Huskies women’s hockey team swept Alberta in a weekend series at home.
The Huskies men’s hockey team was caught off guard this past weekend at the Credit Union Centre as the Dogs suffered a surprising loss to the Lethbridge Pronghorns Oct. 21 and were forced to redeem it with an overtime victory on the next night.
There is only one weekend of regular season Canada West soccer action left and it looks like it will be up to Lady Luck to keep the Huskies’ playoff hopes alive.
With its superstars out of the lineup, the Huskies men’s basketball team still managed to win its third straight Graham Shootout title this past weekend at the Physical Activity Complex. The Shootout is an annual preseason round-robin tournament in which the Dogs host four top-10 teams from throughout Canada. Graham Construction has sponsored the tournament since 2008.
The Huskies men’s soccer team lost a crucial game this past weekend in Calgary, meanwhile, the Huskies women’s soccer team fared slightly better with a tie game.
The Huskies men’s hockey team scored 10 goals in two games to down the Regina Cougars twice this past weekend. The home-and-home series saw the Dogs win 5-2 in Regina on Oct. 14 and 5-4 the next night in Saskatoon.