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    Courtesy of the CCAA: https://www.ccaa.ca/sports/wsoc/2022-23/releases/2023_wsc This week's CCAA Women's Soccer rankings as of September 13, 2022. After week number one the first seasonal rankings are out for the CCAA women and to no surprise it is a school out of Quebec, Le Collège Ahuntsic that tops the rankings. It's going to be a fun ride this year. Can't wait!! ...

    Courtesy of PacWest Athletics: https://www.pacwestbc.ca/sports/wsoc/2022-23/releases/20220905-VIU-WSC-Preview The following post is courtesy of the PacWest website from September 5, 2022 https://www.pacwestbc.ca/sports/wsoc/2022-23/releases/20220905-VIU-WSC-Preview. The VIU Mariners will have a different look at the top this season as they try to rebound after finishing without a medal in 2021. They will kick off the new PACWEST season this coming weekend with new head coach Bobbie Taylor leading the charge. She is no stranger to the Mariners and to VIU as a midfielder and captain with the team...

    Courtesy of PacWest: https://www.pacwestbc.ca/sports/wsoc/2022-23/releases/20220901-DC-WSC-Preview The following post is courtesy of the Pacwest on September 1, 2022 https://www.pacwestbc.ca/sports/wsoc/2022-23/releases/20220901-DC-WSC-Preview. The Douglas Royals women’s team is hungry to get back on the pitch after falling in last year’s PACWEST gold medal game. Head coach Chris Laxton is back entering his eighth season as head coach of the Royals Women’s Soccer team and is getting his team ready for the push when the season opens on September 10th. His club has already had some wonderful team...

    Photo Credit Courtesy of VIU Mariners: https://mariners.viu.ca/general/2021-22/releases/20220512s4ia0q The following post is courtesy of the PACWEST website from September 3, 2022 https://www.pacwestbc.ca/sports/msoc/2022-23/releases/Season_Previews/20220901-VIU-MSC-Preview. The VIU Mariners have had 10 months to reflect on being one win away from a berth at the 2021 CCAA national championship. However, it wasn’t meant to be as the Mariners fell to the Douglas Royals and their season ended with a 2-0 loss. Coming into this season the Mariners will look different and it starts at the top. Kevin...

    Courtesy of Richard Bucciarelli and the Speed Training Lab and High Performance Center. November 18, 2021 IF THE REST OF THE WORLD HAS BEEN ABLE TO STRUCTURE THEIR COMPETITIVE SOCCER SEASONS SO THAT THEY AVERAGE CLOSE TO 1 MATCH PER WEEK, THERE IS NO REASON FOR CANADA NOT TO FOLLOW SUIT. College and university athletes are getting hurt, but there’s an easy way to prevent it.   Six years ago, I wrote a similar article about the Ontario and Canadian inter-college and university soccer competitive...

    This post is from the second straight year where the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) virtually. The five days of meetings took place virtually on Zoom from June 7-11. The full post can be found on the CCAA website at: https://www.ccaa.ca/general/2021-22/releases/2021_agm Despite the ongoing pandemic, the CCAA is planning on hosting National Championships in 2021-22. The following deadlines have been set for the upcoming season: The CCAA’s six member conferences (PACWEST, ACAC, MCAC,...

    The following story is from the MCAC website https://mcacathletics.ca/2021/06/15/2021-22-mcac-volleyball-and-soccer-champions-to-compete-for-ccaa-national-title/ posted on June 15, 2021. The Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association unanimously voted in favour of the MCAC champion competing in the CCAA soccer and volleyball national championships at their annual general meeting last week. “I would like to thank all of the Athletic Directors from our MCAC member schools, both present and past, who have worked towards this vision of being a member conference in the CCAA. I have been...

    Story originally posted on June 2, 2021 at https://www.ocaa.com/sports/general/2021-22/releases/06022021ocaartp TORONTO - Guided by a board-endorsed return to sport plan, the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) continues to work towards a safe return to sanctioned competition in 2021-22. The OCAA remains optimistic that it will be able to return to activity implementing measured sport formats, prioritizing the health and safety of participants. Many unknowns will continue to influence the path towards the 2021-22 season, so it remains prudent that the...

    Enrique Domingo - Post Coach Contributor March 11, 2021 As Canadian colleges and universities wait on the resumption of varsity sports, some student-athletes and coaches may believe that suspending varsity sports was not the best choice. Just like in the U.S., where the NCAA did resume their Division l competitions, but not all of them.  When comparing USports and the CCAA to the NCAA, there is a significant difference in almost all aspects, but, regardless of the difference between each...

    This article is courtesy of The Columbia University Athletics #CUBlackExcellence Campaign as it spotlights men's soccer alumnus and current George Brown Women's Head Coach Leslie "Tiger" FItzpatrick https://gocolumbialions.com/news/2021/3/9/mens-soccer-cublackexcellence-leslie-tiger-fitzpatrick-01cc.aspx. Courtesy of Columbia Men's Soccer Men's Soccer star Leslie "Tiger" Fitzpatrick '01CC left a lasting impact at Columbia, one that is still felt today.  Fitzpatrick still holds coveted spots in the Columbia record books including No. 10 in career goals (22), No. 3 in career assists (22), No. 3 for single...