By David Kent. The University of the Fraser Valley Cascades volleyball teams swept their PACWEAST arch rivals tonight at the Envision Athletic Centre, the men won 3-1 and the women 3-0.
W Volleyball: Cascades 3-0
M Volleyball: Cascades 3-1
Photo: (UFV) Mallory Donan
The win was the men’s volleyball team’s first of the PACWEST regular season as they defeated CBC, in four sets, by scores of 25-22, 25-21, 16-25 and 25-21. Their record now stands at 1-1 after the first week of play. “This weekend was a great start for our squad. Friday night could have been a win as well, with a break in the third set. Many different players are contributing to our success, which is ideal,” said UFV head coach Greg Russell.Joel Kleingeltink, Langley, BC led the Cascades with 14 kills and Nikolas Vojnovic, Surrey, BC was name the Cascades “player of the game” for leading in passing and defensive statistics.
The women’s volleyball team improve their PACWEST regular season record to 2-0, with a 3-0 victory over the CBC Bearcats tonight at the Envision Athletic Centre. The set scores were 25-21, 25-19 and 25-11.
UFV was led by Mallory Donen, a fourth year Libero from White Rock, BC. “Mallory had a real fine game quarterbacking the back row. From the sideline it appeared she was one step ahead of CBC’s attack all night,” said UFV head coach Dennis Bokenfohr.
“It was a great start to the year with another solid performance.”