The volleyball teams took to the court this past weekend here at the HLC as they faced off with the UBC Okanagan Heat. Both men and women would play the game well but it was only the men who walked away unscathed while the women would add another two losses to their record.
The women were swept away their first night by the Heat. The Bobcats would lose 20-25, 20-25 and 15-25. Not being able to keep up with the Heat’s offense the Bobcats fell as another victim to the UBC-Okanagan. The Heat are the #3 ranked team and it showed the first night as they defeated the Bobcats.
Saturday the women fell once again to the Heat, but were able to win the first set! Starting off strong they won their first battle 25-21, and after that falling behind a little bit more after each set. Losing 23-25, 20-25 and 13-25. Top players for the weekend were Nikala Majewski with 26 kills, Danielle Larocque with 8 blocks and Caitlin Le with 28 digs.
The men’s Friday night was super successful for them as they put down all competition winning 3-0. The men had some close sets but by the third had dominated 25-10.
Saturday night the game was once again swept away by the Bobcats. The men faced tough competition but were able to again take the victories, winning 25-22, 25-23 and 25-17. Top players of the weekend were Elliot Viles with 21 kills, Mason Metcalf with 7 blocks and Reece Dixon with 19 digs.
The Bobcat women’s record goes to 7-9 and the men’s record goes to 12-4. To check out any of the Bobcats stats please go to the Bobcats official website at www.gobobcats.com. The Bobcats next games will take place in Vancouver against the UBC Thunderbirds. Best of luck athletes!