Men’s Volleyball

Talent With the exception of Sean Kendal, this team lacks the elite talent required to be a contender in national competition. With the departure of key players last year, the team is relatively new and inexperienced. Now don’t get me wrong, they’re a solid team, they just didn’t possess enough extra pizzazz. Coaching Trust within… Continue reading Men’s Volleyball

Male volleysaurs extinct for now

Like the auto-cannibalistic Orobouros, the Dino men’s volleyball team came full circle and ended their season the same way they started it–by losing to the Trinity Western University Spartans. The volleysaurs met their demise in close but convincing fashion, falling 3-0 (25-15, 25-21, 25-23) Fri., Feb. 13, and 3-1 (25-21, 25-23, 21-25, 25-15) Sat., Feb.… Continue reading Male volleysaurs extinct for now

Volleysaurs gain trust and win

The Dinos men’s volleyball team skinned, tanned and mounted the University of Regina Cougars in two consecutive matches Feb. 6-7. The Dinos kicked the weekend off right with a heartening 3-0 (25-19, 25-11, 26-24) win Friday. Saturday’s match was closer, with the flatland felines briefly flashing their claws in the first and second games only… Continue reading Volleysaurs gain trust and win

Swept aside by flatlanders

The University of Saskatche- wan Huskies brought out their big brooms to sweep the Dinos men’s volleyball team out of the Jack Simpson Gymnasium Jan. 9-10, dropping the volleysaurs to seventh in the country. "We ran into the best serving team in the conference," commented Head Coach Greg Ryan about the victorious Huskies. "They were… Continue reading Swept aside by flatlanders

Sweet, sweet vengeance

With the Dino Cup dunce cap still firmly on their heads, the male volleysaurs had a bone to pick with the Spartans–and they picked it… kinda. “We should have beaten Trinity [Western University] in the Dino Cup,” said Head Coach Greg Ryan. “It’s all a function of being solid and consistent.” Unfortunately, the Dinos lacked… Continue reading Sweet, sweet vengeance

Volleysaurs heading for nationals

"We play better under pressure," said a grinning Denis Zhukov. "No pressure all season and this is the first weekend in a while we took both games."The entire Jack Simpson Gymnasium grinned along with the Dinos’ power hitter as he led his team to two quick victories against the Trinity Western University Spartans."Look, the Russian… Continue reading Volleysaurs heading for nationals