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Defending champs seeded sixth to open nationals

The Ryerson Rams women’s volleyball team heads west this weekend to defend their national title
March 14, 2019
Rams female volleyball player jumps to spike ball while teammates watch around her

The Ryerson Rams volleyball team play the Calgary Dinos in the U SPORTS quarter-final. Photo by Alex D’Addese.

The Ryerson Rams women's volleyball team heads west this week with their sights set on defending their national title in Edmonton.

Fresh off an OUA silver medal performance, the Rams enter the 2019 U SPORTS national championship as the no. 6 seed and will take on the no. 3 seeded Calgary Dinos on Friday, March 15.

Ryerson defeated Calgary in last year's national semifinal. Calgary is the Canada West silver medallists this year after falling to Trinity Western in the championship.

The Rams first game will be the last quarter-final of the tournament, beginning at 10 p.m. EST, available with a pay-per-view subscription on, external link.

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