KAMLOOPS —The Trinity Western University Spartans should enter the Christmas and exam break in the same place they were when they began the 2011-12 CIS men’s volleyball season. And that is in first place as the defending champions.
The Spartans took it to the hometown Thompson Rivers University WolfPack on Saturday, Dec. 3 at the Tournament Capital Centre. Trinity downed the young ‘Pack 3-0 (25-16, 25-13, 26-24). The Spartans are 10-and-0. TRU falls to 2-and-10.
TRU was led offensively by Jacob Tricarico (3rd year, middle, Huntington Beach). He was named the TRU Bookstore/McDonalds “Leader of the Pack” player of the match with eight kills in 15 opportunities.
Brad Gunter (1st year, left side, Courtenay) had a team-high nine digs. With a service ace, a dig, a solo block and a block assist. Aleks Saddlemyer (5th year, outside hitter, Sidney) had six kills in 24 chances with seven digs and a block assist.