Mahon left lasting impact on Bisons, Team Canada

Mahon left lasting impact on Bisons, Team Canada

Manitoba volleyball standout played a decade for Canadian national team

EDMONTON — Two-time women's volleyball national champion Tammy Mahon was became the latest Canada West Hall of Fame inductee Tuesday, joining an impressive list of the conference's best.

A standout basketball and volleyball athlete in high school, Mahon chose the University of Manitoba to continue her athletic career, setting course for a career in volleyball that would include a decade on the Canadian national team.


Mahon was as a volleyball force during her five seasons at the University of Manitoba, playing a starring role in the Bisons’ four national medals between 1998 and 2003.

In both 2001 and 2002 Manitoba earned national gold, with Mahon earning CIS tournament MVP honours during the Bisons second consecutive national title.

After her university career, Mahon went onto a decade of professional volleyball across Europe, while also competing for Canada on the international stage.

To learn more about the Canada West Hall of Fame and to see a full list of past inductees visit


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