Cascades Volleyball Headed To Playoffs In Cranbrook

By February 19, 2013Sports News

UFV programs , BC

The University of the Fraser Valley Cascades men’s and women’s volleyball programs are headed to the 2013 PACWEST Conference playoffs to be hosted by the COTR Avalanche, in Cranbrook, BC. The playoffs commence this Thursday, February 21st and run through Saturday, February 23rd. The top six teams earn post season berths, with the top two teams earning a bye on day one.

The Cascades women’s volleyball team won the 2013 PACWEST regular season championship with a school record 22-2 record. They will play their first post season game on Friday (February 22nd) against the winner of the #4 Capilano University Blues/#5 Camosun College Chargers game, in one of two semi-final games.

The men’s volleyball team won their final four games and five of their last nine to earn the sixth and final playoff spot, they will face #3 Camosun College Chargers, on Thursday, February 21st in one of two quarterfinal games.

The games will be broadcast live via PACWEST Conference web site at

UFV Cascades Men’s Volleyball Team

Conference: PACWEST -CCAA

2012-13 Record: 6-18 Regular Season

0-0 Post Season

Standings: 6th Regular Season

CCAA Ranking N/A

Head Coach: Greg Russell (8th Year as HC)
Players to Watch: Trevor Nickel, Adam Chaplin, Josh Togeretz

UFV Cascades – 2012-13 PACWEST regular season information
-Team Captain-Trevor Nickel
-Graduating Seniors- (1) Trevor Nickel
-PACWEST Athletes of the Week (0)

-UFV Athletes of the Week (3) Trevor Nickel (2), Josh Togeretz (1)
-Conference Record: 6-18
-Wins: (2) CBC, (2), COTR, (1) Camosun, (1) Capilano
-Head to Head with quarterfinal Opponent: Camosun 1-3 (Home) 1-1 (Road) 0-2
-Sets: 5-11
-Cascades in Top 15 PACWEST Statistics Categories
-Blocks – Trevor Nickel Ranked 9th with 43 for 0.61 average
-Digs – Nicolas Vojnovic Ranked 13th 123 for 2.05 average
-Aces – Adam Chaplin Ranked 5th with 30 for 0.38 average

UFV Cascades Women’s Volleyball Team

UFV's Erin Burns hits a high one - Dale Cory Photo

UFV’s Erin Burns hits a high one – Dale Cory Photo

Conference: PACWEST – CCAA
2012-13 Record: 22-2 Regular Season (School Record)
0-0 Post Season
Standings: 1st Regular Season Champions
CCAA Ranking: 1st Top Ten
Head Coach: Dennis Bokenfohr (5th Year as HC)
Players to Watch: Kayla Bruce, Brittany Stewart, Krista Hogewoning, Jenna Evans

UFV Cascades 2012-13 PACWEST regular season information

-Team Captain-Brittany Stewart
-Graduating Seniors: (3) Brittany Stewart, Kayla Bruce, Kate Bilodeau
-PACWEST Athletes of the Week (2) Kayla Bruce & Krista Hogewoning
-UFV Athletes of the Week (7) Kayla Bruce (3), Krista Hogewoning (2), Brittany Stewart, Kate Bilodeau
-Conference Record: 22-2
-Wins (4) against Camosun, Capilano, Douglas, COTR, CBC, (2) against VIU
-Head to Head with semi-final opponent 4-0 against either Camosun and or Capilano
-Sets: Camosun (12-3)/ Capilano (12-2)
-Cascades in Top 15 PACWEST Statistics Categories:
-Blocks – Kayla Bruce Ranked 1st with 79 for 0.99 average
-Digs – Brittany Stewart Ranked 2nd with 300 for a 4.35 average
-Kills – Kayla Bruce Ranked 3rd with 261 for a 3.26 average
-Aces – Krista Hogewoning Ranked 4th with 25 for a 0.48 average
-Total Offense Kayla Bruce – Ranked 1st with 365 points for a 4.56 average

2013 PACWEST Conference Playoff Schedule
(Involving UFV Cascades)

Host: COTR Avalanche City: Cranbrook, BC

Thursday, February 21
(3) Camosun C Chargers v (6) UFV Cascades 3pm
Friday, February 22
(2) VIU Mariners v (Winner of #3-6 Match) 8pm
Saturday, February 23
Men’s Bronze Medal Game 3pm
Men’s Gold Medal Game 8pm

Friday, February 22
(1) UFV Cascades v winner of #4-5 Camosun/Capilano Game 6pm
Saturday, February 23
Women’s Bronze Medal Game 1pm
Women’s Gold Medal Game 5:30pm

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