2003-08-21

    
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August 27, 2003
  Danish miss hole in Team CanadaPDF files may take a moment to load

They say a Danish is a doughnut without a hole. The Danes were unable to find the hole in Team Canada's defense on Wednesday, though. The Canadian men's volleyball team, who continue to dominate the court at the 2003 Summer Universide in South Korea picked up a 3-0 sweep of Denmark on Wed., Aug. 27 in Daegu, clinching the top spot in their pool. The win will send the Canucks to the quarterfinals against Japan on Thursday.

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August 25, 2003
  Canada's Women set up for consolation round in DageuPDF files may take a moment to load

With round-robin play coming to an end today at the Universiade games, Canada's women's volleyball team has a lot to look back on in their two days off before the medal and consolation rounds start on Thursday.

After losses to Spain and South Korea in the first two games, and a strong win over Hong Kong today, Canada is left out of the medal rounds, but hopes to have a strong finish on the consolation side.

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August 24, 2003
  Volleyball women get consolation prizePDF files may take a moment to load

With two Dinos in the starting lineup, Canada's women's volleyball team hoped to beat out the host team at Daegu, South Korea on Sun., Aug. 24 for a spot in the medal rounds at the 2003 Universide, but the women just couldn't stay out in front.

Trailing South Korea for all of the first set, Canada had some trouble at the net against their low-hitting opponents.

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August 24, 2003
  Canadians dominate North KoreaPDF files may take a moment to load

Canada sent its top fighters to disarm North Korea's weapons of mass destruction on Sunday. The Men's Volleyball team trounced Kim Jong-il's young squad 3-0 before a sold-out crowd of more than 8,000 people at the Summer Universiade in Daegu.

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August 23, 2003
  Canadian men best UkrainePDF files may take a moment to load

The Canadian men's volleyball team caused a meltdown in the Ukrainian squad on Sat., Aug. 23. Following a rough loss to the Americans on Friday, Dinos volleyball coach Greg Ryan took the Canadians to a 3-1 victory over the Ukraine and a tie for first place in their pool at the Summer Universiade in Daegu.

The team, including University of Calgary player Sean Kendal took to the floor at the Yeungnam College Gymnasium Saturday evening in front of a small but boisterous crowd of Canadian fans and young Korean boosters.

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August 22, 2003
  Team Canada almost victoriousPDF files may take a moment to load

The Canadian Men's Volleyball team gained a 2-1 set led over the Americans on Fri., Aug. 22, but the team couldn't clinch the victory. The Canucks dropped the match 3-2 to Team USA, the 2001 champions, at the 2003 Summer Universiade in Daegu, South Korea.

Going in, the Canadians knew they had a tough match ahead of them. The Americans have trained together the entire summer, while the Canadians had a mere 3 days to train and mesh as a team before the games began.

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August 21, 2003
  Netherlands falls to Canadian Men's Volleyball teamPDF files may take a moment to load

The Canadian Men's Volleyball team, lead by Dinos coach Greg Ryan, swept the Netherlands on Thu., Aug. 21 by three sets to none in their opening game of the 2003 Summer Universiade in Daegu, South Korea.

A shaky start left the Candians down 0-8, but the team surged ahead to win the first set 25-20. The second set remained tight as the Canucks were down 23-24 until the University of Calgary Dinos' Sean Kendall was substituted in. He quickly scored for the Canadians.

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