2018-19 Men's Volleyball News

  • EPP, SCHEERHOORN HELP CANADA TO 7TH AT PAN AM CUP
    June 21, 2019
    LANGLEY, B.C. – Trinity Western’s Derek Epp (Saskatoon) and Spartan alum Blake Scheerhoorn (Belleville, Ont.) helped Canada to a seventh-place finish at the 14th Men’s Pan American Cup in Colima, Mexico this week.
  • EPP, SCHEERHOORN REPRESENTING CANADA AT PAN AM CUP
    June 17, 2019
    LANGLEY, B.C. – Trinity Western setter Derek Epp (Saskatoon) and Spartan alum Blake Scheerhoorn (Belleville, Ont.) are representing Canada at the 14th Pan American Cup in Colima, Mexico, as the event opened Sunday and runs through June 21.
  • NATIONAL CHAMPION SPARTANS OPEN SEASON AGAINST RIVAL ALBERTA
    June 10, 2019
    LANGLEY, B.C. – The national champion Trinity Western men’s volleyball team will launch its title defence on the road against fellow Canada West power Alberta in a monster season-opening matchup Oct. 18-19. The Spartans return home the following weekend to host Winnipeg Oct. 25-26 at the Langley Events Centre.
  • 2019-20 CANADA WEST TV PASSES ON SALE
    June 04, 2019
    LANGLEY, B.C. – Fans looking forward to the 2019-20 Canada West season can now purchase Canada West TV passes, as the conference launched sales for its online streaming service on Monday.
  • HOFER, ELSER BROTHERS NAMED TO NATIONAL JUNIOR TEAM
    May 29, 2019
    LANGLEY, B.C. – Trinity Western University has three players who will be part of Canada’s junior men’s team this summer, with Brodie Hofer (Langley) and brothers Jesse and Mathias Elser (Calgary) all set to train with the best U21 players in the country.
  • SPARTANS WELL REPRESENTED IN TEAM CANADA SELECTION GROUP
    May 14, 2019
    LANGLEY, British Columbia –This past week Volleyball Canada submitted its long list of the players (30) to the FIVB for the upcoming Volleyball Nations League, which begins for Canada, May 31 in Argentina.
  • HOFER, ELSER TO REPRESENT CANADA AT U21 PAN AM CUP
    May 02, 2019
    LANGLEY, B.C. – Trinity Western’s Male Rookie of the Year Brodie Hofer (Langley) and incoming star recruit Mathias Elser (Calgary) will represent Canada at the U21 Pan Am Cup (May 2-12) in Lima, Peru.
  • CANADA WEST LAUNCHES HALL OF FAME
    April 15, 2019
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – 100 years of excellence in university sport will enter the spotlight this season, as Canada West announced the launch of a conference hall of fame Thursday.
  • EIGHT SPARTANS HONOURED WITH COMPLETE CHAMPION AWARDS
    April 06, 2019
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – Trinity Western gave out the most Complete Champion Awards in program history, honouring eight well deserving student-athletes at the Spartans annual year-end awards banquet.
  • U SPORTS PREVIEW | SPARTANS TAKE ON MCMASTER IN QUARTER-FINALS
    March 14, 2019
    The Trinity Western men?s volleyball team will arrive in Quebec City this week set to compete in the U SPORTS Championship for the 10th consecutive year. The No. 2 seeded Spartans will be targeting a fifth straight appearance in the national final, while aiming for their third U SPORTS title in the last four years.
  • SPARTANS TO FACE MCMASTER IN U SPORTS QUARTER FINAL
    March 10, 2019
    TORONTO (U SPORTS) – The Canada West silver medalist No. 2 Trinity Western Spartans will open their 2019 U SPORTS men’s volleyball championship tournament against the No.7 McMaster University Marauders this Friday evening.
  • LOEPPKY, KERN FIRST TEAM ALL-STARS, HOFER TO ALL-ROOKIE TEAM
    February 27, 2019
    LANGLEY, B.C. – Trinity Western’s Jacob Kern (Edmonton) and Eric Loeppky (Steinbach, Man.) were both named Canada West First Team All-Stars, while Brodie Hofer (Langley) was named to the Canada West All-Rookie Team.
  • JOSEPHSON NAMED ASSISTANT FOR CANADA’S SENIOR WOMEN’S TEAM
    February 22, 2019
    LANGLEY, B.C. – Trinity Western men’s volleyball coach Ben Josephson has been named Senior Team Assistant Coach for Volleyball Canada’s women’s program.
  • U SPORTS TOP 10 | MVB NO. 2, WVB NO. 6, MT&F NO. 10
    February 19, 2019
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – Trinity Western has three teams in the U SPORTS Top 10, with the Spartans men’s volleyball team remaining at No. 2, the women’s volleyball team slotting in at No. 6 and the men’s track and field team staying at No. 10.
  • LOEPPKY LEADS SPARTANS TO WIN OVER BISONS
    February 16, 2019
    LANGLEY, B.C. – On the strength of 22 kills from Eric Loeppky (Steinbach, Man.), the No. 2-ranked Spartans earned a 3-1 (25-18, 25-23, 23-25, 27-25) win over Manitoba in their regular season finale Saturday at the Langley Events Centre.
  • NO. 2 SPARTANS SET RECORD IN WIN OVER BISONS
    February 15, 2019
    LANGLEY, B.C. – The No. 2-ranked Trinity Western men’s volleyball team set a program record by winning their 18th consecutive set en route to a 3-0 (25-11, 25-15, 25-22) win over Manitoba Friday at the Langley Events Centre.
  • NO. 2 SPARTANS SET TO FINISH AT HOME AGAINST BISONS
    February 13, 2019
    LANGLEY, B.C. – After winning back-to-back three-setters over the MacEwan Griffins last weekend, Trinity Western’s No. 2-ranked men’s volleyball team (16-4) is ready to defend home court in its last two games of the season against the Manitoba Bisons (7-13), Friday and Saturday at the Langley Events Centre.
  • U SPORTS TOP 10 | MVB NO. 2, WVB NO. 5, MT&F NO. 10
    February 12, 2019
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – Trinity Western’s men’s volleyball team remains at No. 2 in the U SPORTS Top 10 for the second week in a row, while the Spartans women’s volleyball team is tied at No. 5 this week and the men’s track and field team slots in at No. 10.
  • SPARTANS TAKE SIX STRAIGHT SETS OVER GRIFFINS 
    February 09, 2019
    EDMONTON – Improving their hitting efficiency even further north of a sizzling .500 than their clinical 3-0 win over the MacEwan Griffins on Friday, the Trinity Western Spartans completed a weekend sweep with another straight-sets triumph on Saturday at the David Atkinson Gym.
  • SPARTANS OPEN WEEKEND WITH DOMINANT WIN OVER GRIFFINS
    February 08, 2019
    EDMONTON – As clinical as it was thorough, the Trinity Western Spartans delivered a straight-sets win over the MacEwan Griffins on Friday night that may have been the fastest men's volleyball match ever played in the David Atkinson Gym.
  • U SPORTS TOP 10 | MVB NO. 2, WVB NO. 2, MT&F NO. 6, WT&F NO. 10
    February 05, 2019
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – Trinity Western’s men’s and women’s volleyball teams moved up in the U SPORTS Top 10 this week, with both sides jumping up to No. 2 in the latest rankings, while the men’s track and field team moved into a tie for No. 6 and the women’s track and field team slotted in at No. 10.
  • NO. 4 SPARTANS MOVE INTO 2ND PLACE WITH SWEEP OF MRU
    February 02, 2019
    CALGARY – The No. 3-ranked Trinity Western men’s volleyball team took all six sets from its weekend trip to play Mount Roya, winning 3-0 (25-15, 25-19, 25-18) Saturday.
  • NO. 4-RANKED SPARTANS TAKE ON NO. 3 COUGARS
    February 01, 2019
    LANGLEY, B.C. – The No. 4-ranked Trinity Western University Spartans men’s volleyball team will travel to Calgary this weekend in what is set to be an entertaining Top 10 tilt against the No. 3 Mount Royal Cougars. TWU is coming off a weekend split against the UBC Thunderbirds and now sits fourth in Canada West with a 12-4 record.
  • NO. 4 SPARTANS BEAT NO. 3 MOUNT ROYAL
    February 01, 2019
    CALGARY – An absolutely bouncing Kenyon Court played as the venue for the weekend heavyweight battle between No. 3 Mount Royal Cougars and No. 4 Trinity Western Spartans, but it was the visitors who set the tone for the weekend, sweeping the Cougars on their home court 3-0 (25-21, 25-14, 25-13) Friday.
  • NO. 4 SPARTANS BEAT NO. 3 MOUNT ROYAL
    February 01, 2019
    CALGARY – An absolutely bouncing Kenyon Court played as the venue for the weekend heavyweight battle between No. 3 Mount Royal Cougars and No. 4 Trinity Western Spartans, but it was the visitors who set the tone for the weekend, sweeping the Cougars on their home court 3-0 (25-21, 25-14, 25-13) Friday.
  • BELL LET'S TALK | AARON BOETTCHER FEATURE
    January 30, 2019
    As part of Bell Let's Talk Day, Trinity Western University men's volleyball player Aaron Boettcher shares his story.
  • U SPORTS TOP 10 | WVB NO. 3, MVB NO. 4, MT&F NO. 8, WT&F NO. 9
    January 29, 2019
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – For the second week in a row, Trinity Western has four teams in the U SPORTS Top 10, with women’s volleyball No. 3, men’s volleyball No. 4, men’s track and field No. 8 and women’s track and field No. 9.
  • NO. 2 SPARTANS BEAT UBC IN THREE SETS
    January 26, 2019
    LANGLEY, B.C. – The No. 2-ranked Trinity Western men’s volleyball team earned a 3-0 (25-17, 25-22, 25-19) win over visiting UBC Saturday at the Langley Events Centre.
  • NO. 2 SPARTANS FALL TO VISITING UBC
    January 25, 2019
    LANGLEY, B.C. – In a rematch of last year’s U SPORTS championship final, it was once again UBC getting the better of the No. 2-ranked Spartans, as the T-Birds earned a 3-1 (16-25, 25-19, 25-17, 25-xx) win Friday at the Langley Events Centre.
  • NO. 2 SPARTANS HOST RIVAL THUNDERBIRDS
    January 24, 2019
    LANGLEY, B.C. – Trinity Western’s No. 2-ranked men’s volleyball team will host the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds Friday and Saturday at the Langley Events Centre. This weekend marks the first meeting between the Canada West rivals since last years U SPORTS national championship match, where UBC ousted TWU to win gold.
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