2018-19 Women's Volleyball News

  • WEEKEND PREVIEW | NO. 1-RANKED SPARTANS HOST WOLFPACK
    January 17, 2019
    LANGLEY, B.C. – The No.1 ranked Trinity Western University Spartans women’s volleyball team (14-0) will look to continue to build upon its unbeaten record this weekend as they play host to the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack (8-8) at the Langley Events Centre.
  • 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.
  • SYCH NAMED CANADA WEST SECOND STAR OF THE WEEK
    January 08, 2019
    LANGLEY, B.C. – Trinity Western fourth-year middle blocker Mikaelyn Sych (Airdrie, Alta.) was named the Canada West Women’s Second Star of the Week after helping lead the No. 1-ranked Spartans to a weekend sweep of Brandon.
  • NO. 1 SPARTANS BEAT BRANDON TO SET PROGRAM WIN STREAK RECORD
    January 05, 2019
    BRANDON, Man. – The No. 1-ranked Trinity Western women’s volleyball team set program record with its 14th straight win to start the season after beating Brandon 3-0 (25-12, 25-22, 25-18) Saturday at the Healthy Living Centre.
  • NO. 1 SPARTANS HOLD OFF BOBCATS TO REMAIN PERFECT
    January 04, 2019
    BRANDON, Man. – The No. 1-ranked Trinity Western Spartans had one of their toughest tests so far this season against the Brandon Bobcats but held on for a 3-2 (21-25, 25-18, 25-12, 20-25, 15-9) win on Friday night.
  • 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.
  • HOWE NAMED CANADA WEST 3RD STAR OF THE WEEK
    December 04, 2018
    LANGLEY, B.C. – Trinity Western third-year outside hitter Hilary Howe (Calgary) was named the Canada West third star of the week after helping lead the now No. 1 ranked Spartans to back-to-back wins over previously undefeated Calgary over the weekend.
  • SPARTANS COMPLETE PERFECT SEMESTER WITH WIN OVER CALGARY
    December 01, 2018
    LANGLEY, B.C. – Trinity Western’s Avery Heppell (Langley) had a career-high 15 kills to go with five aces to lead the No. 2-ranked Spartans to a 3-1 (15-25, 25-19, 25-17, 25-22) win over No. 1 Calgary Saturday at the Langley Events Centre. The win completes a weekend sweep of the top-ranked Dinos and keeps the Spartans perfect record intact through the first 12 games of their regular season.
  • NO. 2 SPARTANS RALLY TO BEAT TOP-RANKED CALGARY
    November 30, 2018
    LANGLEY, B.C. – The No. 2 Trinity Western women’s volleyball team rallied from two sets down to beat the No. 1-ranked Calgary Dinos in a thrilling five-setter, winning 3-2 (14-25, 25-23, 29-27, 25-16, 15-11) Friday at the Langley Events Centre.
  • NO. 2 SPARTANS WELCOME NO. 1 CALGARY
    November 28, 2018
    LANGLEY, B.C. – It’ll be a battle between the top two women’s volleyball teams in the country this weekend, as No. 2-ranked Trinity Western (10-0) hosts No. 1 Calgary (10-0) in a battle between the last two undefeated teams in Canada West Friday and Saturday at the Langley Event Centre this weekend.
  • 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. 3 SPARTANS COMPLETE WEEKEND SWEEP, REMAIN PERFECT
    November 17, 2018
    SASKATOON – The No. 3-ranked Trinity Western Spartans stayed undefeated on Saturday night, downing the University of Saskatchewan Huskies for the second consecutive game with a 3-1 (25-21, 25-18, 17-25, 25-12) victory on Ron and Jane Graham Centre Court at the PAC.
  • SPARTANS OFFENCE DOMINANT IN WIN
    November 16, 2018
    SASKATOON, Saskatchewan – The No. 3 Trinity Western Spartans used a balanced attack to defeat the Saskatchewan Huskies 3-0 in Canada West women’s volleyball action Friday night at Ron & Jane Graham Centre Court at the PAC in Saskatoon, Sask. The 25-19, 25-15, 25-21) victory keeps the Spartans perfect at 9-0, while loss drops the Huskies to 2-5. 
  • NO. 3 SPARTANS CONTINUE WINNING WAYS IN WINNIPEG
    November 10, 2018
    WINNIPEG – Winnipeg’s women's volleyball team suffered through a game-changing stretch in the fourth set that turned a potential upset into a loss, as the No. 3-ranked Trinity Western Spartans survived with a 3-1 (19-25, 25-9, 25-18, 25-23) victory in a Canada West conference match Saturday night at the Duckworth Centre.
  • SPARTANS STAY UNBEATEN
    November 09, 2018
    WINNIPEG — Rookie outside hitter Savannah Purdy (Victoria) had 18 kills to lead three Trinity Western Spartans in double digits in kills and give TWU a 3-1 (25-18, 23-25, 25-18, 25-11) win over the Winnipeg Wesmen Friday night at the Duckworth Centre in Winnipeg.
  • 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.
  • SPARTANS RALLY OVER PANDAS
    November 02, 2018
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – The Trinity Western Spartans opened the weekend of a battle between two U SPORTS top five teams with a 3-1 victory Friday night at the Langley Events Centre in Langley, B.C. The No. 3 Spartans defeated the No. 5 Pandas in a back-and-forth match which saw TWU prevail 17-25, 25-22, 25-18, and 25-21. The win improves TWU to 5-0, while the loss is Alberta’s first of the season, 4-1. 
  • NO. 3 SPARTANS WELCOME NO. 5 ALBERTA FOR WEEKEND SERIES
    November 01, 2018
    LANGLEY, B.C. – The No.3-ranked Trinity Western women’s volleyball looks to stay undefeated this season with two games against No. 5 Alberta in a rematch of last year’s Canada West Quarter-Final series this weekend at the 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.
  • SPARTANS COMPLETE WEEKEND SWEEP OF UBC OKANAGAN
    October 27, 2018
    KELOWNA, B.C. – For the second consecutive night, the Heat women's volleyball team would fall in straight sets to the No. 3 ranked Trinity Western Spartans in the UBC Okanagan Gym.
  • NO. 3 SPARTANS BEAT UBCO FOR THIRD STRAIGHT WIN
    October 26, 2018
    KELOWNA, B.C. – The No. 3-ranked Trinity Western women’s volleyball team won their third straight match to start the season, beating UBC Okanagan 3-0 (25-11, 25-19, 28-26) Friday.
  • 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.
  • FIRST-YEAR PURDY LEADS TWU IN WIN OVER REGINA
    October 20, 2018
    LANGLEY, B.C. – First-year outside Savannah Purdy (Victoria) had a match-high 11 kills to lead Trinity Western to a 3-1 (25-19, 17-25, 25-8, 25-20) win over Regina Saturday at the Langley Events Centre.
  • SPARTANS OPEN REGULAR SEASON WITH WIN OVER REGINA
    October 19, 2018
    LANGLEY, B.C. – In the first game of the Canada West regular season, the Trinity Western Spartans captured their first win over the Regina Cougars in a 3-1 (25-14, 23-25, 25-14, 25-19) victory Friday evening at the Langley Events Centre.
  • SPARTANS HOST REGINA IN SEASON-OPENING WEEKEND
    October 18, 2018
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – Trinity Western Spartans women’s volleyball, who are ranked fourth in the Canada West preseason coaches’ poll, look to carry momentum from a 9-0 preseason into conference play as they open regular season at home against University of Reginia this weekend at the Langley Event Center.
  • VARSITY LETTERS: SAVANNAH PURDY FEATURE
    October 18, 2018
    LANGLEY — Ask Trinity Western women’s volleyball coach Ryan Hofer what the most challenging aspects have been for his star rookie hitter Savannah Purdy to adjust to in joining a line-up that has gone into the Canada West winter break as the No. 1 team in the nation, and he correctly amends the question.
  • SEASON PREVIEW | SPARTANS OPEN SEASON AT HOME THIS FRIDAY, SATURDAY
    October 17, 2018
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – Missing out on last year’s U SPORTS championship tournament for the first time in eight years wasn’t easy. This year’s Trinity Western women’s volleyball team plans to make immediate amends and return to the national stage. With a refreshed lineup – one that went 9-0 in the preseason – the Spartans appear primed to do just that and return to the upper echelon of U SPORTS volleyball.
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