In their first game back this year, the Varsity Blues men’s volleyball team defeated the Waterloo Warriors 3-1 (21-25, 25-16, 25-21, 31-29) last Friday at the Athletic Centre Sports Gym.Steven Kung led the Blues with 21 kills and a game-high 21 digs. After returning to his starting spot for the first time since an early season injury, setter Deagan McDonald was named Player of the Game, tallying 39 assists.On Saturday, the team fell 3-1 (25-10, 22-25, 22-25, 18-25) to the Laurier Golden Hawks. Despite the loss, the Blues dominated the first set, 25-10. Kyle Konietzny was named the Blues Player of the Game, while Steven Kung led both teams with 18 kills and 10 digs.The Varsity Blues are now 5-7 on the season. The Blues return to the court this Thursday at the AC Sports Gym against the struggling York Lions (2-10).
After their stellar second place finish at the National Invitational Tournament last weekend, the women’s volleyball team suffered two disappointing losses to the Brock Badgers and the Ottawa Gee-Gees.On Friday, the Blues fell 3-1 (10-25, 25-19, 18-25, 16-25) to the Badgers at the AC Sports Gym. OUA point leader Heather Bansley was named Blues Player of the Game with a game-high 16 kills and 15 digs.In Sunday’s game in Ottawa, the Blues were dominated by the Gee-Gees 3-0 (21-25, 17-25, 21-25). The team returns home this Thursday to battle the undefeated York Lions (11-0).
The Varsity Blues men’s basketball team didn’t have a capital time this past weekend in Ottawa, losing two crucial games.On Friday, the team fell behind early to the Carleton Ravens. Despite great numbers from guards Rob Paris and Nick Magalas, who scored 17 and 16 points respectively, the Blues lost 81-68.The team didn’t fare much better on Saturday, falling 80-72 to the Ottawa Gee-Gees. The Blues are now 6-5 on the season, moving them into a third-place tie with the Queen’s Gaels. Next weekend, the Blues return home to battle the Gaels and the RMC Paladins at the Athletic Centre Sports Gym.
The Varsity Blues women’s basketball team must have resolved to be perfect this new year. In 2009, the team is 2-0 after securing a 64-57 win against the Carleton Ravens on Friday, and defeating the Ottawa Gee-Gees 61-50 on Saturday.The two wins move the Blues to a 7-5 season record and a tie with the Ravens for first place in the OUA East.The Blues return home next weekend to defend their first-place title against the Queen’s Gaels and RMC Paladins at the Athletic Centre Sports Gym.