The RDC Basketball teams will host the Briercrest College Clippers in a pair of games this weekend. The Hockey Queens will play the MacEwan University Griffins in a home-and-home series and the Kings Hockey team will compete against the Briercrest College Clippers in two home games. Both volleyball squads will face the Clippers in Saskatchewan in two matches.
The RDC Volleyball teams will face the SAIT Trojans in a home-and-home series this weekend. The basketball squads will face the Kodiaks in Lethbridge in a pair of games. The RDC Queens Hockey team will compete against the NAIT Ooks in two games and Hockey Kings will play the University of Alberta Augustana Vikings twice.
The Red Deer College Queens Volleyball team faced the Broncos in Olds on Saturday, January 6 and they earned another three set sweep on back-to-back nights in Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) Women's Volleyball conference action.
The Red Deer College Kings Volleyball team were without Hamish Hazelden for most of the first half due to injury, but the Kinesiology & Sport Studies student made an impact in Olds Friday night. The Kings played better in the second and third sets and they swept the Broncos 25-16, 25-13 and 25-9.
The RDC Volleyball Queens were on a five match winning streak prior to the break, and that momentum continued in Olds against the Broncos Friday evening. The Red Deer College Queens took control early, kept their foot on the gas and they defeated the Olds College Broncos in three straight sets.
The Red Deer College Kings were looking to kick off 2018 with a solid effort over the Concordia University Thunder and played better as the game progressed. After the Thunder opened the scoring with the man advantage, the Kings persisted and picked up a 5-3 home win.
The Red Deer College teams are ready for the second semester of Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) competition. This weekend, the RDC Kings Hockey team will play a home-and-home series against the Concordia University Thunder. Both RDC Volleyball squads will play a pair of matches in Olds against the Broncos.
It was an exciting fall semester in RDC Athletics with many individual and team successes. The golf, cross-country and soccer seasons have already wrapped up for another year, and several Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) medals were added to RDC’s already impressive totals. Several Red Deer College student-athletes were also recognized for outstanding individual performances.
The life of a Red Deer College student-athlete is busy with the pursuit of academic and athletic excellence, but with exams and a break in the athletic schedule it's a great time to reflect on how the student-athletes give back to their community. The athletes' contributions in sport are often recognized, but their year-long impact and involvement in central Alberta often flies under the radar.
At the ACAC Curling Fall Regionals, the Red Deer College Kings Curling team finished in first place in St. Paul. The Queens ended their weekend 3-3 while the RDC MIxed Curling team won 2 and dropped 3.