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VBALL | Hurricanes sweep road matches over UNBSJ Seawolves

December 4, 2017

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The Holland College Hurricanes volleyball teams were perfect over the weekend with the women picking up a four set win on Saturday and the men winning in five sets on Saturday and three sets on Sunday; all games were played against the UNBSJ Seawolves in Saint John, NB.

In women’s play on Saturday the set scores were 25-22, 24-26, 25-18 and 25-22.

The ‘Canes attack was led by Megan LeBlanc who recorded 16 kills with Alice Marques and Brittany States both adding nine.

Gracie Ferguson had a team high 30 assists while five different players recorded double-digit digs. Dana Trainor led the ‘Canes with 20 with LeBlanc and Marques adding 18 and 16 respectively. Ferguson (11) and Sam Gerbig (10) were the other two to reach double digits digs.

The ‘Canes enter the break with a 4-2 record and sit in fourth place while the Seawolves fall to 6-2 and are tied for second.

In the men’s game on Saturday the set scores were 22-25, 25-10, 28-26, 21-25, and 15-12 as the Hurricanes picked up the victory.

Brett Butler had 15 kills to lead the ‘Canes in the win while Gordon Veitch had nine and Aaron Pugh added eight.

Nathan Archibald dished out 35 assists while the ‘Canes 28 digs were spread out evenly between seven players. Veitch led the way with eight while Archibald had six.

On Sunday, the men won by set scores of 28-26, 27-25, and 25-21.

Butler once again led the attack with 12 kills while Tyler Lahaise had eight and Veitch recorded six.

Archibald had 19 assists while Marcus Lapointe had ten digs to lead the ‘Canes in the win.

The ‘Canes wrap up the first semester with a perfect 6-0 record to lead the conference while the Seawolves are now 3-2 and are in second place.

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