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THE AVS ROAD TO THE BRONZE at PACWEST PROVINCIALS
QUARTER FINAL MATCH VS CAPILANO BLUES
The #5 ranked College of the Rockies Avalanche came out ready to compete and won the first and second set, 25-23 and 25-22. The #4 seed, Capilano University Blues had other ideas and squeaked out a win in set three, 26-24. The Avalanche answered with another strong performance winning the 4th set 26-24. COTR now moves on to play the number 1 seed, Columbia Bible College Bearcats on Friday, Feb. 21 at 8:00pm.
Player of the Game: #12 Curtis Stockton
SEMI FINAL MATCH AGAINST CBC BEARCATS
The #1 seed, Columbia Bible College Bearcats played a strong game against the #5 seed, College of the Rockies. The Bearcats were on the attack and took the first Set (25-18). The second and third set ended much the same for the Avalanche with scores of (25-20, and 25-19). The Avalanche fought a hard fight, but in the end the Bearcats were to powerful. COTR will now play the Camosun Chargers for the PACWEST Bronze medal on Saturday at 3:00pm.
Player of the Game: #8 Nick Schmidt
BRONZE MEDAL MATCH AGAINST CAMOSUN CHARGERS
The #2 seed The Camosun Chargers jumped out to a 1-0 lead, before the #5 COTR Avalanche forced a fifth set. It was a see saw battle with plenty of excitement before a full house. The COTR Avalanche prevailed (14-25, 25-19, 17-25, 25-21, 18-16). This was the first time this season that COTR defeated Camosun. COTR was PACWEST Player of the Year, Curtis Stockton with 23 kills and Jack Newman with 15 kills. Congratulations to the College of the Rockies earning the Bronze medal.
Player of the Game: #14 Jack Newman
For more pictures from the PACWEST Provincial Championships visit their Flickr page.
COTR Matches on SportsCanada.tv
Avs Win PACWEST Awards
The PACWEST award recipients were named this afternoon, Zach Fedechko was named to the Rookie All Star team.
Curtis Stockton was named a 1st team All-Star and PACWEST Player of the Year for Men's Volleyball. Congratulations!
13-14 Season Comes to a Close
The PACWEST 2013-14 Volleyball regular season finished up on February 9th for the Avs. The weekend saw the Avs face off against the Capilano Blues and the Douglas Royals. The men split their matches with the Blues and lost both against the Royals. The ladies battled hard against the Blues and Royals but unfortunately came up short losing all 4 matches.
The women's season has come to a close as they finished just outside of the top 6 and will miss the Provincial Championships. The men finished in 6th place and will be heading to the Provincial Championships hosted by Capilano University on February 20-22.
For all the details on when the Avs play check out the PACWEST Provincial Championship Website and catch all the matches on SportsCanada TV
Last Weekend of League Play
The Avs head off on their last road trip to face off against the Capilano Blues and the Douglas Royals. With the men in 6th place they are looking for a few wins to allow them to move up in the rankings prior to Provincials. The women plan to lay it all on the line for the 4 matches as they need to win in order to take the final spot in Provincials.
It is going to be an exciting weekend, don't forget to catch all the action on SportCanadaTV. Match time are:
Thursday vs Capilano Women at 6pm/Men at 8pm (PST)
Friday vs Capilano Women at 6pm/Men at 8pm (PST)
Saturday vs Douglas Women at 1pm/Men at 3pm (PST)
Sunday vs Douglas Women at 11am/Men at 1pm (PST)
GO Avs GO!
News: Look at who we're signing!
- Fauve Welsh of Calgary, AB signs with the Avs
- Alysha Hutt of Nanaimo, BC signs with Avs
- Corissa Mildenberger of Elkford, BC Signs with Avs
- Local Star Ben Smith signs on with the Avs Read more about Ben.
- West Kootenay Talent , Jayden Roch, signs with Avs
Avs Sign Two New Recruits, Atayia Durrant and Madison Hudy, from Alberta
For more Avalanche News see News Archive 2013
Congratulations and Thank you
College of the Rockies hosted a very successful PACWEST Volleyball Provincial Championships. Congratulations to the UFV Cascades women's team and the Capilano Blues men's team on their gold medals.
Thank you to all of our sponsors, volunteers and students who made this Championship a great success. For game recaps and photos visit the Championship webpage.