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Wesmen Volleyball Recruits Brandon’s Liam Kristjanson

Wesmen Volleyball Recruits Brandon’s Liam Kristjanson

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University of Winnipeg Wesmen volleyball recruit Liam Kristjanson (HANDOUT)

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.

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Wesmen Inducting Former Volleyball Coach Mike Burchuk into Ring of Honour

Wesmen Inducting Former Volleyball Coach Mike Burchuk into Ring of Honour

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Mike Burchuk giving his acceptance speech at the 1999 Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony. (SPORT MANITOBA)

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.

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Two Manitobans Named to Women’s FIVB World Championships Roster

Two Manitobans Named to Women’s FIVB World Championships Roster

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Team Canada will compete at the 2018 Women’s FIVB World Championships in Japan. (JAPAN2018.FIVB.COM)

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.

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Bisons Recruit Nine to 2019-20 Women’s Volleyball Squad

Bisons Recruit Nine to 2019-20 Women’s Volleyball Squad

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The University of Manitoba Bison women’s volleyball 2019-20 recruitment class. (CHRISD.CA)

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.

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Wesmen’s McKay Named Canada West Coach of the Year

Wesmen’s McKay Named Canada West Coach of the Year

Larry McKay
Larry McKay, UWinnipeg Wesmen men’s volleyball coach (HANDOUT)

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.

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