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VIU volleyball holds court

Vancouver Island University’s volleyball teams are both at the top of the PacWest standings. This weekend is a chance for fans to see why.

VIU’s men’s and women’s volleyball teams host the Camosun Chargers on Friday (Feb. 17) and Saturday night at the VIU gym. The matches are the last home action of the regular season for the M’s.

The women’s Mariners (20-2) were able to clinch first place in the Pacific Western Athletic Association standings last weekend with a pair of wins against the Columbia Bible College Bearcats in Abbotsford. VIU won 25-27, 25-17, 18-25, 25-20, 15-12 on Friday and then 23-25, 25-19, 26-24, 25-17 the next day.

VIU’s men (18-4) split with CBC, winning 25-22, 25-19, 25-21 before losing the rematch 16-25, 25-22, 25-18, 25-18.

GAME ON … The Mariners and Chargers women play Friday at 6 p.m. with the men to follow at 7:45 p.m. Saturday’s rematches are are also 6 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. starts.

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