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Victoria Vikings - 1978-79 Season    <<Previous season    Next season>>

Head Coach:Ken Shields (3rd season)
Other staff: Ken Olynyk (Assistant Coach)
League:Canada West

Summary of team record for the season

Conference RecordCIAU RecordOverall Record
17-30.8501779-139989.0 - 70.028-60.8242997-251388.1 - 73.929-130.6903673-322387.5 - 76.7

Player roster

NoPlayerPosHtWtEligHometownHigh School (Prior Team)
20Robbie Parris Guard5-65Victoria, BCOak Bay Secondary
24Gerald Kazanowski Forward6-91Nanaimo, BCNanaimo District Secondary
33Rene Dolcetti Centre6-84Sudbury, ONSt. Charles College
54Kelly Dukeshire Forward6-71Victoria, BCOak Bay Secondary
RSCraig Higgins Guard6-12Victoria, BCOak Bay Secondary
 Ted Anderson Forward6-4 Port Alberni, BCAlberni District Secondary
 Gary Budd Forward6-54Victoria, BCMount View High (Green River College)
 Chris Hebb Forward6-44Prince Rupert, BCPrince Rupert Secondary
 Ian Hyde-Lay Guard6-13Duncan, BCShawnigan Lake School
 Greg Kazanowski Guard6-11Nanaimo, BCNanaimo District Secondary
 John Kazanowski Guard6-0 Nanaimo, BCNanaimo District Secondary
 Ken Kirzinger Forward6-6 Victoria, BCOak Bay Secondary
 Tom Narbeshuber Forward6-52Oakville, ONT.A. Blakelock High (Simon Fraser)
 Mickey Welder Guard6-14Kelowna, BCKelowna Secondary

Awards presented

Ken Shields Canada West Coach of the Year, Stuart W. Aberdeen Memorial Trophy (CIS Coach of the Year)
Rene Dolcetti Canada West First Team All-Star, CIS Tournament All-Star Team
Ian Hyde-Lay Canada West Second Team All-Star
Robbie Parris Canada West First Team All-Star, Second Team All-Canadian, CIS Tournament All-Star Team

Game results for the season

--- Non-Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Oct 27, 1978Victoria, BCVictoria DatatechLoss88-89Stats 
Sat Oct 28, 1978Victoria, BCVictoria DatatechLoss83-85Stats 
Thu Nov 2, 1978Winnipeg, MBManitobaWin88-82Stats 
Fri Nov 3, 1978Winnipeg, MBWinnipegWin84-72Stats 
Sat Nov 4, 1978Winnipeg, MBNicolett InnLoss86-87Stats 
Tue Nov 14, 1978Burnaby, BCSimon FraserLoss77-89Stats 
Sun Dec 3, 1978Victoria, BCWinnipegWin90-78Stats 
Fri Dec 8, 1978Victoria, BCAthletes in ActionLoss98-105Stats 
Thu Dec 21, 1978Salem, ORWillametteLoss79-87 John Lewis Classic
Fri Dec 22, 1978Salem, ORWestern BaptistLoss80-90 John Lewis Classic
Thu Dec 28, 1978Winnipeg, MBManitobaWin90-80StatsWesmen Classic
Fri Dec 29, 1978Winnipeg, MBSaint Mary'sWin88-84StatsWesmen Classic
Sat Dec 30, 1978Winnipeg, MBWinnipegLoss72-81StatsWesmen Classic
Thu Jan 4, 1979Calgary, ABLaurierWin88-64 Dinosaur Basketball Classic
Fri Jan 5, 1979Calgary, ABSaint Mary'sLoss96-102OTDinosaur Basketball Classic
Sat Jan 6, 1979Calgary, ABAlbertaWin86-80 Dinosaur Basketball Classic
Tue Jan 30, 1979Victoria, BCSimon FraserWin85-78Stats 
--- Regular Season Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Nov 10, 1978Victoria, BCUBCWin89-78Stats 
Sat Nov 11, 1978Victoria, BCUBCWin86-67Stats 
Fri Nov 17, 1978Victoria, BCSaskatchewanWin86-58Stats 
Sat Nov 18, 1978Victoria, BCSaskatchewanWin103-67Stats 
Fri Nov 24, 1978Lethbridge, ABLethbridgeWin96-68Stats 
Sat Nov 25, 1978Lethbridge, ABLethbridgeLoss73-83Stats 
Fri Jan 12, 1979Victoria, BCCalgaryWin84-67Stats 
Sat Jan 13, 1979Victoria, BCCalgaryWin85-47Stats 
Fri Jan 19, 1979Vancouver, BCUBCWin89-48Stats 
Sat Jan 20, 1979Vancouver, BCUBCWin68-48Stats 
Fri Jan 26, 1979Saskatoon, SKSaskatchewanWin114-68Stats 
Sat Jan 27, 1979Saskatoon, SKSaskatchewanWin102-80Stats 
Fri Feb 2, 1979Victoria, BCLethbridgeWin105-86Stats 
Sat Feb 3, 1979Victoria, BCLethbridgeWin96-60Stats 
Fri Feb 9, 1979Victoria, BCAlbertaWin108-80Stats 
Sat Feb 10, 1979Victoria, BCAlbertaWin89-82OT, Stats 
Fri Feb 16, 1979Calgary, ABCalgaryLoss81-83OT 
Sat Feb 17, 1979Calgary, ABCalgaryLoss78-88  
Fri Feb 23, 1979Edmonton, ABAlbertaWin74-73  
Sat Feb 24, 1979Edmonton, ABAlbertaWin73-68  
--- Playoff Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Mar 2, 1979Victoria, BCCalgaryWin108-70StatsCanada West Final (best of 3)
Sat Mar 3, 1979Victoria, BCCalgaryWin89-80StatsCanada West Final (best of 3)
Thu Mar 8, 1979Calgary, ABWinnipegWin74-70StatsCIAU Quarterfinal
Fri Mar 9, 1979Calgary, ABStFXWin82-81OT, StatsCIAU Semifinal
Sat Mar 10, 1979Calgary, ABSaint Mary'sLoss83-90StatsCIAU Championship

Season scoring summary for league games only

PlayerGPMinsMpg3 PtField GoalsFree ThrowsReboundsRPGPFAToBlStPtsPPG
Rene Dolcetti20    163-28756.855-7870.553-1021557.864    38119.1
Robbie Parris20    123-25847.774-9776.320-36562.840    32016.0
Ted Anderson20    89-16753.334-5166.731-58894.547    21210.6
Ian Hyde-Lay20    81-17845.510-1662.518-29472.431    1728.6
Gerald Kazanowski20    68-12952.723-4748.953-861397.059    1598.0
Chris Hebb19    53-12741.719-2770.436-45814.345    1256.6
Kelly Dukeshire20    40-9542.139-5570.934-62964.832    1196.0
Mickey Welder20    40-9840.823-3467.68-19271.421    1035.2
Gary Budd14    27-5251.94-1136.418-20382.713    584.1
Ken Kirzinger20    24-5345.319-4146.328-33613.026    673.4
Tom Narbeshuber12    14-3441.28-1266.77-15221.815    363.0
Greg Kazanowski13    10-2147.65-955.64-10141.15    251.9
John Kazanowski2    1-250.0  0-221.01    21.0
* Team Totals20    733-150148.8313-47865.5310-51782741.4399    177989.0

Season individual bests vs U SPORTS teams for all players

PlayerMost pointsMost reboundsMost assists
Rene Dolcetti34 on Nov 2, 1978 vs Manitoba  
Robbie Parris31 on Feb 9, 1979 vs Alberta  
Kelly Dukeshire23 on Nov 3, 1978 vs Winnipeg  
Ted Anderson21 on Jan 27, 1979 vs Saskatchewan  
Ian Hyde-Lay21 on Dec 3, 1978 vs Winnipeg  
Gerald Kazanowski20 on Nov 11, 1978 vs UBC  
Mickey Welder18 on Nov 24, 1978 vs Lethbridge  
Chris Hebb17 on Dec 28, 1978 vs Manitoba  
Ken Kirzinger14 on Feb 3, 1979 vs Lethbridge  
Tom Narbeshuber12 on Mar 9, 1979 vs StFX  
Gary Budd11 on Nov 24, 1978 vs Lethbridge  
Greg Kazanowski7 on Nov 18, 1978 vs Saskatchewan  
John Kazanowski2 on Nov 10, 1978 vs UBC  
Craig Higgins   

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