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MCAC Announces the Inevitable Cancellation of the 2020-21 Seasons

by  //  Monday, December 7, 2020 @ 12:14 PM  //  Uncategorized

In a year that has already provided a large number of disappointments in the world of sports, the Manitoba Colleges Athletic Conference Board of Directors announced the inevitable on Friday, that the reduced and delayed 2020-21 regular seasons in volleyball, basketball and futsal will all be cancelled. "Over the five weeks since our last scheduled […]

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Women’s Soccer Introduces Westwood Defender for the 2021 Season

by  //  Tuesday, December 1, 2020 @ 11:29 AM  //  Women's Soccer

It may yet be another 10 months until the first kick of the 2021 MCAC Women's Soccer regular season takes place, but the roster for the CMU Blazers continues to round into form. The most recent addition is Westwood Collegiate's Alyssa Rendina, a strong tackling, central defender who her new CMU head coaches, Lianna Bestvater […]

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MCAC Votes For January Start Over Previously Scheduled Season

by  //  Friday, October 16, 2020 @ 3:54 PM  //  Men's Volleyball, Women's Volleyball

The Manitoba Colleges Athletic Conference met on Friday, voting in a newly planned 2020-21 volleyball schedule that would begin play on January 15th rather than the previously scheduled volleyball season due to start play in November. Many factors led to this inevitable decision, none more critical than the current stage of the approved return-to-competition plans […]

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Female Athletes Finding Ways To Support Community Programs In Tough Times

by  //  Tuesday, October 13, 2020 @ 11:04 AM  //  Women's Basketball, Women's Soccer, Women's Volleyball

Time off from the MCAC schedule has given a new opportunity for CMU varsity teams to focus their attention on personal and community development. Members of the women's volleyball, basketball and soccer programs began October by spending three days on campus in Marpeck Commons, requesting donations of hygiene products in support of Winnipeg's North End […]

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From 8 to 4 to 0: MCAC Forced To Cancel 2020 Soccer Season

by  //  Tuesday, September 29, 2020 @ 11:55 AM  //  Men's Soccer, Uncategorized, Women's Soccer

The announcement coming from Manitoba Public Health on Friday afternoon, that the Winnipeg region would be placed in "Code Orange" effective Monday, September 28 for a minimum of four weeks, all but spelled the end of the Manitoba Colleges Athletic Conference's plan for a reduced, 4-game soccer season. Yesterday, the MCAC's directors voted unanimously to […]

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MCAC Decides To Make ‘Game Day Decision’ Regarding 2020 Season

by  //  Monday, September 7, 2020 @ 3:07 PM  //  Men's Soccer, Women's Soccer

The athletes have spoken and the Manitoba Colleges Athletic Conference (MCAC) has listened, deciding last Friday to prolong their decision date to September 16th pertaining to the playing or cancellation of the 2020 soccer season. The MCAC is one of only two Canadian post secondary athletics conferences still working at plans for a 2020-21 season […]

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New Indigenous Mentor Coach Initiative Headlines CMU’s 2020-21 Assistants

by  //  Friday, August 21, 2020 @ 11:07 AM  //  Women's Volleyball

Charisse Cyr will be joining the CMU women's volleyball coaching staff this fall as part of an Indigenous coach mentoring partnership with the Manitoba Aboriginal Sports and Recreation Council (MASRC) and Agoojin Volleyball Club. Cyr is a member of Cote First Nation and works as an Intervention Support Facilitator with the Manitoba First Nation School […]

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Men’s Soccer Scores Productive Waterloo Striker

by  //  Tuesday, August 4, 2020 @ 10:59 AM  //  Men's Soccer

The countdown is on to the Manitoba Colleges Athletic Conference's 2020 kickoff and with their first matches being just over a month away, CMU has received the commitment of Waterloo United u18 striker Tim Shantz. Described by his club coach, Rafael Amaya as a "motivated and hard-working young man", Shantz led his "A" class youth […]

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