Hamilton, ON- Nearly every day after their championship loss, Mathias Elser thought about it. The Trinity Western Spartans third-year setter thought about his team’s defeat to the Alberta Golden Bears in the 2022 U SPORTS men’s volleyball finals. It was his first championship match – a chance to win a national title, like numerous other Spartans had done before him. When he thought about it, he … Continue reading “It’s so sweet”: Spartans Earn Year-Long Redemption with National Title
Hamilton, ON- As quarterfinal action started and concluded at the U SPORTS men’s volleyball nationals, it would be a day for the higher-ranked seeds. The three conference champions – the Alberta Golden Bears, McMaster Marauders, Sherbrooke Vert et Or – and the Canada West runner up Trinity Western Spartans all advanced to the semi-finals. Some games were tighter than others but none went five sets. A … Continue reading “The Top of the Top”: How higher-ranked teams advanced in Men’s Volleyball Quarterfinals
After 25 years, the University of Sherbrooke has ended its men’s and women’s rugby teams. On Monday, the University of Sherbrooke announced that they were shutting down their rugby program due to declining participation rates and safety concerns. The move affects both the men’s and women’s rugby programs, but only the women’s rugby program plays at the U SPORTS level. The Women’s Rugby team went … Continue reading Sherbrooke Vert et Or shut down rugby program.
Sherbrooke, QC- The athletes of Université de Sherbrooke Le Vert et Or didn’t seem to be phased by the strange circumstances in which this year’s university sports seasons played out. Both individuals as well as teams competed hard, set records, and brought pride (and gold medals) to their school. Track and Field- Vert et Or Vet Goes Gold The five-year track and field veteran, Ariane … Continue reading RSEQ: Sherbrooke’s Green Light to Go Golden