Mountaineer Scapinello selected All-Canadian in volleyball

Justin Scapinello of the Mohawk Mountaineers finds himself a Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association All-Canadian.

The former OCAA Rookie of the Year led his Ontario Colleges Athletic Association team in kills and aces, and was provincially ranked for digs and blocks. The right side from London is a complete player with focus, determination and an unmatched work ethic.

Each award recipient is selected by their individual conference based on their performance and contribution to both their sport and their team. The CCAA men’s national volleyball championship plays this weekend in Abbotsford, B.C.

Others named All-Canadians included:

Terrel Bramwell, Humber Hawks; Terrel jumps higher and hits harder than most. The two-time CCAA All-Canadian and OCAA Player of the Year is also the CCAA’s national kill leader and was named male player of the year.

Justin Brooks, UKC Blue Devils; Still in his rookie year, Justin was a big part of his team success. He was often the first to arrive, the last to leave, and played every game. He also volunteers as a coach and official.

Colton deMan, Mount Royals Cougars; The Cougars’ captain is an exceptional leader both on the court and in the classroom. He led the ACAC conference in kills, has an excellent academic record and volunteers with local elementary schools.

Alyson Francillon, Géants de St-Jean-sur-Richelieu; The Géants’ captain was a member of Quebec’s elite team, topped the RSEQ’s kills record and was ranked third in the CCAA’s national stats. He’s always eager to help another member of his squad.

Lee Hamilton, VIU Mariners; The two-time PACWEST Athlete of the Week is ranked among the best in BC for blocks, kills and total offense. The middle blocker been instrumental in his team’s success.

Olivier Jannini, Titans de Limoilou; The Titan’s co-captain is a leader both on and off the court. He’s the squad’s points leader, a CCAA Athlete of the Week and Athlete of the Month, and a model student.

Cole McCartney, Augustana Vikings; Cole is a former U18 provincial player; his impressive stats in blocks and kills have earned him several Player of the Game awards and put him near the top of the ACAC’s all-time block record.

Jeff Taylor, Douglas Royals; Jeff has overcome obstacles to become the only player in the PACWEST league to be provincially ranked in kills, aces and blocks. The former PACWEST athlete of the week volunteers at numerous youth camps in the off season.

Milo Warren, VIU Mariners; The Mariners’ go-to player is first in the PACWEST for kills and total offense, and ranked second for aces. He’s also an excellent student who brings energy that has inspired the entire team.