Spartans sweep WolfPack in CIS men’s volleyball

The Trinity Western University Spartans should enter the Christmas and exam break in the same place they were when they began the season.




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.





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