Gryphon volleyball women drop Nipissing

GUELPH – The Guelph Gryphons made it two wins in a row as they swept the Nipissing Lakers 3-0 in OUA women’s volleyball play Saturday at the Guelph Gryphons Athletics Centre.

The Gryphs won 25-20, 25-20, 25-16 to climb above the .500 winning percentage.

The hosts had a .260 kills percentage in the win while Nipissing was at .061 as the Gryphs had 42 kills and the Lakers had 23.

Michaela Hellinga amassed nine kills, two aces, five digs and two blocks for the Gryphs while Lisa Wedel had nine kills, a dig and two blocks and Cassidy Collins had five kills, an ace and two blocks.

Shayla Kessler had six kills, two aces and three digs for Nipissing while Shannon Lebreux had four kills, an ace and two blocks and Olivia Robinson had a kill, three aces, a dig and three blocks.

The win leaves the Gryphs at 7-6 while the loss, Nipissing’s sixth in a row, leaves the Lakers at 3-7.

Top four in each division qualify for the playoffs and the Gryphs, McMaster Marauders and Western Mustangs are tied for fourth. However, both McMaster and Western are at 7-5 and have a game in hand on the Gryphs. Waterloo Warriors lead the division at 12-0 while the Brock Badgers are second at 8-5. Windsor Lancers are sixth at 6-7 and Lakehead Thunderwolves are seventh at 1-10.

The Gryphs are to host Brock Thursday at 6 p.m.

 

Gryphons 3 Lakers 0
Guelph 25-20
Guelph 25-20
Guelph 25-16
TEAM STATS
Points: Guelph 54.0, Nipissing 37.0
Kills: Guelph 42, Nipissing 23
Assists: Guelph 40, Nipissing 22
Aces: Guelph 6, Nipissing 6
Digs: Guelph 36, Nipissing 36
Blocks: Guelph 6, Nipissing 8
INDIVIDUAL STATS
Points: Guelph — Hellinga 13, Wedel 11, Collins 8, Pijil 7, Atkins 6, Chung 4, Herrera 3, Curran 2; Nipissing — Kessler 8, Lebreux 7, Robinson 7, Murphy 5, Arbour 4, Dobson 3, Armstrong 1, Fast 1, Grabowski 1.
Kills: Guelph — Hellinga 9, Wedel 9, Atkins 6, Pijil 5, Collins 5, Chung 3, Herrera 3, Curran 2; Nipissing — Kessler 6, Lebreux 4, Arbour 4, Murphy 3, Dobson 2, Armstrong 1, Robinson 1, Fast 1, Grabowski 1.
Assists: Guelph — Curran 34, Tanasijevic 3, Atkins 1, Chung 1, Duncan 1; Nipissing — Armstrong 14, Fast 7, Dobson 1.
Aces: Guelph — Hellinga 2, Pijil 2, Collins 1, Chung 1; Nipissing — Robinson 3, Kessler 2, Lebreux 1.
Digs: Guelph — Atkins 10, Tanasijevic 9, Hellinga 5, Chung 5, Curran 4, Pijil 2, Wedel 1; Nipissing — Dobson 12, Walker 11, Armstrong 5, Kessler 3, Murphy 2, Robinson 1, Bodnar 1, Grabowski 1.
Blocks: Guelph — Hellinga 2, Collins 2, Wedel 2; Nipissing — Robinson 3, Murphy 2, Lebreux 2, Dobson 1.

 

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