Marauders fall short at nationals Coming off an OUA final victory, the McMaster women’s volleyball team was unable to carry that momentum into the U Sports national championship
Mar23

Marauders fall short at nationals Coming off an OUA final victory, the McMaster women’s volleyball team was unable to carry that momentum into the U Sports national championship

The season for the McMaster women’s volleyball team came to an abrupt end at the U Sports national championships on March 17 – 19. Despite entering the tournament as the number two seed as the winners of the Ontario University Athletics conference, the Marauders were quickly bounced out of the quarter-final by Trinity Western Spartans from Canada West in straight sets. The Spartans would ultimately win the bronze medal game over...

Marauder men capture bronze After being knocked out in the semi-finals by Trinity Western, the McMaster men’s volleyball team capped off their season with a bronze medal victory at the U Sports championships
Mar23

Marauder men capture bronze After being knocked out in the semi-finals by Trinity Western, the McMaster men’s volleyball team capped off their season with a bronze medal victory at the U Sports championships

By: Camila Stupecka The McMaster men’s volleyball program finds themselves on the U Sports podium for the fifth consecutive season but in a similarly disappointing position. The Marauders fell in the semi-final before winning the bronze medal match to win their fifth medal in as many years. Following a five-set win against the Université Laval Rouge et Or on March 17, the Marauders qualified for the semi-final game against the top...

Sweeping away the competition The McMaster men’s volleyball team made quick work of their OUA rivals and travels to Alberta to compete for a national championship
Mar17

Sweeping away the competition The McMaster men’s volleyball team made quick work of their OUA rivals and travels to Alberta to compete for a national championship

By: Camila Stupecka If the rest of the men’s volleyball final four teams played ice during the Ontario University Athletics final games, then McMaster played fire. They swiftly melted the flame of the Ryerson Rams on March 10 and the Waterloo Warriors on March 11, sweeping both squads and securing their fifth consecutive OUA championship to cap an undefeated regular season. The conference title win matches the longest streak in OUA...

Previewing nationals: McMaster women’s volleyball team will take on the Trinity Western Spartans The McMaster women's volleyball team head to Toronto for U Sports national championship game
Mar16

Previewing nationals: McMaster women’s volleyball team will take on the Trinity Western Spartans The McMaster women's volleyball team head to Toronto for U Sports national championship game

After defeating the Western Mustangs in five sets in the Ontario University Athletics championship, the McMaster women’s volleyball team will now head to the U Sports national championship from March 17-19, hosted by the Ryerson University. As the winners of the OUA conference, Mac was rewarded with the number two seed in the tournament, and will play the Trinity Western Spartans in the opening quarterfinal match on March 17. The...

The fun is just beginning for women’s volleyball After a thrilling five set win in the OUA final, the McMaster women's volleyball team advances to the U Sports national championship
Mar16

The fun is just beginning for women’s volleyball After a thrilling five set win in the OUA final, the McMaster women's volleyball team advances to the U Sports national championship

For the third time in school history, the McMaster women’s volleyball team are the champions of Ontario. This win may stand above the rest. Mac put together an all-time performance, beating the Western University Mustangs 3-2 for their first Ontario University Athletics banner since 2014. “There are a lot of emotions right now,” head coach Tim Louks said after the win. “Relief for sure. I think we treated everyone to something special...

Next stop: The Goldring Centre Following a weekend victory over the York Lions, the McMaster women’s volleyball team head to Toronto for OUA Final Four action
Mar09

Next stop: The Goldring Centre Following a weekend victory over the York Lions, the McMaster women’s volleyball team head to Toronto for OUA Final Four action

In sports, experience tends to trump ability come playoff time. Luckily for maroon and grey fans, the McMaster women’s volleyball team has both. A team filled with seniors who have seen it all, Mac is in a great position to qualify for the U Sports championships. Defined by their veteran leadership, the Marauder women know the value of playoff experience from previous campaigns, with their starting lineup consisting entirely of fourth...