Mariners hockey revving up

The VIU Mariners men’s hockey club has continued its inaugural season with some great play as of late. While closing out the month with an even record, there are reasons to be enthusiastic about the young club. Great performances from the likes of Gage Colpron, who was named the BCIHL Player of the Week, show … Continued

Mariners win CCAA gold

Uncooperative weather was a factor for both the Mariners and Royals as they faced off on the pitch at Merle Logan Field for the CCAA Men’s National Championship Game. A goal by Stefan Cukovic, scored 15 minutes in, proved just enough for the Mariners to hold on and capture the gold on their home turf. … Continued

Tony Trozzo Q/A

Tony Trozzo just wrapped up his sophomore season playing for the Mariners golf team. The 20-year-old Qualicum beach native already has some impressive accomplishments under his belt including qualifying and competing in the Canadian Men’s Amateur Golf Championship in August. He spent a few minutes with the Navigator chatting about his love for the Calgary … Continued

Men’s Hockey: Mariners looking sharp against defending BCIHL champs

In 2017, the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) introduced its sixth team, the VIU Mariners. The Mariners will see action against opponents from Vancouver Island, the Lower Mainland, and Washington state. They had their work cut out for them playing the 2016 BCIHL champs, the UVIC Vikes, to get the preseason rolling—the men’s hockey … Continued

The fall sports season is upon us

Mariners athletes across various disciplines have been hard at work preparing for what will undoubtedly be another year filled with accolades, improbable comebacks, and unbelievable moments. Our clubs and organizations are suited up and ready to bring high-level sports to our campus for the 2017/2018 semesters. The puck has dropped on the inaugural season for … Continued

Mariner life

What does it mean to be a Mariner? Beyond simply donning a jersey on game night, making the buzzer-beater shot to win the game, or cheering from the stands, what are the values and cultural tones being transmitted by the program? Ask the players, coaches, and fans, and they’ll tell you it’s the prioritizing of … Continued

Golf season preview

The 2017 Mariners men’s golf team will be headed by returning 2016 PACWEST league all-star Dallas Jones. Two of his teammates from last year will join him on the squad—Jacob Bland and Tony Trozzo. Trozzo is coming off a successful summer schedule that included playing both the BC Amateur Tournament and the Canadian Amateur Tournament. Bland was … Continued

The end of another season for VIU Rugby

Above: VIU rugby team. 📷 Elijah Robinson By contributor Elijah Robinson Following a historic season of15-a-side rugby in the first semester, the VIU seven-a-side team has yet to slow down in preparation for next season. The VIU rugby club started the first semester of the year in confusion. With only two practices as a team, they began … Continued

Year in ReVIU

By Sports and Lifestyle Editor Cole Schisler The Mariners experienced incredible success across all sports this year. As we come to the end of the Mariners athletic year, we are taking a look back at some of the Mariners who shined on and off the court. Catie Hegglin Catie Hegglin has been with the Mariners … Continued

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