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
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
The best of U Sports men’s hockey have gathered in Halifax for their respective national championship tournaments. However, before the hockey gets underway, the players and coaches who stood out among the rest were honoured for their seasons. SENATOR JOSEPH A. SULLIVAN TROPHY (Player of the Year) & Goaltender of the Year: Taran Kozun Saskatchewan Taran Kozun, the former professional netminder is the first player … Continue reading U Sports MHKY: SMU’s Balmas wins rookie of the year, while season awards are given out
Charlottetown, PEI- The Alberta Pandas will be heading to the 2020 U Sports National Championship in Charlottetown, PEI as tournament favourites on Sunday. All eyes will be on the star-studded Alberta Pandas at this year’s tournament as they are in prime position to add a record ninth U Sports Women’s Hockey Championship to their trophy cabinet and are looking for vengeance after a disappointing fourth … Continue reading U Sports WHKY: U Cup Team Profiles, The Pandas Look to Reign Supreme
Montreal, QC- The U de M Carabins are back, this time with a different medal in sight. A year removed from their performance in last year’s national championship, one where they fought their way to a Bronze Medal, the U de M Carabins women’s hockey team are getting set to improve on that this time around, with a gold medal firmly in their sights. As … Continue reading U Sports WHKY: U Cup Team Profiles, Who are the Montreal Carabins?
Halifax, N.S- Normally in U Sports, the host team of the national tournament has their fair share of struggles, but heading into the 2020 University Cup the Acadia Axemen have a good opportunity to change that narrative. Acadia finished their 2019/20 season with a strong 19-9-2 record which was good enough for second in the AUS. This awarded them with a bye in the first … Continue reading U Sports MHKY: U Cup Team Profiles, Host Acadia Looks to Make Some Noise
Charlottetown, PEI – The McGill Martlets have managed to become a staple of the U Sports Women’s Hockey National Championships. Since the tournament began in 1998 the Martlets have made 9 appearances (2nd all-time to the Alberta Pandas) and have picked up 4 championship trophies in 2008, 2009, 2011 and most recently 2014. They will get another shot in 2020 as after beating the Montreal … Continue reading U Sports WHKY: U Cup Team Profiles, A look at the McGill Martlets