This week in RDC Athletics

Midfielder Mikayla Fujimoto and the Queens will play an important weekend series against the SAIT Trojans and U of A Augustana Vikings.
Midfielder Mikayla Fujimoto and the Queens will play an important weekend series against the SAIT Trojans and U of A Augustana Vikings.

This week the Red Deer College Soccer teams will play the SAIT Trojans in Calgary and the University of Alberta Augustana Vikings at home. The Red Deer College Cross Country Running team will participate in Grand Prix #4 in Calgary.

In exhibition action, both RDC Volleyball teams will host the Kings & Queens Volleyball Fall Invitational, which will give fans an early look at the 2019-20 rosters. The Queens Basketball team will play its first non-conference game at the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre and the RDC Kings Hockey team will continue its exhibition competition on the road.

Here is a summary of what is happening this week in RDC Athletics:

 

Queens Soccer | Saturday, September 28 | 12:00 p.m. | SAIT

The RDC Queens Soccer team (2-3-0) will play the SAIT Trojans (2-2-1) in Calgary. The Queens will enter this contest tied for fifth in the south with the University of Alberta Augustana Vikings. The third place SAIT Trojans are even with the Medicine Hat College Rattlers in the south standings.  

Alisha Coules leads the Queens with five goals, which is second most in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) Women's Soccer South Division. Olds College's Felicia Rodney has seven markers, which is tops in the south.

Queens Soccer | Sunday, September 29 | 12:00 p.m. | RDC Main Field

The Soccer Queens (2-3-0) will battle the University of Alberta Augustana Vikings (2-3-0).

 

Third-year defender Bronwyn Pfeifle

Kings Soccer | Saturday, September 28 | 2:00 p.m. | SAIT

The Red Deer College Kings Soccer team (3-1-1) will compete against the SAIT Trojans (4-1-0) on the road. The SAIT Trojans and Lethbridge College Kodiaks share top spot with 12 points in the south standings. Next, the RDC Kings and Medicine Hat College Rattlers are even with 10 points each.

The Kings have spread out their offence. Over five games, Gabriel Martins Fonseca, Kaidri Bornyi and Nathan Swartz have scored two goals each. Seven student-athletes have found the back of the net once.

Kings Soccer | Sunday, September 29 | 2:00 p.m. | RDC Main Field

The RDC Kings (3-1-1) will entertain the University of Alberta Augustana Vikings (1-4-0) at home.

 

Second-year forward Gabriel Fleury de Queiroz

RDC Cross Country Running | Grand Prix #4 | Saturday, Sept. 28 | 12:00 p.m. | SAIT

The Red Deer College Kings and Queens will compete in Grand Prix #4, their second ACAC competition of the season. After balancing rest with training, the teams will look for more strong performances in Calgary. Both groups finished in top spot on their home course at Grand Prix #2. Shayla Sklaruk (25:52.98) was first among ACAC women over 6 km and Devin Saunders (28:24.98) placed second in the ACAC Men's Division over 8 km.

 

RDC's Shayla Sklaruk and Jill Stewart

Exhibition Action

Fall Volleyball Invitational

Queens Volleyball | Friday, Sept. 27 | 11:00 a.m. | Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre

In non-conference play, the Red Deer College Queens Volleyball team will compete against the Providence University College Pilots, from Otterburne, Manitoba.

Queens Volleyball | Friday, Sept. 27 | 4:00 p.m. | Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre

The RDC Queens will host the 2018-19 ACAC champions, The King's University Eagles.

Queens Volleyball | Friday, Sept. 27 | 8:00 p.m. | Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre

The Volleyball Queens will face the Grande Prairie Regional College Wolves.

Queens Volleyball | Friday, Sept. 27 | 8:00 p.m. | Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre

The Red Deer College Queens will challenge the NAIT Ooks.

Queens Volleyball | Saturday, Sept. 28 | 1:00 p.m. | Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre

The RDC Queens will host the Providence University College Pilots.

Queens Volleyball | Saturday, Sept. 28 | 4:00 p.m. | Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre

The Volleyball Queens will collide with the Grande Prairie Regional College Wolves.

Queens Volleyball | Saturday, Sept. 28 | 6:00 p.m. | Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre

The Red Deer College Queens will spar with the NAIT Ooks.

Queens Volleyball | Saturday, Sept. 28 | 8:00 p.m. | Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre

The RDC Queens will contend with The King's University Eagles.

 

Fourth-year libero Kaylee Domoney

Kings Volleyball | Friday, Sept. 27 | 1:00 p.m. | Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre

The Red Deer College Kings Volleyball team will entertain The King's University Eagles.

Kings Volleyball | Friday, Sept. 27 | 8:00 p.m. | Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre

The RDC Kings will play the University of Alberta Augustana Vikings.

Kings Volleyball | Saturday, Sept. 28 | 9:00 a.m. | Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre

The Red Deer College Kings will face the Providence University College Pilots.

Kings Volleyball | Saturday, Sept. 28 | 6:00 p.m. | Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre

The Volleyball Kings will host the SAIT Trojans.

 

Fourth-year outside hitter Ben Holmes

The schedule and results of the Fall Volleyball Invitational can be viewed online.

 

Queens Basketball | Friday, Sept. 27 | 8:00 p.m. | Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre

The RDC Queens Basketball team will hit the hardwood and face The King's University Eagles in exhibition action.

 

Third-year guard Mallory Uskiw

For your convenience, tickets are available online.

 

Kings Hockey | Saturday, Sept. 28 | 7:00 p.m. | NAIT

The Hockey Kings will face-off against the NAIT Ooks in Edmonton.

Fourth-year defenceman Trevor Costello

RDC Athletics photos are available on Flickr.

 

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