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HAWKS LOOK TO REBOUND QUICKLY AFTER DROPPING FIRST MATCH OF THE YEAR

HAWKS LOOK TO REBOUND QUICKLY AFTER DROPPING FIRST MATCH OF THE YEAR

Preview by Aideena Wickstrom

ETOBICOKE, ON: The Humber Hawks will return to the court after suffering their first loss of the season on Saturday at home in a tense battle against the number one ranked Fanshawe Falcons. Humber will travel to Welland on Thursday night to face the Niagara Knights. 

THE MATCH-UP

Humber "Hawks" vs Niagara "Knights"
6-1, 2nd West             4-3, 6th  West
Thursday, November 29th, 2018
8:00 pm  (or 30 minutes after the women's game)
Niagara College - Welland

 LAST TIME OUT VS NIAGARA

These teams last met on January 18th in the 17/18 season. In this game, the Hawks and Knights traded the lead in sets before the Hawks managed to win the fifth set by two. The lead scorers from the Hawks were Andrew Blakey and Kamyn Wilkins. (25-14, 22-25,19-25, 25-20, 15-13) 

SCOUTING NIAGARA

  • The Knights are currently on a four game winning streak.
  • Both Humber and Niagara are tied with 271 recorded kills each.
  • Jayden Milne leads the team with 73 kills and an average of 2.8 points per set
  • There are 4 rookies and 8 returning players this year 

HAWK NOTES

  • The Hawks have a 22-11 winning record against the Knights
  • Humber averages 11.29 kills and 9.9 aces per set
  • Kamyn Wilkins leads the team with 79 kills, averaging 4.3 kills per set.
  • On average, the Hawks earn 3.3 more points per set than the Knights 

HISTORY WATCH

  • Wayne Wilkins, the head coach for the Humber men's volleyball team, stays only seven wins behind brother and women's volleyball coach Chris Wilkins. 

WATCH LIVE

If you cannot make it to Welland, you can watch the game LIVE at

https://www.goknights.ca/sports/mvball/2018-19/videos/Games/Nov29vHumber