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Watch the Cascade women at national basketball championships

The UFV women’s basketball team returns to the CIS national championships for the second straight year this weekend. See a preview of the Final 8 teams here. The fifth-seeded Cascades tip off against fourth-seed McGill of Montreal on Fri, March 14, at 5 pm PST. You can watch it live online here:  http://english.cis-sic.ca/sports/broadcast14 .  You […]

Cascade women win silver medal in Canada West basketball finals

Adapted from the Cascade Athletics blog post written by Paul Esau The UFV Cascade women’s basketball team is heading to the CIS national championship tournament after earning a silver medal at the Canada West Final Four tournament. The Cascades play McGill University of Quebec in the first round at 5 pm PST on Fri, March […]

Cascade basketball teams both earn home-court advantage for playoffs

Both the men’s and women’s basketball teams will host home playoff series in February after earning that advantage in Canada West Pacific division league play. The women were tops in the Pacific division with a 17-5 record, while the men’s unprecedented 14-game winning streak and 17-5 record got them a second-place standing. The men’s series […]

Cascades’ Shoot for the Cure fundraiser raises the bar

The Cascades women’s basketball team helped raise more than $4,100 for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation during their second annual Shoot for the Cure Pub Night and Silent Auction at Finnegan’s Pub. More than 30 items were up for silent auction on the Jan. 30 event, ranging from a Harrison weekend getaway to oil changes […]

Success is spelled C-A-S-C-A-D-E-S: UFV’s Athletics enjoys banner year

It’s no longer a question of “Where is Abbotsford?” It’s more like, “Oh no! We have to play the Cascades again?” This year’s version of the UFV Cascades really put the Fraser Valley on the map. UFV Athletics  enjoyed a banner year that included the school’s first-ever women’s CCAA national championship (volleyball), the two basketball […]

UFV basketball women off to nationals — play Saint Mary’s in first round Friday

UFV Cascades women’s basketball team faces Saint Mary’s University Huskies in CIS Final 8 quarterfinals in Regina, Saskatchewan The UFV Cascades are participating in their first Canada Interuniversity Sport women’s basketball Final 8 national championship tournament and will face the AUS champions Saint Mary’s University Huskies in the first round on Friday at 8:30pm MST […]

Cascade women’s volleyball and basketball teams off to the nationals

UFV will have two teams competing at national championships in the next two weeks. The women’s volleyball team competes for the first time at the Canadian Colleges Athletic Association national championship tournament, to be held at Lakeland College, in Lloydminster, Alberta, March 7–9.  The Cascades will face the ACAA champions (Maritimes) Mount Saint Vincent University […]

Saturday morning Cascades playoff update

Saturday morning Cascades playoff update     Friday brought two wins and a loss to UFV Cascade athletic teams engaged in playoff action. The women’s volleyball team won the first game of the PACWEST championship tournament, earning a berth in Saturday’s final and a trip to the nationals March 7-9. The men’s basketball team won […]

Cascade basketball teams both face Saskatchewan in Canada West quarterfinals

UFV Cascade basketball teams to face Saskatchewan Huskies in Canada West quarterfinals The University of the Fraser Valley Cascades men’s and women’s basketball programs are headed to the 2013 Canada West conference quarterfinal playoffs, in different locations. The women will host the University of Saskatchewan Huskies at the Envision Athletic Centre and the men will […]

UFV Cascades women’s basketball ranked number one in Canada

The University of the Fraser Valley Cascades women’s basketball team is ranked number one in Canada in this week’s CIS Top Ten Poll.  The Cascades moved up one spot from second overall. This marks the university’s first number-one ranking in any sport in their seven-year affiliation with the CIS. The Cascades are currently 9-1 in the Pacific […]