Saliken to represent Canada in rugby sevens

Abbotsford's Riley Saliken has been selected for the Canadian men's rugby sevens entry for the 2013 Summer Universiade in Kazan, Russia.

Abbotsford's Riley Saliken has been named to Canada's FISU rugby sevens team.

Abbotsford's Riley Saliken has been named to Canada's FISU rugby sevens team.

Abbotsford’s Riley Saliken has been selected for the Canadian men’s rugby sevens entry for the 2013 Summer Universiade in Kazan, Russia.

The event runs July 14-17, and marks the first time that rugby sevens will be contested at the world university games. Saliken, a scrum half out of Abbotsford’s Robert Bateman Secondary, is coming off a terrific season at Royal Military College in Kingston, Ont. He was an Ontario University Athletics (OUA) all-star and was named RMC’s male athlete of the year.