Vancouver Island University (VIU)’s Mens and Womens teams are competing at Nationals this week and got off to a great start, winning their first games on Wednesday. The wins continued Thursday with both teams coming out on top in their semi-final matches, and advancing to play in the Gold medal game!
The Mens team includes Storm Alumni Diego Corlazzoli, Fraser Rideout, Matthew Coburn, Nathan MacGougan and Griffen Douglas and Riptide Alumni Travis Brown, Grayson Challifoux, Karson Kroetsch, and Taylor Arbour. They are competing in Oshawa Ontario.
The VIU women are in Edmonton. Their roster includes former Riptide players Chloe Gummer, Justine McMahon, Taylor Kinley and Cassidy Chamberlin and former Storm players Shea Battie, Larissa Stefanek, Cara Dunlop, Karen Battie, Kate Reynolds, Emma Graves, Olivia Mazurenko, Georgia Nicholls and Nicole Foglietta.