Zoe Grace Q&A

With the VIU Mariners Women’s Soccer season in full swing and playoffs forthcoming, we chatted with newly appointed Apprentice Coach Zoe Grace in order to get to know her even better. Coach Grace was among 12 candidates chosen for the 2018-19 Female Apprentice Coach Program established by the CCAA in 2004. Kevin Lindo, Head Coach … Continued

Mariners spring into 2018

Though the weather may not feel like it, spring is just around the corner. Soccer season officially ended in dramatic fashion, and we are reaching the final stretch for our remaining Mariners teams. Here’s everything you need to know in prep for the spring sports season. Men’s Basketball The Men’s team opened 2018 with impressive … 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

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

Improvements planned for VIU athletics

By Sports and Lifestyle Editor Cole Schisler It has been a phenomenal year for the Mariners athletic programs. The Mariners are a force to be reckoned with across all sports; the Women’s Soccer, Women’s Volleyball, and Men’s Basketball teams are all provincial champions, many Mariners have received personal achievement awards in both the CCAA and … 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

Year in ReVIU

Above: 📷 viu.ca By Sports and Lifestyle Editor Cole Schisler Chloe Gummer, Forward In her first year as a Mariner, Chloe Gummer was named a PACWEST All-Star for her high scoring season.  Chloe was among the leading scorers in the division, finishing the season with six goals. In the Mariners’ final match at Nationals, Chloe scored a … Continued

Mariners volleyball recap at CCAA Nationals

By Sports and Lifestyle Editor Cole Schisler Riding high off their performance at the PACWEST provincials, the Mariners headed into the CCAA National Volleyball Championships with momentum on their side. The women’s team placed 3rd at nationals, and returned home with bronze medals. They won their first match against the Cavaliers de Bois-de-Boulonge 3-0. In … Continued

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