Canada West announces 2016 women’s field hockey schedule
NEW WESTMINSTER – A rematch of the 2015 national championship marks the start of the 2016 Canada West field hockey season, as the conference regular season schedule was released Wednesday.
The defending CIS national champion UBC Thunderbirds, who captured the program’s fifth consecutive CIS title last season, host the reigning Canada West champion Victoria Vikes September 17 and 18th.
Once again this season the conference schedule spans six weeks, with the T-Birds, Vikes and Calgary Dinos playing four games against each other, with the regular season concluding October 22-23 when the Dinos travel to Vancouver to take on the T-Birds.
The Canada West champion will be determined by virtue of the regular season, with the season culminating at the CIS national tournament hosted by Ontario University Athletics November 3-6.
For a complete look at the 2016 Canada West field hockey schedule, click here.