WINNIPEG (U SPORTS) – Brodie Hofer and Jackson Howe both tallied double-digit kills during the Trinity Western Spartans decisive 3-0 victory (25-13, 25-17, 25-19) over the Manitoba Bisons on Friday in their Quarter Final game at the 2022 U SPORTS Men’s Volleyball Championship at the Investors Group Athletic Centre.
Hofer had 13 kills, Colton Loewen had 12 digs and Derek Epp added 38 assists to lead the Spartans, while Spencer Grahame had seven kills and Jack Mandryk had 18 assists in a losing cause for the Bisons.
Trinity Western recorded a .444 hitting percentage in the match, compared to Manitoba’s .175.
With the win, Trinity Western advances to play the winner of QF #4 on Saturday at 8 p.m. CT (9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT) in the Semi-finals, while Manitoba takes on the loser of QF #4 in the consolation round on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. CT (3:30 p.m. ET/12:30 p.m. PT).
Mikasa Top Performers Presented by Nike Team:
- Trinity Western: Brodie Hofer
- Manitoba: Darian Koskie