Tough weekend in Halifax for volleyball teams

Women’s Volleyball

Saturday Dalhousie 3 Memorial 0 (boxscore)

Sam MarchThe Dalhousie Tigers defeated the Memorial Sea-Hawks 3-0 in AUS women’s volleyball action at the Dalpex on Saturday night. Set scores were 25-13, 25-19. 25-17.


Anna Dunn led the Tigers with 10 kills while Abby Czenze added 26 assists.


Sam March (pictured on right) led Memorial with 6 kills and a match-high 13 digs. Kirsten Sorensen had 17 assists in the loss.


Players of the game were Tara Gowan for Dalhousie and March for Memorial.



Sunday Dalhousie 3 Memorial 1(boxscore)

The Dalhousie Tigers outlasted the Memorial Sea-Hawks 3-1 in a tightly contested AUS women’s volleyball match on Sunday afternoon at the Dalpex. Set scores were 17-25, 25-18, 26-24, and 25-23.


Desiree Nouwen led Dalhousie with 13 kills while Maggie Li added 11 kills. Nouwen added 17 digs in the win.


Memorial used a balanced attack in the loss. Senior Sam March and Jill Snow had a team-high 11 kills. Kirsten Sorensen had 35 assists and 9 digs for Memorial while Adrienne Penney had 7 kills and had five blocks (2 solo, 3 block assists).


The Sea-Hawks fell to 3-7 with the loss and are in a logjam in the middle of the AUS standings.


Dalhousie are now 7-4.


Memorial will face another challenge next weekend when the travel to Halifax to take on the Saint Mary’s Huskies on Saturday and Sunday.



Men’s Volleyball

Saturday Dalhousie 3 Memorial 0 (boxscore)


Blake PowerThe Dalhousie Tigers beat the Memorial Sea-Hawks in straight sets in AUS men’s volleyball action in Halifax on Saturday.


Bryan Duquette led Dalhousie with 6 kills in the win while Jonathan MacDonald had 13 assists. Connor Maessen had 4 blocks to earn player of the game.


Senior middle Nathan Tilley had 9 kills for Memorial while Kendal Schmidt had 7 digs. Setter Blake Power (pictured on right) had 17 assists for the Sea-Hawks.



Sunday Dalhousie 3 Memorial 0 (boxscore)

The Dalhousie Tigers blanked the Memorial Sea-Hawks 3-0 on Sunday to claim their second victory in a weekend series at the Dalplex. The set scores were 25-18, 25-10 and 25-12.


Bryan Duquette again led the way for Dalhousie with 9 kills on his way to earning player of the game honours.


Nathan Tilley led Memorial with 6 kills and two blocks in the loss. Tilley was player of the game for Memorial.


Memorial fell to 0-12 with the loss while Dalhousie improved to 10-2.


The Sea-Hawks will see action next weekend on the road in third interlock tournament against the teams of the Quebec conference.