WINNIPEG — The University of Winnipeg Wesmen have recruited Liam Kristjanson to their men’s volleyball squad for 2019-20.
The towering 6’9″ left side comes to the Wesmen from Crocus Plainsmen high school and the 204 Volleyball Club.
The University of Winnipeg Wesmen will induct the fourth member of the inaugural Wesmen Ring of Honour class later this month.
Mike Burchuk, former Wesmen women’s volleyball coach, will be inducted January 24 prior to the Wesmen men’s volleyball squad hosting the Brandon Bobcats.
Two Manitoba volleyball players are part of a 14-women roster representing Canada at the upcoming FIVB World Championships in Japan.
Alicia Ogoms of Winnipeg and Megan Cyr of St. Andrews, Manitoba are part of Canada’s pool B in Sapporo for the first round of the round-robin. Canada joins Turkey, Italy, Cuba, China and Bulgaria in the same pool.
WINNIPEG — The University of Manitoba Bison women’s volleyball team is looking ahead, introducing its 2019-20 recruitment class on Thursday.
The Herd is welcoming nine players into the fold, including Katreena Bentley, Light Uchechukwu, Julia Arnold, Jaidyn Spencer, Asha Gurney, Simone Crevier, Keziah Hoeppner, Julia Horne, and Olivia Schuster.
A former University of Winnipeg volleyball star has signed his second professional contract overseas.
Setter Josh McKay made headlines with the UWinnipeg Wesmen a few years ago for his stellar on-court performance, including being named a Canada West all-star in his final season at U of W in 2015-16.
Make way for ultimate frisbee.
Super-Spike, the annual two-day outdoor beach volleyball tournament, is adding a second sport among its ranks this summer.
University of Winnipeg Wesmen men’s volleyball coach Larry McKay has earned coach of the year honours for the third time in his career.
The Canada West distinction comes as McKay marks 29 seasons leading the men’s team, which travels to UBC on Friday to play for a conference bronze medal.