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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 Mariner Hockey Player Earns International Attention

May 22, 2018

Criminology student Joshua Cook invited to Great Britain try-outs Sports are not just about the games we play. It’s about the meaningful friendships we build along the way, how we learn to handle defeat and victory, and how we grow as individuals.  This has certainly been true for Joshua Cook, Right Winger for the Vancouver Island University (VIU) Mariners men’s hockey team, who has been... 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's Kaitlyn Lafontaine Receives Prestigious Aboriginal Youth Sports Award

January 26, 2018

Mariners student-athlete recognized for her skill, dedication and commitment to basketball and community contributions Kaitlyn Lafontaine is a dedicated athlete, a mentor and a Vancouver Island University (VIU) student who dreams of using her education to make a positive impact on Indigenous people in Canada. Lafontaine, a member of the Métis Nation, recently received the 2017 Premier’s Awards... Read more


Mariners Men's Soccer Team Wins National Championship

January 8, 2018

Vancouver Island University’s Mariners men’s soccer team has won the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association Men’s Soccer National Championship. Rain pounded Merle Logan Field, but the Mariners didn’t let the weather dampen their spirit. They scored a goal in the first half of the game and hung on to win 1-0 over the Douglas Royals during the championship game November 11. “The elation on the... Read more


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