Photo by Alex D'Addese

Defending champs seeded sixth to open nationals

By Andrea Elliott

TORONTO - The Ryerson Rams women's volleyball team heads west this week with their sights set on defending their national title in Edmonton.

Fresh off an OUA silver medal performance, the Rams enter the 2019 U SPORTS national championship as the No. 6 seed and will take on the No. 3 seeded Calgary Dinos on Friday night.

Ryerson defeated Calgary in last year's national semifinal. Calgary is the Canada West silver medalists this year after falling to Trinity Western in the championship.

The Rams first game will be the last quarter-final of the tournament, beginning at 10:00 p.m. Eastern time, available with a pay-per-view subscription on


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