Gryphon volleyball women collect first win

GUELPH – The Guelph Gryphons recorded their first victory of the OUA women’s volleyball season Saturday as they defeated the Western Mustangs 3-1 at the Guelph Gryphons Athletics Centre.

The Gryphs won 25-18, 25-17, 23-25, 25-23.

Guelph rallied from an early 7-1 deficit to take the first set and the hosts completed their second-set victory with a 6-2 run. Western trailed the third set 22-21, but managed to come back for the win while a stretch of six consecutive points helped the Gryphs win the fourth set.

The result lifts the Gryphs to 1-2 while Western falls to 3-1.

The Gryphs are to host the Windsor Lancers (2-3) Sunday at 12 p.m. at the GGAC.

 

Gryphons 3 Mustangs 1
Guelph 25 Western 18
Guelph 25 Western 17
Western 25 Guelph 23
Guelph 25 Western 23
TEAM STATS
Points: Guelph 60, Western 63
Kills: Guelph 44, Western 47
Aces: Guelph 10, Western 5
Blocks: Guelph 6, Western 11
Assists: Guelph 37, Western 38
Digs: Guelph 80, Western 80
INDIVIDUAL STATS
Kills: Guelph — Wedel 12, Hellinga 10, Herrera 9, Pijil 7, Collins 4, Atkins 2; Western — Veltman 15, Langegger 13, Kimmett 10, Grove 5, Curcin 4.
Assists: Guelph — Curran 36, Herrera 1; Western — Lam 27, Bere 6, C.Sestric 3, Curcin 1, Grove 1.
Aces: Guelph — Hellinga 4, Pijil 3, Collins 2, Wedel 1; Western — Langegger 1, Kimmett 1, Biel 1, Curcin 1, Grove 1.
Digs: Guelph — Tanasijevic 27, Hellinga 14, Curran 14, Pijil 10, Herrera 8, Collins 3, Atkins 2, Chung 1, Deering 1; Western — C.Sestric 21, Lam 14, Grove 14, Kimmett 13, Langegger 5, Mousseau 5, Biel 3, Veltman 2, Van Camp 1, Curcin 1, Bere 1.
Blocks: Guelph — Collins 2, Hellinga 1, Curran 1, Wedel 1, Herrera 1; Western — Curcin 4, Langegger 2, Veltman 2, Kimmett 1, Van Camp 1, Bere 1.
Points: Guelph — Hellinga 15, Wedel 14, Pijil 10, Herrera 10, Collins 8, Atkins 2, Curran 1; Western — Veltman 17, Langegger 16, Kimmett 12, Curcin 9, Grove 6, Biel 1, Van Camp 1, Bere 1.
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