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Rebels Weekend Wrap: Feb 16-17

February 20, 2018

All Rebels teams were in action this weekend, with the basketball teams in playoffs, volleyball teams finishing their regular season and futsal teams with a pair of road games in Brandon.

Both basketball teams fell short at the NIAC playoff championships in Fort Totten, North Dakota, with men’s team falling in the quarterfinals and the women’s team coming up short in the semi’s. To read more, visit here and here.

The Rebels volleyball teams ended their regular seasons on a high note by both sweeping the ACC Cougars at home Friday night and Saturday afternoon. The women Rebels didn’t lose a set, winning 3-0 (25-19,25-17,25-23) and 3-0 (25-19,25-13,25-22). The team finished 2nd place in the MCAC with a 11-5 record. The men’s team won both their matches against the Cougars 3-1 (25-19,25-20,24-26,25-21) and 3-0 (25-14,25-20,25-20) clinching 4th place and the final playoff spot.

volleyball championships will be hosted by RRC, in the North Gym, Saturday February 24th and Sunday February 25th. Rebels men’s team will face the PUC Pilots at 12pm on Saturday in their semi final while the Rebels women’s team will face the CMU Blazers at 4pm in their semi. The men’s final will take place at 1pm on Sunday, followed by the women’s at 3pm.

Finally, the Rebels futsal teams achieved mixed results in Brandon on Saturday. The men’s team defeated the ACC Cougars 12-4, but then fell to the BU Bobcats 6-4. The Rebels women’s team defeated the Cougars as well by the score of 8-1, then followed up with a 2-2 tie against the Bobcats. The men’s team currently sits in 4th place with a 4-0-4 record while the women’s team is in 5th place with a 2-2-4 record. Both teams next face the USB Rouges  at USB on Friday March 2nd.