2018-19 Men's Volleyball News

  • 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.
  • SPARTANS TO HOST BELL LET’S TALK NIGHT SATURDAY
    January 22, 2019
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – Trinity Western will once again participate in Bell Let's Talk Day this season, as student-athletes continue to take a leadership role in generating conversations about mental health. The Spartans will host a Bell Let’s Talk Event Saturday when TWU’s volleyball teams will welcome UBC to the Langley Events Centre.
  • U SPORTS TOP 10 | WVB NO. 1, MVB NO. 2, MT&F NO. 5, WT&F NO. 8
    January 22, 2019
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – Trinity Western has four teams in the U SPORTS Top 10, with the women’s volleyball team staying at No. 1, the men’s volleyball team remaining at No. 2, the men’s track and field team moving up to No. 5 and the women’s track and field team coming into the rankings at No. 8.
  • NO. 2 SPARTANS CAP PERFECT WEEKEND WITH SWEEP OF TRU
    January 19, 2019
    LANGLEY, B.C. – The No. 2-ranked Trinity Western men’s volleyball team earned a 3-0 (25-14, 25-22, 25-20) win over Thompson Rivers Saturday at the Langley Events Centre to complete a six-set weekend sweep of the WolfPack.
  • WEEKEND PREVIEW | NO. 2 SPARTANS HOST THOMPSON RIVERS
    January 18, 2019
    LANGLEY, B.C. – Trinity Western’s No. 2-ranked men’s volleyball team (9-3) will host the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack (7-5) Friday and Saturday at the Langley Events Centre. After coming off what was only their second and third losses of the season two weeks ago in Brandon, the Spartans will look to get back into the win column, playing on home court for first time since December 1.
  • NO. 2 SPARTANS RUN AWAY WITH THREE-SET WIN
    January 18, 2019
    LANGLEY, B.C. – The No. 2-ranked Trinity Western men’s volleyball team earned a 3-0 (25-18, 25-17, 25-18) win over visiting Thompson Rivers Friday at the Langley Events Centre.
  • VARSITY LETTERS: AARON BOETTCHER FEATURE
    January 18, 2019
    LANGLEY — Aaron Boettcher’s greatest skill had always been his ability to rise above the crowd and block out any obstacles that came his way.
  • VARSITY LETTERS: ERIC LOEPPKY FEATURE
    January 18, 2019
    LANGLEY — He has authored a resume whose international accomplishments, when placed against the world of Canadian university men’s volleyball, are groundbreaking.
  • U SPORTS FEATURE: JORDAN KOSLOWSKY & TRAC
    January 18, 2019
    wo weeks in to a summer trip abroad in 2016, Abbotsford, B.C., native Jordan Koslowsky headed out on a hike. Walking in the Golan Heights in the northeastern corner of Israel, Koslowsky could see most of the country alongside parts of Lebanon and Syria. Though a breathtaking view, it was also harrowing.
  • U SPORTS TOP 10 | TWU WVB NO. 1, MVB NO. 2, MEN’S T&F NO. 9
    January 15, 2019
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – The Trinity Western women’s volleyball team remained at No. 1 in the latest U SPORTS Top 10, slotting in atop the rankings for the third consecutive week, while the men’s volleyball team moved up to No. 2 and the men’s track and field team entered the rankings for the first time this season at No. 9.
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