REGINA – Trinity Western's women's volleyball team capped a perfect weekend of volleyball with a 3-1 (25-23, 25-12, 24-26, 25-22) win over Regina Sunday at the University of Regina Invitational.
The wins sees TWU finish the tournament with a 5-0 record, which included wins over Brandon, Manitoba, Alberta and Saskatchewan.
The Spartans are back on the court Oct. 12-13 when they will host Queen's, Thompson Rivers, Guelph and UBC in the West Coast Classic.
TWU opens the Canada West regular season Oct. 19-20 at home against Regina.
TWU Head Coach Ryan Hofer
"It was a strong ending to a long weekend of volleyball. We were feeling a lot of exhaustion and we're learning to work through that and just play a game in which we can still play our best even though we're not feeling 100 per cent. We're going to be in situations like this at times in the season, so it's important to experience these types of moments early in the year. I'm proud of the team and I'm very proud of how our team fought through some adverse situations and learned to play together with a variety of lineups."
TWU SPARTANS REGULAR SEASON SCHEDULE (all times Pacific)
Fri. 19 Regina 7:00 PM
Sat. 20 Regina 7:00 PM
Fri. 26 at UBC Okanagan 6:00 PM
Sat. 27 at UBC Okanagan 5:00 PM
Fri. 2 Alberta 6:00 PM
Sat. 3 Alberta 5:00 PM
Fri. 9 at Winnipeg 4:00 PM
Sat. 10 at Winnipeg 4:45 PM
Fri. 16 at Saskatchewan 4:00 PM
Sat. 17 at Saskatchewan 4:00 PM
Fri. 30 Calgary 6:00 PM
Sat. 1 Calgary 5:00 PM
Fri. 4 at Brandon 4:00 PM
Sat. 5 at Brandon 3:00 PM
Fri. 18 Thompson Rivers 6:00 PM
Sat. 19 Thompson Rivers 5:00 PM
Fri. 25 UBC 6:00 PM
Sat. 26 UBC 5:00 PM
Fri. 1 at Mount Royal 5:00 PM
Sat. 2 at Mount Royal 4:00 PM
Fri. 8 at MacEwan 5:00 PM
Sat. 9 at MacEwan 4:00 PM
Fri. 15 Manitoba 6:00 PM
Sat. 16 Manitoba 5:00 PM
Feb. 21-24 Canada West Quarter-Finals
Feb. 28-Mar. 3 Canada West Semifinals
Mar. 9 Canada West Gold and Bronze Medal Matches
Mar. 14-17 U SPORTS Championship (University of Alberta)
Recognized for quality, TWU has received seven consecutive A+ rankings for Quality of Teaching and Learning, holds three Canada Research Chairs, and wins national championships in CIS sports. More importantly, lives are changed at TWU through its whole-person, Christ-centred approach to education. With a wide array of undergraduate, graduate, and adult degree-completion programs, TWU equips leaders of character and competence to make a positive impact in the lives of others.
About Spartan Athletics
As official members of U SPORTS, the Spartans currently compete in 10 sports in the Canada West conference, including women's and men's soccer, volleyball, basketball, cross country and track & field. TWU also competes in the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) in men's hockey. Since TWU entered U SPORTS in 1999, the Spartans have won 11 U SPORTS team championships and 25 Canada West team championships.