Griffins playoff preview

February 23, 2016

The regular season has closed out for the MacEwan Griffins, and many of our teams are playoff bound. A rundown of the upcoming action follows.




Men’s Basketball

The men’s basketball team finished third in the Canada West Explorer Division, with a 10-10 record. The Griffins playoff season begins when they host the University of Alberta Golden Bears, the sixth-ranked Pioneer Division team, in the two teams’ first cross-town matchup.

(Photo Credit: Len Joudrey, Griffins Athletics) 



Women’s Basketball

The Griffins women set a team regular-season record with 17 wins and only three losses on their way to earning the Canada West Explorer Division regular-season title. The Griffins receive a bye in the first playoff round and will host the winner of the TWU/University of Victoria matchup on the March 4-6 weekend at the City Centre Campus gymnasium.

(Photo Credit: Chris Piggott)



Women’s Ice Hockey

The MacEwan University Griffins finished third overall in the ACAC regular season and face the NAIT in the league semi-final starting February 25 at NAIT.  The Griffins won the regular season series four games to two.



Men's Ice Hockey

The Griffins clinched an ACAC playoff spot as one of the top six men’s teams. More details about post-season play will be released after the regular season concludes on Saturday, February 27.

(Photo credit: Nick Kuiper)



Women’s Curling

The women’s foursome finished the regular season in third place, earning a berth in the four-team ACAC championship tournament.  The weekend event is hosted by the Portage College Voyageurs in St. Paul, Alberta from February 26 through 28.


Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track

The MacEwan University Griffins men’s and women’s indoor track team are set to run in the ACAC indoor track championship, hosted by the SAIT Trojans in Calgary, Alberta on February 26 and 27.

(Photo credit: Linda Miller)

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