Tuesday March 6, 2018
For immediate release
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
Curtis J. Phillips Keyano College Huskies Sports Information Officer (780) 743-4853 h (780) 370-5675 c email@example.com