2016-17 Trinity Western Men's Volleyball News

  • SEVEN SPARTAN ALUM PART OF CANADA’S SENIOR MEN’S NATIONAL PROGRAM
    May 29, 2017
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – Trinity Western men’s volleyball alum will once again have a heavy influence on Canada’s senior men’s program this summer, as seven players have been named to either Canada’s Senior A or Senior B team for this year’s international campaign.
  • SPARTANS HELP CANADA TO BRONZE AT U21 PAN AM CUP
    May 22, 2017
    FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta – Trinity Western University’s Eric Loeppky (Steinbach, Man.), Jesse Elser (Calgary) and Derek Epp (Saskatoon, Sask.) were instrumental in Canada’s bronze-medal winning performance against Guatemala at the U21 Pan Am Cup, as the Spartans trio started all three sets and were critical pieces in a 25-15, 25-17, 25-19 win Sunday.
  • LOEPPKY HELPS LEAD CANADA INTO U21 PAN AM CUP SEMIFINALS
    May 20, 2017
    FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta – Trinity Western’s Eric Loeppky (Steinbach, Man.) tallied 19 points in a four-set quarter-final victory over Chile to help guide Canada into the semifinals at the U21 Pan Am Cup.
  • SCLATER NAMED CANADA WEST ATHLETE OF THE YEAR, BLG NOMINEE
    April 20, 2017
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – Trinity Western men’s volleyball star Ryan Sclater (Port Coquitlam, B.C.) is the 2016-17 Canada West Male Athlete of the Year and the conference’s nominee for the annual BLG Awards.
  • SCHRIEMER NAMED CANADA WEST FIRST STAR OF THE WEEK, CARPENTIER THIRD STAR
    March 21, 2017
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – Trinity Western’s men’s volleyball setter Adam Schriemer (Winnipeg) was named the Canada West Male First Star of the Week after leading the Spartans to their second straight U SPORTS championship, while TWU women’s volleyball outside Sophie Carpentier (Ottawa) was named the Canada West Female Third Star of the Week following her team’s bronze medal-winning performance at the national tournament.
  • SPARTANS BEAT MCMASTER TO ADVANCE TO U SPORTS CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH
    March 19, 2017
    EDMONTON – The top-seeded Trinity Western Spartans are headed back the U SPORTS Championship final for the sixth time in the last eight years after knocking off the No. 5 McMaster Marauders 3-1 (23-25, 25-14, 25-17, 25-21) in the 2017 U SPORTS FOG Men’s Volleyball Championship semifinal, Saturday night at Saville Community Sports Centre.
  • SPARTANS REPEAT AS NATIONAL CHAMPIONS WITH FOUR SET WIN OVER BEARS
    March 19, 2017
    EDMONTON – The Trinity Western Spartans men’s volleyball team won their second straight U Sports national championship with a 3-1 victory over the Alberta Golden Bears Sunday evening at the Saville Community Sports Centre in Edmonton.
  • SPARTANS BEAT ALBERTA TO CAPTURE SECOND STRAIGHT NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
    March 19, 2017
    EDMONTON – The Trinity Western Spartans captured their second straight U SPORTS Men’s Volleyball Championship, defeating the host Alberta Golden Bears 3-1 (25-20, 25-20, 27-29, 25-23), Sunday night at the Saville Community Sports Centre.
  • TOP-SEEDED SPARTANS ADVANCE TO SEMIFINALS WITH WIN OVER WATERLOO
    March 17, 2017
    EDMONTON – The defending champion and top-seeded Trinity Western Spartans rolled into the semifinals with a straight sets victory over the No. 8 Waterloo Warriors on opening day of the 2017 U SPORTS FOG Men’s Volleyball Championship at the Saville Community Sports Centre.
  • SCLATER NAMED U SPORTS PLAYER OF THE YEAR, LOEPPKY ROOKIE OF THE YEAR
    March 16, 2017
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – Trinity Western University men’s volleyball fifth-year outside Ryan Sclater (Port Coquitlam, B.C.) is the U SPORTS Player of the Year, while first-year outside Eric Loeppky (Steinbach, Man.) is the U SPORTS Rookie of the Year.
  • U SPORTS PREVIEW | SPARTANS SET TO DEFEND NATIONAL TITLE IN EDMONTON
    March 16, 2017
    EDMONTON – Trinity Western’s men’s volleyball team are back-to-back Canada West champions and now the Spartans are looking to earn consecutive national championships, as they head to the 2017 U SPORTS FOG Men’s Volleyball Championship as the top seed in this year’s national tournament.
  • SCLATER NAMED CANADA WEST SECOND STAR OF THE WEEK
    March 14, 2017
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – After guiding Trinity Western’s men’s volleyball team to a Canada West gold medal and being named the Final Four MVP, the Spartans Ryan Sclater (Port Coquitlam, B.C.) was named the Canada West Second Star of the Week.
  • TOP-SEEDED SPARTANS OPEN U SPORTS CHAMPIONSHIP AGAINST WATERLOO
    March 12, 2017
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – The Canada West champion Trinity Western men’s volleyball team was given the top seed for the U SPORTS championship tournament and will play Waterloo in the quarter-finals Friday at 1 p.m. (MT) at the University of Alberta’s Saville Community Sports Centre.
  • SPARTANS REPEAT AS CANADA WEST CHAMPIONS
    March 11, 2017
    WINNIPEG – It took five sets, but the No. 1 Trinity Western University Spartans are Canada West champions. In what might have been one of the most intense men’s volleyball matches in the division this season, the Spartans beat the No. 2 University of Manitoba Bisons 3-2 (25-21, 27-29, 16-25, 25-20, 15-9) in the Canada West Men’s Volleyball Final Four gold medal game on Saturday night at Investors Group Athletic Centre.
  • MAJOR COMEBACK – SPARTANS ADVANCE TO CANADAWEST FINAL
    March 10, 2017
    WINNIPEG – The No. 1 Trinity Western Spartans came from behind and defeated the No. 4 University of Alberta Golden Bears in a very tight five-set match 3-2 (22-25, 21-25, 25-20, 29-27, 15-8) in the second semi-final of the Canada West Final Four on Friday, March 10 at the Investors Group Athletic Centre.
  • SCLATER NAMED CANADA WEST PLAYER OF THE YEAR, LOEPPKY ROOKIE OF THE YEAR
    March 07, 2017
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – Trinity Western men’s volleyball fifth-year star Ryan Sclater (Port Coquitlam, B.C.) is the Canada West Player of the Year, while first-year Eric Loeppky (Steinbach, Man.) is the conference’s Rookie of the Year.
  • SCLATER FIRST TEAM ALL-STAR, SCHRIEMER SECOND TEAM, LOEPPKY ALL-ROOKIE
    March 06, 2017
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – Trinity Western fifth-year outside Ryan Sclater (Port Coquitlam, B.C.) was named a Canada West First Team All-Star, while fourth-year setter Adam Schriemer (Winnipeg) was named a Second Team All-Star and Eric Loeppky (Steinbach, Man.) made the conference’s All-Rookie Team.
  • NO. 1 SPARTANS SWEEP NO. 9 WESMEN TO ADVANCE TO FINAL FOUR, NATIONALS
    March 03, 2017
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – First-year Eric Loeppky (Steinbach, Man.) led the No. 1-ranked Spartans with 14 kills, five aces and three blocks as Trinity Western completed a Canada West quarter-final sweep of No. 9 Winnipeg with a 3-0 (25-22, 25-16, 25-20) win in Game 2 Friday at the Langley Events Centre. With the win, the Spartans advanced to the Canada West Final Four and earned a ticket to the U SPORTS national championship.
  • NO. 1 SPARTANS DOWN NO. 9 WESMEN IN GAME 1 OF CANADA WEST QUARTER-FINAL
    March 02, 2017
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – It was a three-set win for the No. 1-ranked Spartans, but the match was far from a blowout as Trinity Western eked out all three sets to win 25-22, 25-23, 25-23 over No. 9 Winnipeg in Game 1 of the Canada West Quarter-Finals Thursday at the Langley Events Centre.
  • NO. 3 SPARTANS WIN, NO. 1 BISONS FINISH FIRST IN CANADA WEST
    February 25, 2017
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – The No. 3 Trinity Western Spartans needed a sweep, the No. 1 Manitoba Bisons needed one set to claim top spot in Canada West. The Spartans finished the night with a 3-1 win over the Bisons giving both teams 21-3 records. However, the one set was all Manitoba needed earn the tiebreaker and to win Canada West league play and the right to host the Canada West Final Four.
  • KOSLOWSKY FOUNDS TRINITY REFUGEE AWARENESS CAMPAIGN, FUNDRAISER SATURDAY
    February 23, 2017
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – In the midst of the global refugee crisis, Jordan Koslowsky is working to make a difference.
  • NO. 3 SPARTANS HOST NO. 1 BISONS IN FINAL REGULAR SEASON WEEKEND
    February 23, 2017
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – This weekend, volleyball fans in Langley will be treated to a pair of matches between two of the best teams in the country, as the No. 1-ranked Manitoba Bisons are in town to play the No. 3 Trinity Western Spartans Friday and Saturday at the Langley Events Centre.
  • SCHEERHOORN NAMED CANADA WEST THIRD STAR OF THE WEEK
    February 21, 2017
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – Trinity Western’s Blake Scheerhoorn (Belleville, Ont.) was named the Canada West Third Star of the Week after he combined for 34 kills while hitting .367 over a weekend series with Winnipeg.
  • SPARTANS RALLY TO BEAT WESMEN IN FIVE, EARN WEEKEND SPLIT
    February 18, 2017
    WINNIPEG – The No. 2 ranked Trinity Western University Spartans gained a weekend split against the University of Winnipeg Wesmen after posting a hard-fought 3-2 victory (15-25, 25-17, 18-25, 25-22,15-11) Saturday in Winnipeg.
  • NO. 2 SPARTANS UPSET BY WINNIPEG ON THE ROAD
    February 17, 2017
    WINNIPEG – The University of Winnipeg Wesmen defeated the No. 2-ranked Trinity Western University Spartans 3-1 (20-25, 25-22, 29-27, 25-22) Friday night in the opening match of a weekend series at the Duckworth Centre in Winnipeg.
  • NO. 2 SPARTANS ROLL TO THREE-SET WIN OVER NO. 9 BRANDON
    February 04, 2017
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – The No. 2-ranked Trinity Western men’s volleyball team hit .434 as a team and collected 11 blocks in a dominant 3-0 (25-17, 25-14, 25-16) win over No. 9 Brandon Saturday at the Langley Events Centre.
  • SCLATER LEADS NO. 2 SPARTANS TO FOUR-SET WIN OVER NO. 9 BRANDON
    February 03, 2017
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – Trinity Western fifth-year Ryan Sclater (Port Coquitlam, B.C.) had 24 kills as he led the No. 2-ranked Spartans to a 3-1 (25-17, 25-19, 28-30, 25-20) win over No. 9 Brandon Friday at the Langley Events Centre.
  • NO. 2 SPARTANS HOST NO. 9 BRANDON BOBCATS
    February 02, 2017
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – The No. 2-ranked Trinity Western men’s volleyball is at home this weekend and will host No. 9 Brandon Friday and Saturday at the Langley Events Centre.
  • SPARTANS EARN WEEKEND SWEEP, KNOCK OFF HEAT IN THREE SETS
    January 21, 2017
    KELOWNA, British Columbia – The No. 1 Trinity Western men’s volleyball team completed a weekend sweep with a tidy 3-0 (25-12, 25-20, and 25-18) win over UBC Okanagan Saturday.
  • NO. 1 SPARTANS EARN THREE-SET SWEEP OF UBC OKANAGAN
    January 20, 2017
    KELOWNA, British Columbia – Playing on the road for the first time in 2017, the No. 1 Trinity Western men’s volleyball team continued to roll as the Spartans won 3-0 (25-21, 25-17, 25-17) over UBC Okanagan Friday night.
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