2017 MVB: First Round Matchups

2017 MVB: First Round Matchups

Titans de Limoilou (1) vs.
Holland Hurricanes (8)

Thursday, March 9
MATCH 1: 1 p.m. ET

The Titans, led by middle Ludovic Martin, captured the RSEQ Championship with a straight-set victory over Saint-Jérôme. Limoilou steamrolled through league play with a 14-2 record after earning a silver medal at last year’s CCAA National Championship. They’ll face the ACAA Champion Holland Hurricanes, who are led by middle Kenton Dawkins. Holland finished atop the conference with an 11-4 record before defeating UNBSJ in three sets for their first-ever ACAA title in Men’s Volleyball.

Camosun Chargers (4) vs.
Medicine Hat Rattlers (5)

Thursday, March 9
MATCH 2: 3 p.m. ET

The Chargers captured their third straight PACWEST Championship after a four-set victory over top-ranked VIU. Camosun, hosts of the 2018 CCAA Men’s Volleyball National Championship, went 14-10 in the regular season and placed third in the conference. They’ll face the wildcard Rattlers, who fell in five sets to Red Deer in the ACAC Championship game. Medicine Hat, led by ACAC Player of the Year Isak Helland-Hansen, finished in a tie for first place in the ACAC South Division (with Red Deer) with a 19-5 regular season record. 

Mohawk Mountaineers (3) vs.
VIU Mariners (6)

Thursday, March 9
MATCH 3: 6 p.m. ET

The Mohawk Moutaineers swept Durham to claim the OCAA Championship title. Led by OCAA Player of the Year Trevor McLaughlin, the Mountaineers went 16-2 in the regular season to finish second in the OCAA West Division, behind Fanshawe. They’ll take on the wildcard Mariners, who cruised to a 21-3 regular season record and first-place finish in the PACWEST. But the Mariners, led by PACWEST Player of the Year Braydon Brouwer, were upset in the conference championship by Camosun in four sets.

Red Deer Kings (2) vs.
Fanshawe Falcons (7)

Thursday, March 9
MATCH 4: 8 p.m. ET

The defending CCAA National Champion Kings claimed the ACAC title with a thrilling five-set victory over Medicine Hat in the championship game. Red Deer finished tied atop the ACAC South Division standings, along with the Rattlers, with a 19-5 record. They’ll face the host Falcons, who were ranked No. 1 in the CCAA for much of the season. Fanshawe, which finished first in the OCAA West Division with an impressive 17-1 record, was upset by Durham in the OCAA semi-finals.