University of Saskatchewan men's volleyball setter Derek Epp was named to the U SPORTS All-Rookie Team Thursday at a breakfast in Edmonton.
Epp quarterbacked the Huskies in 23 matches recording 642 assists. He added 31 kills, 107 digs and 35 blocks in his rookie campaign. He was named Canada West Male First Star after a 59 assist performance in two matches against the Trinity Western Spartans.
2016-2017 U SPORTS MEN'S VOLLEYBALL AWARDS & ALL-CANADIANS
Player of the year: Ryan Sclater, Trinity Western
Rookie of the year: Eric Loeppky, Trinity Western
Coach of the year: Garth Pischke, Manitoba
Dale Iwanoczko Award (Student-Athlete Community Service): Ken Rooney, Manitoba
Pos. Athlete University Year Hometown Academic Program
OH Ryan Sclater Trinity Western 5 Port Coquitlam, BC English
M Danny Demyanenko McMaster 5 Toronto, Ont. Justice, Poli. Phi. & Law
S Brett Walsh Alberta 5 Calgary, Alta. Business
OH Vincente Ignacio Laval 3 Santiago de Chile, Chile Business Admin.
OH Alex Duncan-Thibault York 5 Scarborough, Ont. Kin. & Health Science
RS Devren Dear Manitoba 5 St. Andrews, Man. Arts
OH Lucas Coleman Ryerson 4 Brooklyn, Ont. Professional Comms.
LS Roy Ching Brandon 5 Nelson, N.Z. Science
OH Kristen O'Brien Dalhousie 5 Truro, NS Kinesiology
S Gabriel Chancy Montréal 2 Montréal, Que. Law
OH Curtis Stockton Calgary 4 Melbourne, AUS Arts
S Eivind Andersen UNB 5 Sardnes, Norway Arts
MB Kendrick Kerr Guelph 3 Georgetown, Ont. History
S Luke Herr Manitoba 5 Winnipeg, Man. Kine. & Rec. Mgmt.
OH Eric Loeppky Trinity Western 1 Steinbach, Man. General Studies
S Jordan Figueira Toronto 1 Oakville, Ont. Commerce
S Derek Epp Saskatchewan 1 Saskatoon, Sask. Kinesiology
RS John Elgersma Brock 1 Wellandport, Ont. Medical Sciences
OH Connor McConnell UNB 1 Hanwell, NB Business Admin.
LS Elliott Viles Brandon 1 Adelaide, AUS Business Admin.
OPP Olivier Riopel Montréal 1 Gatineau, Que. International Studies