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Saints Volleyball Weekend Recap

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St. Clair Women’s Volleyball Wrap up Second Place

The St. Clair College women’s volleyball team continued their second semester OCAA regular season schedule with a convincing 3-0 win over the College Boreal Vipers on Saturday afternoon at the Sportsplex.

Set scores for the Saints were 25-10, 25-16 and 25-13.

Middle Kiana Gelissen (LaSalle; Sandwich Secondary) had a big game with 9 kills on 17 attempts, 1 stuff block, 2 service aces and 2 digs. Sam Gerbig (Charlottetown; Exploits Valley High) had a solid game as well with 6 kills, 1 service ace and 2 digs.

With the win the Saints improved to 14-3 on the season while Boreal fell to 0-17. St. Clair is ranked 2nd in Ontario and 12th in Canada. The win also clinched 2nd place in the OCAA West Division for the Saints who will host a playoff game on Saturday, February 16th at 3 pm at the Sportsplex.

Prior to the match on Sunday, St. Clair recognized their graduating seniors.

The St. Clair College women’s volleyball team wrapped up their OCAA regular season schedule with a well played 3-0 win over the Cambrian College Golden Shield on Sunday afternoon at the Sportsplex.

Set scores for the Saints were 25-14, 25-12 and 25-15.

Te-Anna Stephenson (Whitby; Sinclair Secondary) led the way offensively with 13 kills, 3 service aces and 7 digs. Andie Suthers (Tecumseh; Belle River District) had a great game as well with 7 kills on 10 attempts and 1 stuff block. The Saints honoured their graduating seniors, Suthers, Jessica Masse (Cottam; Essex District) and Julie Ann Milling (Woodstock; Woodstock Collegiate) prior to the match.

With the win the Saints end their regular season with a record of 15-3 on the season while Cambrian dropped to 4-14. St. Clair is ranked 2nd in Ontario and 12th in Canada. The 2nd place Saints will host a playoff game on Saturday, February 16th at 3 pm at the Sportsplex against the 6th place team from the East Division. The winner will advance to the OCAA Championship in Sudbury from February 22nd to 24th.

St. Clair Men’s Volleyball Clinch Playoff Spot

The St. Clair College men’s volleyball team continued their second semester OCAA regular season schedule with a hard fought 3-1 win over the College Boreal Vipers on Saturday afternoon at the Sportsplex.

Set scores for the Saints were 19-25, 25-16, 25-18 and 25-16. Frankie Friesen (Staples; Tilbury District) had a big game with 16 kills on 29 attempts, 2 stuff blocks, and 10 digs. Michael Knight (LaSalle; Sandwich Secondary) had a huge match as well with 10 kills on 19 attempts, 8 service aces, 23 assists and 5 digs.

With the win the Saints improved to 4-13 on the season while Boreal fell to 1-16. The win also clinched the final playoff spot in the OCAA West Division for St. Clair. The Saints will be on the road next Saturday to face the 1st place team in the East Division.

On Sunday afternoon prior to the match, St. Clair recognized their graduating seniors and head coach Rob Lynch who was coaching his last home game for the Saints as he is stepping down after the season.

The St. Clair College men’s volleyball team wrapped up their OCAA regular season schedule with a solid 3-1 win over the Cambrian College Golden Shield on Sunday afternoon at the Sportsplex.

Set scores for the Saints were 25-21, 25-19, 15-25 and 25-17.

Frankie Friesen (Staples; Tilbury District) led the way offensively with 16 kills, 2 service aces and 7 digs. Shane Way (Belle River, St. Joseph’s) had a great game as well with 10 kills, 1 stuff block and 17 digs. Michael Knight (LaSalle; Sandwich Secondary) had a great game as well with 35 assists, 4 kills, 2 service aces, 1 stuff block and 7 digs. The Saints honoured their graduating seniors, Knight, Zach Draper (London, Saunders Secondary) and Ryan Acott (Windsor; Kennedy Collegiate) prior to the match.

With the win St. Clair end their regular season with a record of 5-13 while Cambrian dropped to 1-17. The 8th place Saints have advanced to the OCAA Playoffs and will travel to Barrie on Saturday, February 16 to take on the 1st place Georgian Grizzlies. The winner will advance to the OCAA Championship in Toronto from February 21st to 23rd .

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