Three UFV athletic teams are involved in playoff action this weekend. The women’s volleyball team is playing in the national collegiate championships in Nanaimo, starting today (Thursday). The men’s basketball team plays in the Final Eight national tournament starting tomorrow (Friday) and the women’s basketball team plays for its life in a regional four-team tournament in Ottawa. The winner gets a berth in next week’s national tournament.
Fri — Breakfast with the Cascades! And dinner too!
You can catch the men’s basketball team at 8 am (PST) on www.ssncanada.ca The women play at 6 pm PST.
All fans and media can follow the UFV Cascades basketball teams on the CIS official web network SSN Canada. The Cascades games will be live on Fri, March 9. Catch all the action on SSN by logging onto www.ssncanada.ca and click on CIS basketball.
Photo: John Morrow / courtesy of the Abbotsford News
2012 CCAA national championship schedule
Venue: VIU Gymnasium (Nanaimo, BC)
Thurs, March 8 (quarterfinals) All times in Pacific Standard Time
Game #3 UFV Cascades v Humber Hawks 6PM
Fri, March 9 (Semi-Finals)
Game #1 v Game # 2 6 pm
Game #3 v Game # 4 8 pm
Sat, March 10
Bronze medal 5:30 pm
Gold medal 8 pm
2012 CIS Men’s basketball championship schedule
Venue: Halifax Metro Centre (Halifax, NS)
Friday, March 9
(5) Fraser Valley (4) Lakehead 12 pm AST (8 am PST)
(8) Acadia (1) Carleton 2:15 pm AST
(7) Ryerson (2) Alberta 6 pm AST
(6) St FX (3) Concordia 8:15 pm AST
Sat, March 10 (subtract 4 hours for PST)
CIS consolation 1 12 pm AST
CIS consolation 2 2:15 pm AST
CIS semifinal 1 6 pm AST
CIS semifinal 2 8:15 pm AST
Sun, March 11 (subtract 4 hours for PST — unless they don’t switch to Daylight Savings like we do!)
CIS consolation final 11 am AST
CIS bronze 1:15 pm AST
CIS final 4:30 pm AST
2012 CIS east regional tournament
Venue: Ottawa Gee Gees Montpetit Hall Gymnasium (Ottawa, Ontario)
Friday, March 9
6 pm EST Cape Breton v Windsor
8 pm EST Ottawa v Cascades (5 pm PST)
Saturday, March 10
6PM Championship Game*
*Media Note: As OUA Champions, the University of Ottawa has already qualified for the CIS “Final 8” tournament in Calgary, Alberta, so if Ottawa is in the Saturday night championship game, their opponent (Cape Breton or Windsor) automatically qualifies for the CIS “Final 8” Tournament.
Watch the Cascades on SSN Canada
All fans and media can follow the UFV Cascades basketball teams on the CIS official web network SSN Canada. The Cascades games will be live on Friday, March 9th. Catch all the action on SSN by logging onto www.ssncanada.ca and click on CIS basketball.
For further information contact David Kent, Sports Information, 604-309-7658 firstname.lastname@example.org