Athletics

VIU Mariners Secure Deal With Adidas and Kahunaverse Sports Group

VIU Mariners Secure Deal With Adidas and Kahunaverse Sports Group

October 11, 2019

VIU Mariners, Kahunaverse Sports and Adidas announce partnership on the eve of the PACWEST court sport season openers.Vancouver Island University (VIU) Athletics and Recreation is proud to announce a new partnership with Kahunaverse Sports Group (KSG) and Adidas. Kahunaverse Sports now becomes the official uniform, sports apparel, and T-shirt provider for the VIU Mariners of the PACWEST... Read more


To inspire young female athletes to grow the game, VIU Mariners Women’s Basketball program is launching a new Training Centre.

VIU Mariners Women's Basketball Program Launches Training Centre

September 6, 2019

Striving to grow the game and support female athletes, VIU Mariners women’s basketball coach Tony Bryce, with the support of the Mariners coaching staff and student-athletes, is creating a training centre to encourage female athletes ages 12 to 18 to get out and play. “We are very excited to build the VIU Mariners women’s basketball family,” says Bryce. “While skill development will be an... Read more


The VIU Mariner Men’s Volleyball teams will compete for gold at the CCAA nationals

VIU's Men's and Women's Volleyball Teams Head to Nationals

March 4, 2019

The VIU Mariner Men’s and Women’s Volleyball teams will compete for gold at the CCAA nationals. The VIU Mariner Men’s’ and Women’s Volleyball teams will compete for gold in the CCAA nationals.  The VIU Men’s Volleyball team ended the season on a high note by scoring gold at the PACWEST championship. The team hasn’t won gold at provincials since 2007.  [[{"fid":"2640","view_mode":"... Read more


VIU Women's Volleyball Team Wins Gold at National Championship

March 13, 2018

Mariners beat British Columbia rivals to claim victory The Vancouver Island University (VIU) Mariners women’s volleyball team fought for every point during the national championship to claim gold. Despite entering the championship ranked fourth for the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Women’s Volleyball National Championship, the VIU Mariners brought confidence, an enthusiasm to... Read more


VIU Mariners Men's Soccer Team are National Champions

November 16, 2017

Vancouver Island University team claims victory with 1-0 win over Douglas Royals Vancouver Island University’s (VIU) Mariners men’s soccer team won the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Men’s Soccer National Championship. Rain pounded Merle Logan Field, but the Mariners didn’t let the weather dampen their spirit and scored a goal in the first half of the game and hung on to win 1-0... Read more


VIU Alum Danielle (Gaudet) Hyde Inducted Into the CCAA Hall of Fame

June 2, 2017

Mariner champion Danielle (Gaudet) Hyde will join nine other athletes at a ceremony in Abbotsford, June 6, to be inducted into the CCAA Hall of Fame  Danielle (Gaudet) Hyde, a four-time Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) All-Canadian in Women’s Volleyball, will be inducted into the CCAA Hall of Fame in the Athlete Category. Hyde is one of the most decorated student-... Read more


VIU Mariners Volleyball Champion Returns to Team as Apprentice Coach

February 16, 2017

VIU alumna and former VIU player Tylar Turnbull hopes to help lead the team to another first place finish, this time as a CCAA Female Apprentice Coach  Whether she is killing it on the court as a player or, like now, leading on the bench as a coach – it’s good to have Tylar Turnbull on your side. The former Vancouver Island University (VIU) student-athlete graduated in 2016 after leading the... Read more


VIU Launches Hockey Club

January 23, 2017

New VIU club, made possible with support of community partners, will join the BC Intercollegiate Hockey League  Mariners hockey is officially coming to Vancouver Island University (VIU) thanks to the hard work of VIU Hockey Inc., a non-profit organization established in 2015 by a group of hockey enthusiasts with the sole intention of launching a university club in Nanaimo. Because of their... Read more


VIU Mariners Women's Soccer PACWEST Provincial Champions

November 3, 2016

VIU Mariners win the crown in hard fought battle against defending PACWEST champions Douglas College Royals  After a hard fought year the 2016 PACWEST women’s soccer season came down to a fierce battle between Vancouver Island University Mariners and the defending champions Douglas College Royals. The Mariners scored early in the Oct. 29 matchup and managed to protect their 1-0 lead to become... Read more


VIU Hosts Women's National Basketball Championships

March 5, 2015

Vancouver Island University (VIU) is hosting the 2015 Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association’s (CCAA) women’s basketball national championships at the Nanaimo campus March 18 to 21.   Eight of the top Canadian Collegiate teams from across the country will play for gold including VIU’s Mariners. Their first match will be on Thursday, March 19, at 6 pm in VIU’s gymnasium and the games are open to... Read more


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