Tigers remain undefeated with three straight wins in AUS League Tournament

Tigers remain undefeated with three straight wins in AUS League Tournament

The Dalhousie Tigers earned three straight victories at the Atlantic University Sports League Tournament this weekend, allowing them to remain undefeated on the season with an 8-0 record.

The U SPORTS No. 3 ranked Dalhousie Tigers scored a straight sets victory over the Université de Moncton Aigles Bleues on Friday afternoon, in the opening match of the 2019 Atlantic University Sport league tournament, in Fredericton. Sarah Dawe recorded 15 kills and 11 digs to lead the Tigers. She was named the Subway Player of the Game. Cassidy Martin led les Aigles Bleues with 22 assists, while Christelle Bertin added eight kills and eight digs. 

The Tigers then blanked the UNB Reds 3-0 Saturday with scores of 25-15, 25-21 and 25-18. Tigers setter Courtney Baker had a game-high 31 assists, earning Subway Player of the Game honours. Victoria Eadle had nine kills and 10 digs for UNB while Bailey Lemieux had seven kills and 14 digs.

Sunday afternoon, the Tigers came from behind to beat the Acadia Axewomen 3-2 with scores of 25-20, 23-25, 23-25, 25-14 and 15-4. Julie Moore led the Tigers with 14 kills and 15 digs. She was named the Subway Player of the Game. Acadia was led by captain Peyton DeWolfe finished with 18 digs. 

The Saint Mary's Huskies beat the Acadia Axewomen in straight sets Friday with scores of 25-20, 25-17 and 25-14. Emilla Conlon led the Huskies with 25 assists and eight digs. She was named the Subway Player of the Game. Lucy Glen-Carter led Acadia with 10 kills and six digs. Sydney Zakutney had a match-high 27 assists. 

The Huskies then went on to blank the Aigles Bleues 3-0 Saturday. The Huskies won 25-17, 25-15 and 25-20. Olivia Bell had a match-high 15 kills for the Huskies and was named the Subway Player of the Game. Joanie Arsenault led the Aigles Bleues with 11 kills. 

Saint Mary's then faced the Reds Sunday afternoon, where they were handed a 3-1 loss. The Reds won with scores of 17-25, 25-23, 25-23, and 25-20. Kristen Burns led the Reds with 15 kills and 20 digs, earning Subway Player of the Game honours. Bell led the Huskies, recording 16 kills and 20 digs, while Anna Watt had 19 digs.

The Reds topped the Memorial Sea-Hawks 3-1 Friday night, with scores of 25-14, 20-25, 25-18 and 25-16. Bailey Lemieux led the Reds with 15 kills and eight digs, earning Subway Player of the Game honours. Claire Whiffen led the Sea-Hawks with 11 kills, while Katie Wagar recorded 15 digs.

The Axewomen fought back from two sets down to beat the Sea-Hawks 3-2 Saturday. Acadia won with scores of 24-26, 22-25, 25-19, 25-21, and 15-8. Becky Dorsey led Acadia with 19 digs in the win and was named the Subway Player of the Game. Katie Wagar had a match-high 33 digs for the Sea-Hawks, and Erica Rafuse logged 30 assists. 

The Aigles Bleues earned their fourth victory of the season Sunday afternoon with a 3-1 win over the Sea-Hawks, winning with scores of 9-25, 25-18, 25-22 and 25-9. Arsenault led Moncton with nine kills and 18 digs, while Memorial was led by Kaitlyn Kuchinka with 12 kills, adding 11 digs in the loss. 

 

Friday, Nov. 15
Dalhousie 3 at Moncton 0
Saint Mary's 3 at Acadia 0
Memorial 1 at UNB 3

Saturday, Nov. 16
Saint Mary's 3 at Moncton 0
Memorial 2 at Acadia 3
Dalhousie 3 at UNB 0

Sunday, Nov. 17
Memorial 1 at Moncton 3
Acadia 2 at Dalhousie 3
Saint Mary's 1 at UNB 3

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