Dynasties: Part 2 – UBC Women’s Volleyball

A look at UBC’s dominance in women’s volleyball. Continue reading Dynasties: Part 2 – UBC Women’s Volleyball

2019-20 Reflection: Bountiful Mounties’ Pride in Sackville

Sackville, N.B.- A tiny school with a lot of pride, the Mounties out of Mount Allison made their presence known across the Atlantic university athletic landscape over the course of the 2019-2020 season.  Women’s Volleyball: Pride on Home Court It was an impressive season for the Mounties, capped off by a silver medal at the ACAA Championships. The New Brunswick school earned a 13-5 record … Continue reading 2019-20 Reflection: Bountiful Mounties’ Pride in Sackville

U SPORTS: Les Carabins’ Streak Makers and Breakers

Montréal, QC- It was a season of streaks for Les Carabins, not only did they carry on some of their own, but they were also responsible for ending one of the most prolific runs in Québec university sports history. Despite one championship being cancelled due to the coronavirus, teams across UdeM’s athletics programs can head into their upcoming seasons with the confidence that they have … Continue reading U SPORTS: Les Carabins’ Streak Makers and Breakers

2020 U Sports Mens Volleyball Award Winners

U Sports held their annual All-Canada Awards banquet on Wednesday and along with the naming of the 2020 All-Canadian and All-Rookie Teams, some athletes picked up individual Awards Player of the Year: Trinity Western Spartans – Eric Loeppky Despite not appearing in every game this season, the 4th year Outside Hitter was a force to be reckoned with in Canada West. He finished 4th in … Continue reading 2020 U Sports Mens Volleyball Award Winners

2020 U Sports Mens Volleyball National Championship Preview

Winnipeg – MB Yesterday we focused on the Women’s Volleyball National Championship, so we would be remiss if we don’t speak about the Men’s championship. The Men’s championship see a lot of the same foes returning to do battle once again. The Trinity Western Spartans will enter as the presumptive favourite, as defending champions three out of the last four years, as well as winning … Continue reading 2020 U Sports Mens Volleyball National Championship Preview

Volleyball: Previewing the 2020 U Sports women’s championships

Calgary, AL- The U Sports Women’s Volleyball National Championships have the makings to be a tournament for the ages. After their stunning 5 set comeback over the Ryerson Rams on the Saville Community Sports Centre court in Edmonton last year the UBC Thunderbirds were knocked out in the Canada West Quarterfinals by the Mount Royal Cougars. Not to be outdone the Ryerson Rams, after winning … Continue reading Volleyball: Previewing the 2020 U Sports women’s championships

Volleyball: Toronto take control of their city

The battle of Toronto was on display again, but this time in volleyball form, giving GTA U Sports fans a hint of what’s to come when the crowds really show up for the basketball games next week. Not only was the showdown important in the city, but also across the entirety of the conference, as it was the featured set of games this week on … Continue reading Volleyball: Toronto take control of their city

U Sports Volleyball: Toronto come out on top after five set thriller with Badgers

Ranked fourth in the country, the Toronto Varsity Blues put on an entertaining volleyball match against the Brock Badgers. Sunday’s match pitted two of the OUA’s best against each other, with Brock undefeated and sitting atop the west division, and Toronto in second place in the east. It was back and forth game which went all five sets before the Varsity blues squeaked out a … Continue reading U Sports Volleyball: Toronto come out on top after five set thriller with Badgers