(ST. JOHN'S, NL) One night after needing a fifth set to beat the UNB Varsity Reds, the Memorial Sea-Hawks blanked the V-Reds 3-0.
Memorial won 25-22, 25-20 and 25-22, improving to 7-6 while UNB falls to 0-13.
No team seemed to be able to pull away in the first set, with the Sea-Hawks and V-Reds tied 10-10 early on. The score was tied again, 21-21, before the Hawks took it 25-22.
The Sea-Hawks took an early 7-2 lead in the second, but UNB was able pull close, trailing 18-16 at the mid-way point. Memorial would win 25-20.
In the third, the Sea-Hawks looked good early, building a 14-9 lead. The Varsity Reds fought back to lead the set 20-18 before Memorial was able to rebound and win 25-22.
The Sea-Hawks got a strong performance from first year player Emma Hackett(Clarenville, NL), who had 11 kills, while Alison Poynter(St. John's, NL) recorded three kills and had 26 assists.
The Sea-Hawks and Varsity Reds wrap up their three match weekend series on Sunday. First serve is scheduled for 12:30pm Atlantic.
RECAP AND PHOTOS BY: Memorial Athletics