Date Fri/Sat, Oct. 28/29
Time 6 p.m.
Location Saskatoon, SK
Venue Physical Activity Complex
Series (’84) UBC Leads 55-17
Current Streak UBC 3 W
Last Meeting Feb. 13, 2016
SSK 0 @ UBC 3
- The Huskies open up the 2016-17 campaign on home court against the UBC Thunderbirds.
- The Thunderbirds enter the weekend as the No. 2 ranked team in U Sports Women’s Volleyball. The T-Birds are one of four conference teams listed in the first poll.
- Saskatchewan returns nearly all of their statistical leaders from 2015-16.
- UBC has won three straight in the series. Last time the T-Birds visit, the Huskies forced a split of the weekend series.
- Head Coach Mark Dodds and Assistant Coach Shelly Dodds (Chalmers) got married this past summer.
By The Numbers
3 – The Huskies won 3 of 4 matches that went to 5 sets in 2015-16.
10 – The Huskies look to better their 10 wins from a season ago – the most they have had since 2000.
332 – Returning libero Jennifer Hueser led the Canada West last season with 332 digs.
1,000 – The Huskies recorded 1,000 assists last season.