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Rebels Weekend Wrap: Oct 1-2

October 3, 2016

The Rebels Soccer teams hosted two games a piece this weekend and were able to remain undefeated.

Defending MCAC Women’s Soccer Champions Rebels sneaked by a tough CMU Blazers team on Saturday, Winnipeg 1-0. Julia Friesen scored the lone goal while keeper Brittany Derkacz secured the shut out. The Rebels followed with another shutout on Sunday against St.Boniface. The Rebels spread the scoring around with Friesen, Nadine Reimer and Clare Soubry all scoring for the Rebels. The women’s team currently sit in first place in the MCAC with a 5-0-1 record.

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The Rebels men’s soccer team also avoided their first lost of the season this weekend. On Saturday they defeated CMU 3-1 in a spirited contest. Aziz Zerrouki, Anderson Pereira, and Mohamed Haida scored for the Rebels. On Sunday against the defending MCAC Champions from St.Boniface, the Rebels settled for a 1-1 draw. MJ Alnafie scored for the Rebels early in the first half, and they were able to hold the lead all the way until the final minute of the 2nd half until Les Rouge scored on a header, ending the game in the draw. The men’s team sits in 1st place in the MCAC with 4 wins, 2 draws and no losses.

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Both soccer teams have the upcoming weekend off, returning to action on the 15th at Providence.

The Rebels Volleyball teams were also busy with non league play this weekend. The women’s team competed in an exhibition tournament at PUC, losing to CMU and the ACC Cougars but gaining valuable experience for the upcoming season.

run-for-the-cureThe men’s team did not see any court action, but deserve congratulations none the less. As a team bonding outing, they took part in the CIBC Run for the Cure raising $680 in the process. Excellent work men’s volleyball!

Coach Erik Hansen on the event ” We participated in the run for multiple reasons, bring us as a team closer together in a fun event outside the gym being a big one. The run represents a great cause, many of us having someone close to us battle breast cancer and we were all glad to help in even in a small way. Hopefully the athletes will remember things like that and continue to participate in similar events and fundraisers far beyond their time at Red River.”

They will now prepare to host the Rebels Invitational Exhibition Tournament this upcoming weekend, Oct 7 and 8. Staring at 6:30pm Friday night in the North and South Gyms.