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SFU Heads to the NCAA Division II Championship for the Second Time in Program History

The lone Canadian team competing in the American league is looking to make its mark in championship play.

SFU Heads to the NCAA Division II Championship for the Second Time in Program History

The sole Canadian volleyball team in the NCAA is looking to turn some heads in the post-season. After finishing one of its best seasons ever, the Simon Fraser University team from Burnaby, BC, will head south of the border this week for the first round of the NCAA Division II Volleyball Championship. It’s only the second time in the program’s history the team has made it into the tournament.

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Emily is the Lead Editor of Momentum Volleyball. She is an experienced broadcaster as the Olympic Volleyball Commentator in London 2012 and Rio 2016. She is also an accomplished journalist with Embracing Ottawa, Ottawa Life Magazine, CBC Radio Canada and Global Television. Emily is also an accomplished volleyball athlete. She is a U Sports National Championship Silver Medallist 2005 & 2006, CanWest Championship 2006, CanWest Player of the Year 2006, U Sports All-Canadian 2005 & 2006​, and a Therese Quigley Award (U Sports WVB Top Student Athlete 2005). She won the Marilyn Pomfret Trophy (UBC Most Outstanding Female Athlete 2005), 5-Year Women’s National Team member (3-Year Team Captain) and played professional Volleyball in France​. Emily was inducted into the UBC Hall of Fame in 2017.

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