Athlete – Adam Ens, Volleyball
Adam Ens of Rosthern played club volleyball for the Smashing Bananas in Prince Albert, leading him to a storied career at the University of Saskatchewan from 1999-2004. Ens capped his career scoring the winning point in the CIS Championship game in Quebec City as the U of S defeated the University of Alberta.
In his graduating year, Ens led Canada West in points, kills and service acese and was the recipient of the prestigious BLG Award as the Top Male Athlete in Canadian Interuniversity Sports Athletics for 2003-04. This award recognizes athletic accomplishment, outstanding sportsmanship, demonstrated leadership and academic excellence.
Ens received many other accolades while at the U of S, including being named Canada West Rookie of the Year in 1999-2000, All Canadian three times, four times he received Academic All Canadian, he was part of 2 Canada West Championship teams, won silver and bronze at the CIS tournament to go along with the gold, won gold at Junior Nationals and two silver medals at Juvenile Nationals.
After graduation, Ens played professional volleyball in France for two seasons.