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MARQUEE MATCH-UP OF THE WEEK SEES #4 HAWKS VISITING #1 FALCONS

MARQUEE MATCH-UP OF THE WEEK SEES #4 HAWKS VISITING #1 FALCONS

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).

 THE MATCH-UP

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. 

SCOUTING FALCONS

  • 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 

HAWK NOTES

  • 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

HISTORY WATCH

  • 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.

WATCH LIVE

You can support the Hawks by watching the game LIVE, with the link below

https://fanshawe.prestosports.com/fanatics/watchlive