Huskies host provincial rival to open second half of season

Men’s volleyball hosts provincial rival to open second half of season

Men's Huskies Volleyball team vs. Laval on January 6, 2012, losing 3-0

Game Information

Date: Fri/Sat, January 5-6
Time: 8 p.m.
Location: Saskatoon, SK
Venue: Ron & Jane Graham Court at the Physical Activity Complex
Series (’96) SSK leads 45-3
Home SSK leads 23-1
Current Streak SSK W 11
Last Meeting Nov. 19, 2016
SSK 3 @ Reg 0

5 Things

  1. This weekends matchup kicks off the second half of the 2017-18 Canada West volleyball season in what will be the only matchup between these provincial rivals.
  2. The Huskies are currently sitting one spot out of a playoff spot, four points behind UBC Okanagan.
  3. The Huskies hold a 45-3 all-time record vs the Cougars; their best winning percentage vs any U SPORTS opponent (min. 15 games).
  4. CJ Gavlas & Cougar Jake Fleming sit 6th & 7th in assists. Gavlas has 335 assists and Fleming 375.
  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

25 – Colin Fraser has a 25% hitting percentage to sit 10th in the conference.
77 – Daulton Sinoski has 77 kills topping his previous career-high of 65 kills last season.
86 – CJ Gavlas has 86 digs and is on pace to surpass 95 digs recorded by Gavlas in his rookie season in 2015-16.
157.5 – Colin Fraser leads the Huskies in points with 157.5.

Scouting Regina

  • The Regina Cougars (1-11) enter the second half of the season on a five game losing streak. The Cougars only win of the season came on the road on November 10 against the Mount Royal Cougars.
  • The bulk of the Cougars offensive attack comes from Matthew Aubrey and Brennan Goski. The two have combined for 244 of the 462 kills by the Cougars.

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