Championships Men’s Volleyball

WINNIPEG (U SPORTS) – The Alberta Golden Bears will be playing for a gold medal on Sunday in the hopes of securing their ninth national title after dispatching their conference rivals, the Calgary Dinos.

Isaac Heslinga and Jordan Canham both tallied double-digit kills during Alberta’s decisive 3-1 victory (25-16, 25-23, 10-25, 25-19) over Calgary on Saturday in the semi-final matchup at the 2022 U SPORTS Men’s Volleyball Championship at the Investors Group Athletic Centre. 

Heslinga finished with 19 kills and Max Elgert added 48 assists to lead Alberta, while Hamish Hazelden had 13 kills and Tomas Sorra had 31 assists in a losing cause for Calgary.

Alberta recorded a .387 hitting percentage in the match, compared to Calgary’s .325.

With the win, Alberta advances to play the winner of Trinity Western and Sherbrooke on Sunday at 4 p.m. CT (5 p.m. ET/2 p.m. PT) in the gold medal match, while Calgary will take on the loser in the bronze medal game on Sunday at 1 p.m. CT (2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT).


Mikasa Top Performers Presented by Nike Team:

  • Alberta: Jordan Canham

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  • Calgary: Erik Godwin

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