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U SPORTS TOP 10 | MEN’S VOLLEYBALL NO. 1, WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL NO. 9

U SPORTS TOP 10 | MEN’S VOLLEYBALL NO. 1, WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL NO. 9

LANGLEY, British Columbia – Trinity Western’s men’s volleyball team remained No. 1 in the latest U SPORTS Top 10, while the women’s volleyball team slots in at No. 9.

The men’s volleyball team earned back-to-back road wins over then No. 9 Manitoba to improve to 15-1 on the season. The Spartans have sat atop the national rankings all season.

The women’s volleyball team dropped one spot in the U SPORTS poll after splitting with Manitoba. TWU is now 12-4 on the season.

Both volleyball teams return home to host Regina Jan. 19-20 at the Langley Events Centre. All home games will be streamed live at www.canadawest.tv.

U SPORTS TOP 10 Tuesday Rankings – Jan. 16, 2018

MEN’S VOLLEYBALL
Rank School Record VRS # Previous Ranking
1 Trinity Western 15-1 +2.49 1
2 UBC 14-2 +2.12 3
3 Brandon 10-4 +1.94 2
4 Alberta 13-3 +1.74 5
5 Laval 7-1 +1.61 8
6 Calgary 10-4 +1.42 4
7 McMaster 8-1 +1.03 10
8 Montreal 7-1 +1.00 7
9 Winnipeg 10-6 +1.00 6
10 Manitoba 6-10 +0.42 9
Honourable mention: Saskatchewan (+0.33), Thompson Rivers (+0.05)

Note: Men’s volleyball Top 10 is determined by the Volleyball Ranking System (VRS). Teams are ranked via the VRS #, their average sets won differential.

Rankings available here.

WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL
Rank School Record Points Previous Ranking
1 UBC 14-2 60 (4) 1
2 Calgary 12-2 56 3
3 UBC Okanagan 10-4 51 4
4 Montreal 9-2 49 2
5 Dalhousie 10-1 44 5
6 McMaster 8-1 38 6
7 Ryerson 10-0 37 7
8 McGill 9-2 33 10
9 Trinity Western 12-4 28 8
10 Laval 8-3 22 NR
Other teams receiving votes: Alberta (21), Toronto (11), Acadia (3) Mount Royal (3), Saint Mary’s (3)

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL
Rank School Record Points Previous Ranking
1 Acadia 10-0 545 (39)1
2 McGill 7-1 500 (2) 2
3 Regina 13-1 460 (2) 3
4 Carleton 14-0 427 (3) 4
5 Laval 3-2 350 5
6 Saskatchewan 13-1 338 6
7 Windsor 11-3 247 9
8 McMaster 10-4 222 10
9 Queen’s 11-3 127 7
10 Concordia 3-3 122 8
Other teams receiving votes: Calgary (77), Ryerson (70)

MEN’S BASKETBALL
Rank School Record Points Previous Ranking
1 Carleton 14-0 470 (47)1
2 Brock 12-2 411 2
3 Alberta 13-1 383 3
4 Calgary 11-3 305 5
5 McGill 7-1 269 6
6 UBC 11-3 226 4
7 Laurentian 12-1 221 8
8 Dalhousie 8-2 125 9
9 Ottawa 11-3 112 7
10 UNB 10-1 45 NR
Other teams receiving votes: Ryerson (12), Acadia (4)

MEN’S TRACK & FIELD
Rank School Points Previous Ranking
1 Guelph 149.16 1
2 Manitoba 64 4
3 Alberta 56.33 NR
4 Laval 55 9
5 Toronto 53 T7
6 York 50 NR
7 Western 46 3
8 Windsor 36.33 2
9 Calgary 21.33 T7
10 Saskatchewan 19.5 NR
Honourable mention: Sherbrooke (16.5), Waterloo (15)

WOMEN’S TRACK & FIELD
Rank School Points Previous Ranking
1 Guelph 109.16 1
2 Windsor 91 3
3 Toronto 87.5 4
4 Western 68 2
5 Saskatchewan 55 8
6 Manitoba 36 6
7 Sherbrooke 35 5
8 Alberta 30.99 NR
9 Laval 28 NR
10 York 26 NR
Honourable mention: Calgary (20), Ottawa (14.33)

Track & Field Top 10 is calculated from individual event results by school.
Team and Individual rankings by event available here.

About U SPORTS
U SPORTS is the national brand for University Sports in Canada. Every year, over 12,000 student-athletes and 500 coaches from 56 universities vie for 21 national championships in 12 different sports. U SPORTS also provides higher performance international opportunities for Canadian student-athletes at Winter and Summer Universiades, as well as numerous world university championships.

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