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Men’s V-ball Tigers sweep Sea-Hawks 3-0

Men's volleyball
Photo by Alex Maxwell
written by Cameron Honey
February 12, 2016 11:56 am

The Tigers’ men’s volleyball team took the Memorial Seahawks 3-0 (25-21, 25-15, 25-17) on Sunday, Feb. 7 at the Dalplex. The four-point win gives the Tigers a 10-5 record on the season. They sit in first place in the AUS with 18 points, four points up on the UNB Varsity Reds

The first set was the closest of the match.

Scott Baily opened things up for the Tigers early with a 9-point service run to give the Tigers an 11-2 lead. They stretched that lead to 21-12 before the Sea-Hawks rallied to close the gap to 24-21. Baily picked up the kill to seal the first set for the Tigers.

The Tigers did not let the Sea-Hawks get close again as they rolled through the final two sets.

Baily led the offense all afternoon with 14K. Connor Maessen had 10K and Matt Donovan added 9K for the Tigers. Jonathan MacDonald finished with 36A and Adam Sandeson came up with 15DIGS.

The Tigers hit .273 in the first set .458 in the second and .222 in the third.

The Tigers are back in action on Feb. 12 and 13 at the UNB Varsity Reds. The two matches will be important in deciding home court advantage in the play.

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