All varsity athletic teams host games on campus this weekend

Posted: January 6, 2016

The second semester of 2015-16 competition begins this weekend for the Briercrest teams this weekend as volleyball hosts Medicine Hat College, hockey hosts Red Deer College and basketball hosts Prairie College for exhibition play.


The Briercrest hockey team will begin the second semester of ACAC play this weekend by hosting Red Deer College (10-6-2) at the Barkman Arena. They will host ACAC third place Red Deer Friday, January 8 at 7:00 pm, followed by a 2:00 pm puck drop on Saturday. The Briercrest hockey team is coming off an 11-0 exhibition win over North Dakota College at Bottineau and will be looking to maintain their strong play in the New Year. The ACAC hockey standings are very tight this season, so every game is important and has playoff ramifications.

If you can’t make it to the arena, the games will also be streamed online at

Be sure to follow Briercrest hockey on Facebook to stay up to date this year.


The Briercrest volleyball teams host Medicine Hat College to start the second semester of ACAC play. The Briercrest men’s volleyball team (5-7) is riding a five game winning streak sit just outside of the playoff picture in fifth place in the ACAC South division. They host a Medicine Hat team (8-4) that is ranked second in the South division and are ranked 13 in the CCAA National rankings. The Briercrest women’s volleyball team (10-2) is riding an eight game ACAC regular season winning streak, but dropped two exhibition contests to ACAC South competition in a New Year’s tournament in Edmonton. They are currently in first place in the ACAC South standings, and ranked number four in the CCAA national rankings. Medicine Hat (6-6) is one of only two teams to defeat Briercrest in regular season play this season and are sittiing just outside of a playoff position in fifth place in the ACAC South. Women’s volleyball hosts Medicine Hat at the Margaret P. Reimer Memorial Gymnasium at 6:00 pm on Friday, January 8, followed by the men. Play continues on Saturday with the women at 1:00 pm and the men following.

If you can’t make it to the arena, the games will also be streamed online at

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Beginning the second semester of the 2015-16 season with an ACAC bye weekend, the Briercrest basketball teams will be hosting Prairie College for exhibition play Saturday evening after the volleyball games. The Briercrest women’s basketball team will be looking to continue their winning ways as they ended the first semester with a weekend sweep of Ambrose University. The men will look to get back in the win column after splitting with Ambrose to end the first semester of play. The women will tip-off at the Margaret P. Reimer Memorial Gymnasium Saturday, January 9 at 6:00 pm, followed by the men at 8:00 pm.

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