Preview by Aideena Wickstrom
ETOBICOKE, ON: After a successful weekend at home against the Boréal Vipers and the Cambrian Golden Shield's, the Hawks are preparing to take on their biggest competition, the Fanshawe Falcons (1st CCAA).
Humber "Hawks" vs Fanshawe "Falcons"
14-1, 4th CCAA 14-0, 1st CCAA
Saturday, February 2nd, 2019
3:00pm @ Fanshawe College, London, ON (or 30 minutes after the women's game)
LAST TIME OUT VS FALCONS
It was a close call between the Hawks and Falcons during their last match up. Losing to the Falcons in 3 straight sets, the Hawks put up a fight, and were almost able to claim victory. The final scores were 20-25,13-25,31-33. The lead scorer in the match was Rafael Hilario with 10 kills.
HISTORY VS FALCONS
Overall the Falcons lead the Hawks in a 15-17 overall record. Humber last beat Fanshawe in 2014.
- Fanshawe has only lost one set this season, to the Mohawk Mountaineers.
- David Gundrum ranks 3rd in the OCAA for digs per set, with an average of 2.81.
- The Falcons are 1st in the OCAA for kills per set, averaging 11.84 kills.
FALCONS - BY THE NUMBERS
- Points per set- Zach Albert, 3.8
- Kills- Zach Albert, 115
- Assists- Sebastian Lethbridge, 342
- Service Aces- Sam Otten, 27
- Digs- David Gundrum, 104
- Blocks- Mitch McFadden, 17
- After another two victories this past weekend, the Hawks are riding along a 8 game winning streak
- Humber currently ranks 3rd in the OCAA for serving aces, with 135
- Rafael Hilario is 2nd in the OCAA for kills per set, with a 3.83 average
- Humber averages 10.55 kills each set
HAWKS- BY THE NUMBERS
- Points per Set Average- Dyan Devecseri, 5.3
- Kills- Rafael Hilario, 127
- Assists- Jake Gomes, 442
- Service Aces- Jake Gomes, 44
- Digs- Rady Kim, 85
- Blocks- Maximum Crowder, Jake Gomes, 13
- Head Coach Wayne Wilkins remains only 6 wins behind Humber's All-Time Wins leader, Chris Wilkins. The race between these two coaches has been a constant back and forth for years.
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