(St. John's, NL) – The Sea-Hawks dropped their first match of the season in an intense 5-set battle against the Acadia Axewomen, losing (3-2).
The first set was taken by the Axewomen, winning 25-18. Memorial fought hard to come back and won the second set 25-22, but Acadia wouldn't let them get the upper hand and won the third set 25-15. Memorial took back the fourth set, winning 25-20, but were unable to capitalize in the last set and dropped a close game 15-10.
Acadia's Lauren Renzella (Stouffville, ON) finished the game with an impressive 16 kills and 11 digs. Her teammate Lucy Glen-Carter (Toronto, ON) also had a strong performance, registering 14 kills, 2 service aces, and 7 digs. Peyton DeWolfe won the Subway Player of the game for the Axewomen, hitting 11 kills and 8 digs.
Memorial gave a strong team performance, with notable stats from Kaitlyn Kachinka (Edmonton, Alberta) who dominated the play with 11 kills and 3 service aces. Belle De Vries (Barrhead, Alberta) recorded 10 kills and 15 digs, and Margaret Henley (St. John's, NL) won the player of the game for the Sea-Hawks with 37 assists.e
The Sea-Hawks are back in action tomorrow at The Fieldhouse at 7pm. You can also stream the game live at AUStv.ca or keep up with the live stats at goseahawks.ca.
By: Sydney Hector
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