2021-22 MCAC Volleyball All-Conference and MVP Awards

After a year stoppage due to COVID-19, the Manitoba Colleges Athletic Conference (MCAC) volleyball season returned to the court in the 2021-22 season with numerous highlights and award winning performances. Both women’s and men’s volleyball All-Conference and Most Valuable Player (MVP) awards were selected. Coach of the Year winners were announced earlier prior to the start of the MCAC Volleyball Championship Weekend from March 5-6 hosted by Assiniboine Community College in Brandon, MB.

2021-22 Women’s Volleyball Most Valuable Player: Maddie Fehr – PUC Pilots

“Maddie is a dependable force on the outside for us. Her work ethic and determination helps give her team confidence. Maddie leads in many ways but her game is her strongest voice. On top of her consistent offensive threat, her serve has become a major weapon and she is one of our most consistent passers as well.” – Pilots head coach Kyle Guenther

Maddie Fehr – 4th year Left Side, team captain: 15 games played; part of 2nd place regular season team in standings; hit 1,000 career kills this year; Week 14 MCAC plus CCAA Player of the Week

2021-22 Women’s Volleyball All-Conference:

Jenna Campbell – USB Les Rouges

Brielle Grenier – USB Les Rouges

Samuelle Lemoine – USB Les Rouges

Renee Desroches – CMU Blazers

Chloe Friesen – CMU Blazers

Alex Buhler – PUC Pilots

Maddie Fehr – PUC Pilots

– Jenna Campbell – 1st year Libero: 15 games played; 242 digs, 82.3% dig percentage, 2.18 serve receive average, 43 assists; Week 17 MCAC plus CCAA Player of the Week

– Brielle Grenier – 4th year Middle: 15 games played; 101 kills, 0.453 hitter efficiency, 37 blocks, 21 aces; Week 14 MCAC plus CCAA Player of the Week; co-captain

– Samuelle Lemoine – 3rd year Setter: 14 games played; 386 assists, 74 digs, 20 aces; Week 17 MCAC plus CCAA Player of the Week; co-captain

Renee Desroches – 4th year Setter: 14 games played; home match stats: 176 assists, 57 digs, 13 aces, 8 kills; co-captain

Chloe Friesen – 4th year Middle: 14 games played; home match stats: 40 kills, 22 digs, 14 aces, 12 blocks; co-captain

Alex Buhler – 2nd year Middle: 14 games played; Week 9 MCAC plus CCAA Player of the Week

Maddie Fehr – 4th year Left Side: 15 games played; part of 2nd place regular season team in standings; hit 1,000 career kills this year; Week 14 MCAC plus CCAA Player of the Week; captain

2021-22 Men’s Volleyball Most Valuable Player (co-winners): Austin Anderson – PUC Pilots and Carter Beattie – ACC Cougars

“Austin has done everything this program has needed and more this year. He has accomplished success at both positions of left side and setter when called upon and arguably has shown top tier skill at both positions. He has impacted his teammates, program and school positively on and off the court all year and has led this team with grace, determination and out right skill. He’s very deserving of league honours.” – Pilots head coach Cody Quiring

“Carter is a joy to coach and has shown all year that he is one of the top left sides in our league. He works hard to improve himself and his teammates.” – Cougars head coach Joel Small

Austin Anderson – 3rd year Left Side/Setter, team captain: 15 games played; part of 2nd place regular season team in standings; 125 kills on 40% hitting efficiency, 20 blocks, 21 aces, 65 digs, 189 assists; Week 12 MCAC plus CCAA Player of the Week

Carter Beattie – 1st year Left Side: 16 games played; part of 3rd place regular season team in standings; 32 aces, passing 2.1, 25 blocks, 190 kills (efficiency of 2.5); Week 13 MCAC plus CCAA Player of the Week

2021-22 Men’s Volleyball All-Conference:

Cameron Gayleard – CMU Blazers

Timothy Juvonen – CMU Blazers

Matthew Page – CMU Blazers

Austin Anderson – PUC Pilots

Nick Friesen – PUC Pilots

Kaylen Desmarais-Joseph – USB Les Rouges

Carter Beattie – ACC Cougars

– Cameron Gayleard – 2nd year Left Side: 14 games played; home match stats: 68 kills, 51 digs, 14 blocks, 7 assists; co-captain

– Timothy Juvonen – 2nd year Setter: 9 games played; home match stats: 219 assists, 41 digs, 13 kills, 12 blocks; Week 16 MCAC plus CCAA Player of the Week; co-captain

– Matthew Page – 3rd year Right Side: 10 games played; home match stats: 44 kills, 25 digs, 3 blocks, 3 assists

Austin Anderson – 3rd year Left Side/Setter: 15 games played; part of 2nd place regular season team in standings; 125 kills on 40% hitting efficiency, 20 blocks, 21 aces, 65 digs, 189 assists; Week 12 MCAC plus CCAA Player of the Week; captain

Nick Friesen – 2nd year Middle: 14 games played; 101 kills on .587 hitting efficiency, 19 blocks, 14 aces, 19 digs; Week 14 MCAC plus CCAA Player of the Week

Kaylen Desmarais-Joseph – 1st year Left Side/Libero: 13 games played; 2.47 passing average, 3.17 digs per set, 2.71 kills per set

Carter Beattie – 1st year Left Side: 16 games played; part of 3rd place regular season team in standings; 32 aces, passing 2.1, 25 blocks, 190 kills (efficiency of 2.5); Week 13 MCAC plus CCAA Player of the Week