CONSOLATION #1: CIS women’s volleyball championship, presented by SGI CANADA: Spartans cruise past Gee-Gees

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Final 1 2 3 4 5 T
Ottawa (14-5 / 2-3) 14 22 15 0
Trinity Western (17-5 / 4-2) 25 25 25 3
Ottawa Trinity Western
K: Kelsie English – 10
B: Alix Durivage – 5
D: Kelsie English – 12
SA: 2 Players (

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B: 3 Players (#4, #8, #15 – 4)
D: Kristen Moncks – 12
SA: 2 Players (#6, #7 – 3)

TEAM STATISTICS Ottawa Trinity Western
Hitting % .066 .225
Blocks 7.0 9.0
Digs 40 54
Aces 5 8

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REGINA (CIS) – The Trinity Western University Spartansswept the Ottawa Gee-Gees (25-14, 25-22, 25-15) in Saturday’s2014 CIS Women’s Volleyball Championship consolationsemifinal action at the Centre for Kinesiology, Health and Sport inRegina.

The Trinity Western Spartans bounced back from their loss Fridayto Dalhousie University with a straight-sets victory (25-14, 25-22,25-15) over the University of Ottawa Gee-Gees in Saturday’sfirst match at the CKHS in Regina.

With the win, the Spartans advance to the fifth-place game wherethey will meet the winner of the other consolation semifinalbetween the host Regina Cougars and the McMaster Marauders. Thefifth-place match is scheduled for Sunday, 1 p.m. CST, live on www.CIS-SIC.tv.

Sophie Carpentier had another stellar game for the Spartans,registering 14 kills, nine digs and a match-high three serviceaces. Alicia Perrin chipped in with nine kills for TWU. KristenMoncks paced the Spartans defense with 12 digs, while Lauren Monckshad nine digs of her own to go along with 27 assists and threeservice aces.

Kelsie English was the kill leader for the Gee-Gees with 10,followed by Kaly Soro and Myriam English with seven each. KelsieEnglish also had 12 digs and a team-high two service aces. KiraTome added eight digs and 22 assists for Ottawa.

Ottawa’s season is now complete; the OUA finalists and No.7 seed in the tournament finished 0-2 and did not win a set thisweekend at the CKHS.

The first set was close at the technical timeout, with TrinityWestern leading 16-12. The Spartans went on a strong run to closethe set, scoring nine of the last 11 points and winning the opener25-14.

The second set was hard-fought, with teams trading points untila Carly Hamilton kill gave Trinity Western a two point advantage.An attack error from Ottawa then closed the set 25-22 and gave TWUa 2-0 lead in the match.

Ottawa jumped out to an 8-3 lead early in the third set,prompting a Trinity Western timeout. The Spartans reboundedfollowing the break in play, taking a 16-11 lead at the technicaltimeout. A Sophie Carpentier service ace and Casie Gano kill endedthe set 25-15 as the Spartans put the Gee-Gees away in straightsets.

The Gee-Gees hit .066 on the match with 27 kills, while theSpartans hit .225 with 37 kills.

STATLEADERS

Trinity Western
Kills: Sophie Carpentier (14), Alicia Perrin (9)
Points: Sophie Carpentier (18.5), Alicia Perrin (11)
Blocks: Casie Gano, Katelyn Devaney, Alicia Perrin (4)
Digs: Kristen Moncks (12), Lauren Moncks, Sophie Carpentier (9)
Service aces: Lauren Moncks, Sophie Carpentier (3)

Player of the match: Chelsea Wand

Ottawa
Kills: Kelsie English (10), Myriam English, Kaly Soro (7)
Points: Kelsie English (13.5), Myriam English (8.5)
Blocks: Alix Durivage (5)
Digs: Kelsie English (12), Myriam English (9)
Service aces: Kelsie English, Alix Durivage (2)

Player of the match: Myriam English

Friday, February 28
13:00 Quarter-final #1: Dalhousie 3, Trinity Western 1 (25-21,15-25, 25-19, 25-23)
15:00 Quarter-final #2: Manitoba 3, Ottawa 0 (25-17, 25-23,25-16)
18:00 Quarter-final #3: UBC 3, Regina 1 (22-25, 25-23, 25-12,25-16)
20:00 Quarter-final #4: Laval 3, McMaster 0 (25-15, 25-20,25-19)

Saturday, March 1
13:00 Consolation #1: Trinity Western 3, Ottawa 0 (25-14, 25-22,25-15)
15:00 Consolation #2: Regina vs. McMaster (www.CIS-SIC.tv)
18:00 Semifinal #1: Dalhousie vs. Manitoba (www.CIS-SIC.tv)
20:00 Semifinal #2: UBC vs. Laval (www.CIS-SIC.tv)

Sunday, March 2
13:00 5th place (www.CIS-SIC.tv)
15:00 Bronze medal (www.CIS-SIC.tv)
18:00 Championship final (www.CIS-SIC.tv)

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