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Rattlers named CCAA Men's Volleyball Player of the Year

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The Canadian Colleges Athletic Association (CCAA) is pleased to announce that Isak Helland-Hansen of the Medicine Hat College Rattlers has been selected as the 2016-17 CCAA Men’s National Volleyball Player of the Year. 


This prestigious award was presented to Helland-Hansen at the 2017 CCAA Men’s Volleyball Championship Banquet held on March 8th at Fanshawe College in London, Ontario.

Isak had an outstanding year on the court.  He finished with 202 kills (2.69 k/s), 125 digs (1.67 d/s) and 37 service aces (0.49 sa/s).

“Isak is a quiet person who leads by example and is committed to excellence in academics and his play on the court”, says Head Coach Mark Porter.

Isak Helland-Hansen is a 6’1’ outside hitter from Oystese, Hordaland, Norway.  He is in his third year of the Bachelor of Applied Science – Ecotourism program.  During the 2015-16 and 2016-17 seasons, Isak was named an ACAC All-Star and a CCAA All-Canadian.

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