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Keyano Huskies vs. Canada’s National Men’s Sitting Volleyball

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Sunday September 2, 2018

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Keyano Huskies vs. Canada’s National Men's Sitting Volleyball Team

 

Keyano Huskies men’s volleyball team, Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) 2017-2018 silver medalists, hosted Canada’s National Men’s Sitting Volleyball team Friday August 31, 2018  in an exhibition match at the Syncrude Sport & Wellness Centre.

 

The Canadian National Men’s Sitting Volleyball team won the series 25-22, 25-9, 25-19 and 25-15 in front of more than 200 fans.

 

Photo cutline  (Photos courtesy Volleyball Canada)

 

SV1   Canada’s National Men’s Sitting Volleyball Team and Keyano College Huskies men’s volleyball team pose after an exhibition series last Friday/

 

SV4  Canada’s National Men’s Sitting Volleyball Team’s Andrew Tucker serves.

 

SV5   Canada’s National Men’s Sitting Volleyball Team’s Larry Matthews sets.

 

SV6   Canada’s National Men’s Sitting Volleyball Team’s Derrick Symonowicz spikes

 

SV7   Canada’s National Men’s Sitting Volleyball Team setting up the blocks

 

 

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Wednesday, September 05, 2018/Author: Michelle Daley/Number of views (138)/Comments (0)/

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Keyano Huskies Men's Volleyball Team hosting Canada's National Men's Sitting Volleyball Team

Thursday August 16, 2018

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Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference

 

Keyano Huskies host Canada’s National Men's Sitting Volleyball Team

 

Keyano Huskies men’s volleyball team, Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) 2017-2018 silver medalists, will host Canada’s National Men’s Sitting Volleyball Team Friday August 31, 2018 at 7 p.m. in an exhibition match at the Syncrude Sport & Wellness Centre.

General admission is by donation.

“It will be an exciting best-of-five series,” said Huskies men’s volleyball head coach Keegan Kuhr. “It will be tough. Some people may think (sitting volleyball) is not that hard. I have tried it before and I bet you...my guys are going to struggle.

“It takes a lot of core strength and lateral movement. Luckily their coach Jeff Smith (who coached previously in the ACAC with Grande Prairie Regional College Wolves) will be taking us through some training sessions prior to the match.

“Fans will be able to see several returning Huskies players and a few new Huskies players, including Brandon University Bobcats transfers, 6-foot-4 Liam Matheson (Tauranga, New Zealand) and 6-foot-2 libero Joel Makara (Selkirk, Manitoba). You will also have a chance to see amazing (sitting volleyball) athletes as they pursue their Paralympic dreams.”

 

A dinner and silent auction in support of the Keyano Huskies men's volleyball program and Canada's Men's Paralympic Volleyball program, will be held September 1, 2018 starting at 6 p.m. at the Wood Buffalo Brewing Company. Tickets $25 Contact keegan.kuhr@keyano.ca

 

Open for athletes Grade 9-12, the Keyano Huskies annual Junior Huskies Volleyball Prep Camp will be held August 28-31, 2018.  Sessions will be held 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. for girls and 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. for boys with focus on ball control, offense/defense, serving and team play. The camp is conducted by Huskies coach Kuhr and women’s coach Nic Davies along with Huskies student/athletes. Email nic.davies@keyano.ca or call 780-791-5617 to register.

 

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Friday, August 17, 2018/Author: Michelle Daley/Number of views (140)/Comments (0)/
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Keyano Huskies win bronze at CCAA Men's Volleyball Championships

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Sunday March 11, 2018

 

by Curtis J. Phillips

ACAC Sports Writer

Keyano Huskies Sports Information Officer

 

With the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) men’s volleyball champion SAIT Trojans out of the medal hunt at the 2017-2018 Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Men's Volleyball Championships, the pressure was now on ACAC Wildcard Keyano College Huskies.

History will show that during the last 39 years, an ACAC team has medaled at the men’s volleyball national showcase every year accept 2015, 1988 and 1983.

We can now make that 40 years as the Huskies came back in the bronze medal match Saturday evening to beat the host Camosun Chargers 25-16, 22-25, 11-25, 28-26 and 15-13 at the Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence in Victoria, British Columbia.

“It is something that we can be very proud of,” said Huskies coach Keegan Kuhr, of the bronze medal, which is only the third ever CCAA medal for the Fort McMurray-based school, the Huskies capturing silver at the 2015-2016 CCAA Men's Soccer Championships while Lisa Collins earned a bronze in CCAA women's cross country in 2003-2004.

Justin Delorme had 25 kills in victory. Teammate Radoslaw Brzozowski added 10 kills and a service ace.

Both players were named to the All Tournament team with Delorme making First All Star and Brzozowski Second All Star status.

Setter Kelly Woods was named Huskies Player of the Game with 25 assists, three kills and four blocks

“Delorme was an animal and to have 50 kills in one day...with that sort of volume for him to play that way, was something special,” said Kuhr of the 4th year 6-foot-6 student/athlete (Business Admin) from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

“Everyone stepped up an had big games and for the guys leaving the program after their fifth year or guys graduating from their programs, they get to leave with a national medal.”

It was the se

Monday, March 12, 2018/Author: Michelle Daley/Number of views (621)/Comments (0)/
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Keyano Huskies Bronze Medal at 2017-2018 Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association Men's Volleyball Championships

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Saturday March 10, 2018

 

Keyano Huskies men's volleyball spiked their well to a bronze medal finish today at the 2017-2018 Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Men’s Volleyball Championships after beating the host team Camosun Chargers 25-16, 22-25, 21-25, 28-26 and 15-13.

 

Huskies Justin Delorme had a huge game with 25 kills. Huskies Player of the Game was setter Kelly Woods.

 

This is the Huskies third CCAA medal with Keyano Huskies capturing silver at the 2015-2016 CCAA Men's Soccer Championships while Lisa Collins earned a bronze in CCAA women's cross country in 2003-2004.

 

 

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Curtis J. Phillips Keyano College Huskies Sports Information Officer (780) 743-4853 h (780) 370-5675 c cjphillips@shaw.ca

 

Keegan Kuhr Keyano College Huskies Men’s Volleyball head coach (780) 972-9631 c  (780) 792-5617 w keegan.kuhr@keyano.ca

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Keyano Huskies hit win column against St. Thomas Tommies today at 2017-2018 Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Men's Volleyball Championships

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Friday March 9, 2018

 

Victoria – British Columbia: Keyano College Huskies beat St. Thomas Tommies 3-0 today in the 2017-2018 Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Men's Volleyball Championships bronze medal quarterfinals held at Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence.

Against the Atlantic Collegiate Athletic Association representative, the Huskies (Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference Wild Card entry) Radoslaw Brzozowski had 11 kills and 2 service aces. Justin Delorme added 10 kills and an ace.

They now advance to the bronze medal semi-finals tomorrow March 10, 2018 at 10 a.m. (PST) against the Cégep de Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu Géants  (Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec).

Huskies lost their opening match Thursday to the host Camosun Chargers (Pacific Western Athletic Association))  3-0 by scores of 21-25, 23-25 and 14-25.

According to a CCAA game report: Chargers’ Jerome Cross was a one man wrecking crew and named player of the match with an impressive 20 kills and had a pair of blocks. Eduardo Bida tallied eight kills while Matthew Bowers landed six.

From the service line the Chargers were outstanding collecting eight aces, including six from Bida.

The Huskies simply had no answer for Cross. Their player of the match was Radoslaw Brzozowski who tried to stay with the offensive push by Cross and finished with seven kills. Justin Delorme recorded six kills and Levi Brunner had three.

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Curtis J. Phillips Keyano College Huskies Sports Information Officer (780) 743-4853 h (780) 370-5675 c cjphillips@shaw.ca

Keegan Kuhr Keyano College Huskies Men’s Volleyball head coach (780) 972-9631 c  (780) 792-5617 w keegan.kuhr@keyano.ca

 

Photo: Keyano Huskies Justin Delorme goes up for one of his 10 kills against the host Camosun Chargers.

Credit Erwin Kuhr

Monday, March 12, 2018/Author: Michelle Daley/Number of views (546)/Comments (0)/
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Keyano Huskies to play host Camosun College Charges at 2017-2018 CCAA Men's Volleyball Championships

Tuesday March 6, 2018

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Keyano College Huskies will play the host Camosun College Chargers this Thursday March 8, 2018 at 8 p.m. (PST) inside the Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence for their opening game at the 2017- 2018 Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Men’s Volleyball National Championship being held in Victoria, British Columbia.

The Huskies, representing the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) as a Wildcard team, have attended the CCAA championships twice before.

In 2015-2016 in New Westminster, B.C. placing seventh and in 2008-2009 when they hosted the CCAA event in Fort McMurray at the Syncrude Sport & Wellness Centre, concluding with a fifth-place tie.

Camosun (Pacific Western Athletic Association) captured CCAA Men's Volleyball gold in 2014-2015 beating the Limoilou Titans (Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec). In 2008-2009 and 2002-2003 they claimed bronze.

The ACAC will also be represented by 2017-2018 ACAC Men’s Volleyball Champions SAIT Trojans out of Calgary.

The ACAC has won 21 CCAA Men's Volleyball banners since 1979; the Red Deer Kings a record 13-times.

The Limoilou Titans, from Quebec City, QC have spiked their way to 10 gold and will be participating in this year’s three-day eight-team 13-game event.

Other teams participating are the Fanshawe Falcons from London, Ontario ((Ontario Colleges Athletic Association), VIU Mariners from  Nanaimo, B.C. (Pacific Western Athletic Association),  St. Thomas Tommies, Fredericton, N.B. (Atlantic Collegiate Athletic Association) and the  Géants de Saint-Jean from Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec (Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec).

CCAA Championship Schedule

Team rosters

 

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Curtis J. Phillips Keyano College Huskies Sports Information Officer (780) 743-4853 h (780) 370-5675 c cjphillips@shaw.ca

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