Gryphon volleyball men stay unbeaten and tied for first
PETERBOROUGH – The Guelph Gryphons remained in a tie atop the OUA men’s volleyball standings following a pair of 3-0 sweeps of the Trent Excalibur at the Trent Athletics Centre on the weekend.
The Gryphs won 25-18, 25-22, 25-20 Friday night and 25-22, 25-21, 25-22 Saturday night.
Guelph had 64 kills, 10 aces, 19 blocks, 62 assists and 57 digs in the two games while Trent had 54 kills, five aces, seven blocks, 51 assists and 48 digs.
Individually, Jacob Schweyer had 18 kills, two aces, six blocks and six digs for the Gryphs while Jonathan Pickett had 26 kills, two aces, four blocks and 11 digs. Joshua Glasbergen had five kills, two assists, an ace and six digs, Thomas Pugsley had 50 assists, an ace, four blocks and 10 digs, Nathan Peters had six kills, two assists and nine blocks, Cameron Chadwick had six kills and four aces, Daniel Pickett had three assists and 16 digs and Jack Richards had two assists.
Brendan Smith had seven kills, an ace and seven digs for Trent while Charlie Winser had seven kills, two assists and an ace, Evan Burke had five kills, an ace and four blocks, Jack Curtis had six kills, three assists and two blocks, Aly Saydam had 37 assists and 16 digs, Baxter Scholberg had three assists and six digs, Daniel Austin had an ace, Ethan Earle had eight kills and Nic Badalato had 14 kills.
Guelph and Queen’s Gaels are tied atop the league with 6-0 records. They’re also the only unbeaten teams in the 13-team league. Trent and RMC Paladins are tied for 12th at 0-4.
The Gryphs are to play the York Lions (1-4) at York’s Tait McKenzie Centre Friday at 8 p.m. in their lone match this week.
- Guelph Sports Journal