Head coach Pat Hennelly and the TRU WolfPack found out on the weekend they are not quite ready to beat the country’s best.
The Alberta Golden Bears swept a two-match set against the Pack in Canada West men’s volleyball action in Edmonton, winning 3-0 on Friday and 3-2 on Saturday.
TRU (7-3) enters the holiday break ranked ninth in the nation, down one spot from last week. Alberta (11-1) is ranked third in U Sports.
Meanwhile, the WolfPack volleyball women made program history in Edmonton with their first-ever victory over the Alberta Pandas.
TRU (5-7) bounced back from a 3-0 loss on Friday to win 3-0 on Saturday. Alberta (9-3) is tied for fourth in U Sports women’s rankings.