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Toronto Varsity Blues - 1997-98 Season    <<Previous season    Next season>>

Head Coach:Ken Olynyk (9th season)
Other staff: Mike Dodig (Assistant Coach), Eddy Meguerian (Assistant Coach), Winston Ho-Sang (Associate Coach), Bob Selkirk (Associate Coach), John Robb (Associate Coach), Amanda Evison (Therapist), Michelle Curtis (Mental Training Consultant)
League:OUA East

Summary of team record for the season

Conference RecordCIAU RecordOverall Record
9-110.4501351-136967.5 - 68.513-200.3942254-235668.3 - 71.413-200.3942254-235668.3 - 71.4

Player roster

NoPlayerPosHtWtEligHometownHigh School (Prior Team)
4Arbi Shahnazarian Wing6-62013Scarborough, ONVictoria Park Secondary
5Sherwyn Benn Guard5-101762Toronto, ONSenator O'Connor College
10Reid Beckett Guard6-31834Toronto, ONOakwood Collegiate
12Dan Selkirk Guard6-21811Scarborough, ONDr. Norman Bethune Collegiate
13Anthony Daly Forward6-41934Dundas, ONSt. Mary Secondary
15Glen Selkirk Wing6-21864Scarborough, ONDr. Norman Bethune Collegiate
22Ennis Blentic Guard5-111631Toronto, ONJarvis Collegiate
23Jon Reid Forward6-92192Don Mills, ONVictoria Park Secondary
25Chris Skeaff Forward6-61961Collingwood, ONCollingwood Collegiate
30Andrew Rupf Forward6-72034Toronto, ONCrescent School
31Nathan Hale Wing6-31861Toronto, ONHumberside Collegiate
32Anthony Alexiou Forward6-32013Toronto, ONNorth Toronto Collegiate
33Vidak Curic Forward6-52244Toronto, ONHumberside Collegiate
34Ryan Pyle Guard6-31761Toronto, ONLawrence Park Collegiate
35Paul Culham Forward6-62181Thornhill, ONThornlea Secondary

Awards presented

Vidak Curic OUA East Second Team All-Star

Game results for the season

--- Non-Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Wed Oct 22, 1997Guelph, ONGuelphLoss70-77  
Fri Oct 24, 1997Montreal, QCMcGillWin86-74 Nike Centennial Tournament
Sat Oct 25, 1997Montreal, QCConcordiaWin86-79 Nike Centennial Tournament
Fri Oct 31, 1997St. Catharines, ONBrockLoss78-88OTBrock Invitational
Sat Nov 1, 1997St. Catharines, ONWesternLoss66-82 Brock Invitational
Fri Nov 7, 1997Waterloo, ONWaterlooLoss73-87StatsNaismith Classic
Sat Nov 8, 1997Waterloo, ONOttawaLoss63-79 Naismith Classic
Sun Dec 28, 1997Toronto, ONGuelphLoss56-63 Ed DeArmon Memorial
Mon Dec 29, 1997Toronto, ONYorkLoss61-66 Ed DeArmon Memorial
Tue Dec 30, 1997Toronto, ONQueen'sWin77-67 Ed DeArmon Memorial
Fri Jan 2, 1998Halifax, NSStFXLoss50-75 Rod Shoveller Memorial
Sat Jan 3, 1998Halifax, NSReginaWin70-68 Rod Shoveller Memorial
Sun Jan 4, 1998Halifax, NSSaint Mary'sLoss67-82 Rod Shoveller Memorial
--- Regular Season Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Nov 14, 1997Montreal, QCMcGillLoss54-57  
Sat Nov 15, 1997Montreal, QCConcordiaLoss71-84  
Fri Nov 21, 1997Toronto, ONYorkLoss59-72  
Sun Nov 23, 1997Sudbury, ONLaurentianLoss51-83  
Fri Nov 28, 1997Toronto, ONBishop'sLoss54-73  
Sat Nov 29, 1997Toronto, ONLavalWin87-72  
Sat Jan 10, 1998Toronto, ONRyersonWin58-50  
Sat Jan 17, 1998Kingston, ONQueen'sLoss80-83  
Fri Jan 23, 1998Toronto, ONOttawaWin73-68OT 
Sat Jan 24, 1998Toronto, ONCarletonLoss52-55  
Fri Jan 30, 1998Toronto, ONConcordiaWin73-61  
Sat Jan 31, 1998Toronto, ONMcGillWin72-56  
Fri Feb 6, 1998Toronto, ONYorkWin76-65  
Sat Feb 7, 1998Toronto, ONLaurentianWin61-56  
Fri Feb 13, 1998Quebec City, QCLavalWin76-72  
Sat Feb 14, 1998Lennoxville, QCBishop'sLoss75-82OT 
Sat Feb 21, 1998Toronto, ONQueen'sWin72-59  
Sun Feb 22, 1998Toronto, ONRyersonLoss67-70  
Fri Feb 27, 1998Ottawa, ONOttawaLoss72-76  
Sat Feb 28, 1998Ottawa, ONCarletonLoss68-75  

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