Rams Road Trip West

0 Posted by - October 26, 2015 - Basketball

The team took its first road trip this past week/weekend. This post includes lots of pictures from the trip (excuse the photography quality…all pics taken with my phone). We flew to BC and the trip involved three basketball games, some sightseeing, meals, travel by van, bus and ferry, study breaks and a 2 hour “amazing race” type team building activity. At least 4 players wrote midterms while we were on the road and many were studying, reading and working on papers and projects. We left Toronto Wednesday night and returned Sunday night.

Thursday

Siki in the van on the way to the warmup/practice at UBC in the morning.

2015-10-22 10.19.47Mariah used the van rides to study for her midterm.

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Morning practice in the UBC War Memorial gym.

2015-10-22 11.21.28Pregame team meeting in the hotel room.

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Pregame warm up

2015-10-22 17.40.18Midgame timeout

2015-10-22 19.23.53End of game score board – a win over the UBC thunderbirds

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Friday

Sightseeing in Stanley Park

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2015-10-23 12.59.132015-10-23 12.53.31Second game against Trinity Western University – another win

2015-10-23 20.39.48Hanging out in the locker room after the game

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Saturday

Some pics from our team building activity

2015-10-24 13.19.26-22015-10-24 12.39.58Post race lunch at the hotel

2015-10-24 14.09.39On the bus to the ferry to Vancouver Island

2015-10-24 14.54.21A little quiet time on the ferry.

2015-10-24 16.54.42Dinner out after arriving in Victoria

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Sunday

Last game of the trip at the University of Victoria – pre game meeting in the locker room

2015-10-25 10.33.42Pregame warmup in an amazing new facility at UVic

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Midgame timeout
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Sofia at the line.

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And a final win against the UVic Vikes

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After the Vic game we hopped on a bus to the airport for a flight back to Vancouver and then flight back to Toronto. A great road trip with lots of great pre-season competition.

The Ryerson Rams basketball team host the University of Toronto at the Mattamy Athletic Centre for their season opener on Wednesday November 4th. We have one more pre-season road trip this coming weekend to Pennsylvania.