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St. Clair Saints Volleyball Weekend Recap 12-02-2018

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Huge Comeback Win for St. Clair Women Saints Volleyball – Weekend Recap 12-02-2018

The St. Clair College women Saints volleyball team had a huge comeback win on Saturday December 1, 2018 at the Sportsplex over the Niagara Knights. The Saints dropped the first two sets of the match and were also down 11-4 in the 5th set but somehow managed to win the match 3-2.

Set scores for the Saints were 18-25, 20-25, 25-19, 25-22 and 16-14

Second year outside hitter Te-Anna Stephenson (Whitby; Sinclair Secondary) led the way offensively with 20 kills, 4 stuff blocks, 2 service aces and 14 digs. Middle Kianna Gelissen (LaSalle; Sandwich Secondary) had a solid game as well with 6 kills and 3 digs. Middle Andie Suthers (Tecumseh; Belle River District) chipped in with 5 kills, 1 service ace, 2 stuff blocks and 4 digs. Libero Julie Ann Milling (Woodstock; Woodstock Collegiate Institute) had a huge defensive game with 20 digs including a few spectacular ones after some hard kills by the Knights.

With the win the Saints improved to 7-1 on the season while Niagara fell to 5-4.  St. Clair is ranked 2nd in Ontario and 9th in the Canada while the Knights are currently ranked 6th in the OCAA.

The Saints are next in action on Sunday, December 2nd when they host the Sheridan Bruins at 1 pm at the Sportsplex in their final game of the fall semester.

St. Clair Women’s Volleyball End Semester with 8-1 Record

The St. Clair College women’s volleyball wrapped up their first half schedule with a solid 3-0 win over the visiting Sheridan Bruins on Sunday afternoon at the Sportsplex.

Set scores for the Saints were 25-19, 25-13 and 26-24.

Second year outside hitter Te-Anna Stephenson (Whitby; Sinclair Secondary) led the way offensively with 10 kills, 1 stuff block, 3 service aces and 8 digs. Middle Jessica Masse (Cottam; Essex District) had a solid game as well with 7 kills on 14 attempts, 1 service ace and 1 stuff block. Setter Kim Quintanilla (Windsor; St. Joseph’s) spread the ball around well picking up 26 assists in the match.

With the win the Saints improved to 8-1 on the season while Sheridan fell to 4-5.  St. Clair is ranked 2nd in Ontario and 9th in the Canada while the Bruins are currently ranked 8th in the OCAA.

The Saints are now off for the exam and Christmas break and will return to OCAA league action on Saturday, January 12 when they travel to Toronto to take on the Humber Hawks.

St. Clair Men Saints Volleyball Fall to Knights

The St. Clair College men Saints volleyball team fell to the Niagara Knights by a score of 3-1 on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at the Sportsplex.

Set scores for Niagara were 25-22, 25-20, 23-25, and 25-16.

Rookie outside hitter Frankie Friesen (Staples; Tilbury District) led the way offensively with 10 kills, 3 stuff blocks, and 8 digs. Ryan Acott (Windsor; Kennedy Collegiate) also had a solid match with 5 kills, 3 stuff blocks and 4 digs.

With the loss the Saints record fell to 2-6 on the season while Niagara improved to 5-4.   The Knights are currently ranked 8th in the OCAA.

St. Clair is next in action on Sunday, December 2nd when they host the Sheridan Bruins at 3 pm at the Sportsplex in their final game of the fall semester.

St. Clair Men’s Volleyball Sweep Sheridan

The St. Clair College men’s volleyball wrapped up their first half schedule with a much needed 3-0 win over the visiting Sheridan Bruins on Sunday afternoon at the Sportsplex.

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

Fourth year outside hitter Michael Knight (LaSalle; Sandwich Secondary) led the way offensively with 10 kills, 1 stuff block, 3 service aces and 9 digs. Rookie outside hitter Frankie Friesen (Staples; Tilbury District) had a great game as well with 9 kills on 20 attempts, 2 service aces, 1 stuff block and 11 digs. Setter Zach Draper (London; Saunders Secondary) spread the ball around well picking up 27 assists in the match.

With the win the Saints improved to 3-6 on the season while Sheridan fell to 3-6.  The Bruins are currently ranked 9th in the OCAA.

The Saints are now off for the exam and Christmas break and will return to OCAA league action on Saturday, January 12 when they travel to Toronto to take on the Humber Hawks.