Gryphon volleyball women edged by Windsor

GUELPH – The Guelph Gryphons suffered their second loss in as many nights as they were edged 3-2 by the Windsor Lancers in OUA women’s volleyball play Saturday night at the Guelph Gryphons Athletics Centre.

Windsor prevailed 28-26, 14-25, 25-20, 18-25, 15-13.

While the Gryphs had 61 kills, 10 more than Windsor, most of the team stats were fairly even. Guelph had 54 assists, 13 aces, 71 digs and 11 blocks while Windsor had 24 errors, 48 assists, nine aces, 69 digs and 10 blocks.

Michaela Hellinga led the Gryphs with 28 kills, two aces, seven digs and two blocks while Jessica Gormley had eight kills, five aces, three digs and four blocks and Laura Duncan had six kills, two aces and five digs. Alex Curran had six kills, 49 assists, 13 digs and a block, Logan Garrick had six kills, an ace and eight digs and Lisa Wedel had two kills, an ace, three digs and four blocks. Kayla McMullen had four assists and 18 digs.

For Windsor, Paige Phills had 14 kills, three aces, 12 digs and two blocks and Emily McCloskey had 12 kills, three digs and four blocks. Lexi Pollard added eight kills, two assists, three aces, eight digs and three blocks and Brooke Davis had five kills, 41 assists, two aces, seven digs and a block. Jade Ziebarth had six kills and 13 digs and Carleigh Bailey had four assists and 26 digs.

The result leaves Guelph at 0-2 and Windsor at 1-1.

The Gryphs are to play the Brock Badgers at Brock’s Bob Davis Gymnasium Friday at 6 p.m. in Brock’s season opener.

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