WVBALL| Hurricanes fall short in exciting weekend matches against the Mystics
November 27, 2017
The Holland College Centre for Community Engagement in Charlottetown was rocking as the Holland Hurricanes hosted the MSVU Mystics in a battle for first place in ACAA women’s volleyball action.
Unfortunately for the Hurricanes they dropped both matches to the Mystics, losing in five sets on Saturday and four sets on Sunday.
Set scores on Saturday were 21-25, 25-22, 21-25, 25-19, 15-13.
Brittany States led the attack with 15 kills while Megan LeBlanc had 13; Sam Gerbig added nine with Alice Marques picking up seven.
Gracie Ferguson had 38 assists to lead the ‘Canes while four players reached double figures in digs led by Dana Trainor with 15. Marques (14), Ferguson (12), and LeBlanc (11) were the other three to reach the mark.
On Sunday the ‘Canes dropped the match with set scores of 25-15, 26-24, 20-25, and 25-15.
The ‘Canes attack was spread out with five players recording at least five kills each with States leading the way with nine; Marques added eight and LeBlanc had seven in the loss.
Ferguson recorded 29 assists while Trainor had 21 digs. Again Ferguson (15), Marques (13), and LeBlanc (11) reached the double digit mark in digs.
The ‘Canes fall to 3-2 on the season and are now tied for third in the conference while the Mystics are in first with an 8-0 record.
The ‘Canes wrap up the 2017 portion of their schedule with a trip to UNBSJ on Saturday, December 2nd for a single game before the holiday break. The Hurricane next home game takes place on Saturday, January 6 at the Holland College Centre for Community Engagement versus the STU Tommies.
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