Category: Volleyball

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John Nieckarz named Week 8 Athlete of the Week

In his first season in the MCAC, Canadian Mennonite University rookie, John Nieckarz, is a Week 8 Athlete of the Week.In the Blazers' 3-1 win over the Assiniboine Community College Cougars on October 30th, Nieckarz spun two aces and recorded 14 kills on 24 total attempts.The 6'5" Nieckarz spent last season redshirting for the University ...

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Talia Paetsch named Week 7 Athlete of the Week

Talia Paetsch began the MCAC women’s volleyball season with a bang.Averaging 16 kills, 12 digs and 5 aces in the first two games of the season, the second year Education student has made a statement that the University of Winnipeg College Wesmen will be making life tough for opposing defenses in 2015-16.“Talia always establishes herself ...

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Repeats and Redemption: The MCAC Volleyball Champions are Crowned

If this weekend’s Volleyball Final Fours have taught us anything, it is to never judge a volleyball game by its first set. Despite two lop-sided opening frames at Assiniboine Community College on Sunday, the crowd was treated to two excellent volleyball matches to put a cap on the 2014-2015 volleyball season.For the women, the University ...

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MCAC Volleyball Championship Matches Set

In a day of volleyball where games followed the script the standings wrote for them, it took a classic MCAC rivalry in the final hour to turn it all on its head.With a full day of volleyball in the books for the MCAC Volleyball Final Fours at Assiniboine Community College, we now know it will ...

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MCAC Volleyball Final Fours Preview

After five months of match-points, clean-sweeps, and fifth-sets, the MCAC volleyball season will reach a conclusion this weekend in Brandon, Manitoba, as Assiniboine Community College hosts the 2015 Volleyball Final Fours.In the women’s division, there’s a lot to be excited about as far as storylines go. Kicking off the day is the defending champion University ...