Huskie Women’s volleyball set to host Regina Cougars to open second half

Game Information 

Date: Fri/Sat, Jan. 5-6
Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Saskatoon, SK
Venue: Ron & Jane Graham Court at the Physical Activity Complex
Series (’96) REG leads 24-14
Home REG leads 9-7
Current Streak SSK W 4
Last Meeting Nov. 19, 2016
SSK 3 @ REG 0

5 Things

  1. This weekend’s matchup kicks off the second half of the 2017-18 Canada West volleyball season.
  2. Winners of their last three, the Huskies currently hold sole possession of 7th place in the Canada West. Saskatchewan’s 12 points is two ahead of a four-team tie for the final playoff spot.
  3. Losers of their last two, Regina is tied with Mount Royal, Manitoba and Thompson Rivers at 10 points apiece.
  4. Saskatchewan is 14-24 all-time vs Regina.
  5. Friday night is the Huskies’ Children’s Wish Foundation game. The Huskies will wear special jerseys and funds raised from a preauction of the jerseys go to the foundation.

By The Numbers

4 – Just four points separate seven teams in the middle of the Canada West.
33 – Carissa Noble has a 33% hitting percentage, good for fourth in the conference.
126.5 – Taylor Annala has 126.5 points. Annala’s leading the Huskies in points and is on pace to break her career-high of 236 points in the 2015-16 season.
200 – Cougar Taylor Ungar is second in the conference with 200 digs.

Scouting Regina

  • The Regina Cougars enter the weekend series on a two game losing streak. The Cougars dropped two games to the UBC Okanagan Heat to close the first half of the season.
  • The Cougars are 3-3 at home and 2-4 on the road.
  • Regina’s attack comes from a trio of outside hitters in Jessica Lerminiaux (124 kills), Diana Lumbala (117 kills) and Ashlee Sandiford (112 kills).

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