Athletics 2022 - 23 Season Recap

Posted: May 30, 2023

We have had an amazing year with Briercrest Athletics and God has been so good!! Here are a few of the highlights:

The 2022-23 season saw multiple first-time achievements for Briercrest Athletics, including:

  • First time hosting an ACAC Women’s Basketball playoff home game
  • First time hosting an ACAC Men’s Hockey home playoff series
  • First ACAC medal won by our Women’s Basketball program
  • First time being awarded the ACAC Athletic Director of the Year
  • First time having one of our student-athletes win the ACAC Top Scholar Award for Men’s Hockey
  • The first time we have hosted ACAC home playoff games for four different sports in one season

We also had multiple records set for our department this season:

  • The most BA graduating student-athletes we have had in any year for Briercrest Athletics
  • The most ACAC regular season wins in a season for our Men’s Hockey team
  • The most ACAC regular season wins in a season for our Women’s Basketball team
  • Our Women’s Volleyball program extending their ACAC Championship Tournament appearance streak to 10 straight years
  • Having the most ACAC League & CCAA National Awards that we have ever been honored with in a single season, with 16 across our five Briercrest Clipper teams   
  • The highest attendance ever at our 2022 Briercrest Summer Sports Camps

Some of our other most significant highlights include:

  • Our Men’s Volleyball team capturing their second ACAC Championship banner
  • Our Men’s Volleyball team placing third in the country at CCAA Men’s Volleyball Nationals
  • Men’s Volleyball Head Coach, Nigel Mullan, earning his 200th career ACAC regular season win
  • Being honored with the ACAC Male Athlete of the Year Award (across all ACAC sports) for one of our student-athletes
  • Receiving two ACAC Coach of the Year Awards

For more details, and the full story on the amazing 2022-23 season for Briercrest Clipper Athletics, check out our Year in Review page.