CapU Men's Volleyball Headlines

  • Friesen named College Athlete of the Year
    March 14, 2019
    On Wednesday night, Simon Friesen the CapU Blues men’s volleyball team was named the 2018 College Athlete of the Year at the 53rd annual Sport BC Athlete of the Year Awards in Vancouver.
  • Friesen earns second CCAA All-Canadian honour
    March 07, 2019
    For the second season in a row, Simon Friesen of the Capilano University Blues men’s volleyball team has been named a CCAA All-Canadian.
  • CapU claims bronze with sweep over Douglas
    February 23, 2019
    The Blues men's volleyball team won their first medal in six seasons on Saturday afternoon, defeating top-seeded Douglas College 3-0 to claim the bronze medal at the PACWEST Championships in Cranbrook.
  • CapU to play for bronze after four-set loss
    The Blues men’s volleyball team stormed out of the gate in their semifinal match of the PACWEST Championship, but couldn’t maintain their momentum and dropped a 3-1 decision to Camosun on Friday afternoon.
  • CapU sweeps their way to the semis
    February 21, 2019
    The Blues men’s volleyball team is back in the semifinals for the second season in a row, having defeated the CBC Bearcats 3-0 in Thursday’s quarterfinal match at the PACWEST Volleyball Championships.
  • Four Blues earn men's volleyball awards
    February 20, 2019
    Four CapU Blues men’s volleyball student-athletes were honoured by the PACWEST on Wednesday afternoon, with a trio being named to the 2018-19 conference all-star team.
  • Blues finish regular season 18-6
    February 19, 2019
    Looking to wrap up first place in the PACWEST with a win, the Capilano University Blues men’s volleyball team dropped a tense 3-2 match to the Douglas College on Saturday night in New Westminster.
  • CapU to play for first place on Saturday
    February 15, 2019
    In a battle of two of the top 10 teams in the CCAA, the #9 Capilano University Blues men's volleyball team defeated the #3 Douglas College Royals 3-1 on Thursday night in North Vancouver.
  • CapU takes care of business at home
    February 10, 2019
    The Capilano University Blues men’s volleyball team took care of business on their home court on Saturday, defeating CBC 3-1 to improve to 17-5 with two games left in the regular season.
  • Blues improve to 15-5 with sweep
    February 03, 2019
    With a straight-sets victory on Saturday, the CapU men’s volleyball team completed a weekend sweep of UFV to improve to 15-5 on the season with four games remaining in the regular season.
  • Blues persevere in five sets
    February 01, 2019
    The Capilano University Blues men’s volleyball persevered in five sets on Friday night in North Vancouver, staving off a late comeback by the University of the Fraser Valley Cascades for a 3-2 win.
  • Make Some Noise for Mental Health
    January 31, 2019
    Join the CapU Blues as the men's and women's volleyball teams take on the UFV Cascades during our Make Some Noise for Mental Health awareness night.
  • CapU goes sweeping in Cranbrook
    January 28, 2019
    The Blues men’s volleyball travelled to Cranbrook this past weekend and returned with a pair of sweeps, downing the College of the Rockies 3-0 on both Friday and Saturday to improve to 13-5 on the season.
  • CapU settles for weekend split
    January 19, 2019
    For the second-straight day the Blues and Chargers went toe-to-toe in a match that went the full five sets, with CapU settling for a weekend split after dropping a 3-2 decision on Saturday afternoon.
  • Blues outlast Chargers in five sets
    January 19, 2019
    In a high-powered, back-and-forth affair, the CCAA #12 ranked CapU Blues men’s volleyball team outlasted #7 Camosun College to pick up a crucial two points with a 3-2 win on Friday night.
  • Blues earn weekend split on the Island
    January 07, 2019
    After a loss in Friday’s series opener, the CapU men’s volleyball team responded with a 3-2 win on Saturday afternoon to earn a weekend split on the road in Nanaimo against the VIU Mariners.
  • Fall 2018: Blues term in review
    December 12, 2018
    With the Fall 2018 term wrapping up, it's time to take a look back of the many successes of the CapU Blues from the past few months.
  • Two wins over Douglas move CapU into second
    November 26, 2018
    The Blues men’s volleyball team closed out the 2018 portion of the season in convincing fashion, defeating the CCAA #6 ranked Douglas College Royals 3-1 on Sunday night.
  • CapU men's volleyball sweeps Cascades
    November 19, 2018
    The Blues men’s volleyball team traveled to Abbotsford and returned with a pair of wins, downing the University of the Fraser Valley Cascades on both Friday and Saturday night to improve to 7-3.
  • CapU suffers first defeat of season
    November 03, 2018
    The Capilano University Blues men’s volleyball team suffered their first loss of the season on Saturday afternoon in North Vancouver, as they dropped a 3-0 decision to the VIU Mariners.
  • CapU downs CCAA's #3 ranked team
    November 03, 2018
    The Blues men’s volleyball team welcomed the #3 ranked VIU Mariners to North Vancouver on Friday night, and came away with a 3-2 win to improve to 5-0 on the season.
  • Blues persevere to improve to 4-0
    The CapU Blues men’s volleyball team remained in the win column on Thursday night, defeating the Columbia Bible College Bearcats 3-1 to improve to 4-0 and secure a mid-week sweep.
  • CapU takes control in series sweep
    October 13, 2018
    The Blues men’s volleyball team took care of business on Friday night, earning a 3-0 win over the College of the Rockies Avalanche to secure a series sweep in their opening week of PACWEST play.
  • Blues victorious in PACWEST season opener
    October 12, 2018
    The CapU men’s volleyball team started their 2018-19 PACWEST campaign on a winning note, defeating the College of the Rockies Avalanche 3-1 on Thursday night in North Vancouver.
  • PACWEST Volleyball Show - Dave Dooley
    October 15, 2018
    Dooley heads into his first season at the helm of CapU, and brings a wealth of volleyball knowledge; he talks with Ryan Watters just ahead of his debut on the bench.
  • 16 CapU Blues named National Scholars
    September 13, 2018
    The Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) has announced the 2017-18 list of CCAA National Scholars, and 20 Capilano University Blues student-athlete have won the prestigious award.
  • Six BC standouts to join CapU men's volleyball
    June 25, 2018
    The CapU Blues men's volleyball program is excited to announce the addition of six talented young players from the BC high school and club ranks.
  • CapU Volleyball's 3rd Annual Golf Tournament
    July 17, 2018
    The Capilano University Blues men’s volleyball team will be hosting their 3rd Annual Golf Tournament Monday, August 13 at the Mayfair Lakes Golf and Country Club in Richmond.
  • Blues sign Australian outside hitter
    July 06, 2018
    The Blues men’s volleyball program has rounded out their recruiting class with the signing of Nikita Marchenkov, an outside hitter from Perth, Australia who has competed nationally for his home country.
  • 2017-18 CapU Blues: By The Numbers Recap
    May 25, 2018
    The following stats help tell the story of the 2017-18 Capilano University Blues, and provide a chance to reflect on the season’s many successes and provide inspiration for the year ahead.
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