Men drop two to Dalhousie
The Memorial Sea-Hawks women’s volleyball team earned a split of their weekend Atlantic University Sport (AUS) matches against University of Moncton Blue Eagles at the Field House.
Meanwhile, MUN men lost a pair of 3-0 games to Dalhousie Tigers.
Moncton took the opener in the AUS women’s encounter 3-0 Saturday evening while the Sea-Hawks won 3-2 in Sunday’s rematch.
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The MUN Sea-Hawks’ Angela Peddle spikes a ball against a pair of University of Moncton Blue Eagles blockers during the teams’ Atlantic University Sport Conference game at the MUN Field House on Saturday evening. MUN lost this match 3-0, but rebounded with a 3-2 win over the visitors in Sunday morning’s rematch.
The Lady Hawks won by set scores of 25-12, 25-27, 25-15, 25-27, 15-7.
Fourth-year left side Sam March led Memorial in the win with 11 kills and 15 digs. Senior middle Angela Peddle also had 11 kills for the Sea-Hawks. Krista Hogan added eight kills and 15 digs, while setter Kirsten Sorensen had 36 assists.
March was the player of the game for Memorial while Maxine Alie Poirier was the player of the game for Moncton.
The win improved Memorial’s record to 1-5. Moncton fell to 2-4 with the loss.
Moncton won by sets scores of 25-15, 25-20, 25-19.
The players of the match were Sigourney Stott for Moncton and third year left side Krista Hogan for Memorial.
The Sea-Hawks will travel to Wolfville on Nov. 16 and 17 for a series against the Acadia Axewomen.
The visiting Tigers defeated the Memorial Sea-Hawks 3-0 by scores of 25-19, 25-13 and 25-17.
MUN player of the game Nathan Tilley had nine kills to lead Memorial (0-5). Kevin Delahunt and Nick Hann each had six digs.
The player of the game for Dalhousie, which improved to 5-0 on the season, was Logan Baillie.
The Sea-Hawks will travel to Fredericton, N.B., for a pair of games next weekend.
The Tigers spoiled the Memorial Sea-Hawks home opener with a straight set victory. The set scores were 25-19, 25-22, and 25-16.
Senior middle Nathan Tilley led the Sea-Hawks with nine kills in the loss. MUN’s player of the game was Josh Ennis.