2018-19 Men's Volleyball News

  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • U SPORTS TOP 10 | TWU WVB NO. 1, MVB NO. 3
    January 08, 2019
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – For the second poll in a row, the Trinity Western women’s volleyball team is ranked No. 1 in the U SPORTS Top 10, while the Spartans men’s volleyball team comes in at No. 3.
  • NO. 2 BRANDON SWEEPS TOP-RANKED SPARTANS
    January 05, 2019
    BRANDON, Man. – The No. 2 nationally ranked Bobcats ran the table on the No. 1 ranked Trinity Western Spartans at the Healthy Living Centre, as BU capped off a perfect weekend by earning a 3-0 (25-22, 25-18, 25-21) the Spartans for a second straight night.
  • NO. 1 SPARTANS FALL TO NO. 2 BRANDON
    January 04, 2019
    BRANDON, Man. – A showdown of epic proportions went in favour of the host Bobcats on Friday night.
  • CHASING 3 | A STORY OF TRINITY WESTERN MEN'S VOLLEYBALL
    December 14, 2018
    Trinity Western University's men's volleyball has won five U SPORTS national championships in its history. They have won five Canada West championships and are the three-time defending conference champions. In the spring of 2018, the Spartans were chasing a third straight national championship, but their story is about so much more than volleyball. This is a story of one of the best volleyball programs in Canada. #WeAreAllSpartans
  • U SPORTS TOP 10 | TWU MEN’S & WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL NO. 1
    December 04, 2018
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – For the first time in Trinity Western history, the Spartans men’s and women’s volleyball teams are both ranked No. 1 in the U SPORTS Top 10 in the same week.
  • NO. 1 SPARTANS CAP SEMESTER WITH WEEKEND SWEEP
    December 01, 2018
    LANGLEY, B.C. – The No. 1-ranked Trinity Western men’s volleyball team completed a weekend sweep of Calgary, winning 3-0 (25-13, 27-25, 25-24) Saturday at the Langley Events Centre.
  • SPARTAN SPOTLIGHT | FOURTH-YEAR AARON BOETTCHER
    December 01, 2018
    As a senior in high school, Aaron Boettcher volunteered with his younger brother Andrew Boettcher and his Challenger baseball team. Aaron was placed with a young man who had a difficult time walking. “I remember watching (Aaron) take this man around the bases,” says Boettcher’s mom, Alison. “He held his arm and supported him and Aaron did not bat an eye.”
  • NO. 1 SPARTANS EARN THREE-SET WIN OVER CALGARY
    November 30, 2018
    LANGLEY, B.C. – Trinity Western’s Jacob Kern (Edmonton) had a team-high 19 kills, while Eric Loeppky (Steinbach, Man.) added 12 kills, as the No. 1-ranked Spartans beat Calgary 3-0 (25-19, 25-15, 25-23) Friday at the Langley Events Centre.
  • NO. 1-RANKED SPARTANS RETURN HOME TO HOST CALGARY
    November 28, 2018
    LANGLEY, B.C. – Trinity Western’s No. 1-ranked men’s volleyball team will host Calgary in the final regular season weekend of the fall semester Friday and Saturday at the Langley Events Centre.
  • U SPORTS TOP 10 | MVB REMAINS NO. 1, WVB STAYS AT NO. 2
    November 27, 2018
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – Coming off a bye week, Trinity Western’s men’s volleyball team remained at No. 1 in the U SPORTS Top 10, while the Spartans women’s team stayed at No. 2.
  • U SPORTS TOP 10 | MVB MOVES TO NO. 1, WVB CLIMBS TO NO. 2
    November 20, 2018
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – For the first time this season, the three-time defending Canada West champion Trinity Western men’s volleyball team has moved to the top of the U SPORTS Top 10, while the Spartans women’s team also jumped up a spot, climbing to a season-high No. 2 in the latest poll.
  • NO. 2 SPARTANS EARN THREE-SET WIN OVER SASKATCHEWAN
    November 17, 2018
    SASKATOON – The No. 2-ranked Trinity Western men’s volleyball team completed a weekend sweep of Saskatchewan, beating the Huskies 3-0 (25-10, 26-24, 25-19) Saturday on Ron and Jane Graham Centre Court at the PAC.
  • SPARTANS RALLY FOR WIN OVER HUSKIES
    November 16, 2018
    SASKATOON – The No. 2 ranked Trinity Western University Spartan men’s volleyball team continued a strong start to their season Friday night on Ron & Jane Graham Centre Court inside the PAC, defeating the University of Saskatchewan Huskies in four sets (23-25, 25-18, 25-14 25-20). 
  • NO. 5 SPARTANS COMPLETE WEEKEND SWEEP OF NO. 6 WINNIPEG
    November 10, 2018
    WINNIPEG – The No. 5-ranked Trinity Western Spartans shook off a first-set loss and rallied Saturday night to hand the Wesmen men's volleyball team a 3-1 (19-25, 25-22, 25-20, 25-17) defeat at the Duckworth Centre.
  • SPARTANS TOO MUCH FOR WESMEN
    November 09, 2018
    WINNIPEG — Led by third year outside hitter Eric Loeppky’s 17 kills and a .640 attack percentage the Trinity Western Spartans swept the Winnipeg Wesmen 3-0 in Canada West men's volleyball action Friday night at the Duckworth Centre in Winnipeg, Man. The 25-16, 25-23, 25-5 victory improves the No. 5 Spartans to 4-1, while the loss drops the No. 6 Wesmen to 2-1. 
  • U SPORTS TOP 10 | WVB NO. 3, MVB NO. 5
    November 06, 2018
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – Coming off a weekend sweep of No. 4 Alberta, Trinity Western’s women’s volleyball team remained at No. 3 in the U SPORTS Top 10, while the Spartans men’s volleyball team jumped up to No. 5 following a split with No. 4 Alberta.
  • NO. 7 SPARTANS LOSE TO NO. 4 BEARS IN FIVE SET BATTLE
    November 03, 2018
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – The No. 4 Alberta Golden Bears prevailed in a five set match to defeat the No. 7 Trinity Western Spartans Friday night at the Langley Events Centre in Langley, B.C. The 25-18, 18-25, 25-15, 20-25, 12-15 loss drops the Spartans to 3-1, while the win moves the Bears to 5-1. 
  • SPARTANS SWEEP BEARS
    November 02, 2018
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – In a battle of volleyball heavyweights the No. 7 Trinity Western Spartans swept the No. 4 Alberta Golden Bears 25-19, 25-22, and 25-19 to open the weekend series Friday night at the Langley Events Centre in Langley, B.C. The win keeps the Spartans unbeaten at 3-0, while the loss drops the Bears to 4-1.
  • SPARTANS HOST ALBERTA IN CANADA WEST CHAMPIONSHIP REMATCH
    November 01, 2018
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – The No. 7-ranked Trinity Western men’s volleyball team hosts the No. 4 Alberta Golden Bears in a rematch of last year’s Canada West championship to open its regular season home schedule this weekend and Langley Event Centre.
  • U SPORTS TOP 10 | WSOC RANKED NO. 1, WVB NO. 3, MVB NO. 7, MSOC NO. 9
    October 30, 2018
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – For the third straight week, the Trinity Western women’s soccer team is No. 1 in the U SPORTS Top 10, while the Spartans women’s volleyball team stays at No. 3 for the second week in a row, the men’s volleyball team slots in at No. 7 and the men’s soccer team jumps up to No. 9.
  • NO. 5 SPARTANS EARN FIVE-SET WIN OVER HEAT TO COMPLETE SWEEP
    October 27, 2018
    KELOWNA, B.C. – The No. 5 Trinity Western men’s volleyball team capped a weekend sweep of UBC Okanagan with a 3-2 (25-15, 19-25, 22-25, 25-15, 15-9) win over the Heat Saturday.
  • SPARTANS BEAT UBCO IN SEASON-OPENER
    October 26, 2018
    LANGLEY, B.C. – The No. 5 Trinity Western men’s volleyball team knocked off UBC Okanagan 3-1 (26-24, 25-18, 20-25, 25-14) as the Spartans played in their Canada West season-opener Friday.
  • SEASON PREVIEW | THREE-TIME DEFENDING CW CHAMPIONS OPEN SEASON FRIDAY
    October 25, 2018
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – The three-time defending Canada West champion Trinity Western men’s volleyball team enters this season once again with eyes on a championship run. With a loaded roster returning, the Spartans, who have also played in each of the last three U SPORTS championship finals, winning in 2016 and 2017, were ranked atop this year’s Canada West coaches’ poll, as they open the season on the road against UBC Okanagan.
  • U SPORTS TOP 10 | WSOC RANKED NO. 1, WVB NO. 3, MVB NO. 5, MSOC NO. 10
    October 23, 2018
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – Trinity Western’s women’s soccer team remains at No. 1 in the U SPORTS Top 10, while the Spartans women’s volleyball team is No. 3, the men’s volleyball team is No. 5 and the men’s soccer team is No. 10.
  • SPARTANS KNOCK OFF YORK ON BANNER-RAISING NIGHT
    October 20, 2018
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – Trinity Western’s men’s volleyball team picked up a 3-0 (25-18, 25-22, 25-13) over York in preseason action Friday at the Langley Events Centre.
  • SPARTANS KNOCK OFF YORK IN FINAL PRESEASON TILT
    October 20, 2018
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – Trinity Western capped its preseason schedule with a 3-0 (25-20, 26-24, 25-17) win over visiting York Saturday at the Langley Events Centre. With the win, the Spartans completed a weekend sweep of the Lions and finished the preseason with a 6-2 record.
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