Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - Submitted by Athletic Dept
The St. Clair College men’s and women’s volleyball teams are excited to announce they will be starting off their 2013-2014 seasons with a trip to the east coast of Canada to take part in pre-season tournament action. Both teams will depart from Windsor on Friday, October 18 and return on Monday, October 21. The women will be travelling to Truro, Nova Scotia to take part in the Tip Off Tournament hosted by Dalhousie University while the men will be going to Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island to take part in tournament hosted by Holland College.
Both head coaches are very excited about this trip. “Having the chance to take our team out East for a pre-season tournament will be an outstanding opportunity for all of our players and coaches to learn and grow as a team,” stated Women’s Volleyball Head Coach Chris Brecka.
“Our returning players and recruits for next season can’t wait for this trip. It will give us a chance to bond as a team and play some of the top teams from Eastern Canada and prepare for our upcoming regular season” said Men’s Head Coach Rob Lynch.
The St. Clair College men’s and women’s volleyball teams regular season OCAA schedule has also been finalized for the upcoming season as well.
The Saints will play 18 regular season games as part of the OCAA West Division. The makeup of the division has changed slightly with Nipissing University moving to the OUA. Instead of playing Nipissing and Canadore College in North Bay St. Clair will now have two colleges from Sudbury in the division, Boreal College and Cambrian College.
St. Clair’s regular season will begin on Saturday, November 2nd when they travel to Mohawk College to take on the Mountaineers. Their home opener will be on Saturday, November 9th when they host their new division member from Boreal.