Posts By: Cormac O’Brien

Wet and wild weekend for Vikes soccer

It was a weekend of conflicting emotions for Vikes soccer  as the UFV Cascades upset the women’s team 3-0, only for the UVic men’s team to return the favour and win 2-1. The planned double-header started with a 3-0 loss for the UVic women’s team, who found it difficult to come back after conceding two… Read more »

Vikes end regular season in style

On a weekend that honoured their graduating senior players, the Vikes men’s soccer team earned back-to-back wins and ended the regular season with just one loss. A 2-1 win against the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds and a 3-1 victory versus the University of the Fraser Valley Cascades means the Vikes finish in 2nd place… Read more »

Michael Baart in profile

Dressed in a yellow rain jacket, Billabong toque, and chinos, Michael Baart could easily be mistaken for the frontman of an up-and-coming indie band. In his Vikes jersey, Baart is a top performer, scoring four goals in his first six games, and there doesn’t seem to be any sign of him slowing down.

Vikes fall to national champ Pandas

  It was a disappointing evening for the UVic women’s rugby team, as they started their two-game home stand with a 34-5 loss against the defending CIS Champions, the University of Alberta Pandas.  It was a powerful display by the Pandas, led by captain Alanna Fittes. Despite strong performances from the Vikes’ Chelsea Marshall and… Read more »