Gryphon volleyball women edged by Windsor
WINDSOR – After fighting back into the match, the Guelph Gryphons dropped the final game to be edged 3-2 by the Windsor Lancers in OUA women’s volleyball play Saturday at Windsor’s St. Denis Centre.
Windsor won the first two games by 25-22 and 25-13 scores before the Gryphs rallied to win 26-24 and 25-16. Windsor took the fifth and final game 15-13.
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The Gryphs actually prevailed in most of the statistical categories as they had 66 kills to 58 for the Lancers, seven blocks to five, 63 assists to 48 and 76 digs to 61. Windsor had eight aces to three for the Gryphs.
Noa Pijl had 18 kills, four blocks and 10 digs for Guelph while Jessica Chung had 18 kills and 13 digs. Cassidy Collins struck for 12 kills and an ace while Ella Carter had an ace and 47 assists. Mackenzie Proulx also had an ace and Lisa Wedel had four blocks, Sophie Fernback had three blocks, Ashley Vang had 25 digs, Alex Curran had seven assists and Alexa Shields had three assists.
Emma Shepherd had 18 kills, six aces, two blocks and 11 digs for Windsor while Yaila Sealy had 14 kills, Jordyn Brearley had 11 kills and two blocks, Brooke Davis had two aces and 41 assists, Jordyn Brearley had two blocks, Joey Hewick had five assists and 11 digs and Aryn Markett had 18 digs.
The loss was the second in as many league outings for the Gryphs this season while the win for Windsor followed losses in its first two games.
Next up for the Gryphs are a pair of games next weekend against the Brock Badgers. They’re to make their second trip to St. Catharines Friday for a 6 p.m. match and are to host the Badgers in their home opener next Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Guelph Gryphons Athletics Centre.
Brock is 2-0 on the season.
- Guelph Sports Journal