Mac grabs three CIS volleyball honours

vball_macpink-65QUEBEC CITY- Three McMaster Marauders garnered accolades as Canadian Interuniversity Sport handed out individual awards for the 2012-13 men’s volleyball season on Wednesday (Feb. 27).

Marauders Dany Demyanenko and Austin Campion-Smith were both honoured as second-team All-Canadians, while Demyanenko was also named the CIS Rookie of the Year.

A member of the OUA All-Rookie team in 2011, Campion-Smith garnered his first All-Canadian berth, to go along with his earlier selection as a 2013 first-team Ontario University Athletics all-star.

Demyanenko follows up his OUA top rookie award with the CIS version and joins Campion-Smith on both the All-Canadian second team and the OUA first-team all-star list.

In addition, McMaster coach Dave Preston was recognized as the 2013 CIS Coach of the Year. This is the second time Preston has received this honour. He took the award in 2008.

The Marauders open the tournament on Friday (March 1) at 12:30 p.m. against the UNB Varsity Reds. The match will be webcast live at