Game log: Friday, Mar. 8 (CW Championship) – 11 digs, 1 assist in 3-2 win over Trinity Western.
Fifth-year libero and team co-captain Brady Nault had one of the biggest matches of his five-year career on Friday and in doing so lifted the Bobcats to the team’s second Canada West conference championship and first on home court.
Nault made plenty of highlight-reel plays against the hard-hitting and high-flying No. 2 ranked Spartans in Brandon’s 3-2 (25-23, 18-25, 25-21, 22-25, 15-12) win.
Nault managed several spectacular plays in recording his match-high 11 digs, including a hard-shot from first-team all-star Eric Loeppky late in the third set that looked like it may have ended Nault’s night. The Winnipeg product did not miss a beat however, as he not only finished the match, but
Nault and the Bobcats now switch focuses to next weekend as the team enters U SPORTS nationals as the No. 1 seed and will take on the Montreal Carabins to open the tournament on Friday.