Huskies open Canada West season at home

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Game Information
Date Fri/Sat, Oct. 28/29
Time 6 p.m.
Location Saskatoon, SK
Venue Physical Activity Complex
Series (’84) UBC Leads 55-17
Home 13-22
Current Streak UBC 3 W
Last Meeting Feb. 13, 2016
SSK 0 @ UBC 3

#5 Things

  1. The Huskies open up the 2016-17 campaign on home court against the UBC Thunderbirds.
  2. The Thunderbirds enter the weekend as the No. 2 ranked team in U Sports Women’s Volleyball. The T-Birds are one of four conference teams listed in the first poll.
  3. Saskatchewan returns nearly all of their statistical leaders from 2015-16.
  4. UBC has won three straight in the series. Last time the T-Birds visit, the Huskies forced a split of the weekend series.
  5. Head Coach Mark Dodds and Assistant Coach Shelly Dodds (Chalmers) got married this past summer.

By The Numbers

3 – The Huskies won 3 of 4 matches that went to 5 sets in 2015-16.

10 – The Huskies look to better their 10 wins from a season ago – the most they have had since 2000.

332 – Returning libero Jennifer Hueser led the Canada West last season with 332 digs.

1,000 – The Huskies recorded 1,000 assists last season.

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