Women’s volleyball ranked number one in CCAA for a third week

The University of the Fraser Valley Cascades women’s volleyball team opens the second half of the 2012-13 PACWEST regular season ranked number one in today’s Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) top ten rankings.  This marks the third straight week the Cascades are ranked number one in Canada.

UFV sits at 11-1, two points behind 12-2 VIU Mariners, with two games at hand.  The Cascades travel to New Westminster, BC to face the Douglas College Royals, 5-9.  UFV is 2-0, this year against the Royals with a pair of victories, 3-2 and 3-0, at the EAC, before the holiday break.  The PACWEST has two teams in the top ten, VIU and the Cascades.

VBall for web 075CCAA Top Ten Women’s Volleyball Rankings
1.  UFV Cascades
2.  Lynx d’Edouard Montpetit
3.  MacEwan Griffins
4.  VIU Mariners
5.  Humber Hawks
6.  Elans de Garneau
7.  Red Deer Queens
8.  Lakeland Rustlers
9. MSVU Mystics
10. Fanshawe Falcons

For further information on UFV Cascades athletics contact David Kent, sports information, 604-309-7658 – email:  david.kent@ufv.ca

The UFV Cascades are members of Canada West (CIS) and PACWEST (CCAA) with 140 student-athletes participating on nine varsity teams in men’s and women’s basketball, rowing, soccer, volleyball and men’s golf. UFV athletics plays its home games in the Envision Athletic Centre (Abbotsford, BC), Exhibition Field and Chilliwack Golf & Country Club (Chilliwack, BC) and rows at the Fort Langley Rowing Club (Fort Langley, BC).  Follow the Cascades on Twitter @ufvcascades and Facebook (UFV Cascades Athletics) or visit the department’s web site at www.ufvcascades.ca

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