Swift Current’s Dylan Mortensen etched his name into the record books on Saturday night in Winnipeg. The University of Saskatchewan Huskies outside hitter set the Canada West men’s volleyball all-time record for kills during a four-set win over the University of Winnipeg Wesmen.
The 6’8’’ graduating Huskie had 17 kills in his final regular season match to finish his career with a 1,490 kills, surpassing the record of 1,482 from Tyler Schmidt of the Mount Royal University Cougars in 2019.
He also set the Canada West record for points with 1,749.5.
The Huskies finished fourth in Canada West with a 17-7 record and will now host the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds (15-9) to open the playoffs on Friday in the Huskies first home playoff game since 2013.
Mortensen finished atop Canada West with 410 kills and 486.5 points this season.