SSHoF logo1987-88 U of S Huskies Men's Volleyball

Team (2006)


CIAU Men's Volleyball Champions

1987-88 U of S Huskies Men's VolleyballThe Huskies, coached by Tom Graham, roared through the Canada West Conference, with a record of 15 wins and one loss, and then met the University of Calgary in the championship series, winning 3-0 in the first game and 3-1 in the second.

At the CIAU championships in Guelph, the Huskies defeated the University of Toronto Blues, 3-1, and then beat Dalhousie University Tigers, 3-0, and then met the tough rivals, Manitoba Bisons.

In the national final against Manitoba, they lost the first game, 11-15, but rebounded to win, 15-8, 15-2 and 15-9. Brad Dusyk had 17 kills and Darwin Daae seven blocks in the CIAU final. Brian Gavlas was voted most valuable player in the national tournament and Darwin Daae and Brad Dusyk were named all-stars. The honours were in addition to the regular-season Canadian all-star awards bestowed on Gavlas, on the first team, and Jerome Linnell, on the second team.

Back Row (l - r): Tom Graham (Head Coach), Sheldon Sperling, Jerome Linnell, Dion Pfeifer, Brad Dusyk, Rob Pasishnik, Brian Gavlas, Curtis Burks, Kerry Alcorn (Coach), Brock Blomquist
Front Row (l - r): Mark Stebner, Brad Surjik, Darwin Daae, Darran Teneycke
Missing: Sue Mamer (Trainer/Manager)

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