Story by Neil Noonan/MCAC
The season-opening matches will be on Saturday, November 17 between the Université de Saint-Boniface Les Rouges and Red River College Rebels. The women will set things off at 6:00 PM with the men following at 7:30 PM.
Women teams will take to the court first throughout the entire 2018-19 volleyball season. Most night games will take place at 6:00 PM & 7:30 PM and a majority of the afternoon games will begin at 12:00 PM & 1:30 PM.
Women’s Final Rematch
The rematch of last season’s women’s final between the champion Providence Pilots and Canadian Mennonite University Blazers will be played on Friday, November 30 at 6:00 PM in the Pilots Jubilee Gymnasium. The Pilots pulled out last season’s championship 3-1 (25-19, 25-17, 21-25, 25-10) after leading the conference with 12 total wins on the season.
Men’s Final Rematch
The rematch of last season’s men’s final between champion Canadian Mennonite University Blazers and the Providence Pilots will take place immediately following the women’s final rematch at 7:30 on Friday, November 30. The Blazers made it back-to-back championships defeating the top-ranked Pilots 3-0 (25-19, 25-18, 25-23).
2018-19 Championship Venue
This season’s Final Fours and Championship Finals will be hosted by the Providence Pilots in their Jubilee Gymnasium on February 23-24.
The full season schedule can be found at mcacathletics.ca.
About the Manitoba Colleges Athletic Conference
The MCAC is the governing body for intercollegiate athletics in Manitoba. Its mission is to foster the development of the student-athlete through the administration and promotion of intercollegiate athletics as part of the education experience and provide a leadership role in the development of sport in Manitoba.