The Saint Mary's Huskies swept their weekend games against the Memorial Sea-Hawks this weekend, giving them a 4-1 record on the season, while the Dalhousie Tigers remain undefeated.
The Huskies hosted the Sea-Hawks in three games at the Homburg Centre this weekend, earning three straight victories. They opened the weekend Friday night with a 3-1 victory, defeating Memorial 25-22, 25-20, 12-25, 25-18. Bethany Smith led the Huskies with 13 kills, with Olivia Bell adding nine kills and six digs while Anna Watt registered 13 digs in the win. Memorial was led by Alyssa Warford who picked up 13 kills and 12 digs in the loss, with Katie Wagar posting a game-high 17 digs.
Saturday evening, junior Bethany Smith and sophomore Bell led the Huskies with nine kills apiece, as the Huskies won in four sets over the Sea-Hawks. Set scores were 25-16, 21-25, 25-14, 25-11. Kailyn Kuchinka paced the Seahawks with 11 kills in the loss.
On Sunday, the Huskies blanked the Sea-Hawks 3-0, winning by sets of 25-14, 25-15 and 25-20. Bell led all players with eight kills on .333 hitting and seven digs, while Watt added six kills on .190 hitting and four service aces. Memorial was led by Warford's five kills, while Catherine Smith added four kills and one block.
The Dalhousie Tigers remain undefeated with a 4-0 record as they earned back-to-back victories over the UNB Reds in Fredericton this weekend. Friday night, the Tigers won in straight sets, 25-13, 25-20 and 25-18. Courtney Baker led the Tigers with 17 assists and was named the Subway Player of the Game. Julie Moore recorded 11 kills for Dal, while Catherine Callaghan (Halifax, NS) added 13 digs. Victoria Eadle led the Reds with a match-high 12 kills. She also had 10 digs. Paige Lehto had 17 assists for UNB.
The Tigers then blanked the Reds 3-0 once again Saturday evening, with scores of 25-10, 25-18 and 25-16. Moore led the Tigers with 11 kills and added 14 digs, earning Subway Player of the Game honours. Kristen Bartmann had a match-high 17 digs for Dalhousie, while Baker recorded 27 assists. Lehto led the Reds with 17 assists, while first-year libero Katelyn Chapman had 13 digs and Kristen Burns had six kills.
The Acadia Axewomen swept their weekend in Moncton with victories on Friday and Saturday night. Acadia topped the Université de Moncton Aigles Bleues 3-1 Friday night, with sets of 25-17, 25-22, 24-26 and 25-23. Subway player of the game honours went to Acadia's Peyton DeWolfe who had 14 kills and 13 digs in the win. Lucy Glen-Carter also had 14 kills and Becky Dorsey added 23 digs for the Axewomen. Pascale Doiron registered 8 kills for the Aigles Bleues and added 12 digs.
Acadia then earned another 3-1 win Saturday night by scores of 27-25, 23-25, 25-17 and 25-22. Glen-Carter led the offensive with 16 kills and 18 digs for Acadia. Jamie Crocket added 11 kills and Dorsey posted 22 digs. Joanie Arsenault registered 12 kills and 11 digs for Moncton with Doiron having 10 kills and 12 digs and Télia Gaudet adding 22 digs.
Sunday, Nov. 3
Memorial 0 at Saint Mary's 3