Free CIS tickets to UNB students
The Varsity Reds athletic department has teamed up with the UNB Student Union to offer UNB students free admission to CIS Women’s Basketball Final 8 being hosted at the Currie Center in March.
The Reds have been hard at work promoting the national event and have been giving away many free tickets.
UNB will try to defend their home court with their automatic entry in the final 8.
Mixed Results at MUN
The UNB volleyball teams both travelled to St. John’s last weekend and had extremely different results.
The men’s team swept their matches by identical 3-0 scores whereas the women’s team did the exact opposite, losing both their matches by 3-0 scores.
With the losses the women are now 3-11 on the season and have lost seven straight matches, putting them last in the AUS standings. The men are now 7-8 and sit second in the AUS.
Both teams will have a week off before they next see action when they host Dalhousie next weekend.
Francis Beauvillier of the men’s hockey team was named Subway AUS male athlete of the week for the week of January 26.
Beauvillier has been a crucial part of the V-Reds ten game win streak and has been an offensive juggernaut. He has scored 12 goals in 21 games and currently has a rating of plus 15.
UNB also recognized Beauvillier as their male athlete of the week alongside women’s basketball player Laura Kaye who earned female athlete of the week honors.
UNB’s Monterosso playing for Guatemalan national team
Coralia Monterosso, member of the UNB women’s soccer team, is heading to an Olympic qualifying tournament in Houston Texas that starts February 10.
She will be representing her home country of Guatemala which is in the same group as Canada in the tournament.
Canada is a favorite to win the group also consisting of Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago, as they are coming off a bronze medal at the last Olympics and a strong effort at the Women’s World Cup last summer.
Guatemala is currently ranked 76th in the world compared to Canada’s 11th world ranking.