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LIVE BLOG: Cascades wrestlers travel to India

Editor’s note: The Cascades wrestling program is sending head coach Raj Virdi and six athletes to Chandigarh, India from Nov. 25 to Dec. 4. This page contains updates passed along by Coach Virdi, along with social media highlights and mainstream media coverage. The most recent updates are at the top. Sunday, Dec. 3: Touring Panjab […]

Three Cascades teams nationally ranked

The UFV men’s wrestling team and both Cascades volleyball squads maintained their spots in their respective national rankings released Tuesday. The men’s wrestlers, for the third straight week, are No. 3 in the U SPORTS national poll, while the women’s team earned ranking points for the first time and are an honourable mention. The Cascades […]

Top 10 Tuesday: Men’s wrestling, women’s volleyball, men’s volleyball ranked nationally, Friesen named athlete of the week

Three teams from the University of the Fraser Valley athletic department merited mentions in the national rankings this week, and Ben Friesen of the Cascades men’s volleyball squad has earned a weekly award. MWRES maintains No. 3 ranking The Cascades men’s wrestling team, for the second straight week, is No. 3 in the U SPORTS […]

WEEKEND PREVIEW: Huge home games for Cascades basketball and volleyball, men’s wrestlers ranked No. 3 in the nation

It’s an exciting weekend for the University of the Fraser Valley athletic department – the Cascades basketball and volleyball teams are set to host important conference games, while the wrestling program heads to a stateside tournament. The UFV hoopsters take on the Winnipeg Wesmen on Friday and Saturday at the Envision Financial Athletic Centre, while […]

UFV wrestlers Hildenbrandt, Sparling, Godinez Gonzalez climb podium at SFU tourney

The University of the Fraser Valley wrestling program combined for three individual medals at the Simon Fraser University International, held Saturday in Burnaby. Two of those medals came on the women’s side. Glaysia Sparling took silver in the 90-kilogram weight class, posting a 2-2 record in her division’s round-robin format and finishing second via tiebreaking […]

Veteran Hildenbrandt, rookie Torres lead the way at Dino Invitational wrestling tourney

The University of the Fraser Valley wrestling program turned in a solid performance at the season-opening Dino Invitational in Calgary on Saturday, earning a combined six individual medals. Third-year Cascade Brad Hildenbrandt and rookie Jacob Torres provided the highlights, each earning a gold medal in their respective weight classes. Reigning Canada West and U SPORTS […]

Cascades wrestlers excel in dual meet vs. Dinos

The University of the Fraser Valley wrestling team warmed up for the first tournament of the Canada West season by posting a series of solid results against the Calgary Dinos in exhibition action on Friday. The Cascades men’s squad defeated the host Dinos 24-18 in a dual meet, and the Cascades women’s team combined for […]

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Indigenizing at UFV

The University of the Fraser Valley is situated on the unceded traditional territory of the Stó:lō peoples. The Stó:lō have an intrinsic relationship with what they refer to as S’olh Temexw (Our Sacred Land); therefore, we express our gratitude and respect for the honour of living and working in this territory.

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