UBC took the fifth and final set of the national final 15-11 over the Rams for a 3-2 overall win.
They will face either the host Alberta Golden Bears or the Ryerson Rams in the gold medal match tomorrow.
UBC will now have to wit to see who they play tomorrow in the semifinal tomorrow. They will place between first and fourth in the tournament, given today's win.
If the stats say anything, it'll be a close match up between the Lower Mainland rivals.
Van Ryk leads U Sports with 398 kills this year and leads Canada West with 0.77 ace per set.
UBC were the only team to pull off an upset in the quarterfinal round and will look to repeat that same narrative this weekend in Calgary.
The women’s volleyball team has been rolling like thunder as of late, winning their last five straight and putting UBC inside the U Sports national top 10 ranking for the first time all season.
There are three teams within two wins of the ’Birds: Regina (10-8), Manitoba (9-9) and Mount Royal (9-9).
Wondering what women’s volleyball need to do to claim a playoff spot? We’ve got the rundown going into the home stretch of the regular season.
“It took me coming to a game and seeing it live to realize how much I missed it."
Patko lead the Thunderbirds in digs the previous three seasons and has been a defensive presence the team missed desperately in the opening games of the 2018/19 season.
Revenge, a year later, is sweet.
From Thursday, November 8 to Sunday, November 11, the UBC Thunderbirds men's soccer team will be hosting the U Sports national championships here on campus — The Ubyssey is here to keep you updated all weekend.
As we enter into a new season for the UBC volleyball teams, expectations remain high though their are several new faces on each roster.
UBC is going into the weekend sitting atop the table with seven wins and one tie.