Tigers Sweep Varsity Reds

Tigers Sweep Varsity Reds

(HALIFAX, NS) The Dalhousie Tigers swept the UNB Varsity Reds 3-0, with scores of 25-21, 25-16 and 25-11.

Although UNB had the first point of the game, Dal fought back and the teams matched each other point for point, until the Tigers built a five point lead.

UNB's Lauren Joyce and Paige Nelmes made some big blocks for the Varsity Reds, stopping many of the Tigers' chances. However, some big Dal kills helped earn the first set win.

Dalhousie earned the first point of the second period and never looked back.

Setter Abby Czenze, who had 23 assists in the game, helped set up her teammates for the offence. On the opposition, Maggie McLenahan made several digs – 11 total – which helped continue the rallies and keep the Varsity Reds in the game.

UNB's Megan Kuciak made several kills in the final set, but Dalhousie pulled away, winning the set 25-11 and the game 3-0.

Player of the Game for the Tigers was Lauren Koskowich. Player of the Game for the Varsity Reds was Lauren Joyce.

The VReds next see action  Friday, at Memorial.