ETOBICOKE, ON: In what is the first of three consecutive home games to end first-semester action, the Humber Hawks Men's volleyball team will host the Niagara Knights on Wednesday night at the Humber Athletic Centre.
THE MATCH UP
Humber "HAWKS" vs Niagara "KNIGHTS"
4-2, 3rd West 4-1, 2nd West
Wednesday, November 22/17
8:00 pm (or 30 minutes after the conclusion of the 6:00 pm game)
Humber Athletic Centre – Etobicoke
LAST TIME OUT
The Hawks played on Saturday afternoon at Sheridan, and scored a 3-2 marathon victory (17-25, 25-20, 18-25, 25-23, 15-10) over the host Bruins. This was the second five-setter for the Hawks this season, and they have won both. OCAA Player of the Week Dylan Devecseri led both teams on the night with 27 offensive points – 22 kills, 4 aces, 1 block. Kamyn Wilkins checked in with 17 points of his own
- The two teams have met 33 times in OCAA regular season play, with the Hawks holding a 22-11 edge, including a solid 14-2 at home
- As with the Knights women's team, Niagara's only loss is sandwiched between 4 wins, which was a 3-1 defeat at the hands of Mohawk at home
- Niagara boasts a well-balanced lineup, with seven players averaging better than 2.0 points per set, led by Jaydon Milne and his mark 3.5 pps
- The team stat that jumps out is their 10.90 kills per set average, which places them fourth overall in the league
- Humber returns home after a three-game road trip, which saw the Hawks win all three matches by a combined 9-3 set wins
- They rank high in a number of key categories, including kills (6th), assists (4th), assists per set (5th), digs (4th), digs per set (5th), block solo (3rd) and blocks per set (5th)
- Three Hawks check in with point per set averages above 3, with Dylan Devecseri leading the way at 3.8 pps
- Head Coach Wayne Wilkins just passed the legendary Hawks basketball coach Mike Katz for second in all time wins by a Humber coach. He has amassed a mark of 319 wins and just 117 losses, a winning percentage of .732
The game will be "live-streamed" on the Hawks Sports Network – HSN2.
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NOTABLE SOCIAL MEDIA SITES
Humber Athletics Website
Humber Men's Volleyball Website