Menís Volleyball defeat Lethbridge in four

Posted: November 13, 2015

Briercrest men’s volleyball team plays against Lethbridge College this weekend.

Briercrest lost the first set but won the next three giving them the match win against Lethbridge (20-25, 25-23, 25-17, 25-16).

Lethbridge took an early lead to the first set of the match. Briercrest called timeout with a score of 10-5 to try to gain some momentum. Briercrest started to chip away at the score in hopes of gaining the lead. Briercrest called timeout again at 19-14 but were not able to gain the lead afterwards. Lethbridge won the first set 25-20.

Briercrest moved the ball around well and made key defensive plays giving them an early lead in the second set. Lethbridge called a timeout at 15-10 to try and gain momentum again. Lethbridge was able to catch up making it an intense point-for-point set. Briercrest took a small lead that led them to the end of the set with a score of 25-23.

Briercrest carried their momentum over to the second set giving them another early lead. Lethbridge felt the pressure and called timeout at 11-7 for Briercrest. Lethbridge chipped away at the score but were unable to close the gap fully. Briercrest took the third set with a score of 25-17.

Briercrest took the lead once again in the fourth set. After falling behind Lethbridge called timeout with the score of 11-6. Briercrest kept the ball moving and made key defensive plays giving them a steady lead. Lethbridge called timeout again at 21-15 for Briercrest in hopes of being able to keep the game alive. Unable to gain momentum, Briercrest won the set and the match with a score of 25-16.

Taylor Klassen was awarded Player of the Game by Korey Reimer. Klassen had 6 kills along with game highs of 13 kills and four service aces. Joel Rosewarm and Dalon Hordyk had a game high of 13 digs along with Reimer Carter having a game high of 35 assists.

Briercrest dominated in the stats category with 43-41 kills, 40-36 assists, 6-5 service aces and 69-59 digs. Lethbridge had 5-4 blocks.

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