Mariners away game recap

From Friday, January 24, to Sunday, January 26, the VIU Mariners, collectively, played a total of nine games. Men’s Hockey, Women’s Volleyball, Men’s Volleyball, Women’s Basketball, and Men’s Basketball were the active teams throughout the weekend; all of the teams played on the opposing team’s territory and played two games each, with the exception of … Continued

Brett Witala Q/A

First-year Mariner Brett Witala has impressed many Mariners fans this year with his fancy stick handling skills and goal-scoring prowess. The Kelowna native has not only taken to life on the ice, collecting over 11 goals and 14 assists this season, but he’s also clicked with campus and Island life. He took time to discuss … Continued

Mariners at the break

It has undoubtedly been a great fall sports season for VIU. The CCAA gold in men’s soccer was the highlight event of the semester, however, a number of other Mariner teams were in action as well. The women’s soccer team finished their season as PacWest bronze medalists after a 1-0 victory over the Langara Falcons. … Continued

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

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

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