Tigers remain undefeated with 11th-straight victory

Tigers remain undefeated with 11th-straight victory

The Dalhousie Tigers earned three straight wins over the Memorial Sea-Hawks this weekend, extending their record to 11-0 to sit atop the AUS women's volleyball standings.

The Tigers started off the weekend with a 3-0 win over the Sea-Hawks at the Dalplex, winning by scores of 25-16, 25-23 and 25-21. Victoria Haworth had five kills, nine digs, and three service aces for the Tigers and earned Subway Player of the Game honours. Julie Moore added a team-high seven kills and 12 digs. Kaitlyn Kuchinka was named the player of the game for Memorial with six kills and 10 digs, while Alyssa Warford added a team-high seven kills, nine digs and two aces.

Saturday night, the Tigers earned their second 3-0 win over the Sea-Hawks. Hannah Aldcorn earned Subway Player of the Game honours with four kills, three blocks and a dig. Moore had a match-high 11 kills and 20 digs while Haworth had four kills, and six service aces. Katie Wagar was named the player of the game for Memorial with a match-high 23 digs, while Warford added a team-high seven kills and five digs.

In the final match of a triple-header, the Tigers once again hosted the Sea-Hawks for matinee action on Sunday. With a strong offensive output, the Tigers were able to come away with a 3-1 victory to sweep the weekend, earning wins of 25-9, 23-25, 25-12 and 25-16. Moore had a game-high 17 kills for the Tigers, while teammate Catherine Callaghan earned herself the Subway Player of the Game title, being credited with 21 digs and 5 assists in a fantastic defensive performance as the libero. Cecilie Dumaresque led the Sea-Hawks offence with 10 kills in the match.

The Acadia Axewomen turned around an opening set loss to earn a 3-2 win over the Université de Moncton Aigles Bleues to open the new year Friday night. The Axewomen trailed 2-1 in the opening three sets but rallied in the fourth with a convincing 25-10 win and sealed the deal with a 15-10 win in the fifth and final game. Lucy Glen-Carter, who was named the Subway Player of the Match, recorded a match-high 26 kills with a 0.479 kill percentage for Acadia. Libero Telia Gaudet was named Moncton's Player of the Game with 14 digs while teammate Christelle Bertin led the Aigles Bleues with nine kills.

The Saint Mary's Huskies kicked things off Friday night as they visited the UNB Reds in Fredericton. The Reds scored a 3-0 home victory, winning with scores of 25-20, 25-18 and 25-19. Victoria Eadle had 11 kills and 10 digs to lead the Reds to be named Subway Player of the Game. Olivia Bell led the Huskies with 13 digs and eight kills, while Anna Watt added 16 digs.

The Huskies then bounced back on Saturday, playing to a 3-1 win over the Aigles Bleues. Saint Mary's earned wins of 25-18, 19-25, 17-25 and 17-25. Subway player of the game, Watt, had 11 kills and 15 digs for the Huskies with teammate and Bell adding 17 kills and 16 digs. Pascale Doiron registered 10 kills and 11 digs for the Blue and Gold.

 

Friday, Nov. 15
Saint Mary's 0 at UNB 3
Moncton 2 at Acadia 3
Memorial 0 at Dalhousie 3

Saturday, Nov. 16
Saint Mary's 3 at Moncton 1
Memorial 0 at Dalhousie 3

Sunday, Nov. 17
Memorial 1 at Dalhousie 3

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