Mortensen helps Canada to second win at Universiade

Swift Current’s Dylan Mortensen helped Canada’s men’s volleyball team to a second win at the 30th Summer Universiade in Italy on Thursday.

Canada defeated the Ukraine in straight sets (25-17, 25-13, 25-16) in the consolation quarter-final. Mortensen, a 6’7’’ outside hitter, finished the match with a team leading 12 kills, three kill blocks, and two service aces.

Canada will now face the Republic of Korea in the consolation semi-final on Friday.

Canada had finished with a 1-3 record in the round robin.