Mixed results for Team Canada in Round One of Volleyball Nations League

A U SPORTS heavy Team Canada roster has a mixed week in Week One of the 2022 Nations League. Continue reading Mixed results for Team Canada in Round One of Volleyball Nations League

MVB: McMaster reach OUA Finals and Nationals in Straight Sets

After beating the Brock Badgers twice already this season, one could anticipate that while the Marauders would be favourites ahead of their OUA semi-finals, it wouldn’t be easy.  The Marauders survived a scare against the Windsor Lancers in the quarterfinals, winning a close fifth set to prevail. Against Brock in the semis, McMaster won in three straight sets – two by the score of 25-20 … Continue reading MVB: McMaster reach OUA Finals and Nationals in Straight Sets

Windsor test Marauders in potential playoff preview

HAMILTON, ON – The McMaster Marauders men’s volleyball team finished off an OUA regular season with a 12-0 record despite a stiff test from the visiting Windsor Lancers on Mar. 5.  It marked their third win of the season against Windsor. However, those victories haven’t come without some adversity. In their first meeting, the Lancers pushed McMaster to five sets – the only team to … Continue reading Windsor test Marauders in potential playoff preview

AUS women’s volleyball preview: Opponents aim to close gap on Dalhousie

HALIFAX, NS – Lately, AUS women’s volleyball has been whatever the Dalhousie Tigers have wanted it to be. Their conference dominance has extended over the past eight seasons and they won’t be any easier to play this year. But as we’ve seen in other sports, the long break induced by the COVID-19 pandemic has occasionally flipped leagues upside down or at the very least, sprinkled … Continue reading AUS women’s volleyball preview: Opponents aim to close gap on Dalhousie

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