University sports roundup – Oct. 28, 2010

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Wrestling team takes home five silver medals

Jonathan Hamelin
Sports Editor

Wrestling

The Cougars had five silver medalists at the University of Calgary open meet last weekend.

For the men’s team, which placed in the team standings second behind the Simon Fraser Clan, Kirk Ackerman (61 kilograms), Cory Horsburgh (65kg), and John Lendvoy (82kg) took silver.

Jasmine Slinn (51kg) and Lisa McKibbon (67kg) won silver for the women, which finished fifth in the team standings.

Men’s volleyball

Regina won a pair of preseason contests in Alberta last weekend.

The Cougars opened up with a 25-15, 25-17, 14-25, 20-25, 17-15 victory over the SAIT Trojans on Friday and followed that up with a straight-sets victory over the Mount Royal Cougars on Saturday.

The Cougars had a preseason record of 4-8-0. They open up the season on Nov. 5 with a game in Manitoba against the Bisons.

Women’s volleyball

The Cougars won one game and lost one game in the West Coast Invitational preseason tournament in British Columbia last weekend.

Regina lost 25-19, 25-20, 25-23 to the Trinity Western Spartans on Saturday. On Sunday, the Cougars fell to the UBC Thunderbirds in four games. Further details were unavailable at source.

Regina, which finished the preseason with an unofficial record of 2-9-0, opens up the season on Nov. 5 on the road against the Bisons.

Men’s basketball

The Cougars dropped three preseason games last week in their final tuneup before the regular season.

On Oct. 21, Regina was defeated 77-58 by the Montana State-Northern Lights. The next day, the Great Falls Argonauts topped the Cougars 88-62. Regina finished off the weekend with a 95-72 loss to the Dickinson State Blue Hawks.

The Cougars finished the preseason with a record of 3-6-0.

Women’s soccer

Regina has been eliminated from postseason contention because of two Canada West losses last weekend in British Columbia.

The University of Victoria Vikes topped the Cougars 2-0 on Saturday. Michelle Anderson made 11 saves for Regina.

On Sunday, the University of Fraser Valley Cascades earned a 2-0 victory over Regina thanks to two penalty kicks. Anderson made seven saves.

The Cougars sit eighth in the conference at 3-7-2. Regina finishes off the regular season with a pair of games in Manitoba against the Bisons this weekend (1-7-4).

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