Olympic Qualification Tournament: Players Ready for Edmonton

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Canadian Players Set to Travel to Edmonton for Men’s Continental Olympic Qualifier

Canada’s top men’s volleyball players are getting set to descend on Edmonton, Alberta, for one of the most important tournaments of their careers – the 2016 Men’s NORCECA Continental Qualification Tournament.

The winning team will earn a direct ticket to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

The schedule (local time) is as follows:January 8
5pm – Canada vs Mexico 
7pm – Cuba vs Puerto Rico 
January 9
1.30pm – Canada vs Puerto Rico (live on CBC TV)
4pm – Cuba vs Mexico 
January 10
5pm – Puerto Rico vs Mexico 
7pm – Canada vs Cuba

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Team Roster 
(please note that the final roster of 14 players will be announced next week)
 
name, hometown, position
TJ Sanders, London, ON, setter
Dustin Schneider, Brandon, MB, setter
Daniel Lewis, Oakville, ON, libero
Blair Bann, Edmonton, AB, libero
Rudy Verhoeff, Calgary, AB, middle
Graham Vigrass, Calgary, AB, middle
Daniel Jansen Van Doorn, Langley, BC, middle
Justin Duff, Winnipeg, MB, middle
Max Burt, Gander, NFLD, middle
Fred Winters, Victoria, BC, leftside
Nicholas Hoag, Sherbrooke, QC leftside
Gordon Perrin, Creston, BC, leftside
Toon Van Lankvelt, Rivers, MB leftside
Steve Marshall, Langley, BC, leftside
Gavin Schmitt, Saskatoon, SK, opposite
Dallas Soonias, Red Deer, AB, opposite
 

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