Men’s Volleyball News

WINNIPEG (U SPORTS) – Jordan Canham had 17 kills, three digs and three service aces as the Alberta Golden Bears beat the Trinity Western Spartans 3-1 (25-22, 12-25, 26-24, 25-19) in the gold medal game at the 2022 U SPORTS Men’s Volleyball Championship on Sunday at the Investors Group Athletic Centre.

With the golden victory, Alberta now has nine Tantramar Trophies to their program’s credit.

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Isaac Heslinga added 13 kills and Max Elgert had 35 assists for Alberta, while Brodie Hofer had 16 kills and six service aces and Derek Epp added 40 assists in a losing cause for Trinity Western.

Alberta recorded a .344 hitting percentage in the match, compared to Trinity Western’s .356.

With the win, the Golden Bears take home their first gold medal since 2015 and finish with an overall record of 29-7. Taking home silver, the Spartans have now medaled in six consecutive U SPORTS championship tournaments.


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  • Alberta: Jordan Canham

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  • Trinity Western: Brodie Hofer

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Championship MVP:

  • Jordan Canham, Alberta

Championship All-Star Team:

  • Jordan Canham, Alberta
  • Landon Currie, Alberta
  • Isaac Heslinga, Alberta
  • Derek Epp, Trinity Western
  •  Brodie Hofer, Trinity Western
  •  Julien Vanier, Sherbrooke
  •  Hamish Hazelden, Calgary

R.W. Pugh Fair Play Award:

  • Manitoba Bisons

Championship History