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VILFHA Mustard Seed Collections on Dec. 7 & 10

by Vancouver Island Ladies Field Hockey Association, 2022-11-18T20:20:32.000-08:00November 18 2022, at 08:20 PM PST

image The Holiday season is around the corner and in lieu of the VILFHA Christmas Meeting & Social that used to take place, the league is setting up a collection at the field in support of our community.
On Wednesday Dec. 7 and Saturday Dec. 10 there will be collection bins at the field and VILFHA encourages every member of playing teams to bring one or a few items to donate to the Mustard Seed on these days. Feel free to also collect more on your practice dates and then VILFHA will deliver this to the Mustard Seed Church and Food Bank. Please see the below guidelines. A box will be s... [more]
Past Announcements

Come watch U SPORTS hockey this week

2022-11-03 09:07 PDT by Vancouver Island Ladies Field Hockey Association (0 Comments)

The University of Victoria field hockey team hosts York University for the 2022 U SPORTS Field Hockey Championship, set for Nov. 4-6 on the UVic Field Hockey Turf. Come cheer on the Vikes and catch Canada’s top women’s hockey right... [more]

Athlete + Coaches Masterclass coming to Victoria

2022-10-30 10:35 PDT by Vancouver Island Ladies Field Hockey Association (0 Comments)

Former Canadian men’s national team head coach Paul Bundy will be in Victoria in parallel with the U SPORTS Women’s Field Hockey Championships to host two clinics – one for athletes and one for coaches. Bundy has over 20 years of e... [more]

Bridgman Cup returns!

2022-10-04 01:06 PDT by Vancouver Island Ladies Field Hockey Association (0 Comments)

After a two-year hiatus, the prestigious Bridgman Cup high school field hockey tournament will finally return to the University of Victoria campus this weekend, Friday, Oct. 7 to Sunday, Oct. 9. In addition, it will be the first ma... [more]

Learn the rules! Umpire Opportunities

2022-09-16 03:14 PDT by Vancouver Island Ladies Field Hockey Association (0 Comments)

Due to umpires moving away and moving into retirement, all island field hockey leagues will be short umpires for this coming season. Those umpires who have not returned umpired about 20% of Spring 2022 games. Gillian Batey will co... [more]

Announcement

Come watch U SPORTS hockey this week

Posted by Vancouver Island Ladies Field Hockey Association on Nov 03 2022 at 09:07PM PDT
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The University of Victoria field hockey team hosts York University for the 2022 U SPORTS Field Hockey Championship, set for Nov. 4-6 on the UVic Field Hockey Turf. Come cheer on the Vikes and catch Canada’s top women’s hockey right here in Victoria.

Catch the UVic Vikes hosting the York Lions in a best-of-three national championship series on Nov. 4 (4 pm), Nov. 5 (3 pm) and, if needed, Nov. 6 (3pm) at the UVic water-based pitch (Field 1).

Tickets are available at http://govikesgo.com/tickets and the games will be streamed live on CBC Gem or the CBC Sports App and website.

NEWS & NOTES
- The Vikes enter the tournament as the defending U SPORTS national champions, having won the last three national titles.
- UVic is also coming off their fourth-straight Canada West banner, besting UBC 5-1 and 4-0 in the final weekend series, Oct. 22-23, to finish the conference season with a 7-0-1 record.
- Victoria will face OUA champions York in the best-of-three series. The Lions hold a 7-2-1 conference record and 9-2-1 overall record this season.
-The Vikes and Lions last matched up at the U SPORTS championships Nov. 2-3, 2018. Victoria claimed their first McCrae Cup since 2008 with 2-1 and 3-1 wins in Toronto.
- Anna Mollenhauer earned Canada West Player of the Year honours for the second-straight season after scoring eight goals for the Vikes and doubling her 2021 season goal total (4). Mollenhauer was also named U SPORTS Player of the Year and becomes the first player to ever win the prestigious Liz Hoffman award three times.
- Chloe Langkammer and Nora Struchtrup lead the Vikes and all players in Canada West with nine goals on the year and were both recognized as Canada West All-Stars and U SPORTS All-Canadians
- Daya Shields and the Vikes’ defence have posted five shutouts in eight games this season.
- Maeve Connorton, Libby Hogg, Langkammer and Struchtrup garnered Canada West All-Star status this season, while head coach Lynne Beecroft was named the Canada West and U SPORTS coach of the year.

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