Aigles Bleues earn three-straight victories against Sea-Hawks

Aigles Bleues earn three-straight victories against Sea-Hawks

The Université de Moncton Aigles Bleues earned three straight victories over the Memorial Sea-Hawks in St. John's this weekend, allowing them to pick up six points.

The Aigles Bleues defeated the Sea-Hawks 3-0 (25-17, 25-21, 25-23) on Friday night where they hit .236 as a team and held Memorial to a .154 rate. Pascale Doiron finished with seven kills on .125 hitting and eight digs in the win. Moncton's Ivana Urquhart also added seven kills on .600 hitting and two service aces. Alyssa Warford led the match in kills with 11 on the night. Warford finished second on Memorial in digs with 10 total.

Moncton earned another 3-0 victory Saturday night with scores of 25-17, 25-19 and 25-23. Cassidy Martin dished out 28 assists, while also registering 7 digs in the victory. Despite the loss, Memorial got strong contributions from Alyssa Warford, who finished with 8 kills, 3 service aces, and 5 digs. Moncton finished the match with a .191 hitting percentage, while the Sea-Hawks finished at .071. 

Sunday afternoon, the Sea-Hawks fought hard as they looked to earn a win on the weekend, but the Aigles Bleues earned their third victory. The Aigles Bleues fell in their first two matches, but bounced back to win three straight with scores of 24-26, 22-25, 25-19, 27-25 and 15-13. Martin led Moncton with a massive 39 assists, adding 11 digs in the match. Christelle Bertin finished with a team-high 21 digs in the win. For Memorial, Katie Wagar finished with a game-high 38 digs, while Alyssa Warford added 20 kills and 17 digs.

The Acadia Axewomen have extended their win streak to four with back-to-back wins over the UNB Reds in Wolfville this weekend. The Axewomen won a tight fought match over the Reds Friday with a 3-0 victory with sets of 25-20, 25-23 and 26-24. In two of the three sets, the Axewomen fought back from a deep deficit to overcome the UNB lead to win. Acadia's Taylor Collombin was named the Acadia Subway Player of the Game for her effort in posting 11 digs and 8 kills for a hitting efficiency of 0.278. Her teammate Lucy Glen-Carter led all on the court with 10 kills. Robyn Anderson was named the UNB Player of the Game with six kills for a hitting efficiency of 0.333.

The Axewomen then earned another 3-0 victory on Saturday, winning by scores of 25-18, 25-23 and 25-22. Peyton DeWolfe led the Axewomen with 10 kills, while Collombin had nine. Hannah Helm was named the Subway Player of the Match with five timely kills and a great defensive effort. UNB's Paige Lehto was named the Reds' Player of the Match.

The Dalhousie Tigers remain undefeated on the season with a 5-0 record as they hosted their cross-town rivals, the Saint Mary's Huskies, in Friday night action. After getting down early, the Tigers veterans were able to lead their team to a 3-1 victory with set scores of 23-25, 25-14, 25-15 and 25-21. Olivia Bell led the attack for the Huskies with 14 kills, while Julie Moore finished with a game-high 18 kills to lead the Tigers in the win. Libero Catherine Callaghan had an outstanding game for the Tigers, particularly in service reception, to earn herself the Subway Player of the Game title.

 

Friday, Nov. 8
Saint Mary's 1 at Dalhousie 3
Moncton 3 at Memorial 0
UNB 0 at Acadia 3

Saturday, Nov. 9
UNB 0 at Acadia 3
Moncton 3 at Memorial 0

Sunday, Nov. 10
Moncton 3 at Memorial 2

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