Huskies host provincial rival to open second half of season

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

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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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